SI 2023 Macroeconomics and Productivity

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

July 18, 2023

Charles Room AB

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 18
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:59 am
Morning joint with Conference on Research in Income and Wealth
9:00 am
Ezra Oberfield, Princeton University and NBER

Inequality and Measured Growth
Discussant: Danial Lashkari, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
9:40 am
Benny Kleinman, University of Chicago

Wage Inequality and the Spatial Expansion of Firms
Discussant: Teresa C. Fort, Dartmouth College and NBER
10:20 am
10:40 am
Paul Carrillo, George Washington University
Dave Donaldson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Dina Pomeranz, University of Zurich
Monica Singhal, University of California, Davis and NBER

Misallocation in Firm Production: A Nonparametric Analysis Using Procurement Lotteries
Discussant: Cian Ruane, International Monetary Fund
11:20 am
Carter K. Davis, Indiana University
Alexandre B. Sollaci, International Monetary Fund
James Traina, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Profit Puzzles and the Fall of Public-Firm Profit Rates
Discussant: German Gutierrez, University of Washington
12:00 pm
Meeting continues after lunch in Charles B.
1:00 pm
Clare A. Balboni, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Johannes Boehm, Sciences Po
Mazhar Waseem, University of Manchester

Firm Adaptation in Production Networks: Evidence from Extreme Weather Events in Pakistan
Discussant: Juanma Castro-Vincenzi, Harvard University
1:40 pm
2:00 pm
Dimitrije Ruzic, INSEAD

Factor Biased Outsourcing: Implications for Substitution between Capital and Labor
Discussant: James E. Anderson, Boston College and NBER
2:40 pm
Younghun Shim, International Monetary Fund
Jaedo Choi, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

From Adoption to Innovation: State-Dependent Policy in Developing Countries
Discussant: Munseob Lee, University of California San Diego
3:20 pm
5:30 pm
Reception - Ballroom Foyer