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 2017

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
March 27
HC C10
Monetary Policy, Bounded Rationality, and Incomplete Markets Iván Werning, MIT
April 3
HC C10
Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Columbia
April 10
HC C10
Dampening GE: (i) from Micro to Macro; (ii) Forward Guidance George-Marios Angeletos, MIT
April 17
HC C10
Confidence Crises, Exchange Rates, and the Role of Reserves Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern
April 24
HC C10
Why are Sovereign Bond Contracts Sticky? A View from Government Debt Managers Anna Gelpern, Georgetown
May 1
HC C10
Rethinking Detroit Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton
May 8
HC C10
Wealth Distribution and Social Mobility in the US: A Quantitative Approach Alberto Bisin, New York University
May 15
HC C10
Intangibles, Inequality and Stagnation Nobu Kiyotaki, Princeton
May 22
HC C10
Reported Preference vs. Revealed Preference: Evidence from the Propensity to Spend Tax Rebates Jonathan Parker, MIT Sloan
June 5
HC C10
Tourism and Economic Development: Evidence from Mexico's Coastline Cecile Gaubert, UC Berkeley

Winter 2017

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
January 17
HC C09
The Employment Cost of Sovereign Default Neele Balke, University College London
January 30
HC C02
The Unequal Gains from Product Innovations: Evidence from the US Retail Sector Xavier Jaravel, Stanford
February 13
HC C10
Financial Heterogeneity and the Investment Channel of Monetary Policy Tom Winberry, Chicago Booth
February 20
HC C10
Optimal Bank Regulation in the Presence of Credit and Run Risk Anil Kashyap, Chicago Booth
February 27
HC C10
The Fed and Lehman Brothers Larry Ball, Johns Hopkins
March 6
HC C10
Relationship Lending and the Great Depression: Measurement and New Implications Kinda Hachem, Chicago Booth
March 13
HC C10
Regional Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy Joe Vavra, Chicago Booth


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