Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference

NOVEMBER 10-11, 2017

"The Consequences of Transformative Technical Progress for the Macroeconomy"

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Thursday, November 9, 2017
8 to 10 p.m. Welcome Reception - Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
Friday, November 10, 2017
8:15 a.m. Molley's Trolleys from Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center to the Tepper School of Business

8:30 a.m. Buffet Breakfast

9 a.m.

Conference Session I
Sevin Yeltekin

  • Computerizing Industries and Routinizing Jobs: Explaining Trends in Aggregate Productivity
    Authors: Sangmin Aum, Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee, Yongseok Shin
    Discussant: Matthias Kehrig
  • Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain? Recessions and Technological Transformation
    Authors: Alexandr Kopytov, Nikolai Roussanov and Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouche
    Discussant: Henry Siu

Noon Lunch – Grand Room, 3rd Floor Posner Hall

1:30 p.m. Conference Session II
Christopher Sleet

  • New Technologies and the Labor Market 
    Authors: Enghin Atalay, Phai Phongthiengtham, Sebastian Sotelo and Daniel Tannenbaum
    Discussant: Brad Hershbein
  • Big and Bigger: Big Data in Finance and the Growth of Large Firms
    Author: Juliane Begenau, Maryam Farboodi and Laura Veldkamp
    Discussant: Bryan Routledge

5 p.m. Molley's Trolleys from Tepper School of Business to Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center

6:15 p.m. Molley's Trolleys from Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center to The Carnegie Museum

6:30 to 9 p.m. The Carnegie Museum
Cocktails: 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Dinner: 7 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
8 a.m. Molley's Trolleys from Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center to Tepper School of Business

8:15 a.m. Buffet Breakfast

8:45 a.m.

Conference Session III
Chair: Burton Hollifield

  • Why Has I.T. Grown? Structural Transformation and the Rise of
    Information Technology

    Authors: Giovanni Gallipoli and Christos A. Makridis
    Discussant: Benjamin Pugsley
  • Should We Fear the Robot Revolution?
    Authors: Andrew Berg, Ed Buffie, Felipe Zanna
    Discussant: Doug Hanley

11:45 a.m. Conference Adjourns

Noon Box lunches will be available