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EES Conference 2016

New Developments in the Macroeconomics of Labor Markets

8-9 September 2016, New York

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, as part of the Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability (EES) network, have organized a conference, which was held at the NYFED on September 8-9, 2016.  

Keynote speeches: Peter Diamond (MIT) and Giuseppe Moscarini (Yale).


Conference Program


Thursday, September 8

  8:30am
Breakfast
  9:00am
“Aggregate Recruiting Intensity”
Alessandro Gavazza,  London School of Economics and Political Science
Simon Mongey,  New York University
Giovanni L. Violante, New York University
Discussant: Kyle Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota
  10:00am
Break
  10:15am
“Wages, Workers, and Vacancy Durations: Evidence from Linked Data”
Andreas Kettemann, University of Zurich
Andreas I. Mueller, Columbia University
Josef Zweimüller, University of Zurich
Discussant: David Wiczer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  11:15am
Break
  11:30am
Keynote
Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University
  12:30pm
Lunch
  1:45pm
“Heterogeneity and Unemployment Dynamics”
Hie Joo Ahn, Federal Reserve Board
James D. Hamilton, University of California, San Diego
Discussant: Katarína Borovičková, New York University
  2:45pm
Break
  3:00pm
“Skill-Remoteness, Mismatch, and Employment Fluctuations in
   Heterogeneous Labor Markets”
Claudia Macaluso, University of Chicago
Discussant: Max Dvorkin, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  4:00pm
Break

Friday, September 9

8:00am
Breakfast
8:30am
“Optimal Fiscal Policy with Labor Selection”
Sanjay K. Chugh, Boston College
Wolfgang Lechthaler, Kiel Institute
Christian Merkl, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Discussant: Aspen Gorry, Utah State University
9:30am
Break
9:45am
“The Intensive and Extensive Margins of Real Wage Adjustment”
Mary C. Daly, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Bart Hobijn, Arizona State University
Discussant: Lisa Kahn, Yale University
10:45am
Break
11:00am
Keynote
Peter Diamond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
“A Model of Hysteresis: Endogenous Wage Rigidity and Labor Force
 Participation”
Cynthia L. Doniger, Federal Reserve Board
David López-Salido, Federal Reserve Board
Discussant: Marianna Kudlyak, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
2:00pm
Break
2:15pm
“The Aggregate Effects of Labor Market Fluctuations”
Michael W. L. Elsby, University of Edinburgh
Ryan Michaels, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
David Ratner, Federal Reserve Board
Discussant: Jason Faberman, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
3:15pm
Break
3:30pm
“Hours and Employment over the Business Cycle”
Matteo Cacciatore, HEC Montréal
Giuseppe Fiori, North Carolina State University
Nora Traum, North Carolina State University
Discussant: Neil Mehrotra, Brown University
4:30pm
Adjourn
 

4:15pm
“Ranking Firms Using Revealed Preference”
Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University
Discussant: Ilse Lindenlaub, Yale University
5:30pm
Reception
7:00pm
Dinner