Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

Conference on Misallocation and Productivity

May 16, 2016

Sponsored by the Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP)
Delta London Armouries Hotel

9:00-9:30Welcome and Introduction
9:30-10:30 Gustavo Ventura, Arizona State University
"Managers and Productivity Differences"
(with Nezih Guner and Andrii Parkhomenko)
10:30-10:45Break
10:45-11:45

Francisco Buera, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
"The Dynamics of Development: Innovation and Reallocation"
(with Roberto Fatal-Jaef)

11:45-1:30Lunch
1:30-2:30 Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago
"Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries"
(with Harun Alp and Michael Peters)
2:30-2:45Break
2:45-3:45 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University
"Productivity and Organizatiion in Portuguese Firms"
(with Lorenzo Caliendo, Giordano Mion and Luca David Opromolla)
3:45-4:00Break
4:00-5:00 Diego Restuccia, University of Toronto
"Misallocation, Selection, and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China"
(with Tasso Adamopoulos, Loren Brandt and Jessica Leight)
5:15-6:45Drinks
7:00

Dinner
CHE Restobar (227 Dundas Street) 519-601-7999

List of Participants

Delta London Armouries: 325 Dundas Street (519-679-6111 - 1-800-668-9999)

Sunday, May 15, 2016 Dinner (7:00 p.m.):  The Morrissey House (359 Dundas Street) 519-204-9220

Rui Castro (Coordinator)