SI 2021 Macroeconomics and Productivity

Susanto Basu, Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun, and Chad Syverson, Organizers

July 20, 2021


Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 20
11:00 am
Daron Acemoglu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Christina Patterson, University of Chicago and NBER

Bottlenecks: Sectoral Imbalances and the US Productivity Slowdown
11:30 am
Lucia Foster, U.S. Census Bureau
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER
Cody Tuttle, University of Texas at Austin

Rising Markups or Changing Technology? (slides)
12:00 pm
Liran Einav, Stanford University and NBER
Peter J. Klenow, Stanford University and NBER
Jonathan D. Levin, Stanford University and NBER
Raviv Murciano-Goroff, Boston University

Customers and Retail Growth
12:30 pm
Fabiano Schivardi, LUISS Guido Carli University
Megha Patnaik, LUISS Guido Carli University
andrea linarello, Bank of Italy
Andrea Lamorgese, Bank of Italy

Management Practices and Resilience to Shocks: Evidence from COVID-19
1:00 pm
Jonas Hjort, University College London
Hannes Malmberg, University of Minnesota-Madison
Todd Schoellman, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

The Missing Middle Managers: Labor Costs, Firm Structure, and Development
1:30 pm
Song Ma, Yale University and NBER

Technology Obsolescence
2:00 pm