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Research seminars

Research seminars at the Dallas Fed are technical discussions targeted for PhD-level economists. Academic visitors present current research in a 75-minute seminar format on a variety of topics in economics and finance. Seminars are open to academic researchers associated with local universities and research institutions.

Researchers who wish to attend a seminar must email Sewon Hur or Xiaoqing Zhou at least 48 hours in advance. All attendees must show photo ID and go through security screening.
Date Speaker Presentation
March 28, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Natalia Ramondo
Boston University
April 4, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Erica Jiang
University of Southern California
April 11, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Arpit Gupta
New York University
April 18, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Hillary Stein
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
May 2, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Richard Sweeney
Boston College
May 23, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Jorge De la Roca
University of Southern California
June 13, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Fabrizio Perri
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
June 20, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Manju Puri
Duke University Fuqua School of Business
September 19, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Ashley Langer
University of Arizona
September 26, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Charles Engel
University of Wisconsin-Madison
October 3, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Kyle Herkenhoff
University of Minnesota
October 10, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Madeline Zavodny
University of North Florida
October 24, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Hyunju Lee
University of Houston
November 6, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Thomas Drechsel
University of Maryland
December 4, 2024
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Maryam Farboodi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management
Date Speaker Presentation
Febuary 9, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Mariacristina De Nardi
University of Minnesota
The Lifetime Costs of Bad Health
(with Svetlana Pashchenko and Ponpoje Porapakkarm)
February 23, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Ana Maria Santacreu
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Dynamic Gains from Trade Agreements with Intellectual Property Provisions
March 2, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Ben Keys
University of Pennsylvania
Racial Bias in the Mortgage Market: New Evidence from Lending Discontinuities
(with Will Dobbie and Andrew Paciorek)
March 9, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Francois Gourio
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downward Nominal Rigidities and Bond Premia
(with Phuong Ngo)
March 23, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Ian Dew-Becker
Northwestern University
Tail Risk in Production Networks
March 30, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Peter Christensen
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Energy Efficiency Can Deliver for Climate Policy: Evidence from Machine Learning-Based Targeting
(with Paul Francisco, Erica Myers, Hansen Shao and Mateus Souza)
April 6, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Job Boerma
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Composite Sorting
(with Aleh Tsyvinski, Ruodu Wang and Zhenyuan Zhang)
April 13, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Dan Greenwald
New York University
The Credit Line Channel
(with John Krainer and Pascal Paul)
April 20, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Illenin Kondo
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Accounting for Racial Wealth Disparities
(with Teegawende H. Zeida, Samuel L. Myers Jr. and William A. Darity Jr.)
April 27, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
David Low
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
What Triggers Mortgage Default? New Evidence from Linked Administrative and Survey Data
May 11, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Lu Han
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Frictional and Speculative Vacancies: The Effects of an Empty Homes Tax
(with Derek Stacy and Hong Chen)
May 18, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
George Alessandria
University of Rochester
Rising Current Account Dispersion: Trade or Financial Integration?
(with Yan Bai and Soo Kyung Woo)
June 22, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Nathaniel Baum-Snow
University of Toronto
The Skyscraper Revolution: Global Economic Development and Land Savings
(with Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Remi Jedwab)
June 29, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Rajashri Chakrabarti
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
College Finance, Migration and Long-Term Financial Well-Being of Students
(with William Nober and Wilbert van der Klaauw)
July 6, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Arthur Van Benthem
University of Pennsylvania
Regulating Untaxable Externalities: Are Vehicle Air Pollution Standards Effective and Efficient?
(with Mark Jacobsen, James M. Sallee and Joseph S. Shapiro)
August 17, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Samuel Kruger
University of Texas at Austin
Did Pandemic Relief Fraud Inflate House Prices?
(with John M. Griffin and Prateek Mahajan)
August 31, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Aeimit Lakdawala
Wake Forest University
Partisan Bias in Professional Macroeconomic Forecasts
(with Benjamin S. Kay, Jane Ryngaert and Michael Futch)
September 14, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Marianne Bitler
University of California, Davis
Long-Run Effects of Food Assistance: Evidence from the Food Stamp Program
(with Theodore F. Figinski)
September 21, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Mark Spiegel
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Targeted Reserve Requirements for Macroeconomic Stabilization
(with Zheng Liu and and Jingyi Zhang)
October 12, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Mark Hoekstra
Baylor University
Are American Juries Racially Discriminatory? Evidence from Over a Quarter Million Felony Grand Jury Cases
(with Suhyeon Oh and Meradee Tangvatcharapong)
October 17, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Michael Weber
University of Chicago
Diverse Policy Committees Can Reach Underrepresented Groups
(with Francesco D’Acunto and Andreas Fuster)
October 19, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Zach Bethune
Rice University
The Dynamics of Unemployment, Inflation and the Distribution of Liquidity
(with Guillaume Rocheteau)
October 26, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Katalin Springel
HEC Montréal
Entry and Coordination in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Charging Industry
