5th Annual CHCS Employment Conference - Employment and Social Insurance - October 2–3, 2014

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Thursday, October 2, 2014
Noon Buffet lunch
1:00 p.m. Opening remarks
Dennis Lockhart, president and chief executive officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  Session 1
Moderator: Melinda Pitts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
1:15 "The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Mandate on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence From Tax Data" pdf document
Presenter: Kosali Simon, Indiana University
Discussant: John DiNardo, University of Michigan
2:15 "Adverse Selection Is Not a Justification for Social Insurance"
Presenter: Ed Prescott, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Arizona State University
Discussant: Robert Shimer, University of Chicago
3:15 Break
3:45 "Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform" pdf document
Presenter: Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania
Coauthor: Naoki Aizawa, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Makoto Nakajima, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
4:45 "Medicaid Insurance in Old Age" pdf document
Presenter: Eric French, University College London
Coauthors: Mariacristina De Nardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and John Bailey Jones, University at Albany, State University of New York
Discussant: Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
6:00 Reception
6:30 Dinner
Friday, October 3, 2014
8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast
  Session 2
Moderator: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University
8:30 "Welfare Programs and Survey Misreporting: Implications for Income, Poverty and Disconnectedness"
Presenter: Bruce Meyer, University of Chicago [Presentation pdf document]
Discussant: Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University
9:30 "Prescription Drug Use under Medicare Part D: A Linear Model of Nonlinear Budget Sets" pdf document
Presenter: Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Discussant: David Bradford, University of Georgia
10:30 Break
10:50 "Disability Insurance and the Dynamics of the Incentive-Insurance Tradeoff" pdf document
Presenter: Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University
Coauthor: Hamish Low, University of Cambridge
Discussant: John Kennan, University of Wisconsin
11:50 Closing remarks
Dave Altig, executive vice president and director of research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Noon Box lunch