2018 AEA Annual Meeting Webcasts of Select Sessions

Raghuram Rajan, Speaker at the AEA/AFA Joint Luncheon, January 5, 2018

Discussant Carol Corrado at “New Measures of the Economy,” January 5, 2018

David Laibson presenting the Richard T. Ely Lecture, January 5, 2018

Author Stephen Morris presenting at “Central Bank Communications,” January 6, 2018

Discussant Lucas Chancel at “Global Inequality and Policy,” January 6, 2018

Daron Acemoglu speaking at the AEA Nobel Laureate Luncheon, January 6, 2018

View webcasts of select sessions from the Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on January 5-7, 2018 (compliments of the AEA).

January 5, 2018

Climate Policy and Trade
Presiding: Mar Reguant
Regulating Mismeasured Pollution: Implications of Firm Heterogeneity for Environmental Policy Eva Lyubich, Joseph Shapiro, and Reed Walker
How Trade-sensitive are Energy-intensive Sectors? Carolyn Fischer and Alan Fox
Measuring Leakage Risk Meredith Fowlie and Mar Reguant
Discussants: Matilde Bombardini, Thibault Fally, and Teresa Fort
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TrumpEconomics: a First Year Evaluation
Presiding: Dominick Salvatore
The Effects of Policy Uncertainty Olivier Blanchard
The Impact of the Trump Tax Reforms Martin Feldstein
What's Lacking in Trumpean Economic Policy Edmund Phelps
Trump and Globalization Joseph E. Stiglitz
Continuing Relevance of Secular Stagnation Lawrence H. Summers
Discussant: Dominick Salvatore
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AEA/AFA Joint Luncheon - Liquidity and Leverage
Raghuram Rajan, introduced by David Scharfstein
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New Measures of the Economy
Presiding: Betsey Stevenson
Estimating Changes in Well-being Using Massive Online Choice Experiments Erik Brynjolfsson, Felix Eggers, and Avinash Gannamaneni
Measuring Social Progress: Evidence from Advanced Economies Daniel Fehder, Scott Stern, and Michael E. Porter
Using Online Prices to Measure Standards of Living Across Countries Alberto Cavallo, W. Erwin Diewert, Robert Feenstra, Robert Inklaar, and Marcel Timmer
Internet Rising, Prices Falling: The Era of e-Commerce and its Macroeconomic Implications Austan Goolsbee and Pete Klenow
Discussants: Carol Corrado, Betsey Stevenson, Dennis Fixler, and Leonard Nakamura
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AEA Distinguished Lecture: Competition, Equilibrium, Freedom, and Paternalism
David Laibson
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January 6, 2018

Central Bank Communications
Presiding: Andrew Haldane
Future of Monetary Policy Communications Alan Blinder
Central Bank Forward Guidance and the Signal Value of Market Prices Hyun Song Shin and Stephen Morris
Central Bank Communications and the General Public Michael McMahon and Andrew Haldane
Discussants: Ricardo Reis, Michael Ehrmann, and Refet Gurkaynak
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Global Inequality and Policy
Presiding: Emmanuel Saez
The Elephant Curve of Global Inequality and Growth Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman
From Communism to Capitalism: Private Versus Public Property and Inequality in China and Russia Filip Novokmet, Thomas Piketty, Li Yang, and Gabriel Zucman
Applying Generalized Pareto Curves to Inequality Analysis Thomas Blanchet, Bertrand Garbinti, Jonathan Goupille-Lebret, and Clara Martinez-Toledano
Extreme Inequality: Evidence from Brazil, India, the Middle-East, and South Africa Facundo Alvaredo, Lydia Assouad, Lucas Chancel, and Marc Morgan
Discussants: Thomas Blanchet, Lucas Chancel, Emmanuel Saez, and Li Yang
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AEA Nobel Laureate Luncheon Honoring the 2016 Nobel Laureates in Economics: Oliver Hart (Harvard University) and Bengt R. Holmstrom (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Presiding: Olivier Blanchard
Luigi Zingales

Daron Acemoglu
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Economic Consequences of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Presiding: Erik Brynjolfsson
Demographics and Robots Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo
What Can Machines Learn, and What Does It Mean for the Occupations and Industries? Erik Brynjolfsson, Tom Mitchell, and Daniel Rock
Linking Advances in Artificial Intelligence to Skills, Occupation, and Industries Rob Seamans and Edward W. Felten
Human Judgement and A.I. Pricing Joshua Gans, Avi Goldfarb, and Ajay Agrawal
Discussants: Benjamin Jones, Shane Greenstein, Susan Helper, and J. Miguel Villas-Boas
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AEA Awards Ceremony
Presiding: Olivier Blanchard
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AEA Presidential Address - Market and Marketplaces
Alvin E. Roth, introduced by Olivier Blanchard
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 See also: Previous Annual Meeting Webcasts