(with Jing Li)
November 2, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé
Columbia University
Heterogeneous Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity: Foundations of a Nonlinear Phillips Curve
(with Martin Uribe)
November 9, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Columbia University
Work from Home and the Office Real Estate Apocalypse
(with Arpit Gupta and Vrinda Mittal)
November 16, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Javier Bianchi
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Financial Integration and Monetary Policy Coordination
(with Louphou Coulibaly)
November 30, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Claudia Macaluso
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Outsourcing Dynamism
(with Andrea Atencio De Leon and Chen Yeh)
December 7, 2023
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Eva Steiner
Penn State University
The Best Cities for Firms
(with Andra Ghent)
Date Speaker Presentation
March 23, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Michela Giorcelli
University of California, Los Angeles
Technology Transfer and Early Industrial Development: Evidence from Sino-Soviet Alliance
(with Bo Li)
March 31, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Gregor Matvos
Northwestern University
Banking Without Deposits: Evidence from Shadow Bank Call Reports
(with Erica Jiang, Tomasz Piskorski and Amit Seru)
April 7, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Max Auffhammer
University of California, Berkeley
Natural Gas Price Elasticities and Optimal Cost Recovery Under Consumer Heterogeneity
(with Edward Rubin)
April 28, 2022
2:00–3:15 p.m. (virtual)
Anna Cieslak
Duke University
Policymakers’ Uncertainty
(with Stephen Hansen, Michael McMahon and Song Xiao)
May 5, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Ludwig Straub
Harvard University
A Goldilocks Theory of Fiscal Deficits
(with Atif Mian and Amir Sufi)
May 12, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Nitya Pandalai-Nayar
University of Texas at Austin
News Media and International Fluctuations
(with Ha Bui, Zhen Huo and Andrei Levchenko)
May 19, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Lorenzo Caliendo
Yale University
The Quantitative Effects of Trade Policy on Industrial and Labor Location
(with Fernando Parro)
May 26, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Andreas Mueller
University of Texas at Austin
Predicting Long-Term Unemployment Risk
(with Johannes Spinnewijn)
August 11, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Toni Whited
University of Michigan
Central Bank Digital Currency and Banks
(with Yufeng Wu and Kairong Xiao)
August 18, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Michael Barnett
Arizona State University
Does Climate Change Impact Sovereign Bond Yields?
(with Constantine Yannelis)
August 25, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Diego Comin
Dartmouth College
Supply Chain Constraints and Inflation
(with Robert C. Johnson)
September 1, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Eric Zou
University of Oregon
Air Pollution and the Labor Market: Evidence from Wildfire Smoke
(with Mark Borgschulte and David Molitor)
September 8, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Ralf Meisenzahl
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Crisis Liquidity Facilities with Nonbank Counterparties: Lessons from the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility
(with Karen M. Pence)
September 15, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Manuel Adelino
Duke University
The Environmental Cost of Easy Credit: The Housing Channel
(with David Robinson)
September 22, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Louphou Coulibaly
University of Wisconsin
A Theory of Fear of Floating
(with Javier Bianchi)
September 29, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Sharat Ganapati
Georgetown University
Urban-Biased Growth: A Macroeconomic Analysis
(with Fabian Eckert and Conor Walsh)
October 13, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Corina Boar
New York University
Why Are Returns to Private Business Wealth So Dispersed?
(with Denis Gorea and Virgiliu Midrigan)
October 20, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Elena Pikulina
University of British Columbia
Political Divide and the Composition of Households’ Equity Portfolios
(with Yihui Pan, Stephan Siegel and Tracy Yue Wang)
November 3, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Andra Ghent
University of Utah
Does Main Street Benefit from What Benefits Wall Street?
(with Sean J. Flynn Jr.)
November 10, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Raven Molloy
Federal Reserve Board
Differences in Rent Growth by Income 1985-2021 and Implications for Inflation
(with Daryl Larsen)
November 17, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Kevin Shih
Queens College CUNY
The Impact of Immigration on Firms and Workers: Insights from the H-1B Lottery and U.S. Employer-Employee Data
(with Agostina Brinatti, Mingyu Chen, Parag Mahajan and Nicolas Morales)
December 1, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Wenli Li
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
The Impact of Opioid Epidemic on Consumer Finance
(with Sumit Agarwal, Raluca Roman and Nonna Sorokina)
December 2, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Amit Seru
Stanford University
Why is Intermediating Houses so Difficult? Evidence from iBuyers
(with Greg Buchak, Gregor Matvos and Tomasz Piskorski)
December 8, 2022
12:45–2:00 p.m.
Catherine Hausman
University of Michigan
Spillovers from Ancillary Services to Wholesale Energy Markets
(with Jesse F. Buchsbaum, Johanna L. Mathieu and Jing Peng)
Date Speaker Presentation
April 8, 2021
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Regis Barnichon
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Testing Macroeconomic Policies with Sufficient Statistics
(with Geert Mesters)
April 15, 2021
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Sandra Black
Columbia University
Where Does Wealth Come From?
(with Paul J. Devereux, Fanny Landaud and Kjell G. Salvanes)
April 22, 2021
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Conny Olovsson
Sveriges Riksbank
On the Effectiveness of Climate Policies
(with John Hassler, Per Krusell and Michael Reiter)
April 29, 2021
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Andreas Fuster
Swiss National Bank
How Resilient is Mortgage Credit Supply? Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic
(with Aurel Hizmo, Lauren Lambie-Hanson, James Vickery and Paul Willen)
May 6, 2021
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Javier Cravino
University of Michigan
Firm-Embedded Productivity and Cross-Country Income Differences: Evidence from Multinational Firms
(with Vanessa Alviarez and Natalia Ramondo)
May 13, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Ivan Ivanov
Federal Reserve Board
Fighting Failure: The Persistent Real Effects of Resolving Distressed Banks
(with Stephen A. Karolyi)
May 20, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Milena Almagro
