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)
Center for Advanced Research in Finance (CARF)
at the University of Tokyo


Dr. Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto

Dr. Dirk Krueger, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Zheng Michael Song, Chinese University of Hong Kong


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


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)