SI 2018 Research on Income and Wealth

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Katharine G. Abraham, Susanto Basu, Nicholas Bloom, Carol Corrado, and Charles R. Hulten, Organizers

July 16-17, 2018

Charles Room

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 16
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Katharine G. Abraham, University of Maryland and NBER
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER
Kristin Sandusky, US Census Bureau
James Spletzer, U.S. Census Bureau
Driving the Gig Economy (slides)
Discussant: Lawrence F. Katz, Harvard University and NBER
9:45 am
Enghin Atalay, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Phai Phongthiengtham, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sebastian Sotelo, University of Michigan
Daniel I. Tannenbaum, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The Evolving U.S. Occupational Structure (slides)
Discussant: Pascual Restrepo, Boston University
10:30 am
11:00 am
Kyle Handley, University of Michigan and NBER
J. Frank Li, University of Michigan
Measuring the Effects of Firm Uncertainty on Economic Activity: New Evidence from One Million Documents
11:20 am
Kevin Rinz, U.S. Census Bureau
John L. Voorheis, U.S. Census Bureau
The Distributional Effects of Minimum Wages: Evidence from Linked Survey and Administrative Data
11:40 am
Henry R. Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau
Seth Murray, University of Maryland
Kristin Sandusky, US Census Bureau
Aggregate Labor Market Fluidity
12:00 n
Colin J. Hottman, Federal Reserve Board
Ryan Monarch, Federal Reserve Board
Estimating Unequal Gains across U.S. Consumers with Supplier Trade Data
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Jenny Bourne, Carleton College
C. Eugene Steuerle, Urban Institute
Brian Raub, Internal Revenue Service
More Than They Realize: The Income of the Wealthy (slides)
Discussant: John Sabelhaus, University of Maryland
2:15 pm
Seth Pruitt, Arizona State University
Nicholas Turner, Federal Reserve Board
The Nature of Household Labor Income Risk
Discussant: Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota and NBER
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Xavier Jaravel, London School of Economics
Erick Sager, Federal Reserve Board
What Are the Price Effects of Trade? Evidence from the U.S. and Implications for Quantitative Trade Models
Discussant: Teresa C. Fort, Dartmouth College and NBER
4:00 pm
Tuesday, July 17
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning Joint with Macro-Productivity
9:00 am
Thomas R. Tørsløv, University of Copenhagen
Ludvig S. Wier, University of Copenhagen
Gabriel Zucman, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
The Missing Profits of Nations (slides)
Discussant: Mihir A. Desai, Harvard University and NBER
9:45 am
Loukas Karabarbounis, University of Minnesota and NBER
Brent Neiman, University of Chicago and NBER
Accounting for Factorless Income
Discussant: Matthew Rognlie, Northwestern University and NBER
10:30 am
11:00 am
Nicola Pierri, International Monetary Fund
Francesco Manaresi, Bank of Italy
Credit Supply and Productivity Growth
Discussant: Raffaella Sadun, Harvard University and NBER
11:45 am
Tarek Alexander Hassan, Boston University and NBER
Stephan Hollander, Tilburg University
Laurence van Lent, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Ahmed Tahoun, London Business School
Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects (slides)
Discussant: Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University and NBER
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Jonathan C. Weinhagen, Bureau of Labor Statistics
An Innovative Approach for Estimating Input to Industry Price Indexes (slides)
1:50 pm
Brendan K. Williams, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Erick Sager, Federal Reserve Board
A New Vehicles Transaction Price Index: Offsetting the Effects of Price Discrimination and Product Cycle Bias with a Year-Over-Year Index (slides)
2:10 pm
2:30 pm
Joshua Gallin, Federal Reserve Board
Eric Nielsen, Federal Reserve Board
Raven Molloy, Federal Reserve Board
Kamila Sommer, Federal Reserve Board
Paul A. Smith, Federal Reserve Board
Measuring Aggregate Housing Wealth: New Insights from an Automated Valuation Model (slides)
Discussant: Michael Luca, Harvard University and NBER
3:15 pm
Seidu Dauda, World Bank Group
Abe Dunn, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Anne E. Hall, Department of the Treasury
Are Medical Care Prices Still Declining? A Systematic Examination of Quality-Adjusted Price Index Alternatives for Medical Care (slides)
Discussant: David M. Cutler, Harvard University and NBER
4:00 pm
5:15 pm
Reception at the Royal Sonesta Hotel (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
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