SI 2022 Macroeconomics and Productivity

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

July 19, 2022

Charles Room

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 19
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning Session joint with CRIW
9:00 am
Leonid Kogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern University and NBER
Lawrence Schmidt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bryan Seegmiller, Northwestern University

Technology, Vintage-Specific Human Capital, and Labor Displacement: Evidence from Linking Patents with Occupations
Discussant: Stephen Hansen, Imperial College London
9:40 am
Rodimiro Rodrigo, George Washington University

Robot Adoption, Organizational Capital, and the Productivity Paradox
Discussant: Daniela Scur, Cornell University
10:20 am
Break
10:40 am
Jacob Moscona, Harvard University
Karthik Sastry, Harvard University

Inappropriate Technology: Evidence from Global Agriculture
Discussant: Laura E. Boudreau, Columbia University
11:20 am
Philippe Aghion, London School of Economics
Antonin Bergeaud, Banque de France
Timo Boppart, IIES, Stockholm University
Peter J. Klenow, Stanford University and NBER
Huiyu Li, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Good Rents versus Bad Rents: R&D Misallocation and Growth (slides)
Discussant: Maarten C. De Ridder, London School of Economics
12:00 pm
Lunch - Macroeconomics and Productivity continues in Charles B after lunch
1:20 pm
Emmanuel Dhyne, National Bank of Belgium
Ken Kikkawa, University of British Columbia
Toshiaki Komatsu, University of Chicago
Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago and NBER
Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago and NBER

Foreign Demand Shocks to Production Networks: Firm Responses and Worker Impacts
Discussant: Nicola Pierri, International Monetary Fund
2:00 pm
David Argente, Pennsylvania State University
Doireann Fitzgerald, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Sara Moreira, Northwestern University
Anthony S. Priolo, Lancaster University

How do Entrants Build Market Share? The Role of Demand Frictions (slides)
Discussant: Gideon Bornstein, University of Pennsylvania
2:40 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Minho Kim, Korea Development Institute
Munseob Lee, University of California at San Diego
Yongseok Shin, Washington University in St. Louis and NBER

The Plant-Level View of an Industrial Policy: The Korean Heavy Industry Drive of 1973
Discussant: Kei-Mu Yi, University of Houston and NBER
3:40 pm
Adjourn