2017 Seminars

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Nicholas Bloom | Stanford University

The Finance-Uncertainty Multiplier

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Randy Wright | University of Wisconsin, Madison

The Effects of Monetary Policy and Other Announcements

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, February 13, 2017

Morten Ravn | University College London

Macroeconomic Fluctuations with Hank & Sam: An Analytical Approach

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Pavel Brendler | University of Wisconsin, Madison

Lifetime Earnings Inequality and Income Redistribution through Social Security

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi | Columbia Business School, Columbia University

Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Etienne Gagnon | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Understanding the New Normal: The Role of Demographics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Tomohiro Hirano | The University of Tokyo

Asset Bubbles and Macro-Prudential Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Theodore Papageorgiou | McGill University

Geography, Search Frictions and Trade Costs

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 27, 2017

Guido Menzio | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Intermediation as Rent Extraction

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wenxin Du | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Deviations from Covered Interest Rate Parity

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Lawrence Schmidt | University of Chicago

Climbing and Falling Off the Ladder: Asset Pricing Implications of Labor Market Event Risk

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Sushant Acharya | Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Side Effects of Safe Asset Creation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Adam Szeidl | Central European University

Media Capture through Favor Exchange

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Karen Kopecky | Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Old, Frail, and Uninsured: Accounting for Puzzles in the U.S Long-term Care Insurance Market

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, April 24, 2017

Albert Marcet | Barcelona GSE

Title TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Roc Armenter | Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Everything all the Time? Entry and Exit in U.S. Imports

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Matthew Rognlie | Northwestern University

Inequality and Aggregate Demand

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Christian Moser | Columbia Business School

Optimal Paternalistic Savings Policies

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, May 8, 2017

Oleg Itskhoki | Princeton University

Exchange Rate Disconnect in General Equilibrium

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Jesse Schreger | Harvard Business School

Unpacking Global Capital Flows

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Nir Jaimovich | Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Trading Down and the Business Cycle

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, May 12, 2017

Kevin Williams | Yale University

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

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Felipe Saffie | University of Maryland

Too Big to Pay: Tax Benefits and Corporate Lobbying

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Paolo Cavallino | International Monetary Fund

The Expansionary Lower Bound: a Theory of Contractionary Monetary Easing

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sebastian Fanelli | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Optimal Monetary Policy and Portfolio Choice

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Anastasios Karantounias | Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Optimal Fiscal Policy with Recursive Preferences

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Mark Gertler | NYU

A Macroeconomic Model with Financial Panics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde | University of Pennsylvania

Political Distribution Risk and Aggregate Fluctuations

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 19, 2017

Francesco Lippi | Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance

Price Plans and the Real Effects of Monetary Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Motohiro Yogo | Princeton University

The Fragility of Market Risk Insurance

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Juan Pablo Nicolini | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

International Evidence in Long Run Money Demand

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Manuel Amador | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Foreign Reserve Management at the Zero Interest Rates

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Venky Venkateswaran | NYU Stern School of Business

Capital Misallocation: Frictions or Distortions?

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Julien Bengui | Universite de Montreal

Capital Flows and Global Rebalancing in a Liquidity Trap

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Chad Jones | Stanford University

Are Ideas Getting Harder to Find?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Gita Gopinath | Harvard University

Dominant Currency Paradigm

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Charles Engel | University of Wisconsin, Madison

Debauchery and Original Sin: The Currency Composition of Sovereign Debt

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg | Princeton University

Title TBA

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Daniel Xu | Duke University

Notching R&D Investment with Corporate Income Tax Cuts in China

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Klaus Adam | Universitat Mannheim

Optimal Trend Inflation

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Myron Orfield | University of Minnesota Law School

Why Are the Twin Cities So Segregated?

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Emi Nakamura | Columbia Business School

Housing Wealth Effects: The Long View

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 18, 2017

Pete Klenow | Stanford University

Assessing the Gains from E-Commerce

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Serdar Ozkan | University of Toronto

TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Lee Ohanian | UCLA

Tarnishing the Golden and Empire States: Land-Use Restrictions and the U.S. Economic Slowdown

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 25, 2017

Derek Neal | University of Chicago

The Prison Boom and Sentencing Policy

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tommaso Porzio | University of California, San Diego

Human Capital and Structural Change

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, September 29, 2017

David Nagy | CREI

City Location and Economic Development

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Pierre Olivier Weill | UCLA

Incentive Constrained Risk Sharing, Segmentation, and Asset Pricing

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Mary Daly | Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Title TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Alisdair McKay | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Boston University

Optimal Automatic Stabilizers

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Eduardo Davila | NYU Stern School of Business

Optimal Financial Transaction Taxes

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 23, 2017

Juliana Salomao | Carlson School of Management

Exchange Rate Exposure and Firm Dynamics

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Pablo Kurlat | Stanford University

The Social Value of Financial Expertise

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Jennifer La'O | Columbia University

Optimal Monetary Policy with Informational Frictions

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 30, 2017

Giovanni Violante | Princeton University

Aggregate Recruiting Intensity

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Julian Kozlowski | New York University

Long-Term Finance and Investment with Frictional Asset Markets

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Kjetil Storesletten | University of Oslo

Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Jack Rossbach | Georgetown University Qatar

Misallocation in the Presence of Multiple Production Technologies

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Matthew Delventhal | Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona & Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

The Globe as a Network: Geography and the Origins of the World Income Distribution

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Matthias Kredler | Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Why do People Leave Bequests? A Quantitative Exploration

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Richard Rogerson | Princeton University

Hours, Occupations and Gender Differences in Labor Market Outcomes

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Javier Cravino | University of Michigan

Trade Induced Structural Change and the Skill Premium

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tamon Asonuma | IMF

Sovereign Bond Prices, Haircuts, and Maturity

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Diego Daruich | New York University

The Macroeconomic Consequences of Early Childhood Development Policies

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Fabio Canova | BI Norwegian Business School

Title TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 27, 2017

Jesse Perla | University of British Columbia

Isolating Limited Liability as a Financial Friction

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 1, 2017

Lisa Cook | Michigan State University

Missing Women and Minorities, Innovation, and Economic Growth
11:30 AM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 4, 2017

Fernando Alvarez | University of Chicago

Random Risk Aversion and Liquidity: a Model of Asset Pricing and Trade

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Xavier Ragot | Sciences Po

Optimal Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneous Agents and Aggregate Shocks

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Ben Smith | UCLA

The Role of Worker Flows and Exports in Sorting: Evidence from West Germany
11:30 AM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 7, 2017

David Andolfatto | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Understanding Lowflation

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 11, 2017

Daeha Cho | Boston University

Investment Shocks, Unemployment Risk, and Macroeconomic Comovement

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Gregor Jarosch | Stanford University

Statistical Discrimination and Duration Dependence in the Job Finding Rate

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 15, 2017

Virgiliu Midrigan | New York University

Discount Rates, Human Capital, and Employment Fluctuations
1:00 PM (Note time change)

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Mons Chan | University of Minnesota

How Substitutable Are Labor and Intermediates?

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Ming Xu | University of Minnesota

Understanding the Decline in Occupational Mobility

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Andy Atkeson | UCLA

The Franchise Value of Banks: Preliminary Results