Dynamic Policy Design Agenda

Friday, December 13, 2013


*note that speakers are highlighted in author listings*


Opening Remarks 
Finn Kydland, Director - LAEF


Constrained Optimal Education Systems
Marti Mestieri (Toulouse School of Economics)


Taxing Top Earners: A Human Capital Perspective
Mark Huggett (Georgetown University) and Alejandro Badel

•11:30-11:45am: Coffee Break 


Equalizing Outcomes and Equalizing Opportunities: Optimal Taxation when Children’s Abilities Depend on Parent's Resources 
Alex Gelber (University of California, Berkeley) and Matthew Wienzierl

•12:45-2:00pm: Lunch – Louie’s Bistro, Upham Courtyard 


Childcare Subsidies and Household Labor Supply
Nezih Guner, Remzi Kaygusuz and Gustavo Ventura (Arizona State University) 

•3:00-3:15pm: Coffee Break 


The Option Value of Human Capital 
Yongs Shin (Washington University, St. Louis), Donghoon Lee and Tim Lee

•4:15-4:30pm: Coffee Break 


Education Policy and Intergenerational Transfers in Equilibrium 
Brant Abbott (Yale), Giovanni Gallipoli, Costas Meghir, and Gianluca Violante

•7:45pm:  Meet in Upham lobby – 
Walk to Dinner at Opal Restaurant & Bar, 1325 State Street 

Saturday, December 14, 2013

• 9:30-10:30am: 

Optimal Taxation and Human Capital Policies over the Lifecycle 
Stefanie Stantcheva (MIT)


Optimal Taxation in a Life-Cycle Economy with Endogenous Human Capital Formation
Marek Kapicka and Julian Neira (University of Exeter)

• 11:30-11:45am: Coffee Break

• 11:45am-12:45pm: 

Optimal Income Taxation with Asset Accumulation
Arpad Abraham (European University Institute), Sebastian Koehne and Nicola Pavoni

• 12:45-2:00pm: Lunch – Louie's Bistro, Upham Courtyard


Providing Efficient Incentives to Work: Retirement Ages and the Pension System 
Ali Shourideh (University of Pennsylvania-Wharton) and Maxim Troshkin

• 3:00-3:15pm: Coffee Break


Transfers to Households with Children and Child Development
Daniela del Boca, Christopher Flinn and Matt Wiswall (Arizona State University)

• 4:15-4:30pm: Coffee Break


What Accounts for the Racial Gap in Time Allocation and Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital 
George-levi Gayle (Washington University, St. Louis), Limor Golan(Washington University, St. Louis) and Mehmet A. Soytas

• 5:30pm: Adjourn
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