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Conference in Growth and Development

Social Sciences Scientific Meeting June 26-27, 2017 Madrid

General information

Venue: Fundación Ramón Areces, Vitruvio, 5. 28006. Madrid

  • Full capacity

In cooperation with:

Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI)

Coordinator/s:

Josep Pijoan-MasCentro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI)

 

Raúl Santaeulalia-LlopisUniversidad Autónoma de Barcelona 

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  • Programme

The conference focus on different topics of growth and macro development. In particular, it will discuss novel findings on structural change, gender, human capital, taxation, inequality, optimal redistribution policy in countries with shadow economies, geography and agriculture productivity, trade, and price of capital goods.

Monday, 26

14:00

"The Role of Gender in Employment Polarization"

Alessio Moro
University of Cagliari.

Fabio Cerina 
CRENos.

Michelle Rendall
University of Zurich

15:00

"Taxes and Market Hours - the Role of Gender and Skill"

L. Rachel Ngai
London School of Economics.

Robert Duval-Hernández
University of Cyprus.

Lei Fang
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

16:00

Break

16:30

"Demographic Transitions across Time and Space"

Nezih Guner
CEMFI.

Matt Delventhal
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
University of Pennsylvania.

17:30

"Of Cities and Slums"

Alex Monge-Naranjo
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Pedro C. Ferreira
EPGE/FGV.

Luciene Torres de Mello Pereira
EPGE/FGV.

Tuesday, 27

9:30

"Geography and Agricultural Productivity: Cross-Country Evidence from Micro Plot-Level Data"

Diego Restuccia
University of Toronto.

Tasso Adamopoulos
York University.

10:30

"Capital Goods Trade, Relative Prices, and Economic Development"

Ravikumar
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Piyusha Mutreja
Syracuse University.

Michael Sposi
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

11:30

Break

12:00

"Making a Miracle: Ireland 1980-2005"

Gustavo Ventura
Arizona State University.

Paul Klein
Stockholm University.

13:00

Break

14:00

"Unbalanced Growth slowdown"

Georg Duernecker
Mannheim Universitaet.

Berthold Herrendorf
Arizona State University.

Akos Valentinyi
University of Manchester

15:00

"A theory of structural change that can fit the data"

Andreas Muller
University of Oslo.

Simon Alder
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Timo Boppart
IIES.

16:00

Break

16:30

"Optimal Redistribution with A Shadow Economy"

Luis Rojas
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

Pawel Doligalski
University of Bristol.

17:30

"A Scary Hypothesis about the Source of Long-Run Inequality"

Michele Boldrin
Washington University at St Louis

 

           

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