Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

Human Capital Conference

Friday, November 11, 2011 (Tempe Mission Palms)

1:00 - 2:00 Michael Keane (ASU), "Income Taxation in a Life Cycle Model with Human Capital"
2:00 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:15 Fatih Guvenen (Minnesota), Serdar Ozkan (Board of Governors), Jae Song (Social Security Administration), "Inequality in the Great Recession"
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:30 Andres Erosa (IMDEA), Luisa Fuster (IMDEA), and Gueorgui Kambourov (Toronto), "Labor Supply and Government Programs: A Cross-Country Analysis"
4:30 - 5:30 Eric French (Chicago Fed) and Jae Song (Social Security Administration), "The Effect of Disability Insurance Receipts on Labor Supply"

Saturday, November 12, 2011 (Tempe Missions Palms)

10:00 - 11:00 B. Ravikumar (St. Louis Fed), German Cubas (Central Bank of Uruguay), and Gustavo Ventura (ASU) "Talent, Labor Quality and Economic Development"/td>
11:00 - 12:00 Elizabeth Caucutt (Western Ontario) and Lance Lochner (Western Ontario), "Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family"
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Mission Grille)
1:00 - 2:00 Lutz Henricks (UNC) and Oksana Leukhina (U. Washington), "The Return to College: Selection Bias and Dropout Risk"
2:00 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:15 John Kennan (Wisconsin) , "Higher Education Subsidies and Human Capital Mobility"
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:30 Ahu Gemici (NYU) and Matthew Wiswall (NYU), "Evolution of Gender Differences in Post-Secondary Human Capital Investments: College Majors"