Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque,
Symposium on Labor Market Frictions
and the Business Cycle
Thursday – May 30, 2013
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal
Serge-Saucier room – 1st Floor
MacroMontreal, HEC Montreal, and CIRPEE will host the “Symposium on Labor Market Frictions and the Business Cycle” on Thursday, May 30th, 2013.
The meeting will bring together researchers working on empirical and theoretical aspects of macroeconomics, focusing on the impact on business cycle and economic policy of search frictions in the labor market, workers heterogeneity and worker-employer matching.
REGISTRATION: Participation is restricted to registered participants, and is free of charge. To participate to the Symposium, please email Renee.Bouchard@hec.ca.
LOCATION: The Symposium will take place at the main building of HEC Montreal on 3000, Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal. The same building will also host the sessions of the CEA 2013 meeting. Directions to HEC Montreal are available at http://www.hec.ca/en/campus/directions/index.html.
FURTHER INFORMATION: For travel, accommodation and any other information please consult the CEA 2013 website at http://economics.ca/2013/en/.
8:45 - 9:30
The Cyclicality of Search Intensity in a Competitive Search Model
Recall and Unemployment
Discussant: Ryan Michaels, University of Rochester
Mismatch Shocks and Unemployment During the Great Recession
Discussant: Makoto Nakajima, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
The Great Recession through the Lens of Equilibrium Unemployment Theory
Slow Recoveries, Worker Heterogeneity, and the Zero Lower Bound
Discussant: Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau
Job Search Behaviour over the Business Cycle
Discussant: Rigas Oikonomou, HEC Montréal