Program Meeting, Fall 2022

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Economic Fluctuations and Growth 

Members of the NBER’s Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program met July 16 in Cambridge and online. Program Directors Mark Gertler of New York University and Peter J. Klenow of Stanford University organized the meeting. These researchers’ papers were presented and discussed:

  • Jane Olmstead-Rumsey, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, “Market Concentration and the Productivity Slowdown” 
  • Christian K. Wolf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER, and Alisdair McKay, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, “What Can Time-Series Regressions Tell Us about Policy Counterfactuals?” 
  • David W. Berger, Duke University and NBER; Kyle F. Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota and NBER; and Simon Mongey, University of Chicago and NBER, “Minimum Wages, Efficiency, and Welfare” (NBER Working Paper 29662)
  • Alessandra Peter, New York University, and Gideon Bornstein, University of Pennsylvania, “Nonlinear Pricing and Misallocation” 
  • Benjamin Jones, Northwestern University and NBER, and Xiaojie Liu, Northwestern University, “A Framework for Economic Growth with Capital-Embodied Technical Change” 
  • Adrien Auclert, Stanford University and NBER; Rodolfo D. Rigato, Harvard University; Matthew Rognlie, Northwestern University and NBER; and Ludwig Straub, Harvard University and NBER, “New Pricing Models, Same Old Phillips Curves?” (NBER Working Paper 30264)

Summaries of these papers are available at