CEPR Macroeconomics and Growth Programme Meeting - Programme

CEPR Macroeconomics and Growth Programme Meeting

Manchester Conference Centre

Sackville Street

Manchester

M1 3BB
 

15-16 November 2018

Programme

Thursday 15 November

 

12.00-13.00

 

Lunch on arrival and Registration

 

13.00-14.00

Productivity and Misallocation in General Equilibrium

* David Rezza Baqaee (University of California Los Angeles and CEPR)

Joint with Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard and CEPR)

Discussant: Tom Schmitz (Bocconi University)

 

14.00-15.00

Family Labor Market Decisions and Statistical Gender Discrimination

* José Vicente Rodríguez Mora (University of Edinburgh and CEPR)

Joint with David Cuberes (Clark University), Marc Teignier (Universitat de Barcelona) and Ludo Visschers (University of Edinburgh & University of Carlos III)

Discussant : Eva García-Morán (HHW/Helmut-Schmidt University)    

 

 

15.00-15.30

 

Coffee Break

 

15.30-16.30

Digital Abundance and Scarce Genius: Implications for Wages, Interest Rates, and Growth

* Seth Gordon Benzell (MIT)

Joint with Erik Brynjolfsson (MIT)

Discussant: Holger Strulik (University of Göttingen)

 

16.30-17.30

 

The Toll of Tariffs: Protectionism, Education and Fertility in Late 19th century France

* Cecilia Garcia-Penalosa (Aix-Marseille University)

Joint with Vincent Bignon (Banque de France and CEPR)

Discussant: Kevin O'Rourke (University of Oxford and CEPR)

 

17.30-17:45

 

17:45-18:45

 

 

 

19:15

Coffee Break

 

Keynote Presentation - Skill-Biased Structural Change by Richard Rogerson (Princeton)

Discussant: Tommaso Porzio (University of California, San Diego and CEPR)

 

INVITATION ONLY: Conference Dinner @ Mr Coopers

The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS

Friday 16 November

08.30-09.00

 

Coffee

 

09.00-10.00

Rental Markets and Wealth Inequality in the Euro-Area

* Fabian Kindermann (University of Regensburg and CEPR)

Joint with Sebastian Kohls (Northwestern University)

Discussant: Tim Lee (Queen Mary, University of London and CEPR)

 

10.00-11.00

Scabs: The Social Suppression Of Labor Supply

* Nandita Krishnaswamy (University of Southern California)

Joint with Emily Breza (Harvard University and CEPR) and Supreet Kaur (University of California, Berkeley and CEPR)

Discussant: Christine Binzel (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg and CEPR)

11.00-11.30

 

Coffee Break

 

11.30-12.30

 

 

 

 

The Risk-Adjusted Carbon Price

* Frederick van der Ploeg (University of Oxford and CEPR)

Joint with Ton S. van den Bremer (University of Oxford)

Discussant: John Hassler (Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and CEPR)

 

12.30-13.30

Does FDI Reduce Misallocation? Evidence From India

*Natalie Bau (University of Toronto and CEPR)

Joint with Adrien Matray (Princeton)

Discussant: Liliana Varela (University of Warwick and CEPR)

 

 

13.30-14.30

 

Lunch

 

 

* Indicates the speaker

 

Session timings: 35 minutes paper, 15 minutes discussion and 10 minutes questions from the floor

 

Organisers:

Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics and CEPR)

Akos Valentinyi (University of Manchester and CEPR)