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2017 Events

2017 Speaker Series Events


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  • Oct 13, 2017
    Speaker: Ayse Sapci, Colgate University
  • Aug 11, 2017
    Speaker: Kim Ruhl, Penn State University
  • July 28, 2017
    Speaker: Ralf Meisenzahl, Federal Reserve Board
  • July 7, 2017
    Speaker: Gil Sadka, University of Texas at Dallas
  • June 23, 2017
    Speaker: Marco Lombardi, Bank for International Settlements
  • May 26, 2017
    Speaker: Jose Joaquin Lopez, University of Memphis
    "Size-Dependent Policies, the Allocation of Talent, and the Return to Skill" (with Jessica Torres-Coronado)
  • May 12, 2017
    Speaker: Daniel Greenwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "The Mortgage Credit Channel of Macroeconomic Transmission"
  • May 5, 2017
    Speaker: Ricardo Reyes-Heroles, Board of Governors
    "Globalization and Structural Change in the United States: A Quantitative Assessment"
  • April 21, 2017
    Speaker: Ana Maria Santacreu, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • April 14, 2017
    Speaker: Ryan Kellogg, University of Chicago
    "Information Asymmetry, Drilling Distortions, and Oil and Gas Leases"
  • April 7, 2017
    Speaker: Pietro Peretto, Duke University
    "Commodity Prices and Growth" (with Domenico Ferraro)
  • March 24, 2017
    Speaker: Daniel Murphy, University of Virginia
    "Fiscal Stimulus, Interest Rates, and Inequality: A Global Perspective" (with Jorge Miranda-Pinto and Kieran Walsh)
  • Mar 17, 2017
    Speaker: Young (Seonyoung) Park, University of Delaware
    "Recent Decline in Aggregate Labor Supply of Married Women in the United States: A Life-Cycle Structural Model"
  • March 10, 2017
    Speaker: Ben Johannsen, Board of Governors
    "Monetary Policy and the Predictability of Nominal Exchange Rates" (with Martin Eichenbaum and Sergio Rebelo)
  • March 17, 2017
    Speaker: Young (Seonyoung) Park, University of Delaware
    "Recent Decline in Aggregate Labor Supply of Married Women in the United States: A Life-Cycle Structural Model"
  • February 24
    Speaker: Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University
    "Productivity and Organization in Portuguese Firms" (with Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla, and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg)

2016 Events


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  • December 16, 2016
    Speaker: Mark Agerton, Rice University
    "Anatomy of a Shale Boom: A Dynamic Equilibrium Model of Mineral Leasing and Drilling Decisions"
  • December 9, 2016
    Speaker: Farid Farrokhi, Purdue University
    "Global Sourcing in Oil Markets"
  • Nov 18, 2016
    Speaker: Anna Kormilitsina, Southern Methodist University
    "Is Government Spending Predetermined? A Test of identification for Fiscal Policy Shocks"
  • October 28, 2016
    Speaker: Todd Walker, University of Indiana
    "Approximate Aggregation in Dynamic Economies" (with Karsten O. Chipeniuk and Nets Hawk Katz)
  • October 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)
  • October 14, 2016
    Speaker: Christiane Baumeister, University of Notre Dame
    "Structural Interpretation of Vector Autoregressions with Incomplete Identification: Revisiting the Role of Oil Supply and Demand Shocks" (with James Hamilton)
  • October 5, 2016
    Speaker: Eric Van Wincoop, University of Virginia
    "What Can we Learn from Euro-Dollar Tweets?" (with Vahid Gholampour)
  • September 29, 2016
    Speaker: Roc Armenter, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
    "The Perils of Nominal Targets"
  • September 19, 2016
    Speaker: Adam Kolasinski, Texam A&M
    "Managerial Myopia and the Mortgage Meltdown" (with Nan Yang)
  • September 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)
  • August 30, 2016
    Speaker: Edward Herbst, Federal Reserve Board
    "The Empirical Implications of the Interest-Rate Lower Bound" (with Chris Gust, Matt Smith, and David Lopez-Salido)
  • August 22, 2016
    Speaker: Karel Mertens, Cornell University
  • August 19, 2016
    Speaker: David Papell, University of Houston
    "Policy Rules and Economic Performance" (with Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy)
  • August 17, 2016
    Speaker: Jon Willis, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
    "Can Machine-Learning Techniques Contribute to our Understanding of Labor Market Dynamics?" (with San Cannon, Nenad Jukic, Svetlozar Nestorov, and Abhishek Sharma)
  • July 18, 2016
    Speaker: Edward Nelson, University of Sydney
    "The Correlation between Money and Output in the United Kingdom: A Resolution of the Puzzle"
  • July 6, 2016
    Speaker: Rodrigo Sekkel, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
    "The Real-Time Properties of the Bank of Canada's Staff Output Gap Estimates"
  • June 7, 2016
    Speaker: Anand Srinivasan, National University of Singapore
    "Unintended Consequences of Government Bailouts: Evidence from Bank-Dependent Borrowers of Large Banks" (with Yupeng Lin and Xin Liu)
  • May 25, 2016
    Speaker: Ricardo Fernholz, Claremont McKenna
    "Empirical Methods for Dynamic Power Law Distributions in the Social Sciences"
  • May 19, 2016
    Speaker: Adrien Auclert, Princeton University
  • 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 24, 2016
    Speaker: Athanasios Orphanides, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "The Euro Area Crisis Five Years After the Original Sin"
  • 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 4, 2016
    Speaker: Mark Wright, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
    "Bad Investments and Missed Opportunities? Capital Flows to Asia and Latin America" (with Lee Ohanian and Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria)
  • Feb 3, 2016
    Speaker: Clemens Sialm, University of Texas at Austin
    "Complex Mortgages" (with Gene Amromin, Jennifer Huang, and Edward Zhong)

2015 Events


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  • December 18, 2015
    Speaker: Erwan Quintin, University of Wisconsin
  • December 1, 2015
    Speaker: Malory Vachon, Louisiana State University
    "The Impact of Local Labor Market Conditions on Migration: Evidence from the Bakken Oil Boom"
  • November 20, 2015
    Speaker: Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan
  • Nov 9, 2015
    Speaker: Ine Van Robays, European Central Bank
  • Nov 5, 2015
    Speaker: Thomas Holden, University of Surrey
    "Existence, Uniqueness and Computation of Solutions to DSGE Models with Occasionally Binding Constraints"
  • October 26, 2015
    Speaker: Ariel Weinberger, University of Oklahoma
    "Exporter Heterogeneity and Price Discrimination: A Quantitative View"
  • October 5, 2015
    Speaker: Stefan Zeume, University of Michigan
    "Corporate Tax Havens and Transparency" (with Morten Bennedsen)
  • September 29, 2015
    Speaker: Juergen von Hagen, University of Bonn
    "Governance of the Euro Area: Fiscal Union, Debt Union, Fiscal Freedom"
  • September 23, 2015
    Speaker: Stephen Quinn, Texas Christian University
    "Death of a Reserve Currency" (with William Roberds)
  • September 17, 2015 Speaker: Ariel Burstein, University of California, Los Angeles
    "Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy" (with Andrew Atkeson)
  • August 19, 2015
    Speaker: William Gavin, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (retired)
    "The Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 and Financial Crises"
  • July 1, 2015
    Speaker: Hilde Bjornland, BI Norwegian Business School
    "Boom or Gloom: Examining the Dutch Disease in a Two-Speed Economy"
  • 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 11, 2015
    Speaker: Thomas Covert, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
    "Experiential and Social Learning in Firms: The Case of Hydraulic Fracturing in the Bakken Shale"
  • 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"
  • April 10, 2015
    Speaker: Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern University
    "Slow Moving Debt Crises"
  • April 3, 2015
    Speaker: Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University
    "Wage Posting and Business Cycles: A Quantitative Exploration"
  • March 27, 2015
    Speaker: Todd Walker, Indiana University
    "Approximate Aggregation in the Neoclassical Growth Model with Idiosyncratic Shocks"
  • March 5, 2015
    Speaker: Lutz Killian, University of Michigan
    "A General Approach to Recovering Market Expectations from Futures Prices With An Application to Crude Oil"
  • 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


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  • From Boom to Bust: A Typology of Real Commodity Prices in the Long Run
    David Jacks, Simon Fraser University
    December 3
  • Financial Crisis and the Supply of Corporate Credit (with Wayne Lee and Timothy Yeager)
    Santiago Barraza, University of Arkansas
    November 17
  • Estimating and Forecasting Trend Labor Force Participation
    Daniel Sullivan, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
    November 17
  • QE Equivalence to Interest Rate Policy: Implications for Exit
    Samuel Reynard, Swiss National Bank
    November 14
  • Demand Shocks and Endogenous Uncertainty
    Diego Vilan, University of Southern California
    November 12
  • 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
  • The Consequences of an Unknown Debt Target (with Alexander Richter)
    Nathaniel Throckmorton, College of William and Mary
    October 6
  • Trade Costs and Markups (with Alexander McQuoid)
    Loris Rubini, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
    October 2
  • Estimating Fiscal Multipliers with Essential Heterogeneity (with Emmanuoil Kitsios)
    Manasa Patnam, CREST (ENSAE)
    September 22
  • Estimating Cross-Border Securities Positions: New Data and New Methods (with Carol Bertaut)
    Ruth Judson, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
    September 5
  • Europe's Linkages with the World: Has EU Integration Been as Successful as Global Integration?
    David Gould, World Bank
    July 7
  • 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
  • Welfare Effects of Structural Balance Fiscal Rules
    Alvaro Aguirre, Central Bank of Chile
    May 19
  • 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
  • Shadow Banking: The Money View
    Zoltan Pozsar, Senior adviser at the U.S. Department of Treasury and visiting Scholar at the IMF
    April 17
  • 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
  • The Mechanics of Aggressive Tax Planning by U.S. Multinationals
    Frank Barry, Trinity College, Dublin
    March 17
  • Global Dynamics at the Zero Lower Bound
    Alexander Richter, Auburn University
    March 11
  • Geographic Barriers to Commodity Price Integration: Evidence from US Cities and Swedish Towns
    Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University
    March 5
  • An Imperfectly Competitive Model of the World Natural Gas Market
    Burcu Cigerli, Centrica plc
    February 7
  • 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
  • Who Loses Under Power Plant Cap-and-Trade Programs?
    Mark Curtis, Georgia State University
    February 3
  • The Choice of Exchange Rate Regime: A Welfare Based Analysis
    Kimberly Berg, University of Notre Dame
    January 31
  • Does the Stock Market React Slowly to Oil Price Shocks?
    Lance Bachmeier, Kansas State University
    January 30
  • 150 Years of Boom and Bust: What Drives Mineral Commodity Prices?
    Martin Stuermer, University of Bonn
    January 28
  • 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
  • The Effects of Oil Price Uncertainty on Global Real Economic Activity
    Soojin Jo, Bank of Canada
    January 17
  • Are All U.S. Credit Unions Alike (with Diego A. Restrepo-Tobon and Subal C. Kumbhakar)
    Emir Malikov, SUNY Binghamton
    January 15
  • Mortgage Amortization and Welfare (with Luisa Lambertini)
    Chiara Forlati, École Polytechnique Fédéerale de Lausanne
    January 13

2013 Events


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  • Really Uncertain Business Cycles
    Stephen Terry, Stanford University
    December 2
  • (Taylor) Rules versus Discretion in U.S. Monetary Policy
    David Papell, University of Houston
    October 16
  • Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan
    October 11
  • “Global, Local, and Contagious Investor Sentiment” and “Arbitrage Asymmetry and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle”
    Yu Yuan, Shanghai Advanced Institute for Finance and Wharton Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania
    August 30
  • The Federal Reserve as a Last Resort
    Colleen Baker, University of Notre Dame
    April 16
  • Firms’ Finance, Cyclical Sensitivity, and the Role of Monetary Policy
    Anastasia Zervou, Texas A&M University
    April 10
  • Who Should Pay for Credit Ratings and How?
    Natalia Kovrijnykh, Arizona State University
    March 29
  • Credit Availability and Asset Pricing in Illiquid Markets
    David Ling, University of Florida
    March 1
  • The Role of Inventories and Capacity Utilization as Shock Absorbers
    Danilo Trupkin, Universidad de Montevideo
    January 9

2012 Research Events