Macroeconomics Lunch Seminar

Fall 2019

    Date         Name                               Topic
September 5 Thomas Philippon
Entry Costs and the Macroeconomy
September 12 Laszlo Tetenyi
Trade, Misallocation and Capital Market Integration
September 19 James Graham
House Prices, Investors, and Credit in the Great Housing Bust
September 26 Seb Graves
Does Unemployment Risk Affect Business Cycle Dynamics?
October 1 Don Jayamaha
Land-Use Restrictions: Implications for House Prices, Inequality, and Misallocation
October 3 Pawel Langer
Trade Liberalization Transitional Losses
October 8 Victoria Gregory
Human Capital, Firms, and Earnings Dynamics
October 10 Josh Weiss
Irreversible Investment and Market Concentration
October 15 Robert McDowall
Consumption Behavior Across the Distribution of Liquid Assets
October 17 Pierre Mabille
Heterogeneous Housing Busts, First-Time Buyers, and Stimulus Policies
October 22 Juan Morelli
Limited Participation in Equity Market and Business Cycles
October 24 Roxana Mihet
Who Benefits from Financial Technology?
October 29 Balint Szoke
Uncertainty Shocks in a 
Monetary Economy
October 31 Felipe Alves
Job Ladder and Business Cycles
November 7th Andrea Lanteri
(NYU Visitor, Duke)
Credit Shocks and Equilibrium Dynamics in Consumer Durable Goods Markets
November 14th Mark Gertler
The Channels of Financial Distress During the Great Recession: Some Evidence on the Aggregate Effects
November 21st Gene Grossman
Identity Politics and Trade Policy
December 5th Andres Drenik
(NYU Visitor, Columbia)
Devaluations, Inflation, and Labor Income Dynamics
December 12th Lilia Maliar
(CUNY Graduate Center)
Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Computational Economists Any Time Soon?

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

For a list of our past speakers, please visit our previous seminars page.

Please contact Ariah Dow ( with any questions.