Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

October 26-27, 2018: Productivity Growth: Past, Present, and Future

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Friday, October 26 – Room CPCOM 416

12:00p-1:00p Lunch and Registration
1:00p-2:00p Charles Jones Stanford University
Nonrivalry and the Economics of Data
2:00p-2:15p Coffee Break
2:15p-3:15p Berthold Herrendorf Arizona State University
Quantity Measurement and Balanced Growth in Multisector Growth Models
3:15p-3:30p Coffee Break
3:30p-4:30p Benjamin Bridgman Bureau of Economic Analysis
Is Productivity on Vacation? The Impact of the Digital Economy on the Value of Leisure
4:30p-4:45p Coffee Break
4:45p-5:45p Marcel Timmer University of Groningen
Biased Technical Change Through the Lens of Global Value Chains

Saturday, October 27 – Room CPCOM 416

9:30a-10:00a Continental Breakfast
10:00a-11:00a Guillaume Vandenbroucke Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Demography and Productivity
11:00a-11:20a Coffee Break
11:20a-12:20p Juan Carlos Conesa Stony Brook University
Aging and the Macroeconomy
12:20p-1:30p Lunch
1:30p-2:30p Akos Valentinyi University of Manchester
Structural Change within Services and the Future of Baumol's Disease
2:30p-2:50p Coffee Break
2:50p-3:50p Abe Dunn Bureau of Economic Analysis
Are Medical Care Prices Still Declining? A Systematic Examination of Quality-Adjusted Price Index Alternatives for Medical Care
3:50p-4:10p Coffee Break
4:30-5:10p Pete Klenow Stanford University
Missing Growth from Creative Destruction

Conference Organizer: Berthold Herrendorf – Arizona State University