Labor Studies Program Meeting

David Autor and Alexandre Mas, Organizers

March 26, 2021


Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, March 26
11:00 am
John J. Horton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Shoshana Vasserman, Stanford University and NBER

Job-Seekers Send Too Many Applications: Experimental Evidence and a Partial Solution (slides)
Discussant: Amanda Pallais, Harvard University and NBER
12:00 pm
Marco Stenborg Petterson, Brown University
David G. Seim, Stockholm University
Jesse M. Shapiro, Harvard University and NBER

Bounds on a Slope from Size Restrictions on Economic Shocks
Discussant: Brigham Frandsen, Brigham Young University
1:00 pm
Zoe B. Cullen, Harvard University and NBER
Will S. Dobbie, Harvard University and NBER
Mitchell Hoffman, University of Toronto and NBER

Measuring Labor Demand for Workers with a Criminal Conviction
Discussant: Sonja B. Starr, University of Chicago
2:00 pm
Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Junjie Guo, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Adam Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alan T. Sorensen, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER

Students' Heterogeneous Preferences and the Uneven Spatial Distribution of Colleges
Discussant: Christopher Avery, Harvard University and NBER
Session on Labor Markets during Covid-19
3:00 pm
Eliza Forsythe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lisa B. Kahn, University of Rochester and NBER
Fabian Lange, McGill University and NBER
David G. Wiczer, Stony Brook University

Searching, Recalls, and Tightness: An Interim Report on the COVID Labor Market (slides)
3:40 pm
Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Daphne Skandalis, University of Copenhagen
Daniel Zhao, Glassdoor, Inc.

The Impact of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation on Job Search and Vacancy Creation
4:20 pm
Peter Ganong, University of Chicago and NBER
Fiona E. Greig, JP Morgan Chase Institute
Pascal J. Noel, University of Chicago and NBER
Daniel M. Sullivan, JPMorgan Chase Institute
Maxwell W. Liebeskind, Nyca Partners
Joseph S. Vavra, University of Chicago and NBER

Spending and Job Search Impacts of Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Administrative Micro Data
5:00 pm