CPS Workshop

May 4 - 5, 2015
Call for papers and participation

About this event

The Center for the Advancement of Data and Research in Economics (CADRE) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is organizing a workshop focused on labor market research using micro data.

The workshop will be split into two parts. One portion will consist of presentations (with discussants) of current research. The second portion will provide an introduction to methodologies and techniques from computer and data science fields for large micro datasets and their potential application for labor market Research.

 

Audience

Who should attend?

We are especially interested in research based on the Current Population Survey micro data (CPS).

Event details

Date Time Location
May 4, 2015 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
May 5, 2015 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Kansas City, Missouri 64198

Registration

Registration for presenters or discussants must be completed by March 23, 2015. Attendees may register until April 15. To register, please RSVP to cadre@kc.frb.org.

Registration Deadline: January 1, 0001
Cost: $0.00

Contact Information

Day 1

May 4
  • 8 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Introductions
  • 8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Evolution of Current Population Survey Anne Polivka
    Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Discussant- Chris Foote
    Federal Reserve of Boston
  • 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Effect of Extended Unemployment Insurance Benefits Evidence from the 2012-2013 Phase-Out
    Jesse Rothstein
    UC-Berkeley | Title
    Discussant- Bob King
    Boston University
  • 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Measuring Heterogeneity in Job Finding Rates
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond | Marianna Kudlyak
    Discussant - John Robertson
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • 11:30 - 12:15 p.m. The Ins and Outs of Entrepreneurship Mark Schweitzer
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
    Discussant - Didem Tuzemen
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:30 - 2 p.m. Introduction to CADRE
  • 2 - 3:30 p.m. CADRE I
  • 3:30 - 4 p.m. Coffee Break
  • 4 - 5:30 p.m. CADRE II
  • 5:30 p.m. Reception
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner

Day 2

May 5
  • 8:30 - 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 9 - 9:34 a.m. Measuring Job-Finding Rates
    and Matching Efficiency with Heterogeneous Jobseekers

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
  • 9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Statistical Discrimination and Duration
    Dependence in the Job Finding Rate

    The Federal Reserve Bank of New York | Laura Pilossoph
    Discussant - Ron Jarmin
    U.S. Census Bureau
  • 10:30 - 11 a.m. Coffee Break
  • 11 - 11:45 a.m. The Shifting Job Tenure Distribution
    U.S. Census Bureau | Jim Spletzer
    Discussant - Shu Lin Wee
    Carnegie Mellon
  • 11:45 - 12:30 p.m. Dissecting Aggregate Real Wage Fluctuations:
    Individual Wage Growth and the Composition Effect

    The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco | Mary Daly
    Discussant - Jose Mustre-del-Rio
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • 12:30 - 1 p.m. Box lunch and wrap up