AEASTAT: 2017 Annual Meeting

Sessions for AEA Committee on Economic Statistics, 2017 ASSA meetings

Session 1: Parameter Estimation Using On-Line Household Surveys
Chair: Wilbert Van der Klaauw, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Strategic Survey Question (SSQ) Approach to Estimating Preference Parameters
John Ameriks, Vanguard Group, Joseph Briggs, New York University, Andrew Caplin, New York University, Matthew D. Shapiro, University of Michigan, and Christopher Tonetti, Stanford University

Preference for the Workplace, Investment in Human Capital, and Gender
Matthew Wiswall, Arizona State University and Basit Zafar, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Analyzing Consumer Decision Making Under Uncertainty Using Strategic Survey Questions (SSQs)
John Sabelhaus, Federal Reserve Board and University of Maryland

Estimating Discount Functions with Consumption Choices Over the Lifecycle
David Laibson, Harvard University, Peter Maxted, Harvard University, Andrea Repetto, Adolfo Ibanez University and Jeremy Tobacman, University of Pennsylvania

Christopher Carroll, Johns Hopkins University
Eleanor Dillon, Arizona State University
Claudia Sahm, Federal Reserve Board
Mariacristina De Nardi, NBER

Session 2: Job Change and Earnings Growth
Chair: Rasmus Lentz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Composition, Selection, and Aggregate Real Wage Growth
Mary Daly, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Bart Hobijn, Arizona State University

Do Job-to-Job Transitions Drive Wage Fluctuations Over the Business Cycle?
Fatih Karahan, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Ryan Michaels, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Benjamin Pugsley, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Aysegul Sahin, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Job-to-Job Flows and Earnings Growth
Joyce Hahn, U.S. Census Bureau, Henry R. Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau, Hubert Janicki, U.S. Census Bureau and Stephen Tibbets, U.S. Census Bureau

The Relative Power of Employment-to-Employment Reallocation and Unemployment Exits in Predicting Wage Growth
Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University and Fabien Postel-Vinay, University College London

Andre Kurmann, Drexel University
John M. Abowd, U.S. Census Bureau and Cornell University
Bruce Fallick, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland

Session 3: New Research on National Statistics and Administrative Data
Chair: Carol Corrado, Conference Board

The Political Economy of National Statistics
Diane Coyle, University of Manchester

Public Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Employment Lock: Effects or Data Artifacts?
Elena Gouskova, Populogic Research

Capturing the Productivity Impact of the ‘Free’ Apps and Other Ad-Supported Media
Leonard Nakamura, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Jon Samuels, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and Rachel Soloveichik, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Carol Corrado, Conference Board
Matthew Notowidigdo, Northwestern University
Marshall Reinsdorf, International Monetary Fund