Firm Dynamics and the Macroeconomy - December 1–2, 2022

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
1000 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Organized by Salome Baslandze, Veronika Penciakova, and Jon Willis of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Please register here, the deadline for registration is Friday, November 18, 2022.

Format: Anchor talks: 45 minutes (including questions); regular talks: 30 minutes author, 15 minutes discussant, 15 minutes general audience.


Thursday, December 1
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 Welcome
1:45 Session 1: Firm Financing
Anchor talk
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Maryland
2:30 Break
3:00 Why Are Returns to Private Business Wealth So Dispersed?
Presenter: Corina Boar, New York University
Denis Gorea, European Investment Bank
Virgiliu Midrigan, New York University
Discussant: Serdar Ozkan, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
4:00 Government Procurement and Access to Credit: Firm Dynamics and Aggregate Implications
Presenter: Manuel Garcia-Santana, World Bank
Julian di Giovanni, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Priit Jeenas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Enrique Moral-Benito, Banco de España; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Josep Pijoan-Mas, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies, Centre for Economic Policy Research
Discussant: Veronika Penciakova, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
5:00 Reception
6:00 Dinner
Friday, December 2
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 Session 2: Firm Dynamics
Anchor talk
John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland
9:15 Break
9:30 Serial Entrepreneurs, the Macroeconomy, and Top Income Inequality
Presenter: Petr Sedlacek, University of New South Wales, University of Oxford
Sonia Felix, Bank of Portugal, Nova School of Business and Economics
Sudipto Karmakar, Bank of England
Discussant: Joonkyu Choi, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
10:30 Global Sourcing and Multinational Activity: A Unified Approach
Presenter: Teresa Fort, Dartmouth College
Pol Antras, Harvard University
Evgenii Fadeev, Harvard University
Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago
Discussant: Veronica Rappoport, London School of Economics
11:30 Lunch
12:45 p.m. Session 3: Firm Innovation
Anchor talk
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago
1:30 Break
1:45 Innovation Networks and R&D Allocation
Song Ma, Yale University
Ernest Liu, Princeton University
Discussant: Salomé Baslandze, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
2:45 Global Mobile Inventors
Dany Bahar, Brown University
Discussant: Santiago Caicedo, Clemson University
3:45 Adjournment