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System Energy Meeting

September 21, 2017 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Presented by the Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas and Kansas City

Agenda

September 21, 2017

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Session 1: Oil and the Macroeconomy

Chair: Nida Cakir Melek

8:00 a.m.

“Asymmetric Responses of Consumer Spending to Energy Prices: The Role of Information and News Coverage”

Edward Knotek and Saeed Zaman
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Discussant: Karel Mertens
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

8:40 a.m.

“Learning in the Oil Futures Markets: Evidence and Macroeconomic Implications”

Sylvain Leduc
Bank of Canada

Kevin Moran
Université Laval

Robert J. Vigfusson
Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Discussant: Brent Bundick
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

9:20 a.m.

“Oil Price Pass-through into Core Inflation”

Cristina Conflitti
Banca d’Italia

Matteo Luciani
Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Discussant: Jonas Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Session 2: Oil and Business Dynamics

Chair: Martin Stuermer

10:15 a.m.

“Firm Dynamics and Local Economic Shocks Evidence from the Shale oil and Gas Boom”

Ryan A. Decker
Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Meagan McCollum
Baruch College

Gregory B. Upton
Louisiana State University

Discussant: Huiyu Li
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

10:55 a.m.

“De-leveraging or De-risking? How Banks Cope with Loss”

Rhys M. Bidder, John R. Krainer and Adam H. Shapiro
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Discussant: Christoffer Koch
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

11:35 a.m.

Lunch

12:30–5:00 p.m.

Rig tour

6:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner
For More Information

Contact Martin Stuermer at Martin.Stuermer@dal.frb.org.