SI 2019 Macro Perspectives

Philipp Kircher, Guido Menzio, and Giuseppe Moscarini, Organizers

July 15-19, 2019

Longfellow Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 15
12:00 n
Lunch
1:00 pm
David W. Berger, Duke University and NBER
Kyle F. Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota and NBER
Simon Mongey, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and NBER

Labor Market Power
2:00 pm
Gregor Jarosch, Duke University and NBER
Jan Sebastian Nimczik, ESMT Berlin
Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University and NBER

Granular Search, Market Structure, and Wages
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Ilse Lindenlaub, Yale University and NBER
Fabien Postel-Vinay, University College London

The Worker-Job Surplus
4:30 pm
Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Shoya Ishimaru, University of Wisconsin-Madison
John Kennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER

Government Expenditure on the Public Education System
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 16
12:00 n
Lunch
1:00 pm
Robert E. Hall, Stanford University and NBER
Marianna Kudlyak, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Job-Finding and Job-Losing: A Comprehensive Model of Heterogeneous Individual Labor-Market Dynamics
2:00 pm
Andreas I. Mueller, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics
Giorgio Topa, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Job Seekers' Perceptions and Employment Prospects: Heterogeneity, Duration Dependence and Bias
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Benjamin Lester, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Giorgio Topa, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
David Rivers, University of Western Ontario

Job Referrals and Hiring Frictions
4:30 pm
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Federico Mandelman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Yang Yu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Francesco Zanetti, University of Oxford

Search Complementarities, Aggregate Fluctuations, and Fiscal Policy
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 17
12:00 n
Lunch
1:00 pm
Michael W. Elsby, University of Edinburgh
Axel N.O. Gottfries, University of Edinburgh

Firm Dynamics, On-the-Job Search and Labor Market Fluctuations
2:00pm
Titan M. Alon, University of California, San Diego
Sena E. Coskun Dalgic, University of Nuremberg
Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University and NBER

Trends in Work and Leisure: It's a Family Affair
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Simon Jäger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Benjamin Schoefer, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Josef Zweimüller, University of Zurich

Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: A Test of the Efficiency of Separations
4:30 pm
André Kurmann, Drexel University
Erika McEntarfer, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity in the United States: New Evidence from Worker-Firm Linked Data
5:30 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 18
12:00 n
Lunch
1:00 pm
Limor Golan, Washington University in St. Louis
Jonathan James, California Polytechnic State University
Carl Sanders, Washington University in St. Louis

What Explains the Racial Gaps in Task Assignment and Pay Over the Life Cycle?
2:00 pm
Iacopo Morchio Mr, University of Vienna
Christian A. Moser, Columbia University

The Gender Gap: Micro Sources and Macro Consequences
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University and NBER
Shengxing Zhang, London School of Economics

Intangibles, Inequality and Stagnation
4:30 pm
Fabiano Schivardi, LUISS Guido Carli University
Tom G. Schmitz, Queen Mary University of London

The IT Revolution and Southern Europe's Two Lost Decades
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Friday, July 19
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Satoshi Tanaka, The University of Queensland
Lawrence F. Warren, U.S. Census Bureau
David G. Wiczer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta & IZA

Earnings Growth, Job Flows and Churn
9:30 am
Jesper Bagger, University of Edinburgh
Manolis Galenianos, Royal Holloway, University of London
Ija Trapeznikova, Royal Holloway, University of London

On the Dynamics of Firm Employment
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Maximiliano Dvorkin, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Alexander Monge-Naranjo, European University Institute

On the Dynamics of Occupational Choice, Human Capital and Inequality
12:00 n
Leo Kaas, Goethe University Frankfurt

Block-Recursive Equilibria in Heterogeneous Agent Models
1:00 pm
Lunch and Adjourn