A Plenary Workshop kicked off the September 2021 STEG Theme Workshops on Friday 3rd September. The workshop saw a paper from each theme presented. If you missed the workshop you can watch the recording here.
14:00 Welcoming remarks - Doug Gollin (University of Oxford & CEPR) & Joseph Kaboski (University of Notre Dame & CEPR)
14:05 Migration Costs, Sorting, and the Agricultural Productivity Gap - Qingen Gai (Shanghai University), Naijia Guo (University of Hong Kong), Bingjing Li (University of Hong Kong) & Qinghua Shi (Shanghai Jiaotong University) & Xiaodong Zhu (University of Toronto) Presentation Slides
14:45 A Technology-Gap Model of Premature Deindustrialization - Kiminori Matsuyama (CEPR & Northwestern University) & Ippei Fujiwara (Keio University & CEPR) Presentation Slides
15:35 Structural change in labor supply and cross-country differences in hours worked - Alexander Bick (Arizona State University), Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln (Goethe University Frankfurt & CEPR), David Lagakos (University of California, San Diego, Boston University, CEPR & NBER) & Hitoshi Tsujiyama (Goethe University Frankfurt) Presentation Slides
16:15 Services and economic development in Africa - Leonardo Baccini (McGill University, CIREQ), Matteo Fiorini (OECD), Bernard Hoekman (European University Institute, CEPR) & Marco Sanfilippo (University of Turin & Collegio Carlo Alberto) Presentation Slides
17:05 Border Effects in Public procurement: the Aggregate Effects of Governments' Home Bias - Manuel García-Santana (Pompeu Fabra University, CREi, BGSE & CEPR) & Marta Santamaría (University of Warwick) Presentation Slides
17:45 Democratization and Infrastructure Investment: Evidence from Healthcare in Indonesia - Allan Hsiao (University of Chicago)
18:25 Breakout rooms
19:00 Workshop close
If you missed the workshop you can watch the recording here.