Macroeconomics Workshop

Presented by Stern Economics, FAS Economics, and C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics

    Date                  Name                               Topic
September 6th David Argente
(Fed Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Product Life Cycle, Learning, and Nominal Shocks
September 13th Matthew Rognlie
(Northwestern University)
The Intertemporal Keynesian Cross
September 20th Fatih Guvenen
(Univ. of Minnesota)
Use It or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation
September 27th Annette Vissing-Jorgensen
(Berkely, Haas School of Business)
The Economics of the Fed Put
October 4th Sara Moreira
(Northwestern, Kellogg School of Mgmt.)
How Do Firms Grow? The Product Life Cycle Matters​
October 11th Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
Cash and the Economy: Evidence from India's Demonetization
October 18th Rodrigo Adao
(Chicago Booth)
Skill-Biased Technological Transitions
October 25th Ufuk Akcigit
Connecting to Power: Political Connections, Innovation, and Firm Dynamics
November 1st Julian Di Giovanni
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
International Spillovers and Local Credit Cycles
November 8th Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
(U of Pennsylvania)
Financial Frictions and the Wealth Distribution
November 15th Sebastian Di Tella
(Stanford Graduate School of Business)
A Neoclassical Theory of Liquidity Traps
November 29th Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
December 6th Ananth Seshardi
(Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison)
December 13th David Lagakos
(University of California, San Diego)

Please check back for regular updates as speakers and topics will be updated throughout the semester.  

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