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Program : 2013-09-13

Micro and Macro Perspectives on Unemployment
September 13-14, 2013

Hôtel de l’Institut, 3535 Saint-Denis Street, Montreal


Friday, September 13
13:00 – 13:15     Registration
13:15 – 15:15     Chair : Baris Kaymak (Université de Montréal, CIREQ)

The Intensity of Job Search and Search Duration
Jason FABERMAN (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago), Marianna Kudlyak (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)

The Micro and Macro of Job Polarization
Guido Matias Cortes (University of Manchester), Nir Jaimovich (Duke University), Chris Nekarda (Federal Reserve Board), Henry SIU (University of British Columbia)
15:15 – 15:45     Break
15:45 – 16:45
On the Importance of the Participation Margin for Labor Market Fluctuations
Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh), Bart Hobijn Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco), Ayşegül ŞAHIN (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
16:45 – 17:00     Break 
17:00 – 18:15     McConnell Lecture

Spatial Equilibrium with Unemployment and Wage Bargaining : Theory and Estimation
Paul BEAUDRY (University of British Columbia), David A. Green (University of British Columbia, IFS), Ben Sand (York University)

Samedi 14 septembre

8:00 – 8:30     Petit-déjeuner
8:30 – 10:30     Chair : Fabian Lange (McGill University, CIREQ)

The Market Externalities of Large Unemployment Insurance Extension Programs
Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne), Camille LANDAIS (London School of Economics), Josef Zweimuller (University of Zurich)
Accounting for Unemployment : The Long and Short of It
ndreas HORNSTEIN (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
10:30 – 11:00     Break
11:00 – 13:00
Recall and Unemployment
Shigeru Fujita (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), Giuseppe MOSCARINI (Yale University)
The Cyclical Behavior of Equilibrium Unemployment and Vacancies Across OECD Countries
Pedro S. Amaral, Murat TASCI (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
13:00             Lunch

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