JUNIOR MACROFINANCE CONFERENCE
"External financing and the role of financial frictions
over the business cycle: Measurement and Theory"
Discussant: Virgiliu Midrigan (NYU)
Alp Simsek (MIT) and Anton Korinek (Johns Hopkins)
"Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage"
Discussant: Gauti Eggertsson (Brown)
Tim McQuade (Stanford GSB)
"Stochastic Volatility and Asset Pricing Puzzles"
Discussant: Stan Zin (NYU)
Zhiguo He (Chicago GSB) and Peter Kondor (CEU)
"Inefficient Investment Waves"
Discussant: Anton Korinek (Johns Hopkins)
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich (Harvard)
"Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Financial Institutions"
Discussant: Tobias Adrian (NY Fed)
FINANCIAL SYSTEMS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH CONFERENCE IN HONOR OF RICHARD SYLLA
MARCH 27-28, 2015
PETER L. ROUSSEAU AND PAUL WACHTEL, EDITORS
The Economics Department and the Center for Global Economy and Business at the Stern School of Business, New York University will be holding a conference in honor of Richard Sylla, the Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets, who will be retiring at the end of 2015. The conference program will consist of eight original papers by friends and colleagues of Dick Sylla; a conference volume is planned. Brief abstracts of the papers, in alphabetical order, follow: