Institute Events

September 23–25, 2010 | Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Sponsored by Center for International Price Research, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University and Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Agenda

Friday, September 24 
8:30 a.m.   Coffee and pastries
    Session I
    Chair: Chris I. Telmer, Carnegie Mellon University
9:00 a.m.   IKEA: Products, Pricing and Pass-Through.pdf"
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Marianne Baxter,* Boston University
    Anthony Landry, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    Discussion (Presentation Slides).pdf"
Discussant: Christoph Fischer, Bundesbank
10:00 a.m.   Break
10:15 a.m.   Pricing-to-Market: Evidence From Plant-Level Prices.pdf"
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Doireann Fitzgerald,* Stanford University
    Stefanie Haller, Economic and Social Research Institute
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Virgiliu Midrigan, New York University
11:15 a.m.   Break
11:30 a.m.   How Wide Was the Ocean? U.S. and Swedish Commodity Price Dispersion 1732–1860PDF
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Mario J. Crucini, Vanderbilt University
    Gregor Smith,* Queen's University
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: David Jacks, Simon Fraser University
12:30 pm   Lunch
    Session II
    Chair: Mototsugu Shintani, Vanderbilt University
2:00 p.m.   The Micro–Macro Disconnect of Purchasing Power ParityPDF
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Paul R. Bergin,* University of California, Davis and NBER
    Reuven Glick, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
    Jyh-Lin Wu, National Sun Yat-Sen University
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Marios Zachariadis, University of Cyprus
3:00 p.m.   Break
3:15 p.m.   All Together Now: Do International Factors Explain Relative Price Comovements?.pdf"
Presentation Slides.pdf"
    Özer Karagedikli,* Reserve Bank of New Zealand
    Haroon Mumtaz, Bank of England
    Misa Tanaka, Bank of England
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Takayuki Tsuruga, Kyoto University
4:15 p.m.   Break
4:30 p.m.   Aggregate Real Exchange Rate Persistence Through the Lens of Sectoral Data.pdf"
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Maria Dolores Gadea, University of Zaragoza
    Laura Mayoral,* Institute for Economic Analysis
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Chris Murray, University of Houston
5:30 p.m.   Adjourn
Saturday, September 25 
8:30 a.m.   Coffee and pastries
    Session III
    Chair: David Parsley, Vanderbilt University
9:00 a.m.   International Menu Costs and Price Dynamics.pdf"
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Raphael Schoenle, Brandeis University
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: P.J. Glandon, Vanderbilt University
10:00 a.m.   Break
10:15 a.m.   The Elasticity of Trade: Estimates and Evidence.pdf"
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Ina Simonovska,* University of California, Davis and NBER
    Michael E. Waugh, New York University
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: John Dalton, Wake Forest University
11:15 a.m.   Break
11:30 a.m.   Policy-Relevant Exchange Rate Pass-Through to U.S. Import Prices.pdf"
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Etienne Gagnon,* Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
    Benjamin Mandel, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
    Robert J. Vigfusson, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Temple University
12:30 pm   Lunch
    Session IV
    Chair: Mark Wynne, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
2:00 p.m.   The Efficiency of the Global Markets for Final Goods and Productive Capabilities.pdf"
Presentation Slides .pdf"
    Georg Strasser, Boston College
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Rick Bond, Vanderbilt University
3:00 p.m.   Break
3:15 p.m.   Consumption Risk Sharing, the Real Exchange Rate, and Borders: Why Does the Exchange Rate Make Such a Difference?.pdf"
    Michael Devereux, University of British Columbia
    Viktoria Hnatkovska,* University of British Columbia
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Jian Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
4:15 p.m.   Break
4:30 p.m.   Financial Choice in a Non-Ricardian Model of Trade.pdf"
Presentation Slides.pdf"
    Katheryn Russ,* University of California, Davis
    Diego Valderrama, Franklin Templeton Investments
    Discussion (Presentation slides).pdf"
Discussant: Martin Berka, Massey University
5:30 p.m.   Adjourn
* Presenter

 

Participant List

Michael Anderson   Washington and Lee University, USA
Marianne Baxter   Boston University, USA
Paul R. Bergin   University of California, Davis and NBER, USA
Martin Berka   Massey University, New Zealand
Rick Bond   Vanderbilt University, USA
Mario J. Crucini   Vanderbilt University, USA
John Dalton   Wake Forest University, USA
Ben Eden   Vanderbilt University, USA
Christoph Fischer   Bundesbank, Germany
Doireann Fitzgerald   Stanford University, USA
Maria Dolores Gadea   University of Zaragoza, Spain
Etienne Gagnon   Federal Reserve Board, USA
P.J. Glandon   Vanderbilt University, USA
Viktoria Hnatkovska   University of British Columbia, Canada
Kevin Huang   Vanderbilt University, USA
Gregory Huffman   Vanderbilt University, USA
David Jacks   Simon Fraser University, Canada
Ozer Karagedikli   Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand
Anthony Landry   Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA
Akito Matsumoto   International Monetary Fund
Laura Mayoral   Institute for Economic Analysis, Spain
Virgiliu Midrigan   New York University, USA
Chris Murray   University of Houston, USA
David Parsley   Vanderbilt University, USA
Joel Rodrigue   Vanderbilt University, USA
Katheryn Russ   University of California, Davis, USA
Kamal Saggi   Vanderbilt University, USA
Jacob Sagi   Vanderbilt University, USA
Ozge Savascin   University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Raphael Schoenle   Brandeis University, USA
Mototsugu Shintani   Vanderbilt University, USA
Ina Simonovska   University of California, Davis and NBER, USA
Gregor Smith   Queen's University, Canada
Stephen L. S. Smith   Gordon College, USA
Georg Strasser   Boston College, USA
Chris Telmer   Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Takayuki Tsuruga   Kyoto University, Japan
Jian Wang   Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA
Mark Wynne   Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA
Hakan Yilmazkuday   Temple University, USA
Marios Zachariadis   University of Cyprus, Cyprus
 

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