2011 Seminars

Applied Theory Workshop

Monday, January 3, 2011

Robert E. Hall | Stanford University

The Long Slump

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, January 10, 2011

Zheng Song | Fudan University and Chinese University of Hong Kong

Financial Frictions on Capital Allocation: A Transmission Mechanism of TFP Fluctuations

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Matthias Kredler | Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Altruistically-Motivated Transfers Under Uncertainty

Applied Theory Workshop

Friday, February 4, 2011

Viral Acharya | NYU, Stern School of Business

A Pyrrhic Victory? Bank Bailouts and Sovereign Credit Risk

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, February 28, 2011

Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson | Columbia University

Fiscal Stimulus in a Monetary Union: Evidence from U.S. Regions

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Ralph Koijen | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

On the Timing and Pricing of Dividends

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Chryssi Giannitsarou | University of Cambridge

Social Structure and Human Capital Dynamics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, March 4, 2011

Chao Gu and Randall Wright | University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin, Madison

Endogenous Credit Cycles

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 7, 2011

Gauti Eggertsson | Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Debt, Deleveraging, and the Liquidity Trap: A Fisher-Minsky-Koo Approach

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Yongseok Shin | Washington University in St. Louis

Lifetime Labor Supply and Human Capital Investment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 14, 2011

Saki Bigio | New York University

Endogenous Liquidity and the Business Cycle

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Francisco Buera | UCLA

Aggregate Implications of a Credit Crunch

Applied Theory Workshop

Monday, April 4, 2011

Antoine Martin | Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Repo Runs

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Cynthia Kinnan | Northwestern University

Distinguishing Barriers to Insurance in Thai Villages

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Sekyu Choi | Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Life-Cycle Consumption: Can Single Agent Models Get it Right?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Yongsung Chang | University of Rochester

Labor-Market Heterogeneity, Aggregation, and the Lucas Critique

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Paul Klein | University of Southampton

Consumption Risk Sharing: Confronting Models with Data

Applied Theory Workshop

Friday, April 29, 2011

David Autor | MIT

The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the U.S.

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, May 2, 2011

Mirko Wiederholt | Northwestern University

Exogenous Information, Endogenous Information and Optimal Monetary Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Juan Rubio-Ramirez | Duke University

Volatility Shocks, Demand for Liquidity, and Asset Pricing

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Tobias Broer | Institute for International Economic Studies

The Wrong Shape of Insurance? Stationary Equilibrium Distributions with Limited Enforcement of Contracts

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Xavier Ragot | Banque de France

Default and Credit Constraints in General Equilibrium

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, May 9, 2011

Marco Del Negro | Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Great Escape? A Quantitative Evaluation of the Fed's Non-Standard Policies

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Adam Szeidl | University of California, Berkeley

A Model of Focusing in Economic Choice

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, May 13, 2011

Justin Pierce | U.S. Census Bureau

The Surprisingly Swift Decline of U.S. Manufacturing Employment

Applied Theory Workshop

Friday, May 20, 2011

John Campbell | Harvard University

A Model of Mortgage Default

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Jim Schmitz | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Do Monopolists Produce Efficiently? Evidence from the U.S. Cement Industry

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 6, 2011

Jing Zhang | University of Michigan

Portfolio Rebalancing in General Equilibrium

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Karel Mertens | Cornell University

Fiscal Policy in an Expectations Driven Liquidity Trap

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Juan Pablo Nicolini | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Optimal Devaluations

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Dirk Krueger | University of Pennsylvania

How do Households Respond to Income Shocks

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Andy Atkeson | UCLA

Optimal Regulation in the Presence of Reputation Concerns

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Loukas Karabarbounis | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Labor Wedges and Open Economy Puzzles

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Patrick Kline | University of Califormia, Berkeley

Equilibrium Wage and Employment Dynamics in the Oil and Gas Field Services Industry

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Andy Atkeson | UCLA

Aggregate Implications on Innovation Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Peter Ireland | Boston College

The Macroeconomic Effects of Interest of Reserves

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 1, 2011

Ellen McGrattan | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Capital Taxation During the U.S. Great Depression

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Tim Kehoe | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

Gambling for Redemption and Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Enrique Mendoza | University of Maryland

Overborrowing, Financial Crises and Macro-prudential Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Josep Pijoan-Mas | CEMFI

Inequality, Hours and Labor Market Participation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Raphael Bergoeing | Universidad de Chile

The Complementary Impact of Micro Distortions

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Alexander Bick | University of Frankfurt

Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Females: A Cross-Country Analysis

