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GRIPS-UT Macroeconomics and Policy Workshop

Dates: November 1-2, 2018

Location: GRIPS http://www.grips.ac.jp/en/about/access/

Jointly organized and sponsored by
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
and
Center for Advanced Research in Finance (CARF)
at the University of Tokyo




KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr. Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto

Dr. Dirk Krueger, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Zheng Michael Song, Chinese University of Hong Kong



PROGRAM 


Day 1: November 1, 2018

 

9:15-9:30            Welcome coffee

 

9:30-10:15          Espen Henriksen, BI Norwegian Business School

 “Demographics and the European Divide” (joint with Thomas Cooley and Charlie Nusbaum)

 

10:15-10:35        Coffee break

 

10:35-11:20        Mi Luo, Emory University

Assets and Job Choice: Student Debt, Wages and Job Satisfaction” (joint with Simon Mongey)

 

11:20-11:40       Coffee break

 

11:40-12:40       Keynote presentation 1 

Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto

Hours, Occupations, and Gender Differences in Labor Market Outcomes,” (with Andrés Erosa, Luisa Fuster, and Richard Rogerson)

 

12:40-14:00        Lunch

 

14:00-14:45        Yili Chien, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

 “Optimal Ramsey Capital Income Taxation —A Reappraisal” (joint with Yi Wen)

 

14:45-15:05       Coffee break

 

15:05-15:50        Minjoon Lee, Carleton University

Older Americans Would Work Longer If Jobs Were Flexible” (joint with Ameriks, Briggs, Caplin, Shapiro, and Tonetti)

 

15:50-16:10       Coffee break

 

 

16:10-17:10       Keynote presentation 2

Dirk Krueger, University of Pennsylvania

Macroeconomics and Household Inequality: Data, Models and an Application”



 

Day 2: November 2, 2018

 

9:00-9:10             Welcome coffee

 

9:10-9:55             Ismail Baydur, Singapore Management University

 “Duration Dependence and Business Cycles” (joint with Jianhuan Xu)

 

9:55-10:10          Coffee break

 

10:10-10:55        Keiichiro Kobayashi, Keio University

A Theory of Nonperforming Loans” (joint with Tomoyuki Nakajima and Shuhei Takahashi)

 

10.55-11:10         Coffee break

 

11:10-12:10         Keynote presentation 3 
                           Zheng Michael Song, Chinese University of Hong Kong
                             “Conglomerate Formation in China” 

 

12:10-                  Lunch and Adjourn



 


Workshop organizers

GRIPS

Junichi Fujimoto (j-fujimoto@grips.ac.jp)

Minchung Hsu (minchunghsu@gmail.com)

Ponpoje Porapakkarm (porapakkarmponpoje@gmail.com)

University of Tokyo

Kosuke Aoki (kaoki@e.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

Sagiri Kitao (sagiri.kitao@gmail.com)




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