Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Economic Research

All California Labor Conference September 13–14 2012 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

September 13, 2012

Thursday, September 13

12:15-12:45 p.m.

Registration
(Front Lobby)

12:45-01:00 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
(Phoenix Conference Room 4th floor)

Mary Daly, Associate Director of Research, FRBSF

01:00-02:00 p.m.

“Could Droughts Improve Human Capital?”
Manisha Shah, UC Irvine (Presenter)
Bryce Millet Steinberg, Harvard

02:15-03:15 p.m.

“Trade and Labor Reallocation with Heterogeneous Enforcement of Labor Regulations”
Rita Almeida, World Bank
Jennifer Poole, UCSC (Presenter)

03:30-04:30 p.m.

“Investment Decisions in Retirement: The Role of Stock Market Return Expectations”
Marco Angrisani, RAND
Michael Hurd, RAND
Erik Meijer, RAND (Presenter)

04:50-06:00 p.m.

Poster Session, Graduate Students
(Los Angeles Garden Lounge & Cafeteria Lounge 4th floor)

06:00-08:00 p.m.

Dinner
(Portland Conference Room 4th floor)

Friday, September 14

08:00-08:30 a.m.

Breakfast
(Portland Conference Room 4th floor)

08:30-09:30 a.m.

“Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administration Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants”
David Autor, MIT
Nicole Maestas, RAND
Kathleen Mullen, RAND (Presenter)
Alexander Strand, SSA

09:45-10:45 a.m.

“Percent Plans, Automatic Admissions, and College Enrollment Outcomes”
Lindsay Daugherty, RAND
Paco Martorell, RAND (Presenter)
Isaac McFarlin Jr., University of Michigan

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

“The Elasticity of Labor Supply to the Firm”
Briggs Depew, University of Arizona
Todd Sørensen, UC Riverside (Presenter)

12:00-01:30 p.m.

Lunch
(Portland Conference Room 4th floor)

01:30-02:30 p.m.

“Cohort Size and the Marriage Market”
Mary Ann Bronson, UCLA
Maurizio Mazzocco, UCLA (Presenter)

02:45-03:45 p.m.

“The Effect of Teacher Gender on Student Achievement in Primary School: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment”
Heather Antecol, CMC
Ozkan Eren, UNLV
Serkan Ozbeklik, CMC (Presenter)

04:00-05:00 p.m.

“Peer Effects in Program Participation”
Gordon Dahl, UCSD (Presenter)
Katrine Løken, University of Bergen
Magne Mogstad, University College London