SI 2019 Public Economics

Raj Chetty, Jeffrey Clemens, Amy Finkelstein, Nathaniel Hendren, Stefanie Stantcheva, and Owen M. Zidar, Organizers

July 23, 2019

Longfellow Room

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 23
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning joint with Labor Studies in the Ballroom
8:30 am
Peter Bergman, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Raj Chetty, Harvard University and NBER
Stefanie DeLuca, Johns Hopkins University
John N. Friedman, Brown University and NBER
Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University and NBER
Maggie R. Jones, Bureau of the Census
Lawrence F. Katz, Harvard University and NBER
Christopher Palmer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Sonya Porter, U.S. Census Bureau

Using the Opportunity Atlas to Create Moves to Opportunity: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with Housing Voucher Recipients in Seattle
9:15 am
Christian Dustmann, University College London
Attila S. Lindner, University College London
Uta Schönberg, University College London
Matthias Umkehrer, IAB Germany
Philipp vom Berge, IAB Germany

Reallocation Effects of the Minimum Wage: Evidence From Germany
10:00 am
Session on Labor Supply Responses to Policy
10:20 am
Isabel Z. Martinez, ETH Zurich
Emmanuel Saez, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Michael Siegenthaler, KOF Swiss Economic Institute

Intertemporal Labor Supply Substitution? Evidence from the Swiss Income Tax Holidays (slides)
10:55 am
Jósef Sigurdsson, Stockholm University

Labor Supply Responses and Adjustment Frictions: A Tax-Free Year in Iceland
11:30 am
Arezou Zaresani, University of Sydney

Adjustment Costs and Incentives to Work: Evidence from a Disability Insurance Program
12:00 noon
Public Economics Workshop continues in the Longfellow Room
Session on Real Responses to Corporate Taxation
1:00 pm
Terry Moon, University of British Columbia

Capital Gains Taxes and Real Corporate Investment
1:30 pm
Charles Boissel, HEC-Paris
Adrien Matray, Princeton University and NBER

Higher Dividend Taxes, No Problem! Evidence from Taxing Entrepreneurs in France
2:00 pm
2:15 pm
David S. Lee, Princeton University and NBER
Pauline Leung, Cornell University
Christopher J. O'Leary, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Zhuan Pei, Cornell University
Simon Quach, University of Southern California

Are Sufficient Statistics Necessary? Nonparametric Measurement of Deadweight Loss from Unemployment Insurance
2:55 pm
Giulia Giupponi, Bocconi University

When Income Effects are Large: Labor Supply Responses and the Value of Welfare Transfers
3:35 pm
3:50 pm
Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, University of Oxford
Clement Imbert, University of Warwick
Maarten Luts, Federal Public Service (FPS) Finance
Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics
Teodora Tsankova, University of Warwick

How to Improve Tax Compliance? Evidence from Population-wide Experiments in Belgium
4:30 pm
Matthew Smith, Department of the Treasury
Owen M. Zidar, Princeton University and NBER
Eric Zwick, University of Chicago and NBER

Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich
5:10 pm