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New York/Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics: Labor Markets and Macroeconomics
Friday, December 8, 2006
Overview This meeting will be the first of a series of semi-annual meetings which will alternate between the New York and Philadelphia Federal Reserve Banks. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together the researchers who work on various aspects of macroeconomics. The focus of the first meeting will be “Analysis of Labor Markets from a Macroeconomic Perspective.”
Workshop Location Federal Reserve Bank of New York 33 Liberty Street 10th Floor New York, NY 10045
Workshop Organizer Aysegul Sahin, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Shigeru Fujita, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Gender Roles and Technological Progress Stefania Albanesi, Columbia University and NBER Claudia Olivetti, Boston University
Discussant: Raquel Fernandez, New York University
Frictional Wage Dispersion in Search Models: A Quantitative Assessment
Andreas Hornstein, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Per Krusell, Princeton University, CEPR, and NBER Giovanni L. Violante, New York University and CEPR
Discussant: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University
Consumption and Labor Supply with Partial Insurance: An Analytical Framework
Jonathan Heathcote, Georgetown University, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and CEPR Kjetil Storesletten, University of Oslo, Frisch Centre (Oslo), and CEPR Giovanni L. Violante, New York University and CEPR
Discussant: Árpád Ábrahám, University of Rochester
Occupational and Job Mobility in the US
Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University Kaj Thomsson, Yale University
Discussant: Donghoon Lee, New York University
The Cyclicality of Job Loss and Hiring
Shigeru Fujita, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Garey Ramey, University of California, San Diego
Discussant: Bjoern Bruegemann, Yale University
Why are Married Men Working So Much?
John Knowles, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Wilbert van der Klaauw, Federal Reserve Bank of New York