The NBER hosted a Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (CRIW) meeting, "Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future U.S. GDP Growth," in Bethesda, MD, on October 1617. Research Associates Charles Hulten of University of Maryland and Valerie Ramey of University of California, San Diego, organized the meeting. These papers were discussed:
Charles R. Hulten and Valerie Ramey, "Skills, Education, and U.S. Economic Growth: Are U.S. Workers Being Adequately Prepared for the 21st Century World of Work?"
Canyon L. Bosler, Mary Daly, and John Fernald, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Bart Hobijn, Arizona State University, "The Outlook for U.S. Labor Quality Growth"
Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University; Mun Ho, Resources for the Future; and Jon Samuels, Bureau of Economic Analysis, "Education, Participation, and the Revival of U.S. Economic Growth"
Jaison Abel and Richard Deitz, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, "Underemployment in the Early Careers of College Graduates Following the Great Recession"
Maury Gittleman, Kristen Monaco, and Nicole Nestoriak, Bureau of Labor Statistics, "The Requirements of Jobs: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey"
Shelly Lundberg, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Non-Cognitive Skills as Human Capital"
Stijn Broecke and Glenda Quintini, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and Marieke Vandeweyer, University of Leuven, "Wage Inequality and Cognitive Skills: Re-Opening the Debate"
Robert G. Valletta, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, "Recent Flattening in the Higher Education Wage Pre-mium: Polarization, Deskilling, or Both?"
Gordon Hanson, University of California, San Diego, and NBER, and Matthew J. Slaughter, Dartmouth College and NBER, "High-Skilled Immigration and the Rise of STEM Occupations in U.S. Employment"
Caroline Hoxby, Stanford University and NBER, "Online Education, Labor Productivity, and Technological Innovation"
Grey Gordon, Indiana University, and Aaron Hedlund, University of Missouri, "Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition"
Edward Wolff, New York University and NBER, "School Spending and Student Performance in OECD Countries, 19982011"