Labor and Finance Group Conference

Schedule


 

 

Labor and Finance Group Conference

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

 

The conference will take place through Zoom, sessions are denoted in Stockholm time (CEST)

The conference is run seminar style. Full paper presenters have 40 minutes, early idea presenters 20 minutes (inclusive of Q&A). Zoom invitations will be sent out to participants the week before the conference starts.

 

 

Monday 17th of August 2020

 

15.00-15.15

Welcome Remarks

 

15.15-16.45 

Full paper Session #1

 

Private Equity Buyouts and Employee Health

Pilar Garcia-Gomez, Ernst Maug, and Stefan Obernberger

 

Are Executives in Short Supply? Evidence from Deaths’ Events

Julien Sauvagnat and Fabiano Schivardi

 

16.45-17.00

Break

 

17.00-18.30

 

Early Idea Session #1

 

Does Antitrust Enforcement Affect Industry Dynamics? Evidence from 40 Years of US DOJ Lawsuits

Tania Babina, Simcha Barkai, Jessica Jeffers, Ezra Karger, and Ekaterina Volkova

 

Which workers suffer (or benefit) from firm-level uncertainty shocks?

Andrea Caggese and Vicente Cunat and Daniel Metzger

 

How Does Worker Representation on Company Boards Affect Firms and Workers? Evidence from a Reform in Finland

Jarkko Harju, Simon Jäger and Benjamin Schoefer

 

Student Debt in the United States

John Heilbron, Sylvain Catherine and Constantine Yannelis

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 18th of August 2020

 

15.00-16.30

Full paper Session #2

 

Ownership, Control and Careers

Marco Pagano and Luca Picariello

 

Almost Famous: How Wealth Shocks Impact Career Choices

Jacelly Cespedes, Zack Liu, and Carlos Parra

 

16.30-16.45

Break

 

16.45-18.15

Full paper Session #3

 

Workplace Automation and Corporate Financial Policy

Thomas W. Bates, Fangfang Du, and Jessie Jiaxu Wang

 

Dream Chasers: House Price Booms and the Misallocation of Human Capital

Taylor A. Begley, Peter Haslag, and Daniel Weagley

 

18.15-18.30

Break

 

18.30-19.15

 

 

Early Idea Session #2

 

Artificial Intelligence, Firm Growth, and Industry Concentration

Tania Babina, Anastassia Fedyk, Alex He, and James Hodson

 

House Price Growth, Commuting Times, and Productivity

Geraldo Cerqueiro, Isaac Hacamo, and Pedro Raposo

 

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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

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