Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

Quantitative Macroeconomics Conference

November 9 - 10, 2012

Organizers
Roozbeh Hosseini, David Lagakos, Natalia Ramondo, Todd Schoellman

Friday, November 9, 2012

1:00 - 2:00 “A User’s Guide to Labor Income Risk”, Serdar Ozkan (Federal Reserve), Fatih Guvenen (Minnesota), Fatih Karahan (New York Fed) and Jae Song (Social Security Administration)
2:00 - 2:30 Break
2:30 -3:30 Life Cycle Uncertainty and Portfolio Choice Puzzles”, Jay Hong (Rochester), Yongsung Chang (Rochester) and Marios Karabarbounis (Richmond Fed)
3:30 -4:30 Wage and Earning Profiles at Older Ages: Implications for the Estimation of Labor Supply Elasticities, Maria Casanova (UCLA)
4:30 -5:00 Break
5:00 -6:00 Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Women Across Countries: A Macroeconomic Analysis”, Alex Bick (ASU) and Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln (Frankfurt)
7:00 Dinner: House of Tricks

Saturday, November 10, 2012

10:00 -11:00 Declining Labor Shares and the Global Rise of Corporate Savings, Loukas Karabarbounis (Chicago Booth) and Brent Neiman (Chicago Booth)
11:00 -12:00 The Role of Automatic Stabilizers in the U.S. Business Cycle”, Alisdair McKay (Boston University) and Ricardo Reis (Columbia)
12:00 -1:30 Lunch
1:30 -2:30 “New Exporter Dynamics and Capital Adjustment Costs”, Trevor Tombe (University of Calgary), Bernardo Blum (Toronto Rotman), Sebastian Claro (Central Bank of Chile) and Ignatius Hortsmann (Toronto Rotman)
2:30 -3:30 “Information Frictions in Trade”, Treb Allen (Northwestern)
3:30 - 4:00 Break
4:00-5:00 The Anatomy of French Production Hierarchies, Lorenzo Caliendo (Yale), Ferdinando Monte (Johns Hopkins Carey) and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton)
6:30 Bus Transport from Tempe Mission Palms
7:00 Dinner: Ed & Jan Prescott’s home