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Cornell/Penn State Macroeconomics Conference

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 8:00am to Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:30pm

226 Weill Hall

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CORNELL/PENN STATE MACROECONOMICS CONFERENCE

Co-Directors:  Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel and Kristoffer Nimark (Cornell)
Co-Director:  Neil Wallace (Penn State)
September 16-17, 2017
at Cornell University


SATURDAY, September 16
Fleming Lecture Room – 226 Weill Hall


8:00 – 8:55  Continental Breakfast
8:55 – 9:00 Karl Shell (Cornell), Welcome & Introduction

Saturday morning chair:  Kristoffer Nimark (Cornell)

9:00 – 10:00 Search Frictions, Relative Prices of Goods, and Sorting in the Labor Market, Ji-Woong Moon (Penn State)

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 - 11:15 Capital Obsolescence and Agricultural Productivity, Julieta Caunedo (Cornell)

11:15 – 12:15 Uncertainty Shocks and Endogenous Growth, Boyan Jovanovic (NYU)

12:15 – 1:30 Lunch

Saturday afternoon chair:  Chris Huckfeldt (Cornell)

1:30 – 2:30 Optima in the Lagos-Wright Model with Private Information, Neil Wallace (Penn State)

2:30 – 3:30 The Redistributive Effects of Bank Capital Regulation, Silvio Petriconi (Bocconi)

3:30 – 3:45 Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:45 Financing Ventures, Jeremy Greenwood (U Penn)
                               
6:00 Drinks at Terrace Lounge, Statler Hotel
7:00 Dinner at Terrace Lounge, Statler Hotel (for out-of-town participants and specifically invited Cornellians)


SUNDAY, October 2
Fleming Lecture Room – 226 Weill Hall

8:00 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast

Sunday morning chair:  Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Cornell)

9:00 – 10:00 Identifying Treatment Effects in the Presence of Confounded Types, Desire Kedagni (Penn State)

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:15 Optimal Paternalistic Savings Policies, Christian Moser (Columbia)

11:15 – 12:15 Efficient Job Upgrading, Search on the Job and Output Dispersion, Shouyong Shi (Penn State)    
 
12:15 – 2:00 Lunch

Map of the Cornell Campus and Conference Site

Conference Administrators:

Amy Moesch (weekdays only):  alg5@cornell.edu; 255-5617

Yu She (weekend only):  ys693@cornell.edu; 734-834-0614
Tilahun Emiru (weekend only):  tme29@cornell.edu; 857-928-8381

 

Event Categories: Conference and Department Lectures Organized by Cornell Economists