2nd GRIPS-UT Macroeconomics and Policy Workshop






Jointly organized by GRIPS and University of Tokyo

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University
Dr. Gianluca Violante, Princeton University


Day 1: February 18 (Tues), 2020

9:30-9:45 Welcome coffee
9:45-10:30 Satoshi Tanaka (University of Queensland)

Occupational Reallocations within and across Firms: Implications for the Labor Market Polarization

(joint with Toshihiko Mukoyama, Naoki Takayama)

10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:30 Sagiri Kitao (University of Tokyo)

Welfare Effects of Polarization: Occupational Mobility over a Life-cycle (joint with Shinnosuke Kikuchi)

11:30-13:00 Lunch (cafeteria area on 1 FL)
13:00-13:45 Edmund Crawley (Federal Reserve Board)

Consumption Heterogeneity: Micro Drivers and Macro Implications
(joint with Andreas Kuchler)

13:45-14:00 Coffee break
14:00-14:45 Heejeong Kim (Concordia University)

Inequality, Portfolio Choice, and the Great Recession

14:45-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-15:45 Ismail Baydur (Singapore Management University)

VAT Treatment of the Financial Services: Implications for the Real Economy
(joint with Fatih Yilmaz)

15:45-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:00 Keynote presentation 1

Gianluca Violante (Princeton University)

Household Balance Sheet Channels of Monetary Policy: A Back of the Envelope Calculation for the Euro Area

(joint with Jiri Slacalek, Oreste Tristani)

Day 2: February 19 (Wed), 2020

8:45-9:00 Welcome coffee

Minchul Yum (University of Mannheim and Goethe University Frankfurt )

Status Externalities and Low Birth Rates in Korea
(joint with Seongeun Kim, Michele Tertilt)

9:45-10:00 Coffee break

Keynote presentation 2

Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University)

Why Didn’t the College Premium Rise Everywhere? Employment Protection and On-the-Job Investment in Skills

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

Minchung Hsu (GRIPS)

Marriage, Fertility, and Female Labor Force Participation in an Aging Economy
(joint with Junichi Fujimoto)

12:00 Lunch and adjourn


Workshop organizers

Junichi Fujimoto
Minchung Hsu
Ponpoje (Poe) Porapakkarm


The University of Tokyo
Sagiri Kitao

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