April 2024 Conference


Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference on Public Policy
101st Meeting


“Labor Market Dynamics: Drivers and Consequences”
Stern School of Business – April 26th-27th, 2024

 Friday, April 26
8:00am – 8:30amBreakfast
 SESSION I: Aysegul Sahin, Chair
8:30am – 9:45am

“The Alpha Beta Gamma of the Labor Market”
Victoria Gregory, FRB Saint Louis
Guido Menzio, New York University and NBER
David Wiczer , Stony Brook University

Discussant: Richard Rogerson, Princeton

9:45am – 11:00am

“Occupational Reallocation Within and Across Firms: Implications for Labor-Market Polarization”
Toshihiko Mukoyama, Georgetown University
Naoki Takayama, Hitotsubashi University
Satoshi Tanaka, University of Queensland

Discussant: Sergio Salgado, University of Pennsylvania

11:00am – 11:30amBreak
11:30am – 12:45pm

“Heterogeneous Job Ladders”
Katarína Borovičková, FRB Richmond
Claudia Macaluso, FRB Richmond

Discussant: Gregor Jarosch, Duke

12:45pm – 2:15pmLunch
 SESSION II: Mariacristina de Nardi, Chair
2:15pm – 3:30pm

“Joint Search over the Life Cycle”
Annika Bacher, BI Oslo
Philipp Grübener, Goethe University Frankfurt
Lukas Nord, FRB Minneapolis

Discussant: Alessandra Fogli, FRB Minneapolis

3:30pm - 3:45pmBreak
3:45pm – 5:00pm

“How to Fund Unemployment Insurance with Informality and False Claims: Evidence from Senegal”
Abdoulaye Ndiaye, New York University
Kyle Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota
Abdoulaye Cissé, UC Berkeley
Alessandro Dell'Acqua, New York University
Ahmadou A. Mbaye, University of Dakar and Brookings

Discussant: Serdar Birinci, FRB St. Louis

6:30pm – 9:00PMDinner, by invitation
 Saturday, April 27
8:00am – 8:30amBreakfast
 SESSION III: Gianluca Violante, Chair
8:30am – 9:45am

“Preventative vs. Curative Medicine: A Macroeconomic Analysis of Health Care over the Life Cycle”
Serdar Ozkan, FRB St. Louis

Discussant: Svetlana Pashchenko, University of Georgia

9:45am – 11:00am

“Shaping Inequality and Intergenerational Persistence of Poverty: Free College, Better Schools or Generous Transfers?”
Dirk Krueger, University of Pennsylvania
Alexander Ludwig, Goethe University Frankfurt
Irina Popova, University of Bonn

Discussant: Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago

11:00am – 11:30amBreak
11:30am – 12:45pm

“Time-Averaging and Taxation”
Hans A. Holter, University of Delaware
Lars Ljungqvist, New York University
Thomas J. Sargent, New York University
Serhiy Stepanchuk, University of Southampton

Discussant: Richard Blundell, University College London

12:45pmBox lunch