Macroeconomics Workshop (Main Seminar)

Spring 2021

Seminar Time & Location:

Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:45pm ET
Zoom (Links shared with the Macro mailing list. To join the mailing list, please contact Erica Loh.)

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

February 18: "A Q-Theory of Inequality"

Emilien Gouin-Bonenfant (Columbia)

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February 25: "Information Acquisition, Efficiency, and Non-Fundamental Volatility"

Jennifer La'O (Columbia)

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March 4: “This Time It’s Different: The Role of Women’s Employment in a Pandemic Recession"

Michele Tertilt (University of Mannheim)

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March 11: "Reparations and Persistent Wealth Gaps"

Job Boerma (UW-Madison)

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March 18: "The Slope of the Phillips Curve: Evidence from US States"

Jonathon Hazell (Princeton)

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March 25: "Occupation Mobility, Human Capital and the Aggregate Consequences of Task-Biased Innovations"

Alexander Monge-Naranjo (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

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April 1: "Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy with Heterogeneous Agents: Sizing up the Real Income Channel"

Adrien Auclert (Stanford)

April 8: "Interest Rate Cuts vs. Stimulus Payments: An Equivalence Result"

Christian Wolf (University of Chicago)

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April 15: "Exchange Rates and Asset Prices in a Global Demand System"

Ralph Koijen (University of Chicago)

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April 22: "A Quantitative Theory of the Credit Score"

Dean Corbae (UW-Madison)

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April 29: "When the Great Equalizer Shuts Down: Schools, Peers, and Parents in Pandemic Times"

Matthias Doepke (Northwestern)

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May 6: "The Macroeconomic Consequences of Infrastructure Investment"

Valerie Ramey (UCSD)

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

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