50002 - Papers

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Thursday 2 November 


13.00 - 14.00 The Fall in Global Fertility: A Quantitative Model

Tiloka De Silva (World Bank Office, Colombo)

14.00 - 15.00 Secular Satiation

Gilles Saint-Paul (Toulouse School of Economics, Paris School of Economics and CEPR)

15.30 - 16.30 Use It or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation

Burhanettin Kuruscu (University of Toronto)

16.30 - 17.30 Youth Enfranchisement, Political Responsiveness, and Education Expenditure: Evidence from the U.S.

Graziella Bertocchi (Università di Modena and CEPR)

17.45 - 18.45 Keynote Presentation by Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University and CEPR)

"Employment Protection, Investment in Job-Specific Skills, and Inequality Trends in the United States and Europe"


Friday 3 November


09.00 - 10.00 Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture

Douglas Gollin (Oxford University and CEPR)

10.00 - 11.00 Childless Aristocrats. Fertility, Inheritance, and Persistent Inequality in Britain (1650-1882)

Paula Gobbi (Université Libre de Bruxelles and CEPR)

11.30 - 12.30 Human Capital and Structural Change

Tommaso Porzio (University of California, San Diego)

12.30 - 13.30 Secular Trends and Technological Progress

Robin Döttling (University of Amsterdam)