Richmond Office, Richmond, Va.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, as part of the Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability network, are organizing a conference on new developments in macroeconomics and labor economics. The conference will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on October 2-3, 2014. Approximately 10 papers will be selected for presentation. John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland), Giuseppe Moscarini (Yale University), Harald Uhlig (University of Chicago) and Carl Walsh (UC Santa Cruz) will deliver plenary talks.
The conference aims to bring together high-quality research that is at the intersection of labor economics and macroeconomics. Among the areas of interest are:
1. Persistent long-term unemployment and its implications for monetary and fiscal policy
2. Changes in labor force participation: trends and cycles
3. Employment outcomes and earnings inequality over the medium and long run
Researchers with an interest in labor market economics