Labor Studies Program Meeting

David Autor and Alexandre Mas, Organizers

March 11, 2022

Chicago and on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, March 11
9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
9:30 am
Peter Q. Blair, Harvard University and NBER
Mischa Fisher, Angi Inc.

Does Occupational Licensing Reduce the Effectiveness of Customer Search on Digital Platforms? (slides)
Discussant: Chiara Farronato, Harvard University and NBER
10:20 am
Break
10:30 am
Lancelot Henry de Frahan, University of Chicago
Thibaut Lamadon, University of Chicago and NBER
Tom G. Meling, University of Chicago
Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago and NBER

Why Do Larger Firms Have Lower Labor Shares?
Discussant: John Van Reenen, London School of Economics and NBER
11:20 am
Break
11:30 am
Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato, Duke University and NBER
Kevin A. Roberts, Duke University
E. Mark Curtis, Wake Forest University
Daniel G. Garrett, University of Pennsylvania
Eric C. Ohrn, Grinnell College

Capital Investment and Labor Demand
Discussant: Eric Zwick, University of Chicago and NBER (slides)
12:20 pm
Lunch - Lounge 220
1:20 pm
Christina L. Brown, University of Chicago
Tahir Andrabi, Pomona College

Subjective versus Objective Incentives and Employee Productivity
Discussant: Oriana Bandiera, London School of Economics
2:10 pm
Break
2:20 pm
Rebecca Diamond, Stanford University and NBER
Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Where is Standard of Living the Highest? Local Prices and the Geography of Consumption
Discussant: Marcus D. Casey, University of Illinois at Chicago (slides)
3:10 pm
Break
3:20 pm
Aislinn Bohren, University of Pennsylvania
Peter Hull, Brown University and NBER
Alex Imas, University of Chicago and NBER

Systemic Discrimination: Theory and Measurement (slides)
Discussant: Evan K. Rose, University of Chicago and NBER (slides)
4:10 pm
Adjourn