Conference in Honor of Peter Howitt

Dates:  May 9-10, 2013

Location:  PSTC, 68 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

Directions from Hotel Providence to the Conference building

Organizers: David Weil; Administrative Assistant:  Natalia Ignatyeva

 

Schedule

May 9, Thursday

8:45 am - 9:00 am: Coffee Break

9:00 am - 10:00 am: Philippe Aghion (Harvard University), “Optimal Capital versus Labor Taxation with Innovation-Led Growth”  

10:00 am - 10:30 am: Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am: Pietro Peretto (Duke University),   “From Smith to Schumpeter: A Theory of Take-off and Convergence to Sustained Growth”   

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania), “Why Doesn’t Technology Flow from Rich to Poor Countries?”  

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin), "Innovation and Growth with Financial, and other, Frictions"

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Coffee Break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Michael Woodford (Columbia University),   “Inattentive Valuation and Reference-Dependent Choice”

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: David Mayer (CIDE),  “Regulating Self-Interest under Globalization: Balancing Institutions and Market Power ”

7:00 pm: Dinner  - New Rivers Restaurant

 

May 10, Friday

8:45 am - 9:00 am - Coffee Break

9:00 am - 10:00 am: Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania), “Innovation, Reallocation, and Growth”

10:00 am - 10:30 am: Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am: Boyan Jovanovic (New York University), “Misallocation and Growth” 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Paul Romer (New York University), “A Trapped Factors Model of Innovation”  

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    

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