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SI 2019 Labor Studies

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David Autor and Alexandre Mas, Organizers

July 22-25, 2019

Ballroom A

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 22
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Patrick M. Kline, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Christopher R. Walters, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Audits as Evidence: Experiments, Ensembles, and Enforcement (slides)
9:15 am
Simon Jäger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Benjamin Schoefer, University of California at Berkeley
Jörg Heining, Institut fur Abreitsmarkt und Berufsforschung
Labor in the Boardroom (slides)
10:00 am
Break
10:20 am
Masao Fukui, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Emi Nakamura, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Jón Steinsson, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Women, Wealth Effects, and Slow Recoveries
11:05 am
Gregor Jarosch, Princeton University and NBER
Jan Sebastian Nimczik, ESMT Berlin
Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University and NBER
Granular Search, Market Structure, and Wages
11:50 am
Lunch
1:00 pm
Michael G. Mueller-Smith, University of Michigan
Keith Finlay, U.S. Census Bureau
Criminal Justice in the US and Economic Inequality
1:45 pm
Amanda Y. Agan, Rutgers University and NBER
Bo Cowgill, Columbia University
Laura K. Gee, Tufts University
Salary Disclosure and Hiring: Field Experimental Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit Study
2:30 pm
Break
2:50 pm
Thomas Le Barbanchon, Bocconi University
Roland Rathelot, University of Warwick
Alexandra Roulet, INSEAD
Gender Differences in Job Search:Trading off Commute against Wage
3:35 pm
Suqin Ge, Virginia Tech
Elliott W. Isaac, Tulane University
Amalia R. Miller, University of Virginia and NBER
Elite Schools and Opting-In: Effects of College Selectivity on Career and Family Outcomes
5:05 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 23
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning joint with Public Economics
8:30 am
Ballroom
Peter Bergman, Columbia University
Raj Chetty, Harvard University and NBER
Stefanie DeLuca, Johns Hopkins University
John N. Friedman, Brown University and NBER
Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University and NBER
Maggie R. Jones, U.S. Census Bureau
Lawrence F. Katz, Harvard University and NBER
Christopher Palmer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Sonya Porter, U.S. Census Bureau
Using the Opportunity Atlas to Create Moves to Opportunity: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with Housing Voucher Recipients in Seattle
9:15 am
Ballroom
Christian Dustmann, University College London
Attila S. Lindner, University College London
Uta Schönberg, University College London
Matthias Umkehrer, IAB Germany
Philipp vom Berge, IAB Germany
Reallocation Effects of the Minimum Wage: Evidence From Germany
10:00 am
Break
10:20 am
Ballroom
Isabel Z. Martinez, Universität St. Gallen
Emmanuel Saez, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Michael Siegenthaler, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Intertemporal Labor Supply Substitution? Evidence from the Swiss Income Tax Holidays (slides)
10:55 am
Ballroom
Jósef Sigurdsson, IIES, Stockholm University
Labor Supply Responses and Adjustment Frictions: A Tax-Free Year in Iceland
11:30 am
Ballroom
Arezou Zaresani, University of Melbourne
Adjustment Costs and Incentives to Work: Evidence from a Disability Insurance Program
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Kyle Handley, University of Michigan and NBER
André Kurmann, Drexel University
Philip A. Luck, University of Colorado Denver
The Impact of Chinese Trade on U.S. Employment: The Good, The Bad, and The Debatable
1:45 pm
Kevin Rinz, U.S. Census Bureau
Labor Market Concentration, Earnings Inequality, and Earnings Mobility
2:30 pm
Break
2:50 pm
Brett Collins, Internal Revenue Service
Andrew Garin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Emilie Jackson, Stanford University
Dmitri K. Koustas, University of Chicago
Mark Payne, Internal Revenue Service
Is Gig Work Replacing Traditional Employment? Evidence from Two Decades of Tax Returns
3:35 pm
Sheena McConnell, Mathematica Policy Research
Peter Z. Schochet, Mathematica Policy Research
Dana E. Rotz, Mathematica Policy Research
Kenneth N. Fortson, Princeton University
Paul J. Burkander, Mathematica Policy Research
