SI 2019 Macroeconomics and Productivity

Susanto Basu, Nicholas Bloom, and Chad Syverson, Organizers

July 16, 2019

Charles Room

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 16
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning joint with CRIW
9:00 am
Bradley Setzler, Pennsylvania State University and NBER
Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago and NBER

The Effects of Foreign MNEs on Workers and Firms in the United States (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Emanuele Colonnelli, University of Chicago and NBER
9:45 am
Leonid Kogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern University and NBER
Lawrence Schmidt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jae Song, Social Security Administration

Technological Innovation and Labor Income Risk (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Adrien Matray, Princeton University and NBER
10:30 am
11:00 am
Konrad B. Burchardi, IIES, Stockholm University
Thomas Chaney, Sciences Po
Tarek Alexander Hassan, Boston University and NBER
Lisa Tarquinio, University of Western Ontario
Stephen J. Terry, Boston University and NBER

Immigration, Innovation, and Growth (slides)
(discussant slides)
Discussant: Ethan G. Lewis, Dartmouth College and NBER
11:45 am
Marcela Eslava, Universidad de los Andes
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER

The Life-cycle Growth of Plants: The Role of Productivity, Demand and Wedges
Discussant: Virgiliu Midrigan, New York University and NBER
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Charles A
Emin Dinlersoz, U.S. Census Bureau
Henry R. Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Maryland and NBER
Veronika Penciakova, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Leverage over the Life Cycle Firm Growth and Aggregate Fluctuations
Discussant: Raffaella Sadun, Harvard University and NBER
2:15 pm
Charles A
Hugo Hopenhayn, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Julian Neira, University of Exeter
Rish Singhania, University of Exeter

From Population Growth to Firm Demographics: Implications for Concentration, Entrepreneurship and the Labor Share
Discussant: Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago and NBER
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Charles A
Kalina Manova, University College London
Antoine Berthou, Banque de France
Jong Hyun Chung, Stanford University
Charlotte Sandoz, International Monetary Fund

Productivity, (Mis)allocation and Trade
Discussant: Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago and NBER
4:00 pm
5:15 pm
Reception, Royal Sonesta Hotel