2008 Seminars

Applied Theory Workshop

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Robert Lucas | University of Chicago

Ideas and Growth
3:30 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 30, 2008

Mikhail Golosov | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Decentralizing Trading with Private Information

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Marten Hillebrand | Bielefeld University

Social Security in a Stochastic OLG Economy with a Stock Market

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Francois Gourio | Boston University

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Greg Kaplan | New York University

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Ramon Marimon | European University Institute

On Recursive Contract Theory

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 11, 2008

Eric Young | University of Virginia

A Quantitative Theory of Information and Unsecured Credit

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Adriano Rampini | Duke University

A Mirrleesian Theory of Ramsey Taxation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Juan Carlos Cordoba | Rice University

The Role of Education in Development

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, August 15, 2008

Gueorgui Kambourov | University of Toronto

The Heterogeneity and Dynamics of Individual Labor Supply over the Life-Cycle: Facts and Theory

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Tomasz Piskorski | Columbia Business School

Stochastic House Appreciation and Optimal Mortgage Lending

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Ivan Werning | MIT

Nonlinear Capital Taxation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 25, 2008

Pierre Yared | Columbia University

Inflating the Beast

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

William Hawkins | University of Rochester

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Emi Nakamura | Columbia University

Lost in Transit: Product Replacement Bias and Exchange Rate Pass-Through

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl | Princeton University

Modeling the Evolution of Age and Cohort Effects in Social Research

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 8, 2008

Jon Steinsson | Columbia University

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Jon Steinsson | Columbia University

Crises and Recoveries in an Empirical Model of Consumption Disasters

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Juan Pablo Nicolini | Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Monetary Policy and the Quantity Theory of Money

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Marina Azzimonti | University of Texas at Austin

On the Case for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Giovanni Gallipoli | University of British Columbia

Household Responses to Individual Shocks: Disability and Labour Supply

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, September 26, 2008

Kamila Vetechova | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Georgetown University

Fertility Choice in a Lifecycle Model with Idiosyncratic Uninsurable Earnings Risk

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Adam Slawski | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

The Dynamics of a Speculative Bubble Under Learning

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 3, 2008

Arpad Abraham | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Rochester

Income Tax Progressivity and Hidden Savings: The FOC Approach in Two Periods

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 6, 2008

Eva Carceles-Poveda | State University of New York

Equity Issuance and Dividend Policy Under Commitment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Aloysius Siow | University of Toronto

Large Shocks and Small Changes in the Marriage Market for Famine Born Cohorts in China

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Ina Simonovska | University of Minnesota

Income Differences and Prices of Tradables

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 24, 2008

Takatoshi Ito | University of Tokyo

Bubble and Burst: A Comparison of the US in 2007-2008 and Japan in 1997-98

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 27, 2008

Miguel Ricaurte | University of Minnesota

The Role of Labor Markets in Structural Change

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde | University of Pennsylvania

Working with Epstein-Zin Preferences: Computation and Likelihood Estimation of DSGE Models with Recursive Preferences

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Katherine Lande Schmeiser | University of Minnesota

Learning to Export: Export Growth and the Destination Decision of Firms

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Joe Kaboski | Ohio State University

A Structural Evaluation of a Large-Scale Quasi-Experimental Microfinance Initiative

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Michael Elsby | University of Michigan

Marginal Jobs, Heterogeneous Firm, and Unemployment Flows

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 7, 2008

Ruediger Bachmann | University of Michigan

The Cross-Section of Firms Over the Business Cycle

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Radoslaw Stefanski | University of Minnesota

Structural Transformation and the Oil Price

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Pricila Maziero | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Non-Exclusive Dynamic Contracts and the Limits of Insurance

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 14, 2008

Yelena Tuzova | University of Minnesota

A Model of Tax Evasion with Heterogeneous Firms

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 24, 2008

Xavier Gabaix | New York University

Tractability and Detail-Neutrality in Incentive Contracting

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Ayse Erdogan | University of Minnesota

Environmental Standards and Bilateral Trade Patterns

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Turkmen Goksel | University of Minnesota

Income, Trade Barriers, and International Trade

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Fabrizio Perri | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Macroeconomic Volatility and External Imbalances

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Guido Menzio | University of Pennsylvania

Block Recursive Equilibria for Stochastic Models of Search on the Job

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 8, 2008

Shi Qi | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

The Impact of Advertising Regulation on Industry: The Cigarette Advertising Ban of 1971