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Conference on Micro and Macro Perspectives on the Aggregate Labor Market

Research Department
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
April 29-30, 1994
Friday, April 29
3:45 p.m. Welcome and opening remarks: Art Rolnick
4:00 p.m. Andy Atkeson and Patrick Kehoe
Social Insurance and Transition
Discussant: V. V. Chari
5:00 p.m. Break
5:15 p.m. Ellen McGrattanRichard Rogerson, and Randall Wright
Household Production and Taxation in the Stochastic Growth Model
Discussant: Larry Christiano
6:30 p.m. Cocktail reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner
Saturday, April 30
9:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
10:00 a.m. Lars Ljungqvist and Thomas Sargent
Welfare States and Unemployment
Discussant: Ken Burdett
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Daron Acemoglu
Search in the Labor Market, Incomplete Contracts and Growth
Discussant: Per Krusell
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Raquel Fernandez and Richard Rogerson
Public Education and the Dynamics of Income Distribution: A Quantitative Evaluation of Education Finance Reform
Discussant: Michael Kremer
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Andrew Caplin and John Leahy
Mass Layoffs and Unemployment
Discussant: Dale Mortensen
3:45 p.m. Shouyong Shi and Quan Wen
Unemployment and the Dynamic Effects of Factor Taxes and Subsidies
Discussant: Toni Braun
4:45 p.m. Closing remarks