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 12, 2011

Anastasios (Tasso) Adamopoulos | York University

The Size Distribution of Firms and International Productivity Differences

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Pablo Kurlat | Stanford University

Deregulating Markets for Financial Information

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Pete Klenow | Stanford University

The Allocation of Talent and Economic Growth

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Ivan Werning | MIT

Managing a Liquidity Trap: Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 19, 2011

Kurt Mitman | University of Pennsylvania

Macroeconomic Effects of Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Policies

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Florian Scheuer | Stanford University

Optimal Taxation with Rent-Seeking

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Aysegul Sahin | Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Measuring Mismatch in the U.S. Labor Market

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, September 23, 2011

Manuel Garcia-Santana | CEMFI

Size Distribution of Firms, Financial Frictions, and Foreign Ownership

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 26, 2011

Wyatt Brooks | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

Trade Liberalization with Endogenous Borrowing Constraints

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Randy Wright | University of Wisconsin Business School

Marriage, Markets & Money: A Coasian Theory of Household Formation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Roc Armenter | Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Macroeconomics of Firms' Savings

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Nir Jaimovich | Duke University

Technological Learning and Labor Market Dynamics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Stavros Panageas | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Young, Old, Conservative, and Bold: The Implications of Heterogeneity and Finite Lives for Asset Pricing

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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

Wealth and Volatility

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 17, 2011

Flavio Cunha | University of Pennsylvania

Knowledge and Investments in Skills

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Michael Kumhof | IMF

Inequality, Leverage and Crises

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Francesco Bianchi | Duke University

Monetary/Fiscal Policy Mix and Agents' Beliefs

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 24, 2011

Loren Brandt | University of Toronto

Factor Market Distortions Accross Time, Space and Sectors in China

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Hanno Lustig | UCLA Anderson School of Management

Too-Systemic-To-Fail: What Option Markets Imply About Sector-wide Government Guarantees

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hal Cole | University of Pennsylvania

Underwriting Ventures: Trust but Verify

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Satoshi Tanaka | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

Men's Rush to Marriage: Implications of Child Support Enforcement for Marriage, Fertility and Long-Term Inequality

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 31, 2011

Amanda Michaud | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

A Quantitative Information Theory of Worker Flows and Wage Dispersion

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Christian Hellwig | The Toulouse School of Economics, University Toulouse 1 Capitole

A Theory of Asset Prices based on Heterogeneous Information

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Nobuhiro Kiyotaki | Princeton University

Financial Crises, Bank Risk Exposure and Government Financial Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Sewon Hur | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

The Lost Generation of the Great Recession

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 4, 2011

Illenin Kondo | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

Trade Reforms, Foreign Competition, and Labor Market Adjustments in the U.S.
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Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Jan Grobovsek | Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

The Occupational Organization of Firms and Aggregate Productivity

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 14, 2011

Guillermo Ordonez | Yale University

Collateral Crises

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 18, 2011

Hui He | University of Hawaii

Why Do Americans Spend So Much More on Health Care Than Europeans?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 21, 2011

Massimilliano Pisani | Bank of Italy

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Nancy Stokey | University of Chicago

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Treb Allen | Yale University

Information Frictions in Trade

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 28, 2011

Ezra Oberfield | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Business Networks, Production Chains, and Productivity: A Theory of Input-Output Architecture

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Philip Bond | University of Minnesota

Wall Street Occupations: An Equilibrium Theory of Overpaid Jobs

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Nancy Stokey | University of Chicago

Policy Uncertainty and Delayed Investment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 2, 2011

Hengjie Ai | Duke University

Moral Hazard, Investment, and Firm Dynamics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 5, 2011

Ariel Zetlin-Jones | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

External Financing and the Role of Financial Frictions over the Business Cycle: Measurement and Theory

Applied Theory Workshop

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Fernando Alvarez | University of Chicago

Price Setting with Menu Cost for Multi-Product Firms

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Marios Karabarbounis | University of Rochester

Heterogeneity in Labor Supply Elasticity and Optimal Taxation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Massimiliano Pisani | Bank of Italy

Fiscal Policy in Open Economy: Estimates for the Euro Area

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Marcelo Veracierto | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Role of Housing in Labor Reallocation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 16, 2011

Jacek Rothert | University of Texas at Austin

Productivity or Demand? Identifying Sources of Fluctuations in Small Open Economies

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Bo Zhao | University of Oslo

Too Poor to Retire? House Prices and Retirement

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Oksana Leukhina | University of Washington

The Return to College: Selection Bias and Dropout Risk