2015 Seminars

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Kim Ruhl | New York University

Trade Adjustment Dynamics and the Welfare Gains from Trade

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Lena Edlund | Columbia University

Urban Renewal and the Working Rich

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Pedro Teles | Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Sovereign Default: The Role of Expectations

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Alisdair McKay | Boston University

The Power of Forward Guidance Revisited

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Gabriel Chodorow-Reich | Harvard University

Labor Reallocation and Business Cycles

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

George Alessandria | University of Rochester

Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Randall Wright | University of Wisconsin - Madison

Money and Credit Redux

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Vincenzo Quadrini | University of Southern California

Bank Liabilities Channel

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Zachary Bethune | University of California - Santa Barbara

Consumer Credit, Unemployment, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Michael Choi | University of Iowa

Frictional Goods Markets: Theory and Applications

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Juan Pablo Nicolini | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Is There a Stable Relationship between Unemployment and Future Inflation? Evidence from U.S. Cities

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Jaroslav Borovicka | New York University

Misspecified Recovery

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Katarina Borovickova | New York University

The Proportional Hazard Model: Estimation and Testing Using Price Change and Labor Market Data

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Fernando Alvarez | University of Chicago

Decomposing Duration Dependence in a Stopping Time Model

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Mariano (Max) Croce | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

BKK the EZ Way

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Kinda Hachem | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

The Rise of China's Shadow Banking System

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ufuk Akcigit | University of Pennsylvania

Buy, Keep or Sell: Economic Growth and the Market for Ideas

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Christopher Tonetti | Stanford University

Long-Term Care Utility and Late in Life Saving

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Julia Thomas | Ohio State University

Entry, Exit and the Shape of Aggregate Fluctuations in a General Equilibrium Model with Capital Heterogeneity

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Aubhik Khan | Ohio State University

Inventories Redux: An (S,s) Model with Idiosyncratic Shocks Confronts the Facts in Business Cycle and High Frequencies

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Laura Veldkamp | New York University, Stern School of Business

Information Globalization, Risk Sharing, and International Trade

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Adrien Verdelhan | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Term Structure of Currency Carry Trade Risk Premia

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Wyatt Brooks | University of Notre Dame

Nonlinear Gravity

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Luca Fornaro | Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional

Stagnation Traps

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Nicholas Ryan | Yale University

A Tale of Two Runs: Depositor Responses to Bank Solvency Risk

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Mariaflavia Harari | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cities in Bad Shape: Urban Geometry in India

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Fatih Guvenen | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earnings Risk?

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Thomas Philippon | New York University, Stern School of Business

Runs versus Lemons: Information Disclosure and Fiscal Capacity

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Peter Kondor | Central European University

Liquidity Risk and the Dynamics of Arbitrage Capital

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Alberto Bisin | New York University

Understanding Wealth Distribution and Social Mobility in the U.S.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Jakub Kastl | Princeton University

Empirical Analysis of Systemic Risk in the EURO Zone

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Xavier Ragot | Paris School of Economics

Optimal Monetary Policy with Limited Participation and Incomplete Markets

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Thomas Sargent | New York University

Fiscal Discriminations in Three Wars

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Erik Hurst | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

The Aggregate Implications of Regional Business Cycles

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Martin Eichenbaum | Northwestern University

Unemployment and Business Cycles

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Cecile Gaubert | University of California - Berkeley

Firm Sorting and Agglomeration

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Joao Ayres | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Real Exchange Rates and Commodity Prices

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Claudia Olivetti | Boston University

Three-Generation Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandfathers

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Paola Giuliano | UCLA Anderson School of Management

The Right Amount of Trust

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Mark Huggett | Georgetown University

The Sufficient Statistic Approach: Predicting the Top of the Laffer Curve

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Maia Guell | University of Edinburgh

Correlating Social Mobility and Economic Outcomes

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Sevi Rodriguez Mora | University of Edinburgh

The Rise of Meritocracy and the Inheritance of Advantage

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Julio Andres Blanco | New York University

Menu Costs, Uncertainty Cycles, and the Propagation of Monetary Shocks

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Daniel Keniston | Yale University

Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Laura Pilossoph | Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Title TBA

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Alessandro Dovis | Pennsylvania State University

Indeterminacy in Sovereign Debt Markets: A Quantitative Analysis

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Nancy Qian | Yale University

The Institutional Causes of China’s Great Famine, 1959-1961

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mikhail Golosov | Princeton University

Agency Business Cycles

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Vivian Yue | Emory University

A Model of Twin Ds: Optimal Default and Devaluation

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Stephen Williamson | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Interest on Reserves, Interbank Lending, and Monetary Policy

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Ina Simonovska | University of California - Davis

The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Robert Miller | Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business

Bidding Frictions in Ascending Auctions

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Pete Klenow | Stanford University

The Intensive Margin Puzzle in Trade

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Joseph Altonji | Yale University

Group-Average Observables as Controls for Sorting on Unobservables when Estimating Group Treatment Effects: The Case of School and Neighborhood Effects

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Petra Persson | Stanford University

The Long-Term Consequences of Grade Inflation

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Carlos Thomas | Banco de Espana

Monetary Policy and Sovereign Debt Vulnerability

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Virgiliu Midrigan | New York University

Household Leverage and the Recession

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Nicola Fuchs-Schundeln | Goethe University Frankfurt

Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Women across Countries: A Macroeconomic Analysis

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Magne Mogstad | University of Chicago

Why Do Wealthy Parents Have Wealthy Children?

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Emmanuel Farhi | Harvard University

Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Xavier Gabaix | New York University, Stern School of Business

Behavioral Macroeconomics via Sparse Dynamic Programming

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Pei-Cheng Yu | University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Optimal Taxation with Time-Inconsistent Agents

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Mark Egan | University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

Deposit Competition and Financial Fragility: Evidence from the US Banking Sector

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Marco Bassetto | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Forward Guidance: Communication, Commitment, or Both?

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Alisdair McKay | Boston University

Time-Varying Idiosyncratic Risk and Aggregate Consumption Dynamics

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Francois de Soyres | Toulouse School of Economics

Trade and Interdependence in International Networks

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Rishabh Kirpalani | University of Minnesota & Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Endogenously Incomplete Markets with Equilibrium Default

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Stavros Panageas | University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

What to Expect When Everyone is Expecting: Self-fulfilling Expectations and Asset-Pricing Puzzles

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Mark Bils | University of Rochester

Misallocation for Mismeasurement?

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Hal Cole | University of Pennsylvania

Fragile Financial Coalitions