David Backus - Scholar, Leader, Friend
September 16-17, 2016

 
Friday, September 16 - 11:30am - 5:15pm

Opening remarks by Luis Cabral

Session 1
Chair: Kim Ruhl
Session 2:
Chair: Mike Waugh
  • Patrick Kehoe (Stanford) - What I Learned from Dave Backus after Graduate School
  • Mario Crucini (Vanderbilt) - The Terms of Trade: From the Mundane to the Metaphysical
  • Video

Saturday, September 17 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

Session 3:
Chair: Laura Veldkamp
  • Stan Zin (NYU Stern) - Cyclical Volatility and Inflation Dynamics
  • Chris Telmer (CMU) - Reverse Engineering Exchange Rates
  • Video
Session 4:
Chair: Bryan Routledge
  • Axelle Ferriere (EUI) - The Heterogeneous Effects of Government Spending: It's All About Taxes
  • Video
Session 5:
Chair: Gian Luca Clementi
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