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Upcoming Speaker Series Events

  • Fred P. Hochberg
    January 10, 2017
    Houston Branch
  • Robert Hormats
    Feb. 22, 2017
    Dallas Fed
  • Kevin Warsh
    June 21, 2017
    Dallas Fed

2017 Seminars

  • Feb 24, 2017
    Speaker: Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University

2016 Speaker Series Events

2016 Institute Events

2016 Seminars

  • Nov 18, 2016
    Speaker: Anna Kormilitsina, Southern Methodist University
    "Is Government Spending Predetermined? A Test of identification for Fiscal Policy Shocks"
  • Oct 20, 2016
    Speaker: George Alessandria, University of Rochester
    "The Dynamics of the U.S. Trade Balances and Real Exchange rate: The J Curve and Trade Costs?" (with Horag Choi)
  • Oct 5, 2016
    Speaker: Eric Van Wincoop, University of Virginia
    "What Can we Learn from Euro-Dollar Tweets?" (with Vahid Gholampour)
  • Sept 8, 2016
    Speaker: Lilia Maliar, University of Alicante and Stanford University
    "A Tractable Framework for Analyzing a Class of Nonstationary Markov Models" (with Serguei Maliar, John Taylor, and Inna Tsener)
  • Aug 17, 2016
    Speaker: Jon Willis, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • May 11, 2016
    Speaker: Alex Hsu, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • May 5, 2016
    Speaker: Saroj Bhattarai, University of Texas at Austin
  • Apr 28, 2016
    Speaker: Jae Won Lee, Seoul National University
  • Apr 13, 2016
    Speaker: Bernabe Lopez-Martin, Bank of Mexico
  • Mar 28, 2016
    Speaker: Georgios Georgiadis, European Central Bank
  • Mar 22, 2016
    Speaker: Cathy Zhang, Purdue University
    "Corporate Finance and Monetary Policy" (with Guillaume Rocheteau and Randall Wright)
  • Mar 15, 2016
    Speaker: Yunjong Eo, University of Sydney
    "Forecasting the Term Structure of Interest Rates with Potentially Misspecified Models" (with Kyu Ho Kang)
  • Mar 3, 2016
    Speaker: Berthold Herrendorf, Arizona State University
    "Structural Transformation of Occupation Employment" (with Georg Duernecker)
  • Feb 3, 2016
    Speaker: Clemens Sialm, University of Texas at Austin
    "Complex Mortgages" (with Gene Amromin, Jennifer Huang, and Edward Zhong)

2015 Events


  • Dec 18, 2015
    Speaker: Erwan Quintin, University of Wisconsin
  • Nov 20, 2015
    Speaker: Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan
  • Oct 26, 2015
    Speaker: Ariel Weinberger, University of Oklahoma
    "Exporter Heterogeneity and Price Discrimination: A Quantitative View"
  • Oct 5, 2015
    Speaker: Stefan Zeume, University of Michigan
    "Corporate Tax Havens and Transparency" (with Morten Bennedsen)
  • Sep 17, 2015 Speaker: Ariel Burstein, University of California, Los Angeles
    "Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy" (with Andrew Atkeson)
  • June 12, 2015
    Speaker: Batchimeg Sambalaibat, University of Oklahoma
    "A Theory of Liquidity Spillover Between Bond and CDS Markets"
  • May 28, 2015
    Speaker: Michael Klein, Tufts University
    "Rounding the Corners of the Policy Trilemma: Sources of Monetary Policy Autonomy"
  • May 19, 2015
    Speaker: Ina Simonovska, University of California, Davis
    "The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets"
  • May 1, 2015
    Speaker: Andrea Civelli, University of Arkansas
    "Globalization and Inflation: Evidence from a Time Varying VAR"
  • April 17, 2015
    Speaker: Nicholas Sly, University of Oregon
    "Labor Market Effects of Offshoring Within and Across Firm Boundaries"
  • February 13, 2015
    Speaker: Pablo Cuba-Borda, University of Maryland
    "What Explains the Great Recession and the Slow Recovery?"
  • February 6, 2015
    Speaker: Qingqing Cao, Princeton University
    "Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy with Collateral Constraints"
  • February 2, 2015
    Speaker: Nikhil Patel, Columbia University
    "Credit Constraints, Trade Finance and the Cost Channel of Monetary Policy in Open Economies"
  • January 23, 2015
    Speaker: Regina Martinez, George Washington University
    "International Banking Flows and 'Bad' Credit Booms: Do Booms Go with the Flow?"
  • January 21, 2015
    Speaker: Aaron Flaaen, University of Michigan
    "Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm Level Evidence from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake"
  • January 20, 2015
    Speaker: Everett Grant, University of Virginia
    "Exposure to International Crises: Trade vs. Financial Contagion"
  • January 15, 2015
    Speaker: Ilaf Scheikh Elard, University of Oxford
    "Financial Openness and Interbank Market Crises"
  • January 13, 2015
    Speaker: Zachary Stangebye, University of Pennsylvania
    "Dynamic Panics: Theory and Application to the Eurozone"

