Conference in Honor of Dale Mortensen

The conference was co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Friday, April 15, 2011
8:45-9:00 Welcome
9:00-10:00 Robert Shimer (University of Chicago): Competitive Equilibrium in Asset Markets with Adverse Selection
10:00-10:30 coffee break
10:30-11:30 Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin): An Equilibrium Model of Wage Dispersion with Sorting
11:30-11:45 break
11:45-12:45 Kenneth Burdett (University of Pennsylvania): Tenure and Experience Effects on Wages: A Theory
12:45-2:00 lunch (served at 1pm)
2:00-3:00 David Easley (Cornell University): Network Formation in the Presence of Contagious Risk
3:00-3:30 coffee break
3:30-4:30 John Kennan (University of Wisconsin): Higher Education Subsidies and Human Capital Mobility
4:30-5:30 Ronald Ehrenberg (Cornell University): Diversifying the Faculty across Gender Lines: Do Trustees and Administrators Matter?
5:30-6:30 reception
Saturday, April 16, 2011
9:00-10:00 Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin): Buyers, Sellers and Middlemen: Variations on Search-Theoretic Theme
10:00-10:15 coffee break
10:15-11:30 Panel Discussion: Macroeconomic Policy and Labor Markets: Lessons from Dale Mortensen's Research.
Moderated by Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University)

David Andolfatto (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Gadi Barlevy (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Lawrence Christiano (Northwestern University)
Robert Hall (Stanford University)
Gianluca Violante (New York University)

11:30-12:30 Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania): Social Insurance for Frictional Wage Inequality
12:30 Adjournment and lunch


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