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11th NP-QM Workshop @ Yeshiva University!

The 1st NY/Philadelphia Workshop on Quantitative Macroeconomics

Topic: Labor Markets and Macroeconomics


December 8, 2006 (FRIDAY)

8:30AM - 5:00PM

 

Conference Organizers:

Ayşegül Şahin, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Shigeru Fujita, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Contact email: np.quantmacro@gmail.com 

 

Conference Location:
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

33 Liberty Street, New York, NY

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Program

 8:30-9:00 Breakfast
   
 9:00-10:00 "Gender Roles and Technological Progress"
Stefania Albanesi, Columbia University and NBER
Claudia Olivetti, Boston University
Discussant: Raquel Fernandez, New York University
   
 10:00-10:15 Coffee break
   
 10:15-11:15 "Frictional Wage Dispersion in Search Models: A Quantitative Assessment"
Andreas Hornstein, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Per Krusell, Princeton University, CEPR, and NBER
Giovanni L. Violante, New York University and CEPR
Discussant: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University
   
 11:15-11:30 Coffee break
   
 11:30-12:30 "Consumption and Labor Supply with Partial Insurance: An Analytical Framework"
Jonathan Heathcote, Georgetown University, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and CEPR
Kjetil Storesletten, University of Oslo, Frisch Centre (Oslo), and CEPR
Giovanni L. Violante, New York University and CEPR
Discussant: Árpád Ábrahám, University of Rochester
   
 12:30-13:30 Lunch
   
 13:30-14:30 "Occupational and Job Mobility in the US"
Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University
Kaj Thomsson, Yale University
Discussant: Donghoon Lee, New York University
 
 14:30-14:45 Coffee break
   
 14:45-15:45 "The Cyclicality of Job Loss and Hiring"
Shigeru Fujita, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Garey Ramey, University of California, San Diego
Discussant: Bjoern Bruegemann, Yale University
  
 15:45-16:00 Coffee break
  
 16:00-17:00"Why are Married Men Working So Much?"
John Knowles, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Wilbert van der Klaauw, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Suggested Format:
40 minutes presentation, 15 minutes discussion by discussant, 5 minutes floor-wide discussion