Workshop: Montreal Workshop on Markets with Frictions


Friday 5 May 2017
From 8:30AM To 5PM

This workshop was organized by Fabian Lange (McGill University, CIRANO, CIREQ, IZA), Theodore Papageorgiou (McGill University, CIREQ) and Markus Poschke (McGill University, CIREQ, IAE, IZA). The focus of the workshop was new research, both theoretical and applied, focusing on markets where frictions, broadly defined, are present, such as labor market or product markets to name a few.




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Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China
Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto (joint with Loren Brandt and Kjetil Storesletten)

Trade, Skills and Unemployment: A Quantitative Analysis
Maximiliano Dvorkin, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Screening and Adverse Selection in a Frictional Market
Ben Lester, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (joint with Ali Shourideh, Venky Venkateswaran, and Ariel Zetlin-Jones)

Job Search Behavior Among the Employed and Non-Employed
Giorgio Topa, Federal Reserve Bank of New York (joint with Jason Faberman, Andreas Mueller, Aysegul Sahin)

Dynamic Inefficiency in Decentralized Capital Markets
Stanislav Rabinovich, Amherst College (joint with Andre Kurmann)

Meetings and Mechanisms
Ronald Wolthoff, University of Toronto (joint with Xiaoming Cai and Pieter Gautier)


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