Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

November 3-4, 2017 – Junior Macroeconomics Conference

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Friday, November 3 – McCord Hall Rm 164

12:00p-1:00p Lunch
1:00p-2:00p Domenico Ferraro Arizona State University
The Countercyclical Tax Multiplier
2:00p-2:10p Break
2:10p-3:10p Kurt Mitman Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University
The Impact of Unemployment Benefit Extensions on Employment: The 2014 Employment Miracle? (with Iourii Manovskii and Marcus Hagedorn)
3:10p-3:20p Break
3:20p-4:20p Claudia Macaluso W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Skill remoteness and post-layoff labor market outcomes
4:20p-4:30p Break
4:30p-5:30p Chris Huckfeldt Cornell University
Unemployment Fluctuations, Match Quality, and the Wage Cyclicality of New Hires (with Mark Gertler and Antonella Trigari)

Saturday, November 4 - McCord Hall Rm 164

9:00a-9:30a Continental Breakfast
9:30a-10:30a Laura Pilossoph Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Assortative Matching and Household Income Inequality: A Structural Approach (with Shu Lin Wee)
10:30a-10:40a Break
10:40a-11:40a Sebastian Dyrda University of Toronto
Taxes, Regulations of Businesses and Evolution of Income Inequality in the US (with Ben Pugsley)
11:40a-11:50a Break
11:50p-12:50p Fatih Karahan Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Sources of Inequality in Earnings Growth Over the Life Cycle (with Serdar Ozkan and Jae Song)
12:50p-2:00p Lunch
2:00p-3:00p Stephie Fried Arizona State University
The Role of Energy Capital in Accounting for Africa's Recent Growth Resurgence (with David Lagakos)
3:00p-3:10p Break
3:10p-4:10p Julieta Caunedo Cornell University
Capital Obsolescence and Agricultural Productivity (with Elisa Keller)
4:10p-4:20p Break
4:20p-5:20p Simon Mongey Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Market Structure and Monetary Non-neutrality

Conference Organizers: Alexander Bick and Domenico Ferraro - Arizona State University