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2009 NBER Conference: Micro and Macro Perspectives on the Aggregate Labor Market - Agenda


Thursday, February 19

1:00 p.m.

Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Hidden Search Effort and Hidden Savings pdf document
Melvyn Coles, University of Essex

Discussant
Ivan Werning, MIT

2:00

Identifying Sorting, in Theory pdf document
Philipp Kircher, University of Pennsylvania (joint with Jan Eeckhout)

Discussant
Robert Shimer, University of Chicago

3:00

Coffee

3:15

Job Search with Bidder Memories pdf document
Carlos Carrillo-Tudela, University of Leicester (joint with Eric Smith)

Discussant
Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania

4:15

A Supply and Demand Model of the College Admissions Process pdf document
Hector Chade, Arizona State University (joint with Gregory Lewis and Lones Smith)

Discussant
Philipp Kircher, University of Pennsylvania

5:15

Coffee

5:30

Adverse Selection in Competitive Search Equilibrium pdf document
Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago (joint with Robert Shimer and Randall Wright)

Discussant
Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University

7:30

Dinner

Friday, February 20
9:00 a.m.

The Establishment Level Behavior of Vacancies and Hiring pdf document
Steven Davis, University of Chicago (joint with Jason Faberman and John Haltiwanger)

Discussant
Richard Rogerson

10:00

Coffee

10:30

Housing Markets and Labor Markets: Time to Move and Aggregate Unemployment pdf document
Peter Rupert, University of California at Santa Barbara (joint with Etienne Wasmer)

Discussant
Nobu Kiyotaki, Princeton University

11:30

Housing Liquidity, Mobility and the Labour Market pdf document
Allen Head, Queen's University (joint with Huw Lloyd-Ellis)

Discussant
Morris Davis, University of Wisconsin

12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30

Trading Frictions and House Price Dynamics pdf document
John Leahy, New York University (joint with Andrew Caplin)

Discussant
Eric Smith, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

2:30

Towards a Theory of the Labor Market with a Public Sector
Ken Burdett, University of Pennsylvania

Discussant
Jim Albrecht, Georgetown University

 

 

 

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