Workshop on Search and Matching
Room BP-04-01, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas, Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Beaucheff 851.

Wednesday 18th November

15:00 Coffee

15:30 - 17:30 Labor 1

Benjamin Villena Roldán (University of Chile): « Do High-Wage Jobs Attract more Applicants? Directed Search Evidence from the Online Labor Market »

Lucas Navarro (University Alberto Hurtado): « On the Interaction of Public Sector Employment and the Minimum Wage in a Search and Matching Model »


Thursday 19th November

10:00 Coffee

10:30 - 12:30 Labor 2

Brian Tavares (University Diego Portales): « Involuntary Part-Time Employment and the Business Cycle »

Michael Elsby (University of Edinburgh): « Microeconomic Frictions and Aggregate Employment: An Empirical Diagnostic for Canonical Models. »

13:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 Money/Finance 1

Elton Dusha (University of Chile): « Wealth Inequality and the Liquidity of Financial Markets »

Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin): « Open Market Operations »

16:00 Coffee

16:30 - 18:30 Money/Finance 2

Alexandre Janiak (University of Chile): « On the Welfare Cost of Bank Concentration »

Alberto Trejos (INCAE): « A Simple Model of Price Dispersion and Price Rigidity »

20:30 Dinner (upon invitation)


Friday 20th November

10:00 Coffee

10:30 - 13:30 Finance/Labor

Chao Gu (University of Missouri): « Capital Pledgeability, Inflation and Unemployment »

Kyle Herkenhoff (University of Minnesota): « How Credit Constraints Impact Job Finding Rates, Sorting and Aggregate Output »

Gianluca Violante (New York University): « What Shifts the Beveridge Curve? Recruiting Intensity and Financial Shocks »



Local Organizers: 
Sofía Bauducco, Elton Dusha, Alexandre Janiak and Benjamín Villena Roldán.

We thank CONICYT PIA (Anillo project SOC 1402 on “Search models: implications for markets, social interactions and public policy”) and the Millennium Institute for Research in Market Imperfections and Public Policy (ICM IS130002, Ministerio de Economía, Fomento y Turismo).