SI 2019 Conference on Research in Income and Wealth

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

July 15-16, 2019

Charles Room

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 15
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Germán Gutiérrez, New York University
Thomas Philippon, New York University and NBER
Fading Stars (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: John Van Reenen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
9:45 am
Brad Hershbein, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Claudia Macaluso, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chen Yeh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Monopsony and Concentration in the Labor Market: Evidence from Vacancy and Employment Data (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Steven J. Davis, University of Chicago and NBER
10:30 am
11:00 am
Matthew Dey, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Elizabeth Weber Handwerker, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Megafirms and Monopsonists: Not the Same Employers, Not the Same Workers (slides)
11:20 am
Michael Webb, Stanford University
The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Labor Market
11:40 am
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Scott W. Ohlmacher, Center for Economic Studies
Cristina J. Tello-Trillo, U.S. Census Bureau
Melanie Wallskog, Stanford University
Management and Inequality (slides)
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
John M. Barrios, University of Chicago
Petro Lisowsky, Boston University
Michael Minnis, University of Chicago
Measurement Matters: Financial Reporting and Productivity
1:20 pm
David Atkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Amit Khandelwal, Columbia University and NBER
Adam Osman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Measuring Productivity: Lessons from Tailored Surveys and Productivity Benchmarking (slides)
1:40 pm
Cindy Cunningham, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Lucia Foster, U.S. Census Bureau
Cheryl Grim, U.S. Census Bureau
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER
Sabrina Pabilonia, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Jay Stewart, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Zoltan Wolf, U.S. Census Bureau
Dispersion in Dispersion: Measuring Establishment-Level Differences in Productivity (slides)
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
Ekaterina S. Jardim, University of Washington
Gary Solon, University of Michigan and NBER
Jacob L. Vigdor, University of Washington and NBER
How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? Evidence from Payroll Records in Washington State (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Erika McEntarfer, U.S. Census Bureau
3:15 pm
Hugh Macartney, Duke University and NBER
Eric Nielsen, Federal Reserve Board
Viviana Rodriguez, Columbia University
Economic Shocks and Worker Inequality: Evidence from the Great Recession (slides)
4:00 pm
Tuesday, July 16
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning Session Joint with Macroeconomics and Productivity
9:00 am
Bradley Setzler, University of Chicago
Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago and NBER
The Effects of Foreign MNEs on Workers and Firms in the United States (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Emanuele Colonnelli, University of Chicago
9:45 am
Leonid Kogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern University and NBER
Lawrence Schmidt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jae Song, Social Security Administration
Technological Innovation and Labor Income Risk (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Adrien Matray, Princeton University
10:30 am
11:00 am
Konrad B. Burchardi, IIES, Stockholm University
Thomas Chaney, Sciences Po
Tarek Alexander Hassan, Boston University and NBER
Lisa Tarquinio, Boston University
Stephen J. Terry, Boston University
Immigration, Innovation, and Growth (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Ethan G. Lewis, Dartmouth College and NBER
11:45 am
Marcela Eslava, Universidad de los Andes
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER
The Life-cycle Growth of Plants: The Role of Productivity, Demand and Wedges
Discussant: Virgiliu Midrigan, New York University and NBER
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Charles B
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)
2:00 pm
Charles B
Hie Joo Ahn, Federal Reserve Board
James D. Hamilton, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Measuring Labor-Force Participation and the Incidence and Duration of Unemployment (slides)
2:30 pm
Charles B
Matthew Smith, Department of Treasury
Owen M. Zidar, Princeton University and NBER
Eric Zwick, University of Chicago and NBER
Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Charles B
Richard Hornbeck, University of Chicago and NBER
Enrico Moretti, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Estimating Who Benefits From Productivity Growth: Direct and Indirect Effects of City Manufacturing TFP Growth on Wages, Rents, and Inequality
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Teresa C. Fort, Dartmouth College and NBER
4:00 pm
5:15 pm
Reception, Royal Sonesta Hotel
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