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Location Sorting and Endogenous Amenities: Evidence from Amsterdam
(with Tomas Dominguez-Iino)
May 27, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Monika Piazzesi
Stanford University
How Unconventional is Green Monetary Policy?
(with Melina Papoutsi and Martin Schneider)
June 3, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Motohiro Yogo
Princeton University
Exchange Rates and Asset Prices in a Global Demand System
(with Ralph S.J. Koijen)
June 10, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Christopher Knittel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Distributed Effects of Climate Policy: A Machine Learning Approach
(with Tomas W. Green)
July 29, 2021
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Erin Wolcott
Middlebury College
How Does the Dramatic Rise of CPS Non-Response Impact Labor Market Indicators? (with Robert Bernhardt and David Munro)
August 5, 2021
9:00–10:15 a.m. (virtual)
Daniel Prinz
Institute for Fiscal Studies
The Impact of Payroll Tax Subsidies: Theory and Evidence
(with Aniko Biro, Reka Branyiczki, Attila Lindner and Lili Mark)
August 12, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Matthew Kahn
Johns Hopkins University
Local Public Finance Dynamics and Hurricane Shocks
(with Rhiannon Jerch and Gary Lin)
August 19, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Peter Ganong
University of Chicago
Spending and Job Search Impacts of Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Administrative Micro Data
(with Fiona Greig, Max Liebeskind, Pascal Noel, Daniel Sullivan and Joseph Vavra)
September 9, 2021
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. (virtual)
Charles Engel
University of Wisconsin
Scrambling for Dollars: International Liquidity, Banks and Exchange Rates
(with Javier Bianchi and Saki Bigio)
September 16, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Loukas Karabarbounis
University of Minnesota
Reparations and Persistent Racial Wealth Gaps
(with Job Boerma)
September 23, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Adrien Auclert
Stanford University
Demographics, Wealth, and Global Imbalances in the Twenty-First Century
(with Hannes Malmberg, Frédéric Martenet and Matthew Rognlie)
September 30, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Matteo Maggiori
Stanford University
Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens
(with Antonio Coppola, Brent Neiman and Jesse Schreger)
October 7, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Rebecca Diamond
Stanford University
The Effect of Foreclosures on Homeowners, Tenants, and Landlords
(with Adam Guren and Rose Tan)
October 14, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Enrico Moretti
University of California, Berkeley
Where is Standard of Living the Highest? Local Prices and Geography of Consumption
(with Rebecca Diamond)
October 21, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Johannes Stroebel
New York University
A Quantity-Based Approach to Constructing Climate Risk Hedge Portfolios
(with Georgij Alekseev, Stefano Giglio, Quinn Maingi and Julia Selgrad)
October 28, 2021
10:00–11:15 a.m. (virtual)
Kiminori Matsuyama
Northwestern University
A Technology-Gap Model of Premature Deindustrialization
(with Ippei Fujiwara)
November 4, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
When Hosios Meets Phillips: Connecting Efficiency and Stability to Demand Shocks
(with Etienne Wasmer and Philippe Weil)
December 2, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Kilian Huber
University of Chicago
Disaggregated Economic Accounts: Measurement and Implications for Fiscal Policy
December 9, 2021
12:45–2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Victoria Ivashina
Harvard University
Why is Dollar Debt Cheaper?
(with B. Gutiérrez and J. Salomao)
Date Speaker Presentation
March 3, 2020
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Carolin Pflueger
University of Chicago
A Consumption Based Model of Monetary Policy and Asset Prices
(with Gianluca Rinaldi)
May 19, 2020
12:00–1:00 p.m. (virtual)
Thiago Ferreira
Federal Reserve Board
Scarcity of Safe Assets and Global Neutral Interest Rates
(with Samer Shousha)
May 21, 2020
9:30–10:45 a.m. (virtual)
Urban Jermann
University of Pennsylvania
Is SOFR Better than LIBOR?
May 28, 2020
9:30–10:45 a.m. (virtual)
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
University of Pennsylvania
Estimating and Simulating a SIRD Model of COVID-19 for Many Countries, States, and Cities
(with Charles I. Jones)
June 11, 2020
9:30–10:45 a.m. (virtual)
Veronica Guerrieri
University of Chicago
Macroeconomic Implications of COVID-19: Can Negative Supply Shocks Cause Demand Shortages?
(with Guido Lorenzoni, Ludwig Straub and Iván Werning)
June 25, 2020
9:30–11:00 a.m. (virtual)
Sergio Rebelo
Northwestern University
The Macroeconomics of Epidemics
(with Martin Eichenbaum and Mathias Trabandt)
August 27, 2020
9:30–10:45 a.m. (virtual)
Stephanie Johnson
Rice University
Financial Technology and the 1990s Housing Boom
September 10, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Jacob Vigdor
University of Washington
The Price of Protection: Landlord-Tenant Regulations and the Decline in Rental Affordability, 1960-2017
(with Alanna F. Williams)
September 17, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Dirk Krueger
University of Pennsylvania
Health versus Wealth: On the Distributional Effects of Controlling a Pandemic
(with Andrew Glover, Jonathan Heathcote and José-Víctor Ríos-Rull)
October 1, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
David Berger
Duke University
Mortgage Prepayment and the Path-Dependent Effects of Monetary Policy
(with Konstantin Milbradt, Fabrice Tourre and Joseph Vavra)
October 14, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Menzie Chinn
University of Wisconsin–Madison
The New Fama Puzzle
(with Matthieu Bussière, Laurent Ferrara and Jonas Heipertz)
October 22, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Jonathan Dingel
University of Chicago
Spatial Economics for Granular Settings
(with Felix Tintelnot)
October 29, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Sydnee Caldwell
University of California, Berkeley
Experimental Evidence on Male and Female Labor Supply
(with Emily Oehlsen)
November 5, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Alp Simsek
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Monetary Policy with Opinionated Markets
(with Ricardo J. Caballero)
November 12, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Atif Mian
Princeton University
Indebted Demand
(with Ludwig Straub and Amir Sufi)
December 3, 2020
1:15–2:30 p.m. (virtual)
Oleg Itskhoki
University of California, Los Angeles
Dominant Currencies: How Firms Choose Currency Invoicing and Why It Matters
(with Mary Amiti and Jozef Konings)
Date Speaker Presentation
February 21, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Marco Del Negro
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
A Bayesian Approach for Inference on Probabilistic Surveys
(with Roberto Casarin and Federico Bassetti)
February 28, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen
