Labor Supply, Sorting, and Wages - September 21–22, 2017
|Thursday, September 21, 2017|
|11:30 a.m.||Buffet lunch|
Raphael Bostic, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Moderator: Melinda Pitts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|12:45||"Divergent Paths: A New Perspective on Earnings Differences between Black and White Men Since 1940
Presenter: Patrick Bayer, Duke University
Coauthor: Kerwin Charles
Discussant: Lisa Kahn, Yale University
|1:45||"The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on the Labor Supply, Savings, and
Social Security of Older Americans"
Presenter: Eric French, University College London
Discussant: Karen Kopecky, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Marriage, Labor Supply, and the Social Safety Net"
Presenter: Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University
Coauthors: Hamish Low, Costas Meghir, and Alessandra Voena
Discussant: Andreas Mueller, Columbia University
|4:15||"Rent Sharing, Earnings Dynamics, and Transmission of Firm and Market Level Shocks"
Presenter: Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago
Discussant: John Kennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
|5:30||"Trading Down and the Business Cycle"
Presenter: Arlene Wong, Princeton University
Coauthors: Nir Jaimovich and Sergio Rebelo
Discussant: Erik Hurst, University of Chicago
|Friday, September 22, 2017|
|8:00 a.m.||Continental breakfast|
Moderator: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University
|8:30||"Skill Prices, Occupations, and Changes in the Wage Structure for Low Skilled Men"
Presenter: Chris Taber, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: John Robertson, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|9:30||"High Wage Workers Work for High Wage Firms"
Presenter: Katarina Borovickova, New York University
Coauthor: Robert Shimer
Discussant: John Abowd, U.S. Census Bureau [Presentation ]
|11:00||"Worker Mobility and the Diffusion of Knowledge"
Presenter: Kyle Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota
Coauthors: Jeremy Lise, Guido Menzio, and Gordon Phillips
Discussant: Thibaut Lamadon, University of Chicago
|Noon||"Multidimensional Skills, Sorting, and Human Capital Accumulation"
Presenter: Jeremy Lise, University of Minnesota
Coauthor: Fabien Postel-Vinay
Discussant: Rasmus Lentz, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Robert Shimer, University of Chicago