2014 Events


  • The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy (with Fernando Parro, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg and Pierre-Daniel Sarte)
    Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University
    November 10
  • The Role of Two Frictions in Geographic Price Dispersion: When Market Friction Meets Nominal Rigidity
    CY Choi, University of Texas Arlington
    November 3
  • Micro Data and Macro Technology (with Devesh Raval)
    Ezra Oberfield, Princeton University
    October 27
  • What Drives Commodity Returns? Market, Sector or Idiosyncratic Factors? (with Jun Ma and Andrew Vivian)
    Mark Wohar, University of Nebraska Omaha
    October 21
  • Gender and Occupational Outcome
    Elisa Keller, Durham University Business School
    October 14
  • Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy at the Zero Lower Bound in a Small Open Economy
    Saroj Bhattarai, University of Texas, Austin
    October 10
  • Trade Costs and Markups (with Alexander McQuoid)
    Loris Rubini, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
    October 2
  • Economic Revolution: Song China and England
    Ronald Edwards, Tamkang University
    June 24
  • Policy Regime Change Against Chronic Deflation? Policy Option Under a Long-term Liquidity Trap (with Yoshiyuki Nakazono and Kozo Ueda)
    Ippei Fujiwara, Keio University and Australian National University
    June 23
  • A Model of Monetary Policy Shocks for Financial Crises and Normal Conditions
    Victor Valcarcel, Texas Tech University
    June 20
  • Domestic Value Added in Exports: Theory and Firm Evidence from China (with Hiau Looi Kee)
    Heiwai Tang, Johns Hopkins University
    May 23
  • A Macroeconomic Analysis of Career Choice and Earnings Risk in the Labor Market (with Pedro Silos)
    German Cubas, University of Houston
    May 12
  • Dynamic Squeezing: Marriage and Fertility in France After World War One (with John Knowles)
    Guillaume Vandenbroucke, University of Southern California
    May 9
  • Commodity Price Comovement and Global Economic Activity (with Ron Alquist)
    Olivier Coibion, University of Texas, Austin
    April 16
  • Measuring the Macroeconomic Impact of Monetary Policy at the Zero Lower Bound
    Jing Cynthia Wu, University of Chicago, Booth
    April 7
  • The Stimulative Effect of Forward Guidance
    Benjamin Keen, University of Oklahoma
    March 28
  • Geographic Barriers to Commodity Price Integration: Evidence from US Cities and Swedish Towns
    Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University
    March 5
  • The Financial Accelerator and the Optimal Lending Contract (with Jonathan Hoddenbagh)
    Mikhail Dmitriev, Boston College
    February 6
  • Production and Distribution in International Trade: Evidence from Matched Exporter-Importer Data
    Felipe Benguria, University of Virginia
    February 5
  • Credit Shocks and the U.S. Business Cycle: Is This Time Different?
    Raju Huidrom, University of Virginia
    February 4
  • The Choice of Exchange Rate Regime: A Welfare Based Analysis
    Kimberly Berg, University of Notre Dame
    January 31
  • Can Interest Rate Factors Explain Exchange Rates?
    Julieta Yung, University of Notre Dame
    January 27
  • The Optimal Design of a Fiscal Union (with Mikhail Dmitriev)
    Jonathan Hoddenbagh, Boston College
    January 22
  • Mortgage Amortization and Welfare (with Luisa Lambertini)
    Chiara Forlati, École Polytechnique Fédéerale de Lausanne
    January 13

