SI 2019 Social Security

James J. Choi and James M. Poterba, Organizers

July 24, 2019

Charles Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 24
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Manasi Deshpande, University of Chicago and NBER
Tal Gross, Boston University and NBER
Yalun Su, University of Chicago

Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes
9:40 am
Fatih Karahan, Amazon
Yusuf A. Mercan, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

UI and DI: Macroeconomic Implications of Program Substitution (slides)
10:20 am
10:45 am
Panel on Economic Determinants of Fertility Behavior
Chair: James M. Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Martha J. Bailey, University of Michigan and NBER
Kasey Buckles, University of Notre Dame and NBER
Karen Glenn, Social Security Administration
Stephen Goss, Social Security Administration
Caitlin K. Myers, Middlebury College
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Enda P. Hargaden, University College Dublin
Barra M. Roantree, The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin

Does Statutory Incidence Matter? Earnings Responses to Social Security Contributions
2:10 pm
Paul Mohnen, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Impact of the Retirement Slowdown on the U.S. Youth Labor Market
2:40 pm
3:00 pm
Francesca Carta, Bank of Italy
Marta de Philippis, Bank of Italy

Working Horizon and Labour Supply: the Effect of Raising Minimum Retirement Age on Middle-aged Individuals
3:40 pm
Patrick Button, Tulane University and NBER
Mashfiqur Khan, Tulane University

Do Stronger Employment Discrimination Protections Decrease Reliance on Social Security Disability Insurance? Evidence from the Social Security Reforms
4:20 pm
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel