Macro Conference on Innovation, Labour and Productivity

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University of Toronto Mississauga

Date: April 27, 2018

The Workshop on Innovation, Labour and Productivity is a one-day conference which will be hosted by the Department of Economics and the Insititute of Management and Innovation at the University of Toronto Mississauga. The schedule presents an exciting cross-section of junior and senior economists from top departments in the field whose work applies a variety of approaches to the conference topics.  By bringing together researchers in theoretical, empirical and quantitative economics, the Workshop represents an opportunity for a day of useful dialogue across subfields on urgent questions for the macroeconomy and labour markets.

Tentative Schedule

09:30–10:20    Richard Rogerson (Princeton University)
10:20–11:10    Pascual Restrepo (Boston University)
11:10–11:30    Break
11:30–12:20    Ilse Lindenlaub (Yale University)
12:20–13:40    Lunch
13:40–14:30    Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
14:30–15:20    Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania)
15:20–15:40    Break
15:40–16:30    Thibaut Lamadon (University of Chicago)
16:30–17:20    Gianluca Violante (Princeton University)
17:20–18:30    Drinks
19:00–21:00    Dinner (by invitation)



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