Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

Public Policy from School to Retirement Conference

Friday, November 01, 2013

1:00 - 2:00 Childcare Subsidies and Household Labor Supply (joint with Nezih Guner and Remsi Kaygusuz)
Gustavo Ventura, Arizona State University
2:00 - 2:30 Break
2:30 -3:30 Optimal Taxation in an Empirical Life Cycle Model
Andrew Shephard, University of Pennsylvania
3:30 -4:30 Costs and Benefits of In-Kind Transfers: The Case of Medicaid Home Care Benefits (joint with Ethan M.J. Lieber)
Lee Lockwood, Northwestern University
4:30 -5:00 Break
5:00 -6:00 Mis-allocation of Political Capital (joint with Frederico Finan)
Maurizio Mazzocco, UCLA
7:00 Dinner: House of Tricks

Saturday, November 02, 2013

* Lobby and elevators to CPCOM building will be locked – enter using WEST exterior stairs.

9:30 -10:00 Continental Breakfast -Coffee
10:00 -11:00 Ability Tracking, Parental Effort, and Student Achievement
Nirav Mehta, University of Western Ontario
11:00 -12:00 Factors Affecting College Completion and Student Ability in the U.S. Since 1900 (joint with Kevin Donovan)
Chris Herrington, University of South Alabama
12:00 -1:30 Lunch
1:30 -2:30 The Macro-dynamics of Sorting Between Workers and Firms (joint with Jean-Marc Robin)
Jeremy Lise, University College London
2:30 -3:30 Wage Dispersion and Search Behavior (joint with Robert E. Hall)
Andreas Mueller, Columbia University
3:30 - 4:00 Break
4:00-5:00 Long-Term Unemployment: Attached and Mismatched?
David Wiczer, St. Louis Fed
7:00 Dinner: The Stockyards