SI 2020 Public Economics

Raj Chetty, Jeffrey Clemens, Nathaniel Hendren, Henrik Kleven, Dmitry Taubinsky, and Danny Yagan, Organizers

July 14-15, 2020

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 14
Tax

Moderator: Jeffrey Clemens, University of California at San Diego and NBER
12:10 pm
Break
Policies Targeted at Children

Moderator: Nathan Hendren, Harvard University and NBER
2:10 pm
Break
Policy Implementation and Evaluation

Moderator: Dmitry Taubinsky, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
3:40 pm
Break
4:10 pm
Panel: Public Economists' Perspectives on Policy Responses to COVID-19
Jason Furman, Harvard University
John Friedman, Brown University and NBER
Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University and NBER
Hilary Hoynes, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Ivan Werning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
5:25 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 15
Public Economics in Historical Contexts

Moderator: Danny Yagan, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
12:10 pm
Break
Measurement Related to Mobility and Inequality

Moderator: Raj Chetty, Harvard University and NBER
2:10 pm
Break
Evaluating the Optimality of Policy Instruments

Moderator: Henrik Kleven, Princeton University and NBER
3:40 pm
Adjourn

FORMAT: Presenters will have 35 minutes to present and answer questions. The moderator will invite presenters' co-authors to address audience questions in the Zoom chat while the presenter is presenting. The moderator may also voice questions from the Zoom chat directly to the presenter during the presentation. Presenters are invited to leave up to five minutes at the end for audience questions that the moderator selects from the Zoom chat.