The 4th NY/Philadelphia Workshop on Quantitative Macroeconomics

Topic: Labor Markets and Macroeconomics

April 18, 2008 (FRIDAY)

9:30AM - 6:00PM


Conference Organizers:

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

Contact email: 


Conference Location:
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Ten Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Entrance on the 7th street between Arch and Race)



 9:30-10:00  Breakfast
 10:00-11:00 "Understanding Workers Gross Flows Across U.S. States"
Daniele Coen-Pirani, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business
Discussant: Roc Armenter, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 11:00-11:15  Coffee break
 11:15-12:15 "Joint Search Theory"
Bulent Guler, University of Texas, Austin
Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota
Gianluca Violante, New York University
Discussant: Per Krusell, Princeton University
 12:15-13:15  Lunch
 13:15-14:15 "Marginal Jobs, Heterogeneous Firms and Unemployment Flows"
Michael Elsby, University of Michigan
Ryan Michaels, University of Michigan
Discussant: Toshihiko Mukoyama, University of Virginia
 14:15-14:30  Coffee break
 14:30-15:30 "Demographic Change and the Return to Experience"
Hyeok Jeong, Vanderbilt University
Yong Kim, University of Southern California
Iourii Manovskii, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Rui Castro, Université de Montréal
 15:30-15:45  Coffee break
 15:45-16:45 "Aggregate and Idiosyncratic Risk in a Frictional Labor Market"
Leena Rudanko, Boston University
Discussant: Philipp Kircher, University of Pennsylvania
 16:45-17:00 Coffee break
 17:00-18:00"Gender and Dynamic Agency: Theory and Evidence on the Compensation of Top Executives"
Stefania Albanesi, Columbia University
Claudia Olivetti, Boston University
Discussant: Alex Edmans, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

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

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