Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

April 21-22, 2017 – Aggregate Implications of Demographic Change Conference

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Friday, April 21 – McCord Hall Rm 276

12:00p-1:00p Lunch
Session 1: Life-Cycle Choices and Public Policy
1:00p-2:00p Ayse Imrohoroglu USC Marshall
The Chinese Saving Rate: Long-Term Care Risks, Family Insurance, and Demographics (with Kai Zhao)
2:00p-2:10p Break
2:10p-3:10p Aspen Gorry Utah State University
Male Labor Supply and Generational Fiscal Policy (with Christian vom Lehn and Eric O'N. Fisher)
3:10p-3:20p Break
3:20p-4:20p Ellen McGrattan University of Minnesota
An Aggregate Model for Policy Analysis with Demographic Change (with Edward C. Prescott)
4:20p-4:30p Break
4:30p-5:30p Fang Yang Louisiana State University
The Aggregate Implications of Gender and Marriage (with Margherita Borella and Mariacristina De Nardi)

Saturday, April 22 - McCord Hall Rm 276

9:00a-9:30a Continental Breakfast
Session 2: Productivity Growth
9:30a-10:30a Jim MacGee Western Ontario University
Structural Change, Demographics and the Labor Market (with Simona Cociuba)
10:30a-10:40a Break
10:40a-11:40a Aysegul Sahin Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Demographic Origins of the Startup Deficit (with Fatih Karahan and Ben Pugsley)
11:40a-11:50a Break
11:50p-12:50p Bart Hobijn Arizona State University
The Outlook for U.S. Labor-Quality Growth (with Canyon Bosler, Mary Daly, and John Fernald)
12:50p-2:00p Lunch
Session 3: Short-Run Transmission Mechanisms
2:00p-3:00p Domenico Ferraro Arizona State University
The Aging of the Baby Boomers: Demographics and Propagation of Tax Shocks (with Giuseppe Fiori)
3:00p-3:10p Break
3:10p-4:10p Arlene Wong Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis & Princeton University
Transmission of Monetary Policy to Consumption and Population Aging
4:10p-4:20p Break
4:20p-5:20p Carlos Carvalho Deputy Governor for Economic Policy at Central Bank of Brazil and PUC-Rio
What Explains Japan's Persistent Deflation? (with Andrea Ferrero)