2017 WORKSHOP PROGRAM

SEARCH AND MATCHING MODELS IN MACROECONOMICS (SM3)

NOVEMBER 13-15, 2017

VENUE: DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGENEERING, UNIVERSITY OF CHILE

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DAY 1: MONDAY, NOV 13

09:00 – 09:15: RECEPTION

SESSION 1: FINANCIAL MARKETS

09:15 – 10:15:  “ASSET PRICE EQUILIBRIA WITH INDIVISIBLE GOODS” BY BENOIT JULIEN (U. NEW SOUTH WALES)

10:15 – 11:15: “RISK AND LIQUIDITY REQUIREMENTS IN A MODEL OF FRACTIONAL RESERVE BANKING” BY CYRIL MONNET (U. BERN)

11:15 – 11:30: COFFEE BREAK

 

SESSION 2: FIRM DYNAMICS

11:30 – 12:30: “ON THE DIRECTION OF INNOVATION” BY HUGO HOPENHAYN (UCLA)

12:30 -13:30: “DUAL EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION LEGISLATION AND THE SIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FIRMS” BY ROMAN FOSSATI (DIEGO PORTALES U.)

13:30 – 15:00: LUNCH BY INVITATION

 

SESSION 3: LABOR MARKET CYCLES

15:00 – 16:00: “RATIONAL INATTENTION IN HIRING DECISIONS” BY SHU LIN WEE (CARNEGIE MELLON U.)

16:00 – 16:15: COFFEE BREAK

16:15 – 17:15: “ON NONLINEARITIES IN UNEMPLOYMENT” BY FRANÇOIS LANGOT (U. LE MANS)

20:00 DINNER BY INVITATION

 

DAY 2: TUESDAY, NOV 14

09:00 – 09:15 RECEPTION

SESSION 4: MATCHING AND SORTING

09:15 – 10:15:  “TARGETED SEARCH IN MATCHING MARKETS” BY PAULINA RESTREPO-ECHAVARRÍA (ST. LOUIS FED)

10:15 – 11:15: “FRICTIONS LEAD TO SORTING: A PARTNERSHIP MODEL WITH ON-THE-MATCH SEARCH” BY IGNACIO MONZÓN (COLLEGIO CARLO ALBERTO)

11:15 – 11:30: COFFEE BREAK

 

SESSION 5: LABOR MARKET FLOWS

11:30 -12:30: “WORKER TRANSITIONS AND THE DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE” BY GUIDO MENZIO (U PENN)

12:30 – 13:30: “LABOR MARKET FLOWS AND INEQUALITY” BY ALESSANDRA PIZZO (U. OF CHILE)

13:30 – 15:00: LUNCH BY INVITATION

 

SESSION 6: ONLINE JOB BOARDS

15:00 – 16:00: “APPLICATION FLOWS” BY BRENDA SAMANIEGO DE LA PARRA (ST. LOUIS FED)

16:00 – 16:15: COFFEE BREAK

16:15 – 17:15: “DECONSTRUCTING JOB SEARCH BEHAVIOR” BY BENJAMIN VILLENA-ROLDAN (U. OF CHILE)

20:00: DINNER BY INVITATION

 

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY, NOV 15

09:00 – 09:15 RECEPTION

SESSION 7: TRENDS IN LABOR MARKETS

09:15 – 10:15:  “THE RISE OF PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT” BY ETIENNE LALÉ (U. QUEBEC MONTREAL)

10:15 – 11:15: “A TALE OF TWO COUNTRIES: A STORY OF THE FRENCH AND US POLARIZATION” BY THEPTHIDA SOPRESAUTH (U. CERGY-PONTOISE)

11:15 – 11:30: COFFEE BREAK

 

SESSION 8: ASSETS

11:30 -12:30: “HOW DO ASSETS AFFECT WORKER PRODUCTIVITY?” BY ALIREZA SEPAHSALARI (U BRISTOL)

12:30 – 13:30: “ON THE DYNAMICS OF LIQUIDITY” BY ALEXANDRE JANIAK (CATHOLIC U. OF CHILE)

13:30: LUNCH BY INVITATION

 

We acknowledge financial support of the Project PIA SOC 1402 CONICYT