The Macroeconomics of Inequality

This is a joint conference between the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis. The sessions will be held at Washington University.

Registration is required. Please register HERE.

Registration will close on October 17, 2019.


Friday, November 1, 2019
Location: Harry and Susan Seigle Hall, room 301

 8:30 -  9:00 am Continental Breakfast
 9:00 –  9:50 am Intangibles, Inequality and Stagnation
Presenter: Shengxing Zhang, London School of Economics
Coauthors: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki
 9:50 – 10:05 am Break
10:05 – 10:55 am Monetary Policy, Redistribution, and Risk Premia
Presenter: Moritz Lenel, Princeton University
Coauthors: Rohan Kekre
10:55 – 11:10 am Break
11:10 – 12:00 pm Human Capitalists
Presenter: Mindy Z. Xiaolan, McCombs School of Business – University of Texas
Coauthors: Andrea L. Eisfeldt and Antonio Falato
12:00 –  1:30 pm Lunch
 1:30 –  2:20 pm Markups and Inequality
Presenter: Corina Boar, New York University
Coauthors: Virgiliu Midrigan
 2:20 –  2:35 pm Break
 2:35 –  3:25 pm Technological Innovation and the Distribution of Labor Income Growth Rates
Presenter: Dimitris Papanikolaou, Kellog - Northwestern University
Coauthors: Leonid Kogan, Lawrence Schmidt, and Jay Song
 3:25 –  3:40 pm Break
 3:40 –  4:30 pm Robots, Trade, and Luddism:A Sufficient Statistic Approachto Optimal Technology Regulation
Presenter: Ivan Werning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Coauthors: Arnaud Costinot
 5:00 pm Post Conference Discussion
Location: Knight Center Pub