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The Workers and Firms Workshop will facilitate informal interaction and discussion between labor and macroeconomists working on the role that firms play in the wages paid to workers. The goal of the workshop is to bring together economists who would otherwise be in separate groups at the NBER, but are working on similar topics.

Agenda

Thursday, September 26, 2019
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The Micro-Level Anatomy of the Labor Share Decline
Matthias Kehrig, Duke University
10:00 am - 11:00 am
How Much Should We Trust Estimates of Firm Effects and Worker Sorting?
Stéphane Bonhomme, University of Chicago
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Great Micro Moderation
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Reallocation Effects of the Minimum Wage: Evidence From Germany
Attila Lindner, University College London
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Supply, Demand, Institutions, and Firms: A Theory of Labor Market Sorting and the Wage Distribution
Daniel Haanwinckel, University of Chicago
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Labor Market Power
Simon Mongey, University of Chicago
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Granular Search, Market Structure, and Wages
Gregor Jarosch, Princeton University