Macroeconomics Workshop (Main Seminar)

Fall 2021

Seminar Time & Location:

Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:00pm ET
19 W 4th St, Room 517 or Zoom (To join the mailing list, please contact Erica Loh)

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

September 9: "Shocking Firm-Level Interactions: From Micro Intervention to Aggregate Implications"

Kevin Donovan (Yale)

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September 16: "Quantifying Market Power and Business Dynamism in the Macroeconomy"

Simon Mongey (U. Chicago)

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September 23: "Uneven Growth: Automation’s Impact on Income and Wealth Inequality"

Lukasz Rachel (Princeton)

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September 30: "A Theory of Banks Balance Sheet"

Pierre-Olivier Weill (UCLA)

October 7: "The End of Privilege: A Reexamination of the Net Foreign Asset Position of the United States"

Andy Atkeson (UCLA)

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October 14: "Outsourcing, Inequality and Aggregate Output"

Adrien Bilal (Harvard)

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October 21: "Plants in Space"

Ezra Oberfield (Princeton)

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October 28: "Endogenous Production Networks under Uncertainty"

Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Cornell U)

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November 4: "Monetary Policy with Opinionated Markets"

Alp Simsek (Yale)

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November 11: paper TBA

Annette Vissing-Jorgensen (UC Berkeley)

November 18: "Labor Misallocation Across Firms and Space"

Tommaso Porzio (Columbia)

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December 2: paper TBA

Stephanie Schmidt-Grohe (Columbia)

December 9: "A Theory of Business Transfers"

Ellen McGrattan (U. Minnesota)

December 16: "A Model of the Data Economy"

Maryam Farboodi (MIT Sloan)

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

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