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Technology Diffusion and Productivity

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Fri., June 7, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Richmond Office, Richmond, VA

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Overview

This workshop brings together leading researchers in the field of macroeconomics to share their work on the diffusion of knowledge and technology and its impact on various sectors and economic growth.

 

Agenda

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:50 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Kartik Athreya, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

9:00 a.m.
Keynote — Technology Diffusion: Evidence and Theory
Nancy Stokey, University of Chicago
Slide Presentation | Video

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m.
Paco Buera, Washington University in St. Louis and Robert Lucas, University of Chicago
Idea Flows and Economic Growth
PaperSlide Presentation | Video

11:15 a.m.
Break

11:30 a.m.
Guido Menzio, New York University
Declining Search Frictions, Unemployment and Growth
PaperSlide Presentation | Video

12:30 p.m.
Lunch
Tom Barkin, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Video

2:00 p.m.
Pete Klenow, Stanford University
Assessing the Gains from E-Commerce
PaperSlide Presentation | Video

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
Zhu Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Two-sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution
PaperSlide Presentation | Video

4:15 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Danial Lashkari, Boston College
Innovation, Knowledge Diffusion, and Selection
PaperSlide Presentation | Video

5:30 p.m.
Reception and Dinner

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