Upjohn Institute Staff participate in 2019 ASSA Meetings

 

Attending the ASSA conference in Atlanta? Download a printable one-page schedule of Upjohn Institute presentations.

 


Rent Control

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A601

Hosted By: American Economic Association

  • Chair: Richard Arnott, University of California-Riverside
  • Title: Rent Control's Achilles Heel: Profit-Seeking and Market Exit through Economic Eviction
  • Author: Brian Asquith, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

The Effects of Firm and Co-Worker Behaviors on Employee Outcomes: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Administrative Data

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover C

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

  • Chair: Patrick M. Kline, University of California-Berkeley
  • Title: The Role of Firms in Determining Work Hours
  • Author: Marta Lachowska, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Author: Stephen A. Woodbury, Michigan State University/Upjohn Institute

The Consequences of Rising Inequality for Mobility and Economic Well-Being

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover F

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

  • Chair: David Johnson, University of Michigan
  • Title: The Long-Term Effects of Job Search Assistance for Displaced Workers
  • Author: Stephen A. Woodbury, Michigan State University/Upjohn Institute
  • Author: Marta Lachowska, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Explaining the Decline in Labor Force Participation in the United States

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover C

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association


Roundtable on "Improving Employment and Earnings in Twenty-First Century Labor Markets"

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover C

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

Discussant: Erica Groshen, Cornell University

  • Title: New Labor Market Norms and the Rise of Alternative Work Arrangements
  • Author: Susan N. Houseman, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Worker and Employer Responses to Paid Family Leave Policies

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover B

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

  • Chair: Brad Hershbein, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Title: Paid Family Leave and Employer Skill Demand: Evidence from Job Postings
  • Author: Brad Hershbein, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Author: Marcus Dillender, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

The Gig Economy

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Atlanta Marriott Marquis, International 10

Hosted By: American Economic Association

  • Chair: Matthew Shapiro, University of Michigan

Discussant: Susan N. Houseman, Upjohn Institute


Moving the Needle: Labor Market Research and the Policy Lab Model

Panel Session

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover C

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

  • Chair: Till von Wachter, University of California-Los Angeles

Panelist: Timothy Bartik, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research


Working for Whom? New Evidence on the Incidence of Independent Contracting

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover C

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

  • Chair: David Weil, Brandeis University
  • Title: Gig and Other Contract Work: Developing Better Measures in Household Surveys
  • Author: Susan N. Houseman, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Author: Brad Hershbein, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Unemployment and Unemployment Insurance

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover B

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

Discussant: Stephen A. Woodbury, Michigan State University
Discussant: Christopher O'Leary, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research


Regulation of Occupations across Nations

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hanover C

Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association

  • Chair: Alex Bryson, University College London
  • Title: Occupational Licensing, Labor Supply, and Human Capital
  • Author: Morris Kleiner, University of Minnesota