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Sessions for AEA Committee on Economic Statistics, 2012 ASSA meetings

Session 1: Measuring and Explaining the Collapse of the Labor Market in the Great Recession  (This session will be published in the May 2012 AEA issue)

Organizer: John M. Abowd, Cornell University 
Chair: John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland

Paper 1: Replacement Hiring and Hiring for Growth: Evidence from the JOLTS
Authors: Edward P. Lazear, Stanford University,
James R. Spletzer, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Discussant: Asyegul Sahin, Federal Reserve Bank, New York

Paper 2: Job-to-Job Flows in the Great Recession
Authors: Erika McEntarfer, Census Bureau,
Henry Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau
Discussant: Christopher Nekarda, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Paper 3: Recruiting Intensity and the Great Recession: National, Regional and Sectoral Evidence
Authors: Steven J. Davis, University of Chicago,
R. Jason Faberman, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 
John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland,
Discussant: Michael Elsby, University of Edinborough

Paper 4: Did the Housing Price Bubble Clobber Local Labor Market Job and Worker Flows When It Burst?
Authors: John M. Abowd, Cornell University,
Lars Vilhuber, Cornell University
Discussant: Bruce Fallick, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Session 2: Correct Measurement of International Financial and Trade Flows

Organizer and Chair: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Houston and NBER,

Paper 1:  External Wealth of Nations: What are We Missing?
Authors: Philip R. Lane, Trinity College Dublin,
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, International Monetary Fund,

Paper 2:  On Returns Differentials
Authors: Stephanie E. Curcuru, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,
Charles P. Thomas, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,
Francis E. Warnock, Darden Business School-University of Virginia and NBER

Paper 3:  How to Measure FDI and Portfolio Equity Investment? Integrating Micro and Macro Data
Authors: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Houston and NBER
Bent Sorensen, University of Houston and CEPR

Paper 4:  Give Credit Where Credit Is Due: Tracing Value Added In Global Production Chains
Authors: Robert Koopman, United States International Trade Commission,
William Powers, United States International Trade Commission,
Zhi Wang, United States International Trade Commission,
Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University, CEPR and NBER

Session 3: Measurement Issues in Finance and Productivity

Organizer and Chair: Randall S. Kroszner, University of Chicago and NBER,

Paper 1: Discovering the Universe: Measuring the Role of Finance Companies in the U.S. Economy
Authors: Lisa Chen, Statistician, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,
Kathleen W. Johnson, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,
Arthur Kennickell, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,

Paper 2: The Measurement of Banking Services in the System of National Accounts
Authors: W. Erwin Diewert, University of British Columbia and Univ. of New South Wales,
Dennis Fixler, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Kimberly Zieschang, International Monetary Fund

Paper 3: Measuring Non-Production and Supervisory Hours for Productivity Measurement
Authors: Lucy Eldridge, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Sabrina Pabilonia, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Jay Stewart, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Paper 4: Measuring State-level Productivity in the Private Business Sector
Authors: Susan Fleck, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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