Economics of Mobility Meeting

Sandra E. Black and Jesse Rothstein, Organizers

October 22, 2021

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, October 22
11:25 am
Welcome
11:30 am
Valerie Michelman, Brown University
Joseph Price, Brigham Young University and NBER
Seth D. Zimmerman, Yale University and NBER

Old Boys' Clubs and Upward Mobility Among the Educational Elite
Discussant: Sarah Turner, University of Virginia and NBER
12:15 pm
Santiago Pérez, University of California, Davis and NBER
Diana Moreira, University of California, Davis and NBER

Who Benefits from Meritocracy?
Discussant: Leah Platt Boustan, Princeton University and NBER
1:00 pm
Break
1:15 pm
Keynote
Hilary W. Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
2:00 pm
Myra Mohnen, University of Ottawa
Jose-Alberto Guerra, Universidad de los Andes
Julian Costas-Fernandez, University College London

Train to Opportunity: the Effect of Infrastructure on Intergenerational Mobility
Discussant: Richard Hornbeck, University of Chicago and NBER
2:45 pm
Jonathan M. Colmer, University of Virginia
John L. Voorheis, US Census Bureau
Brennan Williams, University of Virginia

Air Pollution and Economic Opportunity in the United States
Discussant: Janet Currie, Princeton University and NBER
3:30 pm
Break
3:45 pm
Andrew C. Barr, Texas A&M University and NBER
Jonathan Eggleston, U.S. Census Bureau
Alexander A. Smith, West Point

The Effect of Income During Infancy, Evidence from a Discontinuity in Tax Benefits
Discussant: Sara LaLumia, Williams College
4:30 pm
Daniel Aaronson, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Shari Eli, University of Toronto and NBER
Daniel Hartley, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Adriana Lleras-Muney, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Bhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Martha Stinson, U.S. Census Bureau

The Long-run Effects of the 1930s HOLC “Redlining” Maps on Children
Discussant: Trevon Logan, The Ohio State University and NBER
5:15 pm
Concluding Remarks
5:30 pm
Adjourn