7th Annual CHCS Employment Conference - Unemployment, Wages, and Productivity - September 22–23, 2016
|Thursday, September 22, 2016|
Dennis Lockhart, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Moderator: Melinda Pitts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|1:15||"Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men"
Presenter: Mark Bils, University of Rochester
Coauthors: Mark Aguiar, Kerwin Charles, and Erik Hurst
Discussant: John Kennan, University of Wisconsin
|2:15||"The End of Men and Rise of Women in the High-Skilled Labor Market"
Presenter: Nir Jaimovich, University of Southern California
Coauthors: Matias Cortes and Henry Siu
Discussant: Lisa Kahn, Yale University
"The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth"
Presenter: Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago
Coauthors: Chad Jones, Erik Hurst, and Pete Klenow
Discussant: Gabe Chodorow-Reich, Harvard University
|4:35||"The Outlook for U.S. Labor Quality Growth"
Presenter: John Fernald, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Coauthors: Canyon Bosler, Mary Daly, and Bart Hobijn
Discussant: Tim Dunne, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|5:45||Reception and dinner|
|Friday, September 23, 2016|
|8:00 a.m.||Continental breakfast|
Moderator: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University
|8:30||"Wage Dispersion and Search Behavior: The Importance of Non-Wage Job Values"
Presenter: Robert Hall, Stanford University
Coauthor: Andreas Mueller
Discussant: Rasmus Lentz, University of Wisconsin
|9:30||"Ranking Firms Using Revealed Preference"
Presenter: Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University
Discussant: Andreas Mueller, Columbia University
|10:50||"Job Search Behavior among the Employed and Non-Employed"
Presenter: Aysegul Sahin, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Coauthors: Giorgio Topa, Andreas Mueller, and Jason Faberman
Discussant: Rob Valletta, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco