MACROECONOMICS REUNION CONFERENCE
Thursday, October 11
|7:00 - 11:00||Happy Hour|
Rula Bula Irish Pub
Friday, October 12
|9:00 -10:00||Hubert Janicki, Census Bureau|
" Employer-Provided Health Insurance in a Model with Labor Market Frictions"
Discussant: Alex Bick, Arizona State University
|10:00 -11:00||Daniel Lawver, UC Santa Barbara|
"<em>Health Shocks and Policy Evaluation</em>"
Discussant: Roozbeh Hosseini, Arizona State University
|11:30 -12:30||Johanna Wallenius, Stockholm School of Economics|
" Retirement, Home Production and Labor Supply Elasticities"
Discussant: Gustavo Ventura, Arizona State University
|1:30 -2:30||Loris Rubini, Carlos III|
"Deconstructing Firm Size Distributions: The Importance of International Trade"
Discussant: Natalia Ramondo, Arizona State University
|2:30 -3:30||Seon Tae Kim, ITAM|
" Corporate Credit Spreads and Business Cycles"
Discussant: Galina Vereschagina, Arizona State University
|4:00 -5:00||Jorge Alonso, ITAM|
"The Elasticity of the Informal Sector to Taxes and Transfers"
Discussant: David Lagakos, Arizona State University
|5:00 -6:00||El-hadj Bah, University of Auckland|
"Entry Cost, Financial Friction and Cross-Country Difference in Income and TFP"
Discussant: Ed Prescott, Arizona State University
|7:30||Dinner: House of Tricks|
Saturday, October 13
|9:00 -10:15||Chris Herrington, Arizona State University|
"Implications of Public Education Financing Systems for Earnings Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility"
Discussant: Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto
|10:45 -12:00||Kevin Donovan, Arizona State University|
"Agricultural Risk, Intermediate Inputs, and Cross-Country Productivity Differences"
Discussant: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University
|1:15 -2:00||Yan Bai, University of Rochester|
"Linkages Across Sovereign Debt Markets"
|2:00 -2:45||Igor Livshits, University of Western Ontario|
"Aggregate Fluctuations, Consumer Credit and Bankruptcy"
|2:45 -3:30||Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto|
"Household Risk and Insurance Over the Life Cycle"
|3:30 - 4:00||Coffee|
|4:00 -5:00||Julio Leal, CIDE|
"Labor vs. Consumption Taxes, under Imperfect Enforcement: Effects on Productivity"
Discussant: Cara McDaniel, Arizona State University
|5:00 -6:00||Kathryn Birkeland, University of South Dakota|
"Redistribution and Access: Evaluating State Higher Education Financing and Student Aid Policies"
Discussant: Todd Schoellman, Arizona State University
|6:30||Bus transport to dinner - Pick up in parking lot next to ASU Bookstore|
|7:00 -11:00||Dinner: Home of Ed and Jan Prescott|
|11:00||Return transport to Tempe Mission Palms|
Program Organizers: Berthold Herrendorf, Arizona State University
Todd Schoellman, Arizona State University