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Models of Economic Growth and Development

Arranged by V. V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Friday, November 6, 1987
8:30 a.m. Coffee, juice, and rolls
9:00 a.m. Welcome by Gary Stern
9:05 a.m. Paul Romer
Crazy Explanations for the Productivity Slowdown
  Discussant: Robert Lucas
10:20 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Sergio Rebelo
Long-Run Policy Analysis and Long-Run Growth
  Discussant: Patrick Kehoe
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Dale Jorgenson
Economic Impact of the Tax Reform
  Discussant: Christopher Sims
2:50 p.m. Break
3:10 p.m. Boyan Jovanovic and Rafael Rob
Long Waves and Short Waves: Growth Through Intensive and Extensive Search
  Discussant: Ariel Pakes
5:00 p.m. Cocktail hour
6:00 p.m. Dinner
Saturday, November 7, 1987
8:30 a.m. Coffee, juice, and donuts
9:00 a.m. Kevin MurphyAndrei Shleifer, and Rob Vishny
“Elements of the Big Push”
  Discussant: Nancy Stokey
10:20 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Peter Streufert and Debraj Ray
On the Perpetuation of Unemployment, Undernourishment, and Inequitable Land Ownership in Dynamic General Equilibrium
  Discussant: Edward Prescott
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. V. V. Chari and Hugo Hopenhayn
Vintage Human Capital, Growth, and the Diffusion of New Technology
  Discussant: Lars Hansen