Summer Institute Master Paper Schedule

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July 2019
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Wednesday, July 17
9:00 am PRPD
Charles Room B
Namrata Kala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Workhorses or White Elephants: The Impacts of Earned Autonomy on State-Owned Enterprises
9:00 am EFMM
Mark A. Aguiar, Princeton University and NBER
Mark Bils, University of Rochester and NBER
Corina Boar, New York University and NBER
Who are the Hand-to-Mouth?
9:00 am PRINN
Grand Ballroom
Alberto Galasso, University of Toronto and NBER
Hong Luo, Harvard University
When does Product Liability Risk Chill Innovation? Evidence from Medical Implants
9:00 am EFDIS
Charles Room A
Donald R. Davis, Columbia University and NBER
Eric Mengus, HEC Paris
Tomasz K. Michalski, HEC Paris
Labor Market Polarization and The Great Divergence: Theory and Evidence
9:45 am EFMM
Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University and NBER
Lorenz Kueng, Northwestern University and NBER
Steffen Meyer, University of Southern Denmark
Michaela Pagel, Columbia University and NBER
Measurement Error in Imputed Consumption
9:45 am PRPD
Charles Room B
Johannes Boehm, Sciences Po
Swati Dhingra, London School of Economics
John M. Morrow, London School of Economics
The Comparative Advantage of Firms
9:50 am PRINN
Grand Ballroom
George P. Ball, Indiana University
Jeffrey Macher, Georgetown University
Ariel Dora Stern, Harvard University
Recalls, Innovation and Competitor Response: Evidence from Medical Device Firms (slides)
10:15 am EFDIS
Charles Room A
Antoine Dechezleprêtre, London School of Economics
David Hemous, University of Zurich
Morten G. Olsen, University of Copenhagen
Carlo Zanella, University of Zurich
Automating Labor: Evidence from Firm-level Patent Data (slides)
10:45 am EFMM
Michael Batty, Federal Reserve Board
Jesse Bricker, Federal Reserve Board
Joseph S. Briggs, Federal Reserve Board
Kevin Moore, Federal Reserve Board
Eric Nielsen, Federal Reserve Board
Kamila Sommer, Federal Reserve Board
Alice Henriques, Federal Reserve Board
Introducing the Distributional Financial Accounts of the United States
11:00 am PRPD
Charles Room B
Jing Cai, University of Maryland and NBER
Adam Szeidl, Central European University
Direct and Indirect Effects of Financial Access on SMEs
11:10 am PRINN
Grand Ballroom
David O. Argente, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Salomé Baslandze, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
Douglas Hanley, University of Pittsburgh
Sara Moreira, Northwestern University
Patents to Products: Innovation and Firm Performance
11:30 am EFMM
Margherita Borella, Universita di Torino
Mariacristina De Nardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and NBER
Fang Yang, Louisiana State University
The Effects of Marriage-Related Taxes and Social Security Benefits
11:30 am EFDIS
Charles Room A
Joachim Hubmer, Yale University
The Race Between Preferences and Technology
11:45 am PRPD
Charles Room B
Sascha Kerbert, University of Sydney
Russell Toth, University of Sydney
Banking on Persistence: The Impacts of a Credit Guarantee on Bank Lending in Indonesia
1:00 pm EFEL
Yang Liu, University of Hong Kong
Lukas Schmid, Duke University
Amir Yaron, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
The Risks of Safe Assets
1:00 pm EFMPL
Michael W. Elsby, University of Edinburgh
Axel N.O. Gottfries, University of Edinburgh
Firm Dynamics, On-the-Job Search and Labor Market Fluctuations
1:30 pm PRINN
Grand Ballroom
David J. Deming, Harvard University and NBER
Kadeem L. Noray, Harvard University
Stem Careers and the Changing Skill Requirements of Work
1:30 pm EFDIS
Charles Room A
Alessandra Peter, Stanford University
Owning Up: Closely Held Firms and Wealth Inequality
1:30 pm PRPD
Charles Room B
Laura E. Boudreau, University of California at Berkeley
Multinational Enforcement of Labor Law: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh's Apparel Sector
1:50 pm EFEL
Anisha Ghosh, McGill University
Christian Julliard, London School of Economics
Michael Stutzer, University of Colorado
The Market Cost of Business Cycle Fluctuations
2:00pm EFMPL
Titan M. Alon, University of California at San Diego
Sena E. Coskun Dalgic, University of Mannheim
Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University and NBER
Trends in Work and Leisure: It's a Family Affair
2:15 pm PRPD
Charles Room B
Erin M. Kelley, University of California at Berkeley
Gregory V. Lane, University of California at Berkeley
David Schoenholzer, University of California at Berkeley
The Impact of Monitoring Technologies on Contracts and Employee Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Kenya's Transit Industry
2:20 pm PRINN
Grand Ballroom
Timothy Simcoe, Boston University and NBER
Bernhard Ganglmair, ZEW Mannheim
Emanuele Tarantino, University of Mannheim
Learning When to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation in Standards Development
2:45 pm EFDIS
Charles Room A
Jacob Robbins, Brown University
Capital Gains and the Distribution of Income in the United States
2:55 pm EFEL
Andrew Ellul, Indiana University
Chotibhak Jotikasthira, Southern Methodist University
Anastasia Kartasheva, University of Pennsylvania
Christian Lundblad, University of North Carolina
Wolf Wagner, Erasmus University
Insurers as Asset Managers and Systemic Risk
3:15 pm PRPD
Charles Room B
Leonardo Iacovone, The World Bank
David McKenzie, The World Bank
