CEPR MG Programme Annual Meeting - papers


CEPR Macroeconomics and Growth Programme Meeting

7-8 November 2019, hosted by Queen Mary University of London



Thursday 7 November

Folklore, Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University and CEPR) joint with Melanie Meng Xue (presentation)
Discussant: Davide Cantoni (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) (presentation)

Automation, Globalization and Vanishing Jobs: A Labor Market Sorting View, Ester Faia (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR) joint with Sébastien Laffitte, Gianmarco Ottaviano, and Maximilian Mayer (presentation)
Discussant: Tim Lee (Queen Mary University of London) (presentation)
A Tale of Two Workers: The Macroeconomics of Automation, Yaniv Yedid-Levi (Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya) joint with Nir Jaimovich, Itay Saporta-Eksten and Henry Siu (presentation
Discussant: Zsofia Barany (SciencesPo and CEPR) (presentation)

Explaining Hours Worked Across and Within Countries: Income Effects, Taxes, and Structural Change, Hitoshi Tsujiyama (Goethe University Frankfurt) joint with Alexander Bick, Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln and David Lagakos (presentation)
Discussant: Johanna Wallenius (Stockholm School of Economics) (presentation)

Business Cycle during Structural Change: Arthur Lewis’ Theory from a Neoclassical Perspective, Kjetil Storesletten (University of Oslo and CEPR) joint with Bo Zhao and Fabrizio Zilibotti (presentation)
Discussant: Maitreesh Ghatak (London School of Economics and CEPR) (presentation)

Friday 8 November

The Inception of Capitalism through the Lens of Firms, Krisztina Orbán (University of Chicago) 
Discussant: Miklós Koren (Central European University) (presentation)

Innovation Union: Costs and Benefits of Innovation Policy Coordination, Giammario Impullitti (University of Nottingham) joint with Teodora Borota and Fabrice Defever (presentation)
Discussant: David Hemous (University of Zurich) (presentation)

Specialization, Market Access and Medium-Term Growth, Dominick Bartelme (University of Michigan) joint with Ting Lan and Andrei Levchenko (presentation)
Discussant: Kalina Manova (University City of London and CEPR) (presentation)

Patents to Products: Innovation, Product Creation, and Firm Growth, Sara Moreira (Northwestern) joint with David Argente, Salom Baslandze and Douglas Hanley (presentation)
Discussant: Antonin Bergeaud (Banque de France) (presentation)

Keynote paper: Tapping into Talent: Coupling Education and Innovation, Policies for Economic Growth, Ufuk Akcigit (University of Chicago Economics, CEPR, NBER & CESifo) (presentation)
Discussant: Miguel A. Leon-Ledesma (University of Kent and CEPR) (presentation)

*Presenters are in bold and listed first. 

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