SI 2017 Real Estate

Fernando V. Ferreira and Tomasz Piskorski, Organizers

July 26-27, 2017

Royal Sonesta Hotel

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 26
8:00 am
Coffee and pastries
8:30 am
Martin Beraja, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Andreas Fuster, EPFL and Swiss Finance Institute
Erik Hurst, University of Chicago and NBER
Joseph S. Vavra, University of Chicago and NBER

Regional Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy
Discussant: John Y. Campbell, Harvard University and NBER
9:20 am
Jack Favilukis, University of British Columbia
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Columbia University and NBER

Out-of-Town Home Buyers and City Welfare
Discussant: Morris Davis, Rutgers University
10:10 am
Break
10:30 am
Neil Bhutta, Federal Reserve Board
Benjamin J. Keys, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Eyes Wide Shut? Mortgage Insurance During the Housing Boom
Discussant: Nancy E. Wallace
11:20 am
Anthony A. DeFusco, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Stephanie Johnson, Northwestern University
John A. Mondragon, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Regulating Household Leverage
Discussant: Karen Pence, Federal Reserve Board
12:10 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Jeffrey C. Brinkman, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Jeffrey Lin, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Freeway Revolts!
Discussant: Nathaniel Baum-Snow, University of Toronto
2:20 pm
Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and NBER
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto, CREI

The Political Economy of Transportation Investment
Discussant: Gilles Duranton, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
3:10 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Christoph Albert, Collegio Carlo Alberto
Joan Monras, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Immigrants' Residential Choices and Consequences
Discussant: Ethan G. Lewis, Dartmouth College and NBER
4:20 pm
Rebecca Diamond, Stanford University and NBER
Timothy McQuade, University of California, Berkeley
Franklin Qian, University of North Carolina

The Effects of Rent Control Expansion on Tenants, Landlords, and Inequality: Evidence from San Francisco
Discussant: Christopher Palmer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
5:10 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 27
Morning joint with Urban Economics at the Hotel Marlow
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Mariaflavia Harari, University of Pennsylvania
Maisy Wong, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Long-term Impacts of Slum Upgrading: Evidence from the Kampung Improvement Program in Indonesia
Discussant: Tavneet Suri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
9:20 am
Gregorio S. Caetano, University of Georgia
Vikram Maheshri, University of Houston

Explaining Recent Trends in US School Segregation: 1988-2014
Discussant: Paul Peterson, Harvard University
10:10 am
Break
10:30 am
H. Spencer Banzhaf, North Carolina State University and NBER
Kyle Mangum, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Capitalization as a Two-Part Tariff: The Role of Zoning
Discussant: William Fischel, Dartmouth College
11:20 am
Yu Shi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Real Estate Booms and Endogenous Productivity Growth
Discussant: Yueran Ma, University of Chicago and NBER
12:10 am
Lunch and adjourn