University of California, Berkeley
The Impact of Pensions and Insurance on Global Yield Curves
(with Robin Greenwood)
March 7, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Eric Sims
University of Notre Dame
Evaluating Central Banks' Tool Kit: Past, Present, and Future
(with Jing Cynthia Wu)
March 14, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Ufuk Akcigit
University of Chicago
What Happened to the U.S. Business Dynamism?
(with Sina T. Ates)
March 20, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Christopher Otrok
University of Missouri
Estimating Macroeconomic Models of Financial Crises: An Endogenous Regime Switching Approach
(with Gianluca D. Benigno, Andrew Foerster and Alessandro Rebucci)
April 4, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Francesco Bianchi
Duke University
The Origins and Effects of Macroeconomic Uncertainty
(with Howard Kung and Mikhail Tirskikh)
April 11, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Antoine Martin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Can the US Interbank Market Be Revived?
(with Kyungmin Kim and Ed Nosal)
April 18, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Wouter den Haan
London School of Economics
Agnostic Structural Disturbances (ASDs): Detecting and Reducing Misspecification in Empirical Macroeconomic Models
(with Thomas Drechsel)
May 2, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Dejanir Silva
University of Illinois
Wealth Effects and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy
(with Nicolas Caramp)
May 9, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Nicholas Bloom
Stanford University
The Finance Uncertainty Multiplier
(with Iván Alfaro and Xiaoji Lin)
May 16, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Pascual Restrepo
Boston University
Demographics and Automation
(with Daron Acemoglu)
May 30, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Martin Eichenbaum
Northwestern University
Monetary Policy and the Predictability of Nominal Exchange Rates
(with Benjamin K. Johannsen and Sergio Rebelo)
June 20, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Stephen Ross
University of Connecticut
The Returns to Ability and Experience in High School Labor Markets: Revisiting Evidence on Employer Learning and Statistical Discrimination
(with Xizi Li)
June 27, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Andrés Fernández Martin
Central Bank of Chile
Sticky Capital Controls
(with Miguel Acosta and Laura Alfaro)
July 16, 2019
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Stathis Tompaidis
University of Texas at Austin
Measuring Risks in Hedge Funds: Evaluation and Usefulness of Exposure Data in Form PF
(with Phillip J. Monin and Matthew Pritsker)
July 25, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Émilien Gouin-Bonenfant
University of California, San Diego
Productivity Dispersion, Between-Firm Competition, and the Labor Share
August 13, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Michael Bordo
Rutgers University
Digital Cash: Principles & Practical Steps and Central Bank Digital Currency and the Future of Monetary Policy
August 22, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Mikkel Plagborg-Møller
Princeton University
Local Projections and VARs Estimate the Same Impulse Responses
(with Christian K. Wolf)
September 5, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Winston Dou
University of Pennsylvania
Competition, Profitability, and Risk Premia
(with Yan Ji and Wei Wu)
September 13, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Carola Binder
Haverford College
Central Bank Communication and Disagreement about the Natural Rate Hypothesis
September 24, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Linda Goldberg
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
International Capital Flow Pressures
(with Signe Krogstrup)
October 1, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Ali Ozdagli
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Monetary Policy through Production Networks: Evidence from the Stock Market
(with Michael Weber)
October 3, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Felix Tintelnot
University of Chicago
The Effects of Foreign Multinationals on Workers and Firms in the United States
(with Bradley Setzler)
October 8, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Toni Ahnert
Bank of Canada
Bank Competition, Bank Runs and Opacity
(with David Martinez-Miera)
October 10, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Rodrigo Adão
University of Chicago
Technological Transitions with Skill Heterogeneity Across Generations
(with Martin Beraja and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar)
October 17, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Harald Uhlig
University of Chicago
Cryptocurrencies, Currency Competition, and the Impossible Trinity
(with Pierpaolo Benigno and Linda M. Schilling)
October 24, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
John Knowles
Simon Fraser University
Savings and Attitudes – An Intergenerational Analysis
(with Andrew Postlewaite)
October 31, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Michael McMahon
University of Oxford
Monetary Policymakers' Uncertainty
(with Anna Cieslak and Stephen Hansen)
November 4, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Florin Bilbiie
University of Lausanne
Monetary Policy and Heterogeneity: An Analytical Framework
November 7, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Kyle Jurado
Duke University
Recoverability and Expectations-Driven Fluctuations
(with Ryan Chahrour)
November 14, 2019
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Fatih Karahan
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Anatomy of Lifetime Earnings Inequality: Heterogeneity in Job Ladder Risk vs Human Capital
(with Serdar Ozkan and Jae Song)
December 5, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Dana Kiku
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Climate Change Risk
(with Ravi Bansal and Marcelo Ochoa)
December 12, 2019
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Luigi Pistaferri
Stanford University
The Great Micro Moderation
(with Nicholas Bloom, Fatih Guvenen, John Sabelhaus, Sergio Salgado and Jae Song)
Date Speaker Presentation
January 16, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Cynthia Wu
University of Chicago, Booth
A Shadow Rate New Keynesian Model
(with Ji Zhang)
January 17, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Drew Creal
University of Chicago, Booth
Multihorizon Currency Returns and Purchasing Power Parity
(with Mikhail Chernov)
February 27, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Kris Mitchener
Santa Clara University
Systemic Risk and the Great Depression
(with Sanjiv Das and Angela Vossmeyer)
March 8, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Ryan Chahrour
Boston College
The International Medium of Exchange: Privilege and Duty
(with Rosen Valchev)
March 15, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
Northwestern University
Information Revelation and Efficiency in Heterogeneous Markets
