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 which will take place at the Kiel Institute in Germany on November 11-12, 2013. The conference aims to bring together researchers working on theoretical and empirical issues related to the patterns of recovery from the Great Recession. Among the areas of interest are:
Researchers with an interest in labor market economics
(Presenters in BOLD)
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Meeting point: Hotel Maritim
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Registration at the Kiel Institute
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
SESSION 1: Worker and Job Flows over the Business Cycle
"Cyclicality of Job and Worker Flows: New Data and a New Set of Stylized Facts"
Rüdiger Bachmann, Christian Bayer, Stefan Seth and Felix Wellschmied
Discussant: James Costain
"Accounting for Unemployment: The Long and Short of It"
Discussant: Michael Reiter
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
SESSION 2: Heterogeneities and the Business Cycle
"The Heterogeneity-Based Matching Function"
Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl and Daniela Nordmeier
Discussant: Edgar Preugschat
"Slow Recoveries, Worker Heterogeneity and the Zero Lower Bound"
Federico Ravenna and Carl Walsh
Discussant: Antonella Trigari
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SESSION 3: Reallocation Over the Cycle
"Unemployment and Endogenous Reallocation Over the Business Cycle"
Carlos Carrillo-Tudela and Ludo Visschers
Discussant: Anja Bauer
4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
SESSION 4: Policy Session
Recovery from the Crisis - The Role of Macroeconomic Policies
Moderator: Olaf Storbeck (Reuters)
Meeting point: Hotel Maritim for Dinner at Hotel Kieler Kaufmann
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
SESSION 1: Keynote Speech
"Did the Job Ladder Fail During the Great Recession?"
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SESSION 2: Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment
"Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment in the Great Recession: The Role of Macro Effects"
Marcus Hagedorn, Fatih Karahan, Iourri Manovskii and Kurt Mitman
Discussant: Marios Karabarbounis
"Macroeconomic Evaluation of Labor Market Reform in Germany"
Tom Krebs and Martin Scheffel
Discussant: Michael Krause
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
SESSION 3: Credit and the Business Cycle
"When Credit Dries Up: Job Losses in the Great Recession"
Samuel Bentolila and Marcel Jansen
Discussant: Markus Demary
"Corporate Cash and Employment"
Philippe Bacchetta, Kenza Benhima and Céline Poilly
Discussant: Ansgar Rannenberg