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SI 2018 Income Distribution and Macroeconomics

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Roland Bénabou, Oded Galor, and Fabrizio Zilibotti, Organizers

July 17-19, 2018

Parkview Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 17
12:30 pm
Lunch
Tuesday afternoon joint with Political Economy (Charles Suites)
1:30 pm
Alessandra Fogli, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago and NBER
The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities
Discussant: Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and NBER
2:30 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Alberto F. Alesina, Harvard University and NBER
Sebastian Hohmann, Stockholm School of Economics SITE
Stelios Michalopoulos, Brown University and NBER
Elias Papaioannou, London Business School
Educational Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility in Africa
Discussant: Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University and NBER
4:00 pm
Ying Bai, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ruixue Jia, University of California at San Diego and NBER
The Oriental City: Political Hierarchy and Regional Development in China, AD1000-2000
Discussant: Xiaoxue Zhao, Wesleyan University
5:00 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 18
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago and NBER
Peter J. Klenow, Stanford University and NBER
Ishan B. Nath, University of Chicago
A Global View of Creative Destruction
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Francesco Lippi, LUISS University & EIEF
Fabrizio Perri, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Unequal Growth
11:15 am
Break
11:30 am
Rodrigo Adao, University of Chicago and NBER
Martin Beraja, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Skill-biased Technological Transitions
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Mohamed Saleh, Toulouse School of Economics
Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics
Taxing Unwanted Populations: Fiscal Policy and Conversions in Early Islam
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Matteo Cervellati, University of Bologna
Gerrit Meyerheim, LMU Munich
Uwe Sunde, University of Munich
From Stagnation to Growth: Demography, Democracy, and Comparative Development
3:45 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago and NBER
Salomé Baslandze, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
Francesca Lotti, Bank of Italy
Connecting to Power: Political Connections, Innovation, and Firm Dynamics
5:00 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 19
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University and NBER
Ruben Gaetani, University of Toronto
Employment Protection, Investment in Job-Specific Skills, and Inequality Trends in the United States and Europe (slides)
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Diego Daruich, University of Southern California
The Macroeconomic Consequences of Early Childhood Development Policies
11:15 am
Break
11:30 am
John Knowles, Simon Fraser University
Chris A. Bidner, Simon Fraser University
Social Mobility with Unobserved Heritable Characteristics
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Henry S. Farber, Princeton University and NBER
Dan Herbst, University of Arizona
Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University and NBER
Suresh Naidu, Columbia University and NBER
Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data (slides)
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Fabian Eckert, University of California at San Diego
Michael Peters, Yale University and NBER
Spatial Structural Change
3:45 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Katrine Jakobsen, University of Copenhagen
Kristian Jakobsen, DEA
Henrik Kleven, Princeton University and NBER
Gabriel Zucman, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Wealth Taxation and Wealth Accumulation: Theory and Evidence from Denmark
5:00 pm
Adjourn
 
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