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SI 2018 Personnel Economics

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Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw, Organizers

July 25-26, 2018

Skyline Rooms

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 25
12:00 n
Lunch
Today's Sessions will be joint with Labor Group in Ballroom
1:10 pm
Lucia Del Carpio, INSEAD
Maria Guadalupe, INSEAD
More Women in Tech? Evidence from a Field Experiment Addressing Social Identity
2:00 pm
Guido Friebel, Goethe University Frankfurt
Matthias Heinz, University of Cologne
Mitchell Hoffman, University of Toronto and NBER
Nick Zubanov, Goethe University Frankfurt
What Do Employee Referral Programs Do?
2:50 pm
Break
3:10 pm
Nicola Bianchi, Northwestern University and NBER
Giulia Bovini, London School of Economics
Jin Li, London School of Economics
Matteo Paradisi, Harvard University
Michael L. Powell, Northwestern University
Chains of Opportunity Revisited
4:00 pm
Peter Fredriksson, Stockholm University
Lena Hensvik, IFAU
Oskar Nordström Skans, Uppsala University
Mismatch of Talent - Evidence on Match Quality, Entry Wages, and Job Mobility
4:50 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 26
8:10 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:40 am
Bo Cowgill, Columbia University
Dan Wang, Columbia University
Agency and Homophily: Evidence from Software Engineers
9:20 am
Michael Baker, University of Toronto and NBER
Yosh Halberstam, University of Toronto
Kory Kroft, University of Toronto and NBER
Alexandre Mas, Princeton University and NBER
Derek Messacar, Statistics Canada
Transparency Laws and the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from Canada
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Nadav Klein, University of Chicago
Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor, Inc.
Morgan Smart, Glassdoor, Inc.
Incentives Can Reduce Bias in Online Reviews
10:55 am
Leila Agha, Dartmouth College and NBER
Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University and NBER
Kimberley Geissler, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
James B. Rebitzer, Boston University and NBER
Team Formation and Performance: Evidence from Healthcare Referral Networks
11:35 am
Alan M. Benson, University of Minnesota
Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota
Akhmed Umyarov, University of Minnesota
Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market
12:15 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Shai Bernstein, Stanford University and NBER
Timothy McQuade, Stanford University
Richard Townsend, University of California at San Diego
Do Household Wealth Shocks Affect Productivity? Evidence from Innovative Workers During the Great Recession
1:40 pm
Break
1:50 pm
Alicia S. Modestino, Northeastern University
Daniel W. Shoag, Harvard University
Joshua Ballance, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Upskilling: Do Employers Demand Greater Skill When Workers Are Plentiful?
2:20 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Katharina M. Janke, Lancaster University
Carol Propper, Imperial College London
Raffaella Sadun, Harvard University and NBER
The Impact of CEOs in the Public Sector: Evidence from the English NHS
3:20 pm
Adjourn
 
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