March 22, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Dmitriy Sergeyev
Bocconi University
Central Bank Balance Sheet Policies without Rational Expectations
(with Luigi Iovino)
March 29, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Dacheng Xiu
University of Chicago, Booth
Inference on Risk Premia in the Presence of Omitted Factors
(with Stefano Giglio)
April 3, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Galina Hale
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Monitoring Banking System Fragility with Big Data
(with Jose A. Lopez)
April 13, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Lutz Kilian
University of Michigan
Modeling Fluctuations in the Global Demand for Commodities
(with Xiaoqing Zhou)
April 19, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Ben Johannsen
Federal Reserve Board
A Time Series Model of Interest Rates with the Effective Lower Bound
(with Elmar Mertens)
April 26, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Pablo Cuba-Borda
Federal Reserve Board
Likelihood Evaluation of Models with Occasionally Binding Constraints
(with Luca Guerrieri, Matteo Iacoviello and Molin Zhong)
May 1, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Jose Montiel Olea
Columbia University
A/B Testing
(with Eduardo Azevedo, Alex Deng, Justin Rao and E. Glen Weyl)
May 3, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Yuriy Gorodnichenko
University of California, Berkeley
Unbundling Quantitative Easing: Taking a Cue from Treasury Auctions
(with Walker Ray)
May 10, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Giorgio Primiceri
Northwestern University
The Mortgage Rate Conundrum
(with Alejandro Justiniano and Andrea Tambalotti)
May 17, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Latchezar Popov
Texas Tech University
Misallocation and Intersectoral Linkages
(with Sophie Osotimehin)
May 22, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Michel Robe
American University
The Third Dimension of Financialization: Electronification, Intraday Institutional Trading, and Commodity Market Quality
(with Vikas Raman and Pradeep K. Yadav)
May 31, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
B. Ravikumar
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Explaining Cross-Cohort Differences in Life-Cycle Earnings
(with Yu-Chien Kong and Guillaume Vandenbroucke)
June 7, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Boragan Aruoba
University of Maryland
How Big is the Wealth Effect? Decomposing the Response of Consumption to House Prices
(with Ronel Elul and Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan)
June 14, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Benjamin Wong
Monash University
Estimating and Accounting for the Output Gap with Large Bayesian Vector Autoregressions
(with James Morley)
June 26, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Jorge Miranda-Pinto
The University of Queensland
Production Network Structure, Service Share, and Aggregate Volatility
July 26, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
David Miller
Federal Reserve Board
A Monetary-Fiscal Theory of the Price Level
August 23, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
James D. Hamilton
University of California, San Diego
A Skeptical View of the Impact of the Fed's Balance Sheet
(with David Greenlaw, Ethan S. Harris and Kenneth D. West)
August 28, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Eric Swanson
University of California, Irvine
Measuring the Effects of Federal Reserve Forward Guidance and Asset Purchases on Financial Markets
September 4, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Xiaoqing Zhou
Bank of Canada
The Propagation of Regional Shocks in Housing Markets: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks in Canada
(with Lutz Kilian)
September 6, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Alex Gelber
University of California, San Diego
Using Non-Linear Budget Sets to Estimate Extensive Margin Responses: Method and Evidence from the Social Security Earnings Test
(with Damon Jones, Daniel W. Sacks and Jae Song)
September 13, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Benjamin Born
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
The Costs of Economic Nationalism: Evidence from the Brexit Experiment
(with Gernot Müller, Moritz Schularick and Petr Sedlacek)
September 20, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Martin Uribe
Columbia University
The Neo-Fisher Effect: Econometric Evidence from Empirical and Optimizing Models
September 26, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
James Vickery
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
The Role of Technology in Mortgage Lending
(with Andreas Fuster, Matthew Plosser and Philipp Schnabl)
September 27, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Nicolas Ziebarth
Auburn University
Firm Networks in the Great Depression
(with Chris Vickers and Erik Loualiche)
October 4, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Domenico Giannone
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Economic Predictions with Big Data: The Illusion of Sparsity
(with Michele Lenza and Giorgio E. Primiceri)
October 11, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Bernard Herskovic
UCLA Anderson School of Management
OTC Intermediaries
(with Andrea L. Eisfeldt, Sriram Rajan and Emil Siriwardane)
October 18, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Jennifer Hunt
Rutgers University
Why Are Fewer Workers Earning Middle Wages and Is It a Bad Thing?
(with Ryan Nunn)
October 25, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Aditya Aladangady
Federal Reserve Board
High-Frequency Spending Responses to the Earned Income Tax Credit
(with Shifrah Aron-Dine, David Cashin, Wendy Dunn, Laura Feiveson, Paul Lengermann, Katherine Richard and Claudia Sahm)
November 1, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Christoph Boehm
University of Texas at Austin
Government Consumption and Investment: Does the Composition of Purchases Affect the Multiplier?
November 2, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Eric Van Wincoop
University of Virginia
Puzzling Exchange Rate Dynamics and Delayed Portfolio Adjustment
(with Philippe Bacchetta)
November 8, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
David Albouy
University of Illinois
Valuing Public Goods More Generally: The Case of Infrastructure
(with Arash Farahani)
November 15, 2018
1:15–2:30 p.m.
Johannes Wieland
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Interest Elasticity of Durable Demand: Measurement and Implications
(with Alisdair McKay)
December 11, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Neil Mehrotra
Brown University
Small and Large Firms Over the Business Cycle
(with Nicolas Crouzet)
December 13, 2018
10:30–11:45 a.m.
Anna Orlik
Federal Reserve Board
On Credible Monetary Policies under Model Uncertainty
(with Ignacio Presno)
Date Speaker Presentation
February 24, 2017 Lorenzo Caliendo
Yale University
Productivity and Organization in Portuguese Firms
(with Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla, and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg)

