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 2018

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
March 26
HC C10
Bitcoin Pricing, Adoption, and Usage: Theory and Evidence Susan Athey, Stanford
April 2
HC C10
The Reversal Interest Rate Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton
April 9
HC C10
A Macroeconomic Model with Financial Panics Mark Gertler, NYU
April 16
HC C10
Financial Heterogeneity and Monetary Union Simon Gilchrist, NYU
April 23
HC C10
From Imitation to Innovation? Where Is All That Chinese R&D Going? Fabrizio Zilibotti, Yale
April 30
HC C10
State and Time Dependence in Wage Dynamics: New Evidence from Administrative Payroll Data Erik Hurst, Chicago Booth
May 7
HC C10
The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870-2015 Alan Taylor, UC Davis
May 14
HC C10
Accounting for Factorless Income Brent Neiman, Chicago Booth
May 21
HC C10
Dynastic Precautionary Savings Corina Boar, Princeton/NYU
May 28
HC C10
NO SEMINAR (Memorial Day)  
June 4
HC C10
The Macroeconomics of the Greek Depression Rohan Kekre, Chicago Booth


Winter 2018

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
January 17, 1:15-2:45 pm
Market Power and Spatial Competition in Rural India Shoumitro Chatterjee, Princeton
January 18, 1:15-2:45 pm
Consumption Insurance and Multiple Jobs: Evidence from Rideshare Drivers Dmitri Koustas, UC Berkeley
January 22, 10:30-12:00 pm
HC C10
Gifts of the Immigrants, Woes of the Natives: Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration Marco Tabellini, MIT
January 24, 1:15-2:45 pm
Firm and Worker Dynamics in an Aging Labor Market Niklas Engbom, Princeton
January 25, 1:15-2:45 pm
Consumption, Savings, and the Distribution of Permanent Income Ludwig Straub, MIT
January 29, 10:30-12:00 pm
HC C10
Productivity and Misallocation in General Equilibrium David Baqaee, LSE
February 1, 1:15-2:45 pm
Household Debt Revaluation and the Real Economy: Evidence from a Foreign Currency Debt Crisis Emil Verner, Princeton
February 5, 10:30-12:00 pm
HC C10
Disentangling the Effects of a Banking Crisis: Evidence from German Firms and Counties Kilian Huber, LSE
February 12
HC C10
Small and Large Firms Over the Business Cycle Nicolas Crouzet, Northwestern
February 19
HC C10
Spatial Linkages, Global Shocks, and Local Labor Markets: Theory and Evidence Rodrigo Adao, Chicago Booth
February 26
HC C10
International Currencies and Capital Allocation Brent Neiman, Chicago Booth
March 5
HC C10
The Spatial Structure of Productivity, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate Jonathan Dingel, Chicago Booth
March 12
HC C10
Inequality, Business Cycles, and Fiscal-Monetary Policy Mikhail Golosov, UofC Economics Dept


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