Macroeconomics and International Economics Workshop


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Monday, 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., unless otherwise noted


Harper Center C10, unless otherwise noted

Note: Please refer to the weekly announcement for up-to-date room or time changes. Papers and titles will be posted to the website as they become available.

Spring 2015

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
March 30
HC C10
The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa (appendix) Elias Papaioannou, London Business School
April 6
HC C10
Government Economic Policy, Sentiments, and Consumption Amir Sufi, Chicago Booth
April 13
HC C10
Sticky Prices and Costly Credit Randy Wright, University of Wisconsin-Madison
April 20
HC C10
Investment Overhang and the Great Recession Alp Simsek, MIT
April 27
HC C10
A Quantitative Analysis of Subsidy Competition in the U.S. Ralph Ossa, Chicago Booth
May 4
HC C10
Why Doesn't Technology Flow from Rich to Poor Countries? Jeremy Greenwood, University of Pennsylvania
May 11
HC C10
Agency Business Cycle Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania
May 18
HC C10
House Money and Entrepreneurship William Kerr, Harvard Business School
June 1
HC C10
Bridges Miklós Koren, Central European University
June 8
HC C10
Migrants, Trade, and Investment Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth

Winter 2015

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
January 13
HC C09; 10:30-12:00
Lumpy Investment, Business Cycles, and Stimulus Policy Thomas Winberry, Princeton University
January 15
HC 3B; 10:30-12:00
Monetary Policy and the Redistribution Channel Adrien Auclert, MIT
January 20
HC C09; 10:30-12:00
Higher Order Beliefs, Confidence, and Business Cycles Zhen Huo, University of Minnesota
January 22
HC 3B; 10:30-12:00
Sovereign Risk, Currency Risk, and Corporate Balance Sheets Jesse Schreger, Harvard University
January 26
HC C10; 1:15-2:45
Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic Blockade Réka Juhász, London School of Economics
January 27
HC C09; 10:30-12:00
Income Taxation with Frictional Labor Supply Nicolas Werquin, Yale
February 2
HC C10; 1:15-2:45
The Financial Channel of Wage Rigidity Benjamin Schoefer, Harvard University
February 9
HC C09; 10:30-12:00
Mobilizing the Masses for Genocide Thorsten Rogall, Stockholm University
February 16
HC C10
Best Prices: Price Discrimination and Consumer Substitution Anil Kashyap, Chicago Booth
February 23
HC C10
The Aggregate Implications of Regional Business Cycles Erik Hurst, Chicago Booth
March 2
HC C10
Capital Depreciation and Labor Shares Around the World: Measurement and Implications (Online Appendix) Brent Neiman and Loukas Karabarbounis, Chicago Booth
March 9
HC C10
House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices Joe Vavra, Chicago Booth
March 16
HC C10
Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania


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