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BCAM IV: Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics

Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square

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BCAM IV: Annual Workshop

Thursday, 24 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema,

43 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0PD



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9:00 9:45 Registration and Coffee (Birkbeck Cinema)

9:45 10:25 Work-Sharing and the Fall of Unemployment in Germany


Andrey Launov (Kent)* (with Carlos Carrillo-Tudela and Jean-Marc Robin)

Discussant: Federico Di Pace (Bank of England)

10-25 11:05 Biased Technological Change and Employment Reallocation


Christian Siegel (Kent)* (with Zsofia Barany)

Discussant: Zoë Kuehn (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)

11:05 11:25 Coffee Break


11:25 12:05 Rising Inequality and Trends in Leisure


Rachel Ngai (LSE)*(with Timo Boppart)

Discussant: Josep Pijoan-Mas (CEMFI)

12:05 13:15 Lunch (Keynes Library)


13:15 14:15 Plenary Talk I: Andres Erosa (UC3M)


Hours, Occupations, and Gender Differences in Labor Market Outcomes


(with Luisa Fuster, Gueorgui Kambourov, Richard Rogerson)

14:15 15:15 Poster Session (Birkbeck Cinema Foyer)


15:15 15:55 Firm Dynamics at the Zero Lower Bound


Alex Clymo (Essex)*

Discussant: Dudley Cooke (Exeter)

15:55-16-35 Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

Giammario Impullitti (Nottingham)* (with Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates)

Discussant: Hanwei Huang (LSE)

16: 35 17:00 Coffee Break


17:00 18:00 Plenary Talk II: Paul De Grauwe (LSE)*


Structural Reforms and Monetary Policies in a Behavioural Macroeconomic Model (with Yuemei Ji)*

18:00 19:00 Drinks


19.00 22.00 Dinner



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