Macroeconomics Lunch Seminar

Spring 2021

Seminar Time & Location:

Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 PM ET
Zoom (Links shared with the Macro mailing list. To join the mailing list, please contact Erica Loh.)

February 18: "The Limits of onetary Economics: On Money as a Latent Medium of Exchange"

Ricardo Lagos (NYU)

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February 25: "Corporate Tax Cuts and the Decline of the Manufacturing Labor Share"

Baris Kaymak (University of Montreal)

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March 11: "Dynamic Oligopoly and Price Stickiness"

Olivier Wang (NYU)

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March 25: "Job Hunting: A Costly Quest"

Nir Jaimovich (University of Zurich)

April 1: "Optimal Product Design: Implications for Competition and Growth under Declining Search Frictions"

Guido Menzio (NYU)

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April 8: "From Micro to Macro: Land Institutions, Agricultural Productivity, and Structural Transformation"

Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto)

April 15: "Why Has the US Economy Recovered So Consistently from Every Recession in the Past 70 Years?"

Marianna Kudlyak (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

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April 22: "Answering the Queen: Machine Learning and Financial Crises"

Helene Rey (London Business School)

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

Please contact Erica Loh ( with any questions.