2014 Seminars

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, January 10, 2014

Thomas Youle | University of Minnesota

How Much Did Manipulation Distort the Libor?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, January 17, 2014

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

Zeros and the Gains from Openness

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Moritz Kuhn | University of Bonn

Earnings Losses and Labor Mobility Over the Life-Cycle

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, January 31, 2014

Jan Duras | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota

Amplification of Shocks in a Model with Labor and Goods Market Search

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Ralph Ossa | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Trade Wars and Trade Talks with Data

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Natalia Ramondo | University of California, San Diego

Trade, Domestic Frictions, and Scale Effects
1:30 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 3, 2014

Maia Guell and Sevi Rodriguez Mora | University of Edinburgh

Intergenerational Mobility and the Informational Content of Surnames

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Treb Allen | Northwestern University

Trade and Topgraphy of the Spatial Economy

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Costas Arkolakis | Yale University

The Elusive Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Christopher Sleet | Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business

Tasks, Talents, and Taxes

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, March 21, 2014

Fernando Alvarez | University of Chicago

Small and Large Price Changes and the Propagation of Monetary Shocks

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Gabriel Zucman | University of California, Berkeley

Capital is Back: Wealth-Income Ratios in Rich Countries 1700-2010

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Andy Atkeson | University of California, Los Angeles

When did Broker Dealers become Too Big to Fail?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 31, 2014

David Domeij | Stockholm School of Economics

Money as a Store of Value: Breaking the Classical Dichotomy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Robert Shimer | University of Chicago

Markets with Multidimensional Private Information

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, April 7, 2014

Vincenzo Quadrini | University of Southern California

Risky Investments with Limited Commitment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, April 11, 2014

Ronald A. Edwards | Tamkang University

Economic Revolution: Song China and England
1:00 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

John Van Reenen | London School of Economics

Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, April 18, 2014

Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan | University of Maryland, College Park

Fiscal Shocks, Government Bonds, and Credit Market Disruptions: Bank Level Evidence from 1999 Turkish Earthquake

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Oleg Itskhoki | Princeton University

Optimal Development Policies with Financial Frictions

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Laura Veldkamp | New York University, Stern School of Business

Understanding Uncertainty Shocks and the Role of Black Swans

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, May 19, 2014

Ariel Burstein | University of California, Los Angeles

Accounting for Changes in Between Group Inequality

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Marc Melitz | Harvard University

New Trade Models, New Welfare Implications

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Olivier Coibion | University of Texas at Austin

Commodity-Price Comovement and Global Economic Activity

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Urban Jermann | Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Sticky Leverage

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Arnaud Costinot | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

How Large Are the Gains from Economic Integration? Theory and Evidence from U.S. Agriculture 1880-1997

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, May 30, 2014

Leonardo Martinez | International Monetary Fund

Debt Dilution and Sovereign Default Risk

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Loukas Karabarbounis | University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The Cyclicality of the Opportunity Cost of Employment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 9, 2014

Jose V. Rodriguez Mora | University of Edinburgh

Regions Are Not Countries: A New Approach to the Border Effect

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

James B. Bullard | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

TBA
12:30 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Julien Prat | CREST, Paris

Dynamic Contracts and Learning by Doing
1:30 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Mark Gertler | New York University

Unemployment Fluctuations, Match Quality and the Wage Cyclicality of New Hires

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 30, 2014

Moritz Kuhn | University of Bonn

Should Unemployment Insurance be Asset-Tested?

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Moshe Buchinsky | University of California, Los Angeles

Illegal Drugs, Education, and Labor Market Outcomes

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Benjamin Malin | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Are Labor or Product Markets to Blame for Recessions?

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Lee Ohanian | University of California, Los Angeles

Lack of Competition and the Decline of the Rust Belt

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Pete Klenow | Stanford University

How Destructive is Innovation?

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Stephen Redding | Princeton University

What is 'Firm Heterogeneity' in Trade Models? The Role of Quality, Scope, Markups, and Cost

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Muriel Niederle | Stanford University

Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Pablo Kurlat | Stanford University

Liquidity as Social Expertise

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Luigi Pistaferri | Stanford University

Consumption Inequality and Family Labor Supply

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Liran Einav | Stanford University

Can Managed Competition Work? The US Medicare Advantage Program

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Anton Korinek | Johns Hopkins University

(When) Are Fire Sales Inefficient?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 29, 2014

Pascal Michaillat | London School of Economics

An Economical Business-Cycle Model

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Thomas Winberry | Princeton University

Understanding Investment Stimulus: The Role of Lumpy Investment and Interest Rate Dynamics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 10, 2014

Michele Tertilt | University of Mannheim

An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Guido Lorenzoni | Northwestern University

Slow Moving Debt Crises

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Matthias Doepke | Northwestern University

Knowledge Transmission, Apprenticeship, and Technological Progress in the Pre-Industrial Economy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 17, 2014

Huiyu Li | Stanford University

Leverage and Productivity

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Juan Carlos Hallak | Universidad de San Andres

Export Survival with Learning about Foreign Markets

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Itamar Drechsler | New York University, Stern School of Business

A Model of Monetary Policy and Risk Premia

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Enrico Moretti | University of California, Berkeley

Growth in Cities and Countries

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Friday, October 24, 2014

Ricardo Reis | Columbia University

Inflating Away the Public Debt? An Empirical Assessment

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 27, 2014

Florian Scheuer | Stanford University

Capital Taxation under Political Constraints

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Gita Gopinath | Harvard University

Productivity and Capital Allocation in Europe

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Cosmin Ilut | Duke University

Slow to Hire, Quick to Fire: Employment Dynamics with Asymmetric Responses to News

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 31, 2014

Ethan Ilzetzki | London School of Economics

A Positive Theory of Tax Reform

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Stefanie Stantcheva | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Optimal Taxation and Human Capital Policies over the Life Cycle

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Monday, November 10, 2014

Luminita Stevens | University of Maryland

Investor Sophistication and Capital Income Inequality

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Juliana Salomao | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Sovereign Debt Renegotiation and Credit Default Swaps

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 14, 2014

Zhen Huo | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Rational Expectations Models with Higher Order Beliefs

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Luigi Paciello | Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance

Price Dynamics with Customer Markets

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Eva Van Leemput | University of Notre Dame

Inter- versus Intra-country Trade Frictions: Evidence from India

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 1, 2014

Moto Yogo | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

An Equilibrium Model of Institutional Demand and Asset Prices

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Francisco Buera | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Global Diffusion of Ideas

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Joseph Vavra | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 5, 2014

Neil Mehrotra | Brown University

Financial Shocks and Job Flows

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 8, 2014

Leena Rudanko | Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Discriminating Dispersion in Prices

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Pierre-Olivier Weill | University of California, Los Angeles

Heterogeneity in Decentralized Asset Markets

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Jaromir Nosal | Columbia University

Insolvency after the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 15, 2014

Joseph Kaboski | University of Notre Dame

Microeconomic Uncertainty, International Trade, and Aggregate Fluctuations

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tzuo-Hann Law | University of Pennsylvania

Sorting and Wage Inequality

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sebastian Dyrda | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Fluctuations in Uncertainty, Efficient Borrowing Constraints and Firm Dynamics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 19, 2014

Jack Rossbach | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Good Policy or Good Firms? International Competition and Aggregate Growth in a Granular World

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 22, 2014

Tom Quan | University of Minnesota

Product Variety, Across-Market Demand Heterogeneity, and the Value of Online Retail

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Oksana Leukhina | University of Washington

How Risky is College Investment?