Seminars: Macroeconomics

Seminar in Macroeconomics

Term:   Fall 2021

Location: Hybrid

Meeting Time:  3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Unless otherwise noted

Description: Seminar speakers present papers on macroeconomic topics, including issues relating to monetary and fiscal policies, economic growth, the role of institutions, and other research issues in the field.

List Serve/Announcements: 

 https://lists.fas.harvard.edu/mailman/listinfo/macroseminar-list

* = Joint with International Seminar

 

 

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

SEPT 13

Andy Atkeson (UCLA)

“The End of Privilege: A Reexamination of the Net Foreign Asset Position of the United States,” joint with Jonathan Heathcote and Fabrizio Perri

SEPT 20

David S. Miller (Federal Reserve Board)

 

"A Monetary-Fiscal Theory of Sudden Inflations and Currency Crises"

 

SEPT 27

Cristina Arellano (Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis)

 

"Micro Risks and Pareto Improving Policies" ( joint with Mark Aguiar and Manuel Amador)

 

OCT 4

Xavier Giroud (Columbia) *

"Propagation and Amplification of Local Productivity Spillovers"

OCT 18

Martin Beraja (MIT)

"Inefficient Automation"

OCT 25

Mikhail Golosov (Chicago)

"How Americans Respond to Idiosyncretic and Exogenous Changes in Household Wealth and Unearned Income"

NOV 1 4:30 PM

Ricardo Hausmann (HKS) *

"Title pending"

NOV 8

Daron Acemoglu (MIT)

"Automation, Tasks and the Rise in US Wage Inequality"

NOV 15

Adrien Bilal (Harvard)

"Solving Heterogeneous Agent Models with the Master Equation"

NOV 22

Larry Kotlikoff (BU)

"When Interest Rates Go Low, Should Public Debt Go High" and "Deficit Follies"

NOV 29

Teresa Fort (Dartmouth Tuck)*

"Title Pending"