March 10, 2017

Ben Johannsen
Federal Reserve Board

Monetary Policy and the Predictability of Nominal Exchange Rates
(with Martin Eichenbaum and Sergio Rebelo)

March 17, 2017

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 24, 2017 Daniel Murphy
University of Virginia
Fiscal Stimulus, Interest Rates, and Inequality: A Global Perspective
(with Jorge Miranda-Pinto and Kieran Walsh)

April 7, 2017

Pietro Peretto
Duke University

Commodity Prices and Growth
(with Domenico Ferraro)

April 14, 2017

Ryan Kellogg
University of Chicago

Information Asymmetry, Drilling Distortions, and Oil and Gas Leases
(with Evan Herrnstadt and Eric Lewis)

May 5, 2017 Ricardo Reyes-Heroles
Federal Reserve Board
Globalization and Structural Change in the United States: A Quantitative Assessment

May 12, 2017

Daniel Greenwald
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Mortgage Credit Channel of Macroeconomic Transmission

May 26, 2017

Jose Joaquin Lopez
University of Memphis

Size-Dependent Policies, the Allocation of Talent, and the Return to Skill
(with Jesica Torres-Coronado)

June 23, 2017 Marco Lombardi
Bank for International Settlements
The Real Effects of Household Debt in the Short and Long Run
(with Madhusudan Mohanty and Ilhyock Shim)
June 30, 2017 Anson Soderbery
Purdue University
Trade Elasticities, Heterogeneity, and Optimal Tariffs
July 7, 2017 Gil Sadka
University of Texas at Dallas

Cross-Sectional Dispersion, Expected Loan Losses, and Debt Cycles
(with Xanthi Gkougkousi and Suresh Radhakrishnan)

July 14, 2017 Eric Young
University of Virginia
Flexibility and Frictions in Multisector Models
(with Jorge Miranda-Pinto)
July 28, 2017

Ralf Meisenzahl
Federal Reserve Board

Pipeline Risk in Leveraged Loan Syndication
(with Max Bruche and Frederic Malherbe)

August 11, 2017 Kim Ruhl
Penn State University
Offshore Profit Shifting and Domestic Productivity Measurement
(with Fatih Guvenen, Raymond Mataloni, and Dylan Rassier)
September 15, 2017 Andy Glover
University of Texas at Austin
Aggregate Effects of Minimum Wage Regulation at the Zero Lower Bound
September 22, 2017

Benjamin Bridgman
Bureau of Economic Analysis

Is Productivity on Vacation? The Impact of the Digital Economy on the Value of Leisure
September 29, 2017

Christian Matthes
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Indeterminacy and Imperfect Information
(with Thomas Lubik and Elmar Mertens)

October 6, 2017

Matthew Jaremski
Colgate University

Stealing Deposits: Deposit Insurance, Risk-Taking and the Removal of Market Discipline in Early 20th Century Banks
(with Charles W. Calomiris)
October 13, 2017 Ayse Sapci
Colgate University
Housing Wealth Reallocation between Subprime and Prime Borrowers during Recessions
(with Nam Vu)
October 27, 2017 Radek Paluszynski
University of Houston
Learning about Debt Crises
November 10, 2017 Daniela Scida
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Structural VAR and Financial Networks: A Minimum Distance Approach to Spatial Modeling
November 17, 2017 Rodolfo Manuelli
Washington University in St. Louis
Central Banking Without Fiscal Support: Honest (and Dishonest) Optimal Monetary Policy
December 8, 2017 Pablo Guerron-Quintana
Boston College

Political Distribution Risk and Business Cycles
(with Thorsten Drautzburg and Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde)

