Macroeconomics and International Economics Workshop


Please contact Workshop Administrator, Stephen Lamb (, to be added to the listserv for weekly updates.


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.

Winter 2016

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
January 11
HC C10, 10:30-12:00
What Lower Bound? Monetary Policy with Negative Interest Rates Matthew Rognlie, MIT
January 12
HC C10, 11:45-1:15
The Role of Trade Costs in the Surge of Trade Imbalances Ricardo Reyes-Heroles, Princeton
January 14
HC 3A, 10:30-12:00
Firm-to-firm Trade in Sticky Production Networks Kevin Lim, Princeton
January 19
HC C10, 11:45-1:15
Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization Rohan Kekre, Harvard
January 21
HC 3A, 10:30-12:00
Worker Heterogeneity, Wage Inequality, and International Trade: Theory and Evidence from Brazil Rodrigo Adao, MIT
January 25
HC C10, 10:30-12:00
The Risk Channel of Unconventional Monetary Policy Dejanir Silva, MIT
January 28
HC 3A, 10:30-12:00
Population Aging and the Transmission of Monetary Policy to Consumption Arlene Wong, Northwestern
February 8
HC C10
What Legal Authority Does the Fed Need During a Financial Crisis? Eric Posner, University of Chicago Law School
February 15
HC C10
Household Debt and Business Cycles Worldwide Amir Sufi, Chicago Booth
February 22
HC C10
TBA Joseph Vavra, Chicago Booth
February 29
HC C10
TBA Jonathan Dingel, Chicago Booth
March 7
HC C10
TBA Wendy Edelberg, Congressional Budget Office
March 14
HC C10
TBA Matteo Maggiori, Harvard


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