Labor Studies Program Meeting

David Autor and Alexandre Mas, Organizers

November 7-8, 2019

Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel, 301 E. North Water Street, Chicago, IL

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, November 7
6:30 pm
Dinner, Sheraton Grand Chicago
Speaker: Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago and NBER
Monopsony Power in Higher Education: A Tale of Two Tracks
Friday, November 8
8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Brent R. Hickman, Washington University in St. Louis
Jack Mountjoy, University of Chicago and NBER

The Returns to College(s): Estimating Value-Added and Match Effects in Higher Education
9:15 am
Ellora Derenoncourt, Princeton University and NBER
Claire Montialoux, University of California at Berkeley

Minimum Wages and Racial Inequality (slides)
10:00 am
10:10 am
Henrik Kleven, Princeton University and NBER

The EITC and the Extensive Margin: A Reappraisal
10:55 am
Gizem Kosar, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Ayşegül Şahin, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Basit Zafar, University of Michigan and NBER

The Work-Leisure Tradeoff: Identifying the Heterogeneity
11:40 am
12:35 pm
Emily Breza, Harvard University and NBER
Supreet Kaur, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Yogita Shamdasani, National University of Singapore

Labor Rationing: A Revealed Preference Approach From Hiring Shocks
1:20 pm
Paul Mohnen, University of Pennsylvania

The Impact of the Retirement Slowdown on the U.S. Youth Labor Market
2:05 pm
2:15 pm
Peter Q. Blair, Harvard University and NBER
Benjamin Posmanick, Clemson University

When Does Labor Market Flexibility Reduce Gender Wage Gaps?
3:00 pm
Stefano DellaVigna, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
John A. List, University of Chicago and NBER
Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Gautam Rao, Harvard University and NBER

Estimating Social Preferences and Gift Exchange with a Piece-Rate Design (slides)
3:45 pm