December 15, 2017 Sarah Zubairy
Texas A&M University
Homeownership and Housing Transitions: Explaining the Demographic Composition
(with Eunseong Ma)
Date Speaker Presentation
February 3, 2016 Clemens Sialm
University of Texas at Austin
Complex Mortgages
(with Gene Amromin, Jennifer Huang, and Edward Zhong)
February 4, 2016 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)
March 3, 2016 Berthold Herrendorf
Arizona State University
Structural Transformation of Occupation Employment
(with Georg Duernecker)
March 15, 2016 Yunjong Eo
University of Sydney
Forecasting the Term Structure of Interest Rates with Potentially Misspecified Models
(with Kyu Ho Kang)
March 22, 2016 Cathy Zhang
Purdue University
Corporate Finance and Monetary Policy
(with Guillaume Rocheteau and Randall Wright)
March 24, 2016 Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Euro Area Crisis Five Years After the Original Sin
March 28, 2016 Georgios Georgiadis
European Central Bank
To Bi, or not to Bi? Differences in Spillover Estimates from Bilateral and Multilateral Multi-country Models
April 13, 2016 Bernabe Lopez-Martin
Bank of Mexico
The Blighted Youth: The Impact of Recessions and Policies on Life-Cycle Unemployment
(with Naoki Takayama)
April 28, 2016 Jae Won Lee
Seoul National University
Optimal Index versus Simple Index for Monetary Policy
(with Yeji Sung)
May 5, 2016 Saroj Bhattarai
University of Texas at Austin
Optimal Monetary Policy and Fiscal Policy at the Zero Lower Bound in a Small Open Economy
(with Konstantin Egorov)
May 11, 2016 Alex Hsu
Georgia Institute of Technology
Monetary Policy, Volatility Risk, and Return Predictability
May 19, 2016 Adrien Auclert
Princeton University
Inequality and Aggregate Demand
(with Matthew Rognlie)
May 25, 2016 Ricardo Fernholz
Claremont McKenna
Empirical Methods for Dynamic Power Law Distributions in the Social Sciences
June 7, 2016 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)
July 6, 2016 Rodrigo Sekkel
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
The Real-Time Properties of the Bank of Canada's Staff Output Gap Estimates
July 18, 2016 Edward Nelson
University of Sydney
The Correlation between Money and Output in the United Kingdom: A Resolution of the Puzzle
August 17, 2016 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)
August 19, 2016 David Papell
University of Houston
Policy Rules and Economic Performance
(with Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy)
August 22, 2016 Karel Mertens
Cornell University
The Macroeconomic Effects of Government Asset Purchases: Evidence from Postwar US Housing Credit Policy
(with Andrew Fieldhouse and Morten Ravn)
August 30, 2016 Edward Herbst
Federal Reserve Board
The Empirical Implications of the Interest-Rate Lower Bound
(with Chris Gust, Matt Smith, and David Lopez-Salido)
September 8, 2016 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)
September 19, 2016 Adam Kolasinski
Texam A&M
Managerial Myopia and the Mortgage Meltdown
(with Nan Yang)
September 29, 2016 Roc Armenter
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
The Perils of Nominal Targets
October 5, 2016 Eric Van Wincoop
University of Virginia
What Can we Learn from Euro-Dollar Tweets?
(with Vahid Gholampour)
October 14, 2016 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 20, 2016 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 28, 2016 Todd Walker
University of Indiana
Approximate Aggregation in Dynamic Economies
(with Karsten O. Chipeniuk and Nets Hawk Katz)
November 18, 2016 Anna Kormilitsina
Southern Methodist University
Is Government Spending Predetermined? A Test of identification for Fiscal Policy Shocks
December 9, 2016 Farid Farrokhi
Purdue University
Global Sourcing in Oil Markets
December 16, 2016 Mark Agerton
Rice University
Anatomy of a Shale Boom: A Dynamic Equilibrium Model of Mineral Leasing and Drilling Decisions
Date Speaker Presentation
January 13, 2015 Zachary Stangebye
University of Pennsylvania
Dynamic Panics: Theory and Application to the Eurozone
January 15, 2015 Ilaf Scheikh Elard
University of Oxford
Financial Openness and Interbank Market Crises
January 20, 2015 Everett Grant
University of Virginia
Exposure to International Crises: Trade vs. Financial Contagion
January 21, 2015 Aaron Flaaen
University of Michigan
Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm Level Evidence from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake
January 23, 2015 Regina Martinez
George Washington University
International Banking Flows and 'Bad' Credit Booms: Do Booms Go with the Flow?
February 2, 2015 Nikhil Patel
Columbia University
Credit Constraints, Trade Finance and the Cost Channel of Monetary Policy in Open Economies
February 6, 2015 Qingqing Cao
Princeton University
Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy with Collateral Constraints
February 13, 2015 Pablo Cuba-Borda
University of Maryland
What Explains the Great Recession and the Slow Recovery?
March 5, 2015 Lutz Killian
University of Michigan
A General Approach to Recovering Market Expectations from Futures Prices With An Application to Crude Oil
March 27, 2015 Todd Walker
Indiana University
Approximate Aggregation in the Neoclassical Growth Model with Idiosyncratic Shocks
April 3, 2015 Giuseppe Moscarini
Yale University
Wage Posting and Business Cycles: A Quantitative Exploration
April 10, 2015 Guido Lorenzoni
Northwestern University
Slow Moving Debt Crises
April 17, 2015 Nicholas Sly
University of Oregon
Labor Market Effects of Offshoring Within and Across Firm Boundaries
May 1, 2015 Andrea Civelli
University of Arkansas
Globalization and Inflation: Evidence from a Time Varying VAR
May 11, 2015 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 19, 2015 Ina Simonovska
University of California, Davis
The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets
May 28, 2015 Michael Klein
Tufts University
Rounding the Corners of the Policy Trilemma: Sources of Monetary Policy Autonomy
June 12, 2015 Batchimeg Sambalaibat
University of Oklahoma
A Theory of Liquidity Spillover Between Bond and CDS Markets
July 1, 2015 Hilde Bjornland
BI Norwegian Business School
Boom or Gloom: Examining the Dutch Disease in a Two-Speed Economy
August 19, 2015 William Gavin
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (retired)
The Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 and Financial Crises
September 17, 2015 Ariel Burstein
University of California, Los Angeles
Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy
(with Andrew Atkeson)
September 23, 2015 Stephen Quinn
Texas Christian University
Death of a Reserve Currency
(with William Roberds)
September 29, 2015 Juergen von Hagen
University of Bonn
Governance of the Euro Area: Fiscal Union, Debt Union, Fiscal Freedom
October 5, 2015 Stefan Zeume
University of Michigan
Corporate Tax Havens and Transparency
(with Morten Bennedsen)
October 26, 2015 Ariel Weinberger
University of Oklahoma
Exporter Heterogeneity and Price Discrimination: A Quantitative View
November 5, 2015 Thomas Holden
University of Surrey
Existence, Uniqueness and Computation of Solutions to DSGE Models with Occasionally Binding Constraints
November 9, 2015 Ine Van Robays
European Central Bank
Oil Prices, Exchange Rates and Asset Prices
