Labor Economics, Second Mini, Fall 2015



Tuesday October 22nd:        Chetty, Hendren, Klein and Saez, QJE                             “Where is the Land of Opportunity?”

                                                Chetty, Hendren, Klein, Saez & Turner, AER P&P        “Is the United States Still the Land of Opportunity?”

                                                Both Papers here     


Thursday October 24th:       Fernandez and Rogerson AER 1998                                 Public Education and Income Distribution


Tuesday November 3rd:      Badel 2015                                                                             A Racial Inequality Trap


Thursday November 5th:     Heathcote, Perri and Violante RED 2010                         Unequal We Stand

                                                Krusell, Ohanian, Rios-Rull and Violante ECA 2000    Capital Skill Complementarity


Tuesday November 10th     Autor and Dorn AER 2013                                                  Polarization


Thursday November 12th    Abbott, Gallipoli, Meghir and Violante, 2015                 Education Policy and Intergenerational Transfers in Equilibrium


Tuesday November 17th     Cai and Heathcote, 2016?                                                    “Income Inequality and College Tuition”


Thursday November 19th    Holter, 2015                                                                           Accounting for Cross-Country Differences in Intergenerational Earnings Persistence


Tuesday November 24th     Heathcote and Tsujiyama, 2015                                         Optimal Income Taxation: Mirrlees Meets Ramsey” + Slides


Thursday December 3rd      Heathcote, Storesletten and Violante, 2016                     “Optimal Tax Progressivity: An Analytical Framework”


Tuesday December 8th        Heathcote, Storesletten and Violante, 2016


Thursday December 10th     Sommer 2015                                                                        “Fertility Choice in a Life-Cycle Model with Idiosyncratic Earnings Risk”