10th Annual CHCS Employment Conference - Recent Trends in the Labor Market - October 17–18, 2019
- Hotel reservations
- Speaker biographies
- Past annual employment conferences
The Atlanta Fed's Center for Human Capital Studies will host its tenth annual employment conference on October 17 and 18 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
The conference hotel is the Hyatt Centric Midtown Atlanta. Please register by September 18 to receive the conference rate.
|Thursday, October 17|
Paula Tkac, Senior Vice President, Associate Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Moderator: Melinda Pitts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|12:45||"Productivity Dispersion, Between-Firm Competition, and the Labor Share"
Presenter: Émilien Gouin-Bonenfant, Columbia University
Discussant: Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University
|1:45||"Granular Search, Market Structure, and Wages"
Presenter: Gregor Jarosch, Princeton University
Coauthors: Jan Sebastian Nimczik and Isaac Sorkin
Discussant: Ilse Lindenlaub, Yale University
|3:15||"Labor Market Power"
Presenter: Simon Mongey, University of Chicago
Coauthors: David W. Berger and Kyle F. Herkenhoff
Discussant: Jan Eeckhout, University College London and University Pompeu Fabra
|4:15||"The Wages of Nonemployment"
Presenter: Ryan Michaels, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Coauthors: Michael Elsby, Matthew Shapiro, and Daved Ratner
Discussant: Erik Hurst, University of Chicago
"The Great Micro Moderation"
Presenter: Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University
Coauthors: N. Bloom, F. Guvenen, J. Sabelhaus, S. Salgado, and J. Song
Discussant: Fabrizio Perri, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
|6:30||Reception and dinner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta|
|Friday, October 18|
|8:00 a.m.||Continental breakfast|
Moderator: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University
|8:30||"Measuring Employer-to-Employer Reallocation"
Presenter: Shigeru Fujita, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Coauthors: Guiseppe Moscarini and Fabien Postel-Vinay
Discussant: Henry R. Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau
|9:30||"Job-Finding and Job-Losing: A Comprehensive Model of Heterogeneous Individual Labor-Market Dynamics"
Presenter: Robert E. Hall, Stanford University
Coauthor: Marianna Kudlyak
Discussant: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University
|11:00||"The Minimum Wage, EITC, and Criminal Recidivism"
Presenter: Amanda Y. Agan, Rutgers University
Coauthor: Michael D. Makowsky
Discussant: John Kennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Richard Rogerson, Princeton University
Robert Shimer, University of Chicago
Melinda Pitts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta