SI 2021 Inequality and the Macroeconomy

Roland Bénabou, Raquel Fernández, and Oded Galor, Organizers

July 12-13, 2021

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 12
11:00 am
Jean-Felix Brouillette, Stanford University
Charles I. Jones, Stanford University and NBER
Peter J. Klenow, Stanford University and NBER

Race and Economic Well-being in the United States
11:45 am
Break
11:55 am
Charlotte Bartels, DIW Berlin
Simon Jäger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Natalie Obergruber, CESifo

Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Historical Inheritance Rules for Land
12:40 pm
Break
12:50 pm
Corina Boar, New York University and NBER
Danial Lashkari, Boston College

Occupational Choice and the Intergenerational Mobility of Welfare
1:35 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 13
11:00 am
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago and NBER
Harun Alp, Federal Reserve Board
Jeremy G. Pearce, University of Chicago
Marta Prato, University of Chicago

Career Choice of Entrepreneurs, Inventors and the Rise of Firms
11:45 am
Break
11:55 am
Matthieu Gomez, Columbia University
Emilien Gouin-Bonenfant, Columbia University

A Q-Theory of Inequality
12:40 pm
Break
12:50 pm
Sylvain Catherine, University of Pennsylvania
Max Miller, University of Pennsylvania
Natasha Sarin, Department of the Treasury

Social Security and Trends in Wealth Inequality
1:35 pm
Adjourn