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 California, San Diego and NBER
Vittorio Bassi, University of Southern California and NBER
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