Sessions at the 2022 ASSA conference

SGE has organized these seven sessions

Big Data: Economic Value, Fintech, and Policy

Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, 10-12 eastern time

Using Matched Data to Address Policy Questions

Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, 12:15-2:15 eastern time

  • Chair: Austin Nichols, Abt Associates

Work, Time, and Money in the Family – Policies and Events That Shape Us

Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, 3:45-5:45 eastern time

  • Telework, Childcare, and Mothers’ Labor Supply – Misty L. Heggeness (U.S. Census Bureau) and Palak Suri (University of Maryland)
    • Discussant: Kate Bahn (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)
  • Parental Disability and Teenagers’ Time Allocation – Charlene M. Kalenkoski (Texas Tech University) and Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
    • Discussant: Katie M. Jajtner (University of Wisconsin)
  • The Effect of Washington DC Universal Pre-K Program on Maternal Labor Supply – Yi Geng (District of Columbia Government), Daniel Muhammad (District of Columbia Government), and Bradley Hardy (American University)
    • Discussant: Danielle H. Sandler (U.S. Census Bureau)
  • Impact of DACA on Immigrant Credit Access – Wenhua Di (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas), Pia Orrenius (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas), and Nate Pattison (Southern Methodist University)
    • Discussant: Nathan Blascak (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

Inflation Heterogeneity: Implications for Inequality and Measurement

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, 10-12 eastern time

  • Adam Smith’s Linen Shirt – David Argente (Pennsylvania State University), Chang-Tai Hsieh (University of Chicago and NBER), and Munseob Lee (University of California-San Diego)
    • Discussant: Alberto Cavallo, Harvard Business School
  • Granular Inflation – Dominic Smith (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) and Raphael Schoenle (Brandeis University and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
    • Discussant: Raphael Auer (Bank for International Settlements)
  • Democratic Aggregation: Issues and Implications for Consumer Price Indexes – Robert Martin (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
    • Discussant: David Johnson, University of Michigan
  • The Granular Origins of Inflation – Sarah Lein (University of Basel), Santiago Alvarez (University of Basel), Raphael Auer (Bank for International Settlements), and Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)
    • Raphael Schoenle, Brandeis University and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Innovation, Growth, and Trade

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, 3:45-5:45 eastern time

  • Measuring the Cost of Open Source Software Innovation on GitHub – José B. Santiago Calderón (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis), Gizem Korkmaz (University of Virginia), Brandon L. Kramer (University of Virginia), and Carol A. Robbins (National Science Foundation)
    • Discussant: Shane M. Greenstein (Harvard Business School)
  • Assessing Factors that Influence Women’s Participation in the Invention Ecosystem – Michelle J. Saksena (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office), Nicholas Rada (USPTO), Katherine Black (USPTO), and Lisa Cook (Michigan State University)
    • Discussant: Maksim Belenkiy (U.S. International Trade Administration_
  • For What It’s Worth: Measuring Land Value in the Era of Big Data and Machine Learning – Scott Wentland (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis), Gary Cornwall (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis), and Jeremy Moulton, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    • Discussant: William Larson, Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • Are Tariffs Biased? The Effects of the 2018 U.S. Tariffs on The Gender Wage Gap – Shalise S. Ayromloo and Neil Bennett (U.S. Census Bureau)
    • Discussant: Marinos Tsigas, U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Chair: Susan Fleck, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Demographics and Disclosure: Studies on the U.S. Patenting Process and Innovation

Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, 10-12 eastern time

  • Attrition and the Gender Innovation Gap: Evidence from Patent Applications – Gauri Subramani (Lehigh University), Abhay Aneja (University of California-Berkeley), and Oren Reshef (Washington University)
    • Discussant: Neel Sukhatme, Georgetown University
  • Increasing the Representation of Women in the Patent System: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial – Nicholas A. Pairolero (United States Patent and Trademark Office), Charles A.W. deGrazia (Leonard de Vinci Business School Paris-La Defense), Peter-Anthony Pappas (United States Patent and Trademark Office), Mike H.M. Teodorescu (Boston College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Andrew A. Toole (United States Patent and Trademark Office and ZEW)
    • Discussant: Matt Marx (Cornell University)
  • Visibility of Technology and Cumulative Innovation: Evidence from Trade Secrets Laws – Bernhard Ganglmair (ZEW Mannheim, University of Mannheim and MaCCI) and Imke Reimers (Northeastern University)
    • Discussant: Mike H.M. Teodorescu (Boston College)
  • Patenting Inventions or Inventing Patents? Strategic Use of Continuations at the USPTO – Timothy S. Simcoe (Boston University and NBER) and Cesare Righi (Pompeu Fabra University and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics)
    • Discussant: Gaetan de Rassenfosse (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne)
  • Chair: Andrew A. Toole, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Productivity

Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, 12:15-2:15 eastern time

  • Tier Structure Aggregation, KLEMS Growth Accounting and the Economic Impact of Sectoral Reallocations – Jon D. Samuels (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis) and Mun S. Ho (Harvard University)
    • Discussant: Daniel Sichel, Wellesley College
  • The Effect of Aging on Entrepreneurship and Aggregate Productivity – Huiyu Li (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco) and Naomi Kodama (Nihon University)
    • Discussant: Benjamin Pugsley, University of Notre Dame
  • Intangible Capital and Productivity Growth in 61 Industries – Leo Sveikauskas, Corby Garner, Peter Meyer, and Matt Russell (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) and James Bessen (Boston University)
    • Discussant: Rachel Soloveichik, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
  • Chaos Before Order: Productivity Patterns in U.S. Manufacturing – Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), Cindy Cunningham (BLS), Lucia Foster (U.S. Census Bureau), Cheryl Grim (U.S. Census Bureau), John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland), Jay Stewart (BLS), and Zoltan Wolf (New Light Technologies)
    • Discussant: Chad Syverson, University of Chicago