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Tue., June 20, 2023 - Fri., June 23, 2023

CORE Week, featuring the Advances in Labor Macroeconomics Conference

Richmond Office
Richmond, VA

The Collaboration of Research Economists (CORE) model combines frontier research and an innovative delivery method to advance collaboration within the economics profession.

The CORE model consists of eight CORE Weeks per year. During each week, visiting economists from a range of disciplines will join with Richmond Fed economists for seminars, conferences, and formal and informal networking and collaboration—all with an eye toward advancing economic research.

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Presenters and Visiting Scholars

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Mark Bils

University of Rochester
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Carter Braxton

University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Mike Elsby

University of Edinburgh
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Kinda Hachem

UVA Darden School of Business
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Boyan Jovanovic

New York University
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Jeremy Lise

University of Minnesota & FRB – Minneapolis
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Claudia Macaluso

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Ralf Meisenzahl

FRB Chicago
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Jesse Perla

University of British Columbia
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Tommaso Porzio

Columbia Business School
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Gianluca Violante

Princeton University
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Christian Wolf

MIT & National Bureau of Economic Research
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Ming Xu

Queen’s University


Titles listed where decided

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2023
    03:30 pm

    Visitor Seminar: Kinda Hachem (UVA Darden School of Business)

    05:30 pm

    Collaboration Hour

  • Wednesday, June 21, 2023
    10:00 am

    Economist & Visitor Collaboration Morning

    11:00 am

    Visitor Seminar: Tommaso Porzio (Columbia Business School) presenting the paper “Transforming Institutions: Labor Reallocation and Wage Growth in a Reunified Germany”, joint with Wolfgang Dauth, Sebastian Findeisen, and Tim Lee

    02:00 pm

    Visitor Workshop: Jesse Perla (University of British Columbia) presenting "Solving Equilbrium Models with Deep Learning"

    03:30 pm

    Visitor Seminar: Ralf Meisenzahl (FRB Chicago) presenting the paper "How Climate Change Shapes Bank Lending: Evidence from Portfolio Reallocation"

  • Thursday, June 22, 2023
    09:00 am

    Economist & Visitor Collaboration Morning

    11:00 am

    Visitor Seminar: Christian Wolf (MIT) presenting the paper “Can Deficits Finance Themselves?”, joint with George-Marios Angeletos and Chen Lian

    03:30 pm

    Visitor Seminar: Jesse Perla (University of British Columbia) presenting the paper "Exploiting Symmetry in High-Dimensional Dynamic Programming", joint with Mahdi Ebrahimi Kahou, Jes'us Fernandez-Villaverde and Arnav Sood

    05:30 pm

    Collaboration Hour

  • Friday, June 23, 2023
    08:30 am

    Advances in Labor Macroeconomics Conference

    Registration & Refreshments

    09:00 am

    Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh) presenting the paper “Spatial Hysteresis”, joint with Michael Amior and Axel Gottfries

    09:45 am

    Ming Xu (Queen’s University) presenting the paper “Wage Setting and Passthrough: The Role of Market Power, Production Technology and Adjustment Costs”, joint with Mons Chan, Elena Mattana, and Sergio Salgado

    10:30 am


    10:45 am

    Carter Braxton (University of Wisconsin-Madison) presenting the paper “Changing Income Risk Across the U.S. Skill Distribution: Evidence from a Generalized Kalman Filter”, joint with Kyle Herkenhoff, Jonathan Rothbaum, and Lawrence Schmidt

    11:30 am

    Claudia Macaluso (FRBR) presenting the paper “Heterogenous Job Ladders”, joint with Katarína Borovičková

    12:15 pm


    01:15 pm

    Nina Roussille (MIT) presenting the paper “Worker Beliefs About Outside Options”, joint with Simon Jäger, Chris Roth, and Benjamin Schoefer

    02:00 pm

    Jeremy Lise (University of Minnesota) presenting the paper “Labor Market Matching, Wage and Amenities

    02:45 pm


    03:00 pm

    Gianluca Violante (Princeton)

Future CORE Weeks


  • July 31 – August 4
  • September 25 – September 29
  • October 30 – November 3
  • December 11 – December 15

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