SI 2023 Inequality and Macroeconomics

Roland Bénabou, Raquel Fernández, and Jonathan Heathcote, Organizers

July 18-19, 2023

University Room BC

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 18
12:00 pm
12:59 pm
Credit and Development
1:00 pm
Dean Corbae, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Andrew Glover, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Michael Nattinger, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Equilibrium Eviction (slides)
1:45 pm
J. Carter Braxton, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nisha Chikhale, University of Wisconsin
Kyle F. Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota and NBER
Gordon M. Phillips, Dartmouth College and NBER

Intergenerational Mobility and Credit
2:30 pm
2:44 pm
Historical Origins of Inequality
2:45 pm
Graziella Bertocchi, Universita di Modena
Arcangelo Dimico, Queen University of Belfast
Gian Luca Tedeschi, University of Padua

Food Variability and Preferences for Redistribution: Storage, Sedentarism, and Inequality
3:30 pm
Matthias C. Flueckiger, University of York
Mario Larch, University of Bayreuth
Markus Ludwig, TU Braunschweig
Luigi Pascali, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The Dawn of Civilization Metal Trade and the Urban Revolution
4:15 pm
7:00 pm
Dinner, The Helmand, 143 First St, Cambridge, MA
Wednesday, July 19
8:15 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:44 am
Education, Segregation, and Housing
8:45 am
Julia Fonseca, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Adrien Matray, Princeton University and NBER

Financial Inclusion, Economic Development, and Inequality: Evidence from Brazil
9:30 am
Michael Gilraine, New York University and NBER
James Graham, University of Sydney
Angela Zheng, McMaster University

Public Education and Intergenerational Housing Wealth Effects
10:15 am
10:30 am
Victoria Gregory, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Julian Kozlowski, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Hannah F. Rubinton, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The Impact of Racial Segregation on College Attainment in Spatial Equilibrium
11:15 am
Francesco Agostinelli, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Margaux Luflade, University of Pennsylvania
Paolo Martellini, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Onthe Spatial Determinants of Educational Access
12:00 pm
12:59 pm
Inequality and Redistribution
1:00 pm
Benny Kleinman, University of Chicago
Juanma Castro-Vincenzi, Harvard University

Intermediate Input Prices and the Labor Share
1:45 pm
Oren Danieli, Tel-Aviv University

Revisiting U.S. Wage Inequality at the Bottom 50%
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Gergely Buda, Barcelona School of Economics
Vasco M. Carvalho, University of Cambridge
Stephen Hansen, University College London
Alvaro Ortiz, BBVA Research
Tomasa Rodrigo, BBVA Research
Jose Rodriguez Mora, University of Edinburgh

National Accounts in a World of Naturally Occurring Data: A Proof of Concept for Consumption (slides)
3:30 pm
Philipp Gruebener, Goethe University Frankfurt
Dominik Sachs, University of St. Gallen
Axelle Ferriere, Paris School of Economics

Optimal Redistribution: Rising Inequality vs. Rising Living Standards
4:15 pm