Annalisa Mastri, Mathematica Policy Research
Providing Public Workforce Services to Job Seekers: Findings from a Nationally Representative Multi-Armed Randomized Controlled Trial
4:20 pm
Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Sally Hudson, University of Virginia
Amanda Pallais, Harvard University and NBER
College Aid, College Completion, and the Marginal Cost of a College Degree: Evidence from a Large-Scale Randomized Trial
5:05 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 24
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning joint with Education
8:30 am
Ballroom A
Andrew C. Barr, Texas A&M University
Laura Kawano, University of Michigan
Bruce Sacerdote, Dartmouth College and NBER
Bill Skimmyhorn, College of William & Mary
Michael Stevens, Department of Treasury
You Can't Handle the Truth: The Effects of the New GI Bill on Higher Education and Earnings
9:20 am
Ballroom A
Mitra Akhtari, Harvard University
Natalie Bau, University of California at Los Angeles
Jean-William P. Laliberté, University of Calgary
Affirmative Action and Student Effort (slides)
10:10 am
Break
10:30 am
Ballroom A
Michael Dinerstein, University of Chicago and NBER
Rigissa Megalokonomou, University of Queensland
Constantine N. Yannelis, University of Chicago and NBER
Human Capital Depreciation
11:20 am
Ballroom A
Lucas C. Coffman, Harvard University
John J. Conlon, Harvard University
Clayton Featherstone, University of Pennsylvania
Judd B. Kessler, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Liquidity Affects Job Choice: Evidence from Teach For America
12:10 pm
Lunch
Afternoon joint with Personnel Economics
1:15 pm
Ballroom
Jonas Hjort, Columbia University and NBER
Xuan Li, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Heather Sarsons, University of Toronto and NBER
Across-Country Wage Compression in Multinationals
2:00 pm
Ballroom
Damon Jones, University of Chicago and NBER
David Molitor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Julian Reif, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study
2:45 pm
Break
3:05 pm
Ballroom
Yosh Halberstam, University of Toronto
Voice at Work
3:50 pm
Ballroom
Jason Sandvik, University of Utah
Richard Saouma, Michigan State University
Nathan Seegert, University of Utah
Christopher T. Stanton, Harvard University and NBER
Workplace Knowledge Flows
4:35 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 25
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning Methods Session in Labor Studies
8:30 am
Karthik Muralidharan, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Mauricio Romero, ITAM
Kaspar Wüthrich, University of California at San Diego
Factorial Designs, Model Selection, and (Incorrect) Inference in Randomized Experiments
Discussant: Isaiah Andrews, Harvard University and NBER
9:20 am
Michael D. Gechter, Pennsylvania State University
Cyrus Samii, New York University
Rajeev H. Dehejia, New York University and NBER
Cristian Pop-Eleches, Columbia University and NBER
Evaluating Ex Ante Counterfactual Predictions Using Ex Post Causal Inference
Discussant: Emily Oster, Brown University and NBER
10:10 am
Break
10:30 am
Rodrigo Pinto, University of California at Los Angeles
Noncompliance as a Rational Choice: A Framework that Exploits Compromises in Social Experiments to Identify Causal Effects.
Discussant: Parag A. Pathak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
11:20 am
Yusuke Narita, Yale University
Experiment-as-Market: Incorporating Welfare into Randomized Controlled Trials
Discussant: Charles F. Manski, Northwestern University and NBER
12:15 pm
Lunch
Afternoon joint with Children
1:05 pm
Ballroom
Michael Baker, University of Toronto and NBER
Kirsten Cornelson, University of Notre Dame
The Tall and the Short of the Returns to Height
1:50 pm
Ballroom
Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University and NBER
Benjamin D. Sprung-Keyser, Harvard University
A Unified Welfare Analysis of Government Policies
2:35 pm
Break
2:50 pm
Ballroom
Andrew Goodman-Bacon, Vanderbilt University and NBER
Jamein P. Cunningham, University of Memphis
Changes in Family Structure and Welfare Participation Since the 1960s: The Role of Legal Services
3:35 pm
Ballroom
Bruce D. Meyer, University of Chicago and NBER
Derek Wu, University of Chicago
Victoria R. Mooers, University of Chicago
Carla Medalia, U.S. Census Bureau
The Use and Misuse of Income Data and Extreme Poverty in the United States (slides)
4:20 pm
Adjourn
 
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