(with Marcel Fratzscher and Daniel Schneider)
November 20, 2015 Andrei Levchenko
University of Michigan
TFP, News, and "Sentiments:" The International Transmission of Business Cycles
(with Nitya Pandalai-Nayar)
December 1, 2015 Malory Vachon
Louisiana State University
The Impact of Local Labor Market Conditions on Migration: Evidence from the Bakken Oil Boom
December 18, 2015 Erwan Quintin
University of Wisconsin
Limited Disclosure And Hidden Orders In Asset Markets
(with Cyril Monnet)
Date Speaker Presentation
January 13, 2014 Chiara Forlati
École Polytechnique Fédéerale de Lausanne
Mortgage Amortization and Welfare
(with Luisa Lambertini)
January 15, 2014 Emir Malikov
SUNY Binghamton
Are All U.S. Credit Unions Alike
(with Diego A. Restrepo-Tobon and Subal C. Kumbhakar)
January 17, 2014 Soojin Jo
Bank of Canada
The Effects of Oil Price Uncertainty on Global Real Economic Activity
January 22, 2014 Jonathan Hoddenbagh
Boston College
The Optimal Design of a Fiscal Union
(with Mikhail Dmitriev)
January 27, 2014 Julieta Yung
University of Notre Dame
Can Interest Rate Factors Explain Exchange Rates?
January 28, 2014 Martin Stuermer
University of Bonn
150 Years of Boom and Bust: What Drives Mineral Commodity Prices?
January 30, 2014 Lance Bachmeier
Kansas State University
Does the Stock Market React Slowly to Oil Price Shocks?
January 31, 2014 Kimberly Berg
University of Notre Dame
The Choice of Exchange Rate Regime: A Welfare Based Analysis
February 3, 2014 Mark Curtis
Georgia State University
Who Loses Under Power Plant Cap-and-Trade Programs?
February 4, 2014 Raju Huidrom
University of Virginia
Credit Shocks and the U.S. Business Cycle: Is This Time Different?
February 5, 2014 Felipe Benguria
University of Virginia
Production and Distribution in International Trade: Evidence from Matched Exporter-Importer Data
February 6, 2014 Mikhail Dmitriev
Boston College
The Financial Accelerator and the Optimal Lending Contract
(with Jonathan Hoddenbagh)
February 7, 2014 Burcu Cigerli
Centrica plc
An Imperfectly Competitive Model of the World Natural Gas Market
March 5, 2014 Mario Crucini
Vanderbilt University
Geographic Barriers to Commodity Price Integration: Evidence from US Cities and Swedish Towns
March 11, 2014 Alexander Richter
Auburn University
Global Dynamics at the Zero Lower Bound
March 17, 2014 Frank Barry
Trinity College, Dublin
The Mechanics of Aggressive Tax Planning by U.S. Multinationals
March 28, 2014 Benjamin Keen
University of Oklahoma
The Stimulative Effect of Forward Guidance
April 7, 2014 Jing Cynthia Wu
University of Chicago, Booth
Measuring the Macroeconomic Impact of Monetary Policy at the Zero Lower Bound
April 16, 2014 Olivier Coibion
University of Texas, Austin
Commodity Price Comovement and Global Economic Activity
(with Ron Alquist)
April 17, 2014 Zoltan Pozsar
Senior adviser at the U.S. Department of Treasury and visiting Scholar at the IMF
Shadow Banking: The Money View
May 9, 2014 Guillaume Vandenbroucke
University of Southern California
Dynamic Squeezing: Marriage and Fertility in France After World War One
(with John Knowles)
May 12, 2014 German Cubas
University of Houston
A Macroeconomic Analysis of Career Choice and Earnings Risk in the Labor Market
(with Pedro Silos)
May 19, 2014 Alvaro Aguirre
Central Bank of Chile
Welfare Effects of Structural Balance Fiscal Rules
May 23, 2014 Heiwai Tang
Johns Hopkins University
Domestic Value Added in Exports: Theory and Firm Evidence from China
(with Hiau Looi Kee)
June 20, 2014 Victor Valcarcel
Texas Tech University
A Model of Monetary Policy Shocks for Financial Crises and Normal Conditions
June 23, 2014 Ippei Fujiwara
Keio University and Australian National University
Policy Regime Change Against Chronic Deflation? Policy Option Under a Long-term Liquidity Trap
(with Yoshiyuki Nakazono and Kozo Ueda)
June 24, 2014 Ronald Edwards
Tamkang University
Economic Revolution: Song China and England
July 7, 2014 David Gould
World Bank
Europe's Linkages with the World: Has EU Integration Been as Successful as Global Integration?
September 5, 2014 Ruth Judson
Federal Reserve Board
Estimating Cross-Border Securities Positions: New Data and New Methods
(with Carol Bertaut)
September 22, 2014 Manasa Patnam
Estimating Fiscal Multipliers with Essential Heterogeneity
(with Emmanuoil Kitsios)
October 2, 2014 Loris Rubini
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Trade Costs and Markups
(with Alexander McQuoid)
October 6, 2014 Nathaniel Throckmorton
College of William and Mary
The Consequences of an Unknown Debt Target
(with Alexander Richter)
October 10, 2014 Saroj Bhattarai
University of Texas, Austin
Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy at the Zero Lower Bound in a Small Open Economy
October 14, 2014 Elisa Keller
Durham University Business School
Gender and Occupational Outcome
October 21, 2014 Mark Wohar
University of Nebraska Omaha
What Drives Commodity Returns? Market, Sector or Idiosyncratic Factors?
(with Jun Ma and Andrew Vivian)
October 27, 2014 Ezra Oberfield
Princeton University
Micro Data and Macro Technology
(with Devesh Raval)
November 3, 2014 CY Choi
University of Texas Arlington
The Role of Two Frictions in Geographic Price Dispersion: When Market Friction Meets Nominal Rigidity
November 10, 2014 Lorenzo Caliendo
Yale University
The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy
(with Fernando Parro, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg and Pierre-Daniel Sarte)
November 12, 2014 Diego Vilan
University of Southern California
Demand Shocks and Endogenous Uncertainty
November 14, 2014 Samuel Reynard
Swiss National Bank
QE Equivalence to Interest Rate Policy: Implications for Exit
November 17, 2014 Daniel Sullivan
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Estimating and Forecasting Trend Labor Force Participation
November 17, 2014 Santiago Barraza
University of Arkansas
Financial Crisis and the Supply of Corporate Credit
(with Wayne Lee and Timothy Yeager)
December 3, 2014 David Jacks
Simon Fraser University
From Boom to Bust: A Typology of Real Commodity Prices in the Long Run
Date Speaker Presentation
January 9, 2013 Danilo Trupkin
Universidad de Montevideo
The Role of Inventories and Capacity Utilization as Shock Absorbers
March 1, 2013 David Ling
University of Florida
Credit Availability and Asset Pricing in Illiquid Markets
March 29, 2013 Natalia Kovrijnykh
Arizona State University
Who Should Pay for Credit Ratings and How?
April 10, 2013 Anastasia Zervou
Texas A&M University
Firms’ Finance, Cyclical Sensitivity, and the Role of Monetary Policy
April 16, 2013 Colleen Baker
University of Notre Dame
The Federal Reserve as a Last Resort
August 30, 2013 Yu Yuan
Shanghai Advanced Institute for Finance and Wharton Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania
Global, Local, and Contagious Investor Sentiment” and “Arbitrage Asymmetry and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle
October 10, 2013 Lutz Kilian
University of Michigan
The Role of Inventories and Speculative Trading in the Global Market for Crude Oil
(with Daniel P. Murphy)
October 16, 2013 David Papell
University of Houston
(Taylor) Rules versus Discretion in U.S. Monetary Policy
December 2, 2013 Stephen Terry
Stanford University
Really Uncertain Business Cycles