Conference on Firm Heterogeneity and the Macroeconomy

(Virtually) in Oxford, 15-16 June 2020




Welcome to the website of the Conference on Firm Heterogeneity and the Macroeconomy. Here you will find the program and information relevant to the conference.

The format of each session is the following

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Program


All times indicate British Summer Time (BST), i.e. the current time in the UK. Please note that we start earlier on tuesday. The program is also available in pdf.

Monday, 15 June 2020

Tuesday, 16 June 2020


13:50

Introduction, registration and coffee (BYO)


12:55

Coffee (BYO)
14:00


Capital Reallocation Frictions and Trade Shocks
Lanteri*, Medina, Tan
Discussant: Impullitt (University of Nottingham)
13:00


Sales and Markup Dispersion: Quantifying Misallocation
Mrazova, Neary*, Parenti
Discussant: Ottaviano (Bocconi)
15:00


What is the Impact of Increased Busienss Competition?
Felix, Maggi*
Discussant: Siemer (FED Board)
14:00


Allocating Misallocation: Decomposing Measures
Blackwood, Haltiwanger, Wolf*
Discussant: Kehrig (Duke)

16:00

Break


15:00

Break

16:30



Keynote: John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)


15:30


Entry and Profits in an Aging Economy
Bornstein*
Discussant: Ignaszak (Goethe University Frankfurt)
17:30


Break


16:30


Market Power and Monopsony
Deb, Eeckhout, Warren*
Discussant: Morlacco (University of Southern California)
18:00


Credit Supply, Firms and Earnings Inequality
Moser*, Saidi, Wirth, Wolter
Discussant: De Ridder (London School of Economics)
17:30


Break


19:00


All You Need is Cash
Joseph, Kneer, van Horen*
Discussant: Begenau (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
18:00


Public Financing with Financial Frictions and Underground
Erosa, Fuster, Martinez*
Discussant: D'Erasmo (Philadelphia FED)

20:00



Drinks reception (BYO)




19:00



Factor Allocation, Informality and Transit Improvements
Zarate*
Discussant: Ulyessa (University of Oxford)




20:00

Adjourn