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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

EF&G Research Meeting

Varadarajan Chari and Xavier Gabaix, Organizers

July 14, 2012

Royal Sonesta Hotel
Ballroom A
40 Edwin Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA

PROGRAM

Friday, July 13:

6:30 pm Reception and Dinner Ballroom B

Saturday, July 14:


8:30 am


Continental Breakfast


9:00 am


Alessandra Fogli, University of Minnesota
Laura Veldkamp, New York University and NBER
Germs, Social Networks and Growth

Discussant: Charles Jones,
Stanford University and NBER


10:00 am


Break


10:30 am


Ali Shourideh, University of Pennsylvania
Optimal Taxation of Capital Income: A Mirrleesian Approach to Capital Accumulation

Discussant: Florian Scheuer,
Stanford University and NBER


11:30 am


Atif Mian, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago and NBER
What Explains High Unemployment? The Aggregate Demand Channel

Discussant:
Robert Hall, Stanford University and NBER


12:30 pm


Lunch - Ballroom B


1:30 pm


Zhiguo He, University of Chicago and NBER
Arvind Krishnamurthy, Northwestern University and NBER
A Macroeconomic Framework for Quantifying Systemic Risk

Discussant: Mark Gertler, New York University and NBER


2:30 pm


Break


3:00 pm


Mikhail Golosov, Princeton University and NBER
Pricila Maziero, University of Pennsylvania
Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Taxation and Redistribution of Residual Income Inequality

Discussant: Ivan Werning, MIT and NBER


4:00 pm


Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago and NBER
Peter Klenow, Stanford University and NBER
The Life Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico

Discussant: James Tybout, Pennsylvania State University and NBER


5:00 pm


Adjourn