Econ 310: Macroeconomics


Organized by: Klenow, Piazzesi.

Winter 2008 - 2009

Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 31 Nir Jaimovich, Duke University The Trend is the Cycle: Job Polarization and Jobless Recoveries
Download Jaimovich12_3.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Juliana Salomao, Stanford University A Dynamic Model of Sovereign Debt Restructuring, Renegotiation and Credit Default Swaps 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 No Seminar (Thanksgiving) 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Victor Rios Rull, University of Minnessota Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recession
Download Rios11_11.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Pablo Villanueva, Stanford University Sovereign Credit Risk Sharing
Download Villanueva10_10.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Mordecai Kurz, Stanford University A New Keynesian Model with Diverse Beliefs
Download Kurz11_28.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Juan Pablo Nicolini, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis On the Stability of Money Demand 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Alwyn Young, London School of Economics TBA 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Venky Venkateswaran, NYU Information frictions, misallocation and aggregate productivity 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Edison Yu, Stanford University TBA 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania Buy, Keep or Sell: Economic Growth and the Market for Ideas
Download ACG_stanford.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Christian Hellwig, Toulouse Risk-taking, Rent-seeking, and CEO Incentives when Financial Markets are Noisy
Download Hellwig10_21.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Zheng Michael Song, University of Chicago Sharing High Growth Across Generations: Pensions and Demographic Transition in China
Download SongNov26.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Wouter Den Haan, University of Amsterdam Interaction between Demand for Labor and Consumption over the Business Cycle 4:00 pm
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December 31 Juliane Begenau, Stanford University Risk Choice and Liquidity Provision in a Busness Cycle Model
Download Begenau11_4.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Siddharth Kothari, Stanford University The Size Distribution of Manufacturing Plants and Development
Download Kothari10_17.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Ricardo Reis, Columbia University The Role of Automatic Stabilizers in the U.S. Business Cycle 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Igor Salitskiy, Stanford University Optimal Dynamic Contracts in Financial Intermediation
Download 9_23Macro.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 4:00 pm

Spring 2008 - 2009

Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 31 Valentin Haddad, Princeton University Concentrated Ownership and Equilibrium Asset Prices 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Erzo Luttmer, University of Minnesota Comptetitve Knowledge Diffusion and Inequality
Download Luttmer.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 No Seminar 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton University A Macroeconomic Model with a Financial Sector
Download Sannikov3_8.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Eduardo Engel, Yale University Aggregate Implications of Lumpy Investment: New Evidence and a DSGE Model
Download EENGEL2_25.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Fernando Alvarez, University of Chicago Optimal Price setting with Observation and Menu Costs" and "Durable consumption and asset management with transaction and observation costs
Download alveraz2_22_2.pdf
Download alveraz2_22_3.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Jonathan Parker, Northwestern University Valuation, Adverse Selection and Market Collapses 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Ina Simonovska, UC Davis The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets
Download ina.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Guido Menzio, Pennsylvania State University The (Q,S,s) Price Rule (joint with Ken Burdett (UPenn)
Download Macro.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Irina Telyukova, UCSD Precautionary Demand for Money in a Monetary Business Cycle Model
Download Telyukova3_18.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 No Seminar - Finals Week 4:00 pm
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December 31 Michael Woodford, Columbia University Efficient Perceptual Coding and Reference-Dependent Valuations
Download Woodford3_11.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Veronica Guerrieri, Chicago Booth School of Business Adverse Selection in Competitive Search Equilibrium
Download Guerrieri3_15.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Daron Acemoglo, MIT When Does Labor Scarcity Encourage Innovation? Strongly Labor Saving Technological Progress
Diversity and Technological Progress

Download Acemoglu3_4.pdf
Download AcemogluPaper2Mar4.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Monika Piazzesi, Martin Schneider, Stanford University Segmented Housing Search
Download segmentedsearch.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Cancelled 4:00 pm
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December 31 Susanto Basu, Boston University Sector-Specific Technical Change
Download Basu3_1.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Andrew Caplin, NYU (1) A Graph Theoretic Approach to Markets for Indivisible Goods (2) Comparative Statics in Markets for Indivisible Goods 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 4:00 pm

Summer 2008 - 2009

Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 31 Fernando Alvarez, University of Chicago Price setting with menu cost for multi-product firms (joint paper with Francesco Lippi)(Appendix: Synchronization of Price Changes)
Download Alvarez4_22.pdf
Download Alvarez4_22apendex.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Tarek Hassan, University of Chicago Booth (visiting Stanford) The Social Cost of Near-Rational Investment 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau, Carnegie Mellon University (visiting Hoover) TBA 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Edouard Schaal, NYU TBA 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Emmanual Farhi, Harvard University A Theory of Macroprudential Policies in the Presence of Nominal Rigidities
Download farhi.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Sergio Rebelo, Northwestern University Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Markets (Note Tuesday Meeting at Noon)
Download Rebelo5_24.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 No Seminar- Memorial Day 4:00 pm
TBA
December 31 Francesco Bianchi, Duke University Dormant Shocks and Fiscal Virtue
Download Bianchi4_29.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 John Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Eric Swanson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Measuring the Effect of the Zero Lower Bound On Medium-and Longer-Term Interest Rates
Download Williams4_8.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Guillame Rocheteau, UC Irvine Monetary Policy and Asset Prices: A Mechanism Design Approach 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Mike Golosov, Princeton University Taxation, redistribution, and debt with aggregate
Download Golosov4_1.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Ben Moll, Princeton University (visiting SIEPR) TBA 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Christopher Phelan, University of Minnesota Pareto Efficiency and Identity. (joint with Aldo Rustichini) 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Ivan Werning, MIT Fiscal Unions
Download Werning5_6.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Ross Levine, Brown University The Private Benefits of Controlling Complex Bank Holding Companies
Download Levine5_2.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Alp Simsek, MIT Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage (joint with Anton Korinek)
Download Alp.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Pierre-Olivier Weill, UCLA The Market for OTC Credit Derivatives ( with Andy Atkeson and Andrea Eisfeldt)
Download Weill6_3.pdf
4:00 pm
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December 31 Robert Shimer, University of Chicago Dynamic Adverse Selection 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 Mark Bils, University of Rochester How Sticky Wages in Existing Jobs and Affect Hiring
Download Bils5_20b.pdf
4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 31 4:00 pm

2008 - 2009

Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 31 Someone Something, Stanford Very interesting 4:00 pm
Econ Bldg 351