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SI 2019 Income Distribution and Macroeconomics

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Roland Bénabou, Raquel Fernández, Oded Galor, and Fabrizio Zilibotti, Organizers

July 16-18, 2019

Charles Room A

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 16
12:15 pm
Lunch
Joint session with the Political Economy Group in Parkview
1:30 pm
Parkview Room
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra, University of Chicago and NBER
Kristof Titeca, University of Antwerp
Hierarchical Corruption
Discussant: Guilherme Lichand, University of Zurich
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Parkview Room
Raquel Fernández, New York University and NBER
Sahar Parsa, New York University
Martina Viarengo, The Graduate Institute, Geneva
Coming out in America: AIDS, Politics, and Cultural Change
Discussant: Georgy Egorov, Northwestern University and NBER
3:45 pm
Parkview Room
Christina Fong, Carnegie Mellon University
Panu Poutvaara, Ifo Institute for Economic Research
Redistributive Politics with Target-Specific Beliefs
Discussant: Edoardo Teso, Northwestern University
4:45 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 17
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Technology, Demand Forces, and Labor Market Polarization
9:00 am
Donald R. Davis, Columbia University and NBER
Eric Mengus, HEC Paris
Tomasz K. Michalski, HEC Paris
Labor Market Polarization and The Great Divergence: Theory and Evidence
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Antoine Dechezleprêtre, London School of Economics
David Hemous, University of Zurich
Morten G. Olsen, University of Copenhagen
Carlo Zanella, University of Zurich
Automating Labor: Evidence from Firm-level Patent Data (slides)
11:15 am
Break
11:30 am
Joachim Hubmer, University of Pennsylvania
The Race Between Preferences and Technology
12:30 pm
Lunch
Income and Wealth Concentration
1:30 pm
Alessandra Peter, Princeton University
Owning Up: Closely Held Firms and Wealth Inequality
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Jacob Robbins, Brown University
Capital Gains and the Distribution of Income in the United States
3:45 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Baris Kaymak, Université de Montréal
Markus Poschke, McGill University
David C. S. Leung, McGill University
Accounting for the Determinants of Wealth Concentration in the US
5:00 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 18
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Innovation, Population, and the Organization of Production
9:00 am
Ernest Liu, Princeton University
Atif R. Mian, Princeton University and NBER
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago and NBER
Low Interest Rates, Market Power, and Productivity Growth (slides)
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Clara Santamaria, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Small Teams in Big Cities: Inequality, City Size, and the Organization of Production
11:15 am
Break
11:30 am
Matthew J. Delventhal, Claremont McKenna College
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Nezih Guner, CEMFI
Demographic Transitions Across Time and Space
12:30 pm
Lunch
Family, Culture, and Gender Issues
1:30 pm
Graziella Bertocchi, Universita di Modena
Arcangelo Dimico, Queen University of Belfast
Bitter Sugar: Slavery and the Black Family
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Debasis Bandyopadhyay, University of Auckland
James Jones, University of Auckland
Asha Sundaram, University of Auckland
Gender Bias and Male Backlash as Drivers of Crime Against Women: Evidence from India
3:45 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Jeremy Freese, Northwestern University
Tom Vogl, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Natural Selection on Culture Makes Society More Conservative on Family Values
5:00 pm
Adjourn
 
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