SI 2017 Macro Perspectives

Philipp Kircher, Guido Menzio, and Giuseppe Moscarini, Organizers

July 17-21, 2017

Longfellow Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 17
12:00 noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Alessandra Fogli, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago and NBER

The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities
2:00 pm
Claudia Macaluso, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Skill Remoteness and Post-layoff Labor Market Outcomes
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Morten Ravn
Vincent Sterk, University College London

Macroeconomic Fluctuations with HANK and SAM: an Analytical Approach
4:30 pm
Aaron Hedlund, Purdue University
Fatih Karahan, Amazon
Kurt Mitman, Institute for International Economic Studies
Serdar Ozkan, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Monetary Policy, Heterogeneity and the Housing Channel
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 18
12:00 noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Giulia Brancaccio, New York University and NBER
Myrto Kalouptsidi, Harvard University and NBER
Theodore Papageorgiou, Boston College

Geography, Search Frictions and Trade Costs
2:00 pm
Jan De Loecker, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Jan Eeckhout, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The Rise of Market Power and the Macroeconomic Implications
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Javier Donna, University of Miami
Pablo Schenone, Arizona State University
Gregory Veramendi, University of London

Networks, Frictions, and Price Dispersion
4:30 pm
Manolis Galenianos, Royal Holloway, University of London

Referral Networks and Inequality
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 19
12:00 noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Jaroslav Borovička, New York University and NBER
Katarína Borovickova, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Discount Rates and Employment Fluctuations
2:00 pm
Robert E. Hall, Stanford University and NBER
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Pervasive Importance of Tightness in Labor-Market Volatility
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Renato Faccini, Danmarks Nationalbank
Eran Yashiv, Tel Aviv University

The Importance of Hiring Frictions in Business Cycles
4:30 pm
Shu Lin Wee, Bank of Canada
Sushant Acharya, Bank of Canada

Rational Inattention in Hiring Decisions
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Thursday, July 20
12:00 noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Erik Hurst, University of Chicago and NBER
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Yale University and NBER
Mark Bils, University of Rochester and NBER
Mark A. Aguiar, Princeton University and NBER

Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men
2:00 pm
Krzysztof Pytka, University of Mannheim

Shopping Effort in Self-Insurance Economies
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Leland D. Crane, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Henry R. Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau
Seth Murray, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Cyclical Labor Market Sorting
4:30 pm
Andreas Kettemann, University of Zurich
Andreas I. Mueller, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Josef Zweimueller, University of Zurich

Wages, Workers and Vacancy Durations: Evidence from Linked Data
5:30 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Friday, July 21
8:00 am
Coffee and pastries
8:30 am
Erin L. Wolcott, Middlebury College

Employment Inequality: Why Do the Low-Skilled Work Less Now?
9:30 am
Nicolas A. Roys, University of London
Christopher R. Taber, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER

Skill Prices, Occupations, and Changes in the Wage Structure
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lawrence Uren, University of Melbourne
Omid Mousavi, University of Melbourne

The Welfare Effects of Trade with Labour Market Risk
12:00 noon
Gonzalo A. Castex, Central Bank of Chile
Evgenia K. Dechter, University of New South Wales

A Model of Labor Supply, Fixed Costs and Work Schedules
1:00 pm
Adjourn and Lunch