SI 2019 Personnel Economics

Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw, Organizers

July 24-25, 2019

Skyline Rooms

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 24
Afternoon joint with Labor Studies in the Ballroom
1:15 pm
Jonas Hjort, University College London
Xuan Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Heather Sarsons, University of British Columbia and NBER

Across-Country Wage Compression in Multinationals
2:00 pm
Damon Jones, University of Chicago and NBER
David Molitor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Julian Reif, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER

What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study
2:45 pm
3:05 pm
Yosh Halberstam, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Voice at Work
3:50 pm
Jason Sandvik, Tulane University
Richard Saouma, Michigan State University
Nathan Seegert, University of Utah
Christopher T. Stanton, Harvard University and NBER

Workplace Knowledge Flows
4:35 pm
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 25
8:50 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:20 am
Anders Frederiksen, Aarhus University
Colleen Flaherty Manchester, University of Minnesota

Responding to Regulation: The Effects of Changes in Mandatory Retirement Laws on Firm-provided Incentives
10:00 am
10:15 am
Susan Helper, Case Western Reserve University and NBER
Robert Seamans, New York University
Raphael Martins, New York University

Complements or Substitutes? Firm Level Management of Labor and Technology (slides)
11:35 am
Achyuta Adhvaryu, University of Michigan and NBER
Vittorio Bassi, University of Southern California
Anant Nyshadham, University of Michigan and NBER
Jorge A. Tamayo, Harvard University

No Line Left Behind: Assortative Matching Inside the Firm
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
Yao Lu, Tsinghua University
Xinzheng Shi, Tsinghua University
Jagadeesh Sivadasan, University of Michigan
Zhufeng Xu, Central University of Finance and Economics

Commuting, Worker Performance and Retention: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China
1:40 pm
1:50 pm
Erina Ytsma, Carnegie Mellon University

Effort and Selection Effects of Performance Pay in Knowledge Creation
2:40 pm