Shortening the Supply Chain: Experimental Evidence for Fruit and Vegetable Vendors in Bogota's Slums (slides)
3:30 pm EFMPL
Simon Jäger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Benjamin Schoefer, University of California at Berkeley
Josef Zweimüller, University of Zurich
Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: A Test of the Efficiency of Separations
3:40 pm PRINN
Grand Ballroom
Michael Kremer, Harvard University and NBER
Olga Rostapshova, Social Impact
Sasha Gallant
Milan A. Thomas, Georgetown University
Is Development Innovation a Good Investment? Which Innovations Scale? Evidence from USAID's Development Innovation Ventures
3:45 pm EFEL
Ivan Alfaro, BI Norwegian Business School
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Xiaoji Lin, University of Minnesota
The Finance Uncertainty Multiplier
4:00 pm EFDIS
Charles Room A
Baris Kaymak, Université de Montréal
Markus Poschke, McGill University
David C. S. Leung, McGill University
Accounting for the Determinants of Wealth Concentration in the US
4:30 pm EFMPL
André Kurmann, Drexel University
Erika McEntarfer, U.S. Census Bureau
Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity in the United States: New Evidence from Worker-Firm Linked Data

Thursday, July 18
9:00 am EFDIS
Charles Room A
Ernest Liu, Princeton University
Atif R. Mian, Princeton University and NBER
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago and NBER
Low Interest Rates, Market Power, and Productivity Growth
9:00 am MPF
Baris Kaymak, Université de Montréal
Immo Schott, Université de Montréal
Corporate Tax Cuts and the Decline of the Labor Share
9:00 am EFMM
Fernando E. Alvarez, University of Chicago and NBER
David O. Argente, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Consumer Surplus of Alternative Payment Methods: Paying Uber with Cash
9:05 am SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Lee Fleming, University of California at Berkeley
Hillary Greene, University of Connecticut
Matt Marx, Boston University
Dennis Yao, Harvard University
Government-funded Research Increasingly Fuels Innovation
9:07 am SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Reza Sattari, The Ohio State University
Bruce A. Weinberg, Ohio State University and NBER
The Marginal Scientific Product of Investments in Science
9:10 am PRIT
Estrella Gomez-Herrera, European Commission
Frank Mueller-Langer, European Commission
Is There a Gender Wage Gap in Online Labor Markets? Evidence from Over 250,000 Projects and 2.5 Million Wage Bill Proposals
9:45 am MPF
Xavier Jaravel, London School of Economics
Alan Olivi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Optimal Taxation and Demand-Led Productivity
9:45 am EFMM
Corina Boar, New York University and NBER
Virgiliu Midrigan, New York University and NBER
Markups and Inequality
9:55 am PRIT
Samuel Goldberg, Northwestern University
Garrett Johnson, Boston University
Scott Shriver, University of Colorado Boulder
Regulating Privacy Online: The Early Impact of the GDPR on European Web Traffic and E-commerce
10:15 am EFDIS
Charles Room A
Clara Santamaria, CEMFI and UC3M
Small Teams in Big Cities: Inequality, City Size, and the Organization of Production
10:45 am EFMM
Joel David, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Lukas Schmid, Duke University
David L. Zeke, University of Southern California
Risk Adjusted Capital Allocation and Misallocation
11:00 am PRIT
Michael Greenstone, University of Chicago and NBER
Guojun He, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ruixue Jia, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Tong Liu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Can Technology Solve the Principal-Agent Problem? Evidence from Pollution Monitoring in China
11:00 am MPF
Ashley C. Craig, University of Michigan
Optimal Income Taxation with Spillovers from Employer Learning
11:02 am SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Danil Mikhailov, Wellcome Trust
Chonnettia Jones, Wellcome Trust
Data Science Methods to Assess the Influence of Scientific Research on Policy
11:10 am SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Jonas Hjort, Columbia University and NBER
Diana B. Moreira, University of California at Davis
Gautam Rao, Harvard University and NBER
Juan Franc. Santini, Innovations for Poverty Action
Do Research Findings Influence Policy? Experimental Evidence from 2,145 Brazilian Municipalities
11:30 am EFDIS
Charles Room A
Matthew J. Delventhal, Claremont McKenna College
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Nezih Guner, CEMFI
Demographic Transitions Across Time and Space
11:30 am EFMM
Martin Beraja, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Rodrigo Adão, University of Chicago and NBER
Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Technological Transitions with Skill Heterogeneity Across Generations
11:45 am MPF
Andrii V. Parkhomenko, University of Southern California
Optimal Unemployment Insurance across Space
11:45 am PRIT
Chiara Farronato, Harvard University and NBER
Andrey Fradkin, Boston University
Bradley Larsen, Stanford University and NBER
Erik Brynjolfsson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Consumer Protection in an Online World: An Analysis of Occupational Licensing
1:00 pm EFMPL
Limor Golan, Washington University at St. Louis
Jonathan James, California Polytechnic State University
Carl Sanders, Washington University in St. Louis
What Explains the Racial Gaps in Task Assignment and Pay Over the Life Cycle?
