SI 2023 Personnel Economics

Mitchell Hoffman and Christopher T. Stanton, Organizers

July 26-27, 2023

Skyline Rooms CDE

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 26
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Erik Brynjolfsson, Stanford University and NBER
Danielle Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Lindsey R. Raymond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Generative AI at Work (slides)
9:45 am
Achyuta Adhvaryu, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Vittorio Bassi, University of Southern California and NBER
Anant Nyshadham, University of Michigan and NBER
Jorge A. Tamayo, Harvard University
Nicolas Torres, Good Business Lab

Organizational Responses to Product Cycles
10:25 am
10:45 am
Virginia Minni, London School of Economics

Making the Invisible Hand Visible: Managers and the Allocation of Workers to Jobs
11:30 am
Marit Rehavi, University of British Columbia
Nicole Fortin, University of British Columbia and NBER
Mila Markevych, University of British Columbia

Closing the Gender Pay Gap in the US Federal Service: The Role of New Managers
12:10 pm
1:20 pm
Apostolos Filippas, Fordham University
Andrey Fradkin, Boston University
John J. Horton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

Subsidizing Job Search Considered Harmful: Evidence from a Field Experiment
2:05 pm
Thomas Le Barbanchon, Bocconi University
Maddalena Ronchi, Kellogg School of Management
Julien Sauvagnat, Bocconi University

Hiring Difficulties and Firm Growth
2:45 pm
3:05 pm
Emanuele Colonnelli, University of Chicago and NBER
Valdemar Pinho Neto, Fundacao Getulio Vargas
Edoardo Teso, Northwestern University and NBER

Politics At Work
3:50 pm
Elizabeth Linos, Harvard University
Sanaz Mobasseri, Boston University
Nina Roussille, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Asymmetric Peer Effects at Work: How White Coworkers Shape the Careers of “People of Color”
4:30 pm
Thursday, July 27
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics
Elena Pikulina, University of British Columbia

Subtle Discrimination (slides)
9:45 am
Lauren Cohen, Harvard University and NBER
Umit Gurun, University of Texas at Dallas
N. Bugra Ozel, University of Texas at Dallas

Too Many Managers: The Strategic Use of Titles to Avoid Overtime Payments
10:25 am
10:45 am
Elizabeth Lyons, University of California at San Diego
Tanjim Hossain, University of Toronto

Managing Remote Team Coordination: Experimental Evidence on Constrained and Flex Scheduling
11:30 am
Danyelle Branco, Sao Paulo School of Economics-FGV
Bladimir Carrillo, Sao Paulo School of Economics-FGV
Di Fang, University of Florida
Wilman J. Iglesias, Vocational Economics Inc.

Expertise Overlap and Team Productivity: Evidence from the Hospital Industry (slides)
12:10 pm
Afternoon Joint Session with Labor Studies in Ballroom A
1:15 pm
Sydnee Caldwell, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Ingrid Haegele, LMU Munich
Jörg Heining, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Bargaining in the Labor Market
2:00 pm
Jonathan M.V. Davis, University of Oregon
Kyle Greenberg, West Point
Damon Jones, University of Chicago and NBER

An Experimental Evaluation of Deferred Acceptance
2:45 pm
Guido Friebel, Goethe University Frankfurt
Matthias Heinz, University of Cologne
Mitchell Hoffman, University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER
Tobias Kretschmer, LMU Munich
Nick Zubanov, Goethe University Frankfurt

Is This Really Kneaded? Identifying and Eliminating Potentially Harmful Forms of Workplace Control
3:25 pm