2012 Seminars

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Taryn Dinkelman | Dartmouth College

The Long-Term Effects of Drought in Infancy when Migration is Limited: Evidence from South Africa

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Roozbeh Hosseini | Arizona State University

Efficiency and the Healthcare Social Safety Net

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, February 6, 2012

Fernando Alvarez | University of Chicago

Persistent Liquidity Effects and Long Run Money Demand

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, February 27, 2012

Javier Bianchi | University of Wisconsin & NYU

Efficient Bailouts?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Pablo Fajgelbaum | University of California, Los Angeles

Labor Market Frictions, Firm Growth, and International Trade

Applied Theory Workshop

Friday, March 2, 2012

James Hamilton | University of California, San Diego

The Effectiveness of Alternative Monetary Policy Tools in a Zero Lower Bound Environment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Raj Chetty | Harvard University

Bounds on Elasticities with Optimization Frictions: A Synthesis of Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Supply

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Francisco Buera | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

On the Effects of Monetary Policy During a Credit Crunch

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Matthew Smith | Board of Governors

Doubts and Variability

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 26, 2012

Andy Atkeson | UCLA

Assessing the Soundness of U.S. Financial Firms: 1962-2012

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Todd Schoellman | W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Why is Measured Productivity so Low in Agriculture?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Nan Li | Ohio State University

Factor Proportions and International Business Cycles

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Ana Babus | Imperial College London

Endogenous Intermediation in Over-the-Counter Markets

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Peter Karadi | European Central Bank

Large Shocks in Menu Cost Models

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Eric Swanson | Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Risk Aversion and the Labor Margin in Dynamic Equilibrium Models

Applied Theory Workshop

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Mark Watson | Princeton University

Disentangling the Channels of the 2007 Recession
3:00 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Pierre Yared | Columbia University

Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Persistent Shocks

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Ricardo Lagos | New York University

Trade Dynamics in the Market for Federal Funds

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Stefano Giglio | University of Chicago-Booth School of Business

Credit Default Swap Spreads and Systemic Financial Risk

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Johannes Schmieder | Boston University

The Effect of Unemployment Insurance Extensions on Reemployment Wages

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Alisdair McKay | Boston University

Accounting for Idiosyncratic Wage Risk Over the Business Cycle

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, May 21, 2012

Ernesto Pasten | Toulouse School of Economics and The Central Bank of Chile

Rational Inattention, Multi-Product Firms and the Neutrality of Money

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Sevin Yeltekin | Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

Poverty and Self-Control

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Stefania Garetto | Boston University

Risk, Returns, and Multinational Production

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Nicola Pavoni | Bocconi University

Optimal Income Taxation with Asset Accumulation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Doireann Fitzgerald | Stanford University

Exporters and Shocks

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel | Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

The Union Threat

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Alexander Wolitzky | Stanford University

Communication and Money in Repeated Games on Networks

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Garance Genicot | Georgetown University

Suicide and Property Rights in India

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Leena Rudanko | Boston University

Unions in a Frictional Labor Market

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 11, 2012

Pete Klenow | Stanford University

The Life Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Ellen McGrattan | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

The Labor Productivity Puzzle

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Ben Malin | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Testing for Keynesian Labor Demand

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, July 6, 2012

Michael Kiley and Jean-Philippe Laforte | Board of Governors

Unemployment During the Great Recession in the EDO Model of the U.S. Economy: The 2012 EDO Model
1:00 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, July 9, 2012

Neil Wallace | Pennsylvania State University

The Optimality of Inflation in 'Pure Currency' Economies: A Conjecture

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Neil Wallace | Pennsylvania State University

Optimality in a Large Two-Stage Market Game

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, July 20, 2012

George Alessandria | Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Trade Wedges, Inventories, and International Business Cycles

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Kei Kawai | Stern School of Business at New York University

Signaling in Online Credit Markets

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Mar Reguant | Stanford University

Market-based Emissions Regulation and the Evolution of Market Structure

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Marti Mestieri | Toulouse School of Economics

If Technology has Converged, Why has Income Diverged

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 13, 2012

Karl Shell | Cornell University

Political Economy of Price-Level Volatility

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Joe Vavra | Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago

Consumption Dynamics During the Great Recession

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, August 31, 2012

David Rahman | University of Minnesota

Dynamic Information Management in Repeated Games with Frequent Actions

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Joachim Voth | Universitat Pompeu Fabra

How the West Invented Fertility Restriction

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 10, 2012

Peter Koudijs | Stanford University

Those who Know Most: Insider Trading in 18th c. Amsterdam

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Pete Klenow | Stanford University

Misallocation and Productivity

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 24, 2012

Henry Siu | University of British Columbia

The Trend is the Cycle: Job Polarization and Jobless Recoveries

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Cecilia Fieler | University of Pennsylvania

Trade, Competition and Quality-Upgrading: A Theory with Evidence from Colombia

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Pierre Yared | Columbia University

A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles

Applied Theory Workshop

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Robert Townsend | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Spatial Competition Among Financial Service Providers

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 5, 2012

Ufuk Akcigit | University of Pennsylvania

Innovation, Reallocation and Growth

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

John Dalton | Wake Forest University

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 22, 2012

Francesco Trebbi | University of British Columbia

Inconsistent Regulators: Evidence From Banking

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Francesco Trebbi | University of British Columbia

How is Power Shared in Africa?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Matilde Bombardini | University of British Columbia

How Robust is the Skill-Dispersion-Complementarity Hypothesis?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Hitoshi Tsujiyama | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 2, 2012

Winfried Koeniger | Queen Mary University of London

Collateral Constraints and Self-Fulfilling Macroeconomic Fluctuations

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Alessandra Voena | University of Chicago

Prenuptial Agreements and Household Wellbeing: Evidence from Italy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Randy Wright | University of Wisconsin, Madison

Housing and Liquidity
10:30 AM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Manuel Amador | Stanford University

Crisis and Commitment: In?ation Credibility and the Vulnerability to Sovereign Debt Crises

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Toshihiko Mukoyama | Board of Governors

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Guillermo Ordonez | University of Pennsylvania

Uncertainty as Commitment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Laura Veldkamp | Stern School of Business, New York University

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 3, 2012

Cristina Arellano | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Linkages in Sovereign Debt Markets

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Fabian Kindermann | Northwestern University

Optimal Taxation with Current and Future Cohorts

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Chris Tonetti | New York University

Equilibrium Technology Diffusion, Trade, and Growth

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Martin Schneider | Stanford University

Ambiguous Business Cycles

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Monika Piazzesi | Stanford University

Segmented Housing Search

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 17, 2012

Melissa Tartari | Yale University

What Distributional Impacts Mean: Welfare Reform Experiments and Competing Margins of Labor Supply

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Ricardo Reis | Columbia University

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Illenin Kondo | Board of Governors

A Theory of Rollover Risk, Sudden Stops, and Foreign Reserves