1:15 pm SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Reinhilde Veugelers, KU Leuven
Jian Wang, KU Leuven
Paula Stephan, Georgia State University and NBER
Do Funding Agencies Select and Enable Risky Research?
1:30 pm MPF
Felix Reichling, University of Pennsylvania
Kent Smetters, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Financing Medicare Expansion in the U.S.
1:30 pm EFDIS
Charles Room A
Graziella Bertocchi, Universita di Modena
Arcangelo Dimico, Queen University of Belfast
Bitter Sugar: Slavery and the Black Family
1:30 pm PRIT
Ariel Dora Stern, Harvard University
Cirrus Foroughi, Harvard University
Who Drives Digital Innovation? Evidence from the U.S. Medical Device Industry
1:30 pm PRIT
Skyline CDE
Susan Athey, Stanford University and NBER
Billy A. Ferguson, Stanford University
Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford University and NBER
Tobias Schmidt, QuantCo
Experienced Segregation
2:00 pm EFMPL
Iacopo Morchio Mr, University of Vienna
Christian A. Moser, Columbia University
The Gender Gap: Micro Sources and Macro Consequences
2:05 pm PRIT
Jay Dixen, Statistics Canada
Bryan Hong, New York University
Lynn Wu, University of Pennsylvania
The Employment Consequences of Robots: Firm-level Evidence
2:05 pm PRIT
Skyline CDE
Karsten Müller, Princeton University
Carlo Schwarz, University of Warwick
Fanning the Flames of Hate: Social Media and Hate Crime
2:15 pm MPF
Naoki Aizawa, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Soojin Kim, Purdue University
Serena Rhee, Korea Development Institute
Labor Market Screening and Social Insurance Program Design for the Disabled
2:40 pm PRIT
Susan Helper, Case Western Reserve University and NBER
Robert Seamans, New York University
Raphael Martins, New York University
Complements or Substitutes? Firm Level Management of Labor and Technology (slides)
2:40 pm PRIT
Lukasz Rachel, London School of Economics
Leisure-enhancing Technological Change
2:45 pm EFDIS
Charles Room A
Debasis Bandyopadhyay, University of Auckland
James Jones, University of Auckland
Asha Sundaram, University of Auckland
Gender Bias and Male Backlash as Drivers of Crime Against Women: Evidence from India
2:49 pm SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Felix Pöge, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Dietmar Harhoff, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Fabian Gaessler, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Stefano Baruffaldi, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Science Quality and the Value of Inventions
2:50 pm SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Martin Watzinger, University of Munich
Monika Schnitzer, University of Munich
Standing on the Shoulders of Science
3:30 pm EFMPL
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University and NBER
Shengxing Zhang, London School of Economics
Intangibles, Inequality and Stagnation
3:30 pm MPF
Marek Kapicka, CERGE-EI
Ctirad Slavik, CERGE-EI
Organization of Knowledge and Taxation
3:30 pm PRIT
Moshe A. Barach, Georgetown University
John Horton, New York University and NBER
Joseph Golden,
Steering in Online Markets: The Role of Platform Incentives and Credibility
3:30 pm PRIT
Skyline CDE
Gonzalo Cisternas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alessandro Bonatti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Consumer Scores and Price Discrimination
4:00 pm EFDIS
Charles Room A
Jeremy Freese, Northwestern University
Tom Vogl, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Natural Selection on Culture Makes Society More Conservative on Family Values
4:05 pm PRIT
Rodrigo Belo, Erasmus University
Ting Li, Erasmus University
Referral Programs for Platform Growth: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
4:05 pm PRIT
Skyline CDE
Tarun Ramadorai, Imperial College London
Antoine Uettwiller, Imperial College London
Ansgar Walther, Imperial College London
The Market for Data Privacy
4:15 pm MPF
Stefan Steinerberger, Yale University
Aleh Tsyvinski, Yale University and NBER
Tax Mechanisms and Gradient Flows
4:17 pm SF
Skyline Rooms A and B
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Emilio Raiteri, EPFL
The Prevalence of NIH-Funded Research in Commercial Products
4:30 pm EFMPL
Fabiano Schivardi, Luiss Guido Carli
Tom G. Schmitz, Bocconi University
The IT Revolution and Southern Europe's Two Lost Decades
4:40 pm PRIT
Christoph Riedl, Northeastern University
Tom Grad, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
Christopher Lettl, Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien
Strategic Behavior in Contests with Ability Heterogeneous Agents: Evidence from Field Data
4:40 pm PRIT
Skyline CDE
Andrea Mantovani, University of Bologna
Claudio A. Piga, Keele University
Carlo Reggiani, University of Manchester
Much Ado About Nothing? Online Platform Parity Clauses and the EU Case
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