2013 Events

2013 Seminars

  • Bin Wei, Federal Reserve Board
    November 8
  • Vivian Yue, Federal Reserve Board
    November 6
  • Equilibrium Technology Diffusion, Trade, and Growth
    Michael Waugh, New York University, Stern School of Business
    September 30
  • Diversification, Cost Structure, and the Risk Premium of Multinational Corporations
    Stefania Garetto
    September 25
  • The Role of Shocks and Institutions in EMU and the US During the Crisis
    Rafael Domeniech Vilarino, Chief Economist for Developed Economies at BBVA
    July 25
  • Residential Property Prices in Chile
    Rodrigo Alfaro, Central Bank of Chile
    June 21
  • Credit Growth, Monetary Policy, and Economic Activity in a Three-Regime TVAR Model
    Zheng Zeng, Bowling Green State University
    May 20
  • Going Soft: How the Rise of Software Based Innovation Led to the Decline of Japan’s IT Industry and the Resurgence of Silicon Valley
    Lee Branstetter, Carnegie Mellon University
    May 10
  • Sovereign Default Risk and Uncertainty Premia
    Ignacio Presno, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
    April 25
  • The Role of Inventories and Capacity Utilization as Shock Absorbers
    Yi Huang, International Monetary Fund
    February 5

2012 Events


2011 Conferences & Lectures

2011 Seminars

  • December 2: André Kurmann, Board of Governors
  • October 21: Jianfeng Yu, University of Minnesota
  • October 7: Nan Li, IMF
  • September 30: Martin Boileau, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Global Asset Pricing
    Karen Lewis, Wharton
    August 11
  • Best Prices
    Anil Kashyap, University of Chicago
    June 4
  • The Intraday Effects of Central Bank Intervention on Exchange Rate Spreads
    Rasmus Fatum, University of Alberta
    May 27
  • Purchasing Power Parity and the Taylor Rule
    Masao Ogaki, Keio University, Japan
    May 16
  • The Costs of Financial Crises: Resource Misallocation, Productivity and Welfare in the 2001 Argentine Crisis
    Mark Wright, UCLA
    May 13
  • The Fiscal Multiplier Morass: A Bayesian Perspective
    Nora Traum, North Carolina State University
    April 15
  • News Shocks and the Slope of the Term Structure of Interest Rates
    Chris Otork, University of Virginia
    March 25
  • Technology and Endowments as Determinants of Comparative Advantage: Evidence from Mexico
    Daniel Chiquiar, Banco de México
    March 21
  • Asymmetric Shocks in a Currency Union with Monetary and Fiscal Handcuffs
    Jesper Linde, Board of Governors
    March 17
  • Intergenerational Mobility and the Political Economy of Immigration
    Armando Lopez-Velasco, Bucknell
    March 9
  • Trade in Intermediate Inputs and Business Cycle Comovement
    Robert Johnson, Dartmouth
    February 25
  • Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance
    Viral Acharya, NYU
    February 18
  • Entrepreneurship with Endogenous Volatility Under Financial Frictions
    Hernan Moscoso Boedo, University of Virginia
    January 14

2010 Conferences

2010 Seminars

2009 Conferences

2009 Seminars

2008 Conferences

  • Murray S. Johnson Memorial Conference
    Cosponsored with the University of Texas at Austin
    April 4—5, 2008
    Austin, Texas

2008 Seminars