Past Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conferences
Taking place every November, each conference is organized around a particular theme or topic with papers prepared by leading scholars with expertise in the area.
Participants are united by their interest in the issues discussed and by their belief that analysis, evidence, and informed discussion have lasting effects on the public and its institutions.
2021 Conference on Economic Access and Mobility
Nov. 12-13, 2021, Virtual
Removing impediments to economic mobility and ensuring fair access to economic opportunities is a central concern for citizens and policymakers. This conference featuresd research papers that analyze the causes, consequences, and policy implications of barriers to mobility across the income and wealth distribution.
Day One Conference Sessions
- What is the Source of the Intergenerational Correlation in Earnings?
Authors: George-Levi Gayle (Washington University), Limor Golan (Washington University), Mehmet A. Soytas (Ozgeyin University)
Discussant: Corina Boar (New York University)
- Intergenerational Mobility Begins Before Birth
Authors: Ananth Seshadri (University of Wisconsin), Anson Zhou (University of Wisconsin)
Discussant: Martha Bailey (UCLA)
- Students’ Heterogeneous Preferences and the Uneven Spatial Distribution of Colleges
Authors: Chao Fu (University of Wisconsin), Junjie Guo (University of Wisconsin), Adam J. Smith (University of Wisconsin), Alan Sorensen (University of Wisconsin)
Discussant: Adam Kapor (Princeton University)
- Homeownership Segregation
Authors: Nirupama Kulkarni (CAFRAL), Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
Discussant: Raven Molloy (Board of Governors, Federal Reserve)
Day Two Conference Sessions
- Female Entrepreneurship and Financial Frictions
Authors: Marta Morazzoni (UPF), Andrea Sy (UPF)
Discussant: Pete Klenow (Stanford University)
- Technical Change and the Demand for Talent Power
Authors: Julieta Caunedo (Cornell University), Elisa Keller (University of Exeter)
Discussant: Sophie Osotimehin (University of Quebec at Montreal)