Seminars: Macroeconomics

  Macroeconomics..........................................................................................................................
Term:  Fall 2020
Location: Zoom
Meeting Time: 3:00pm - 4:15pm 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.

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* = Joint with International Seminar

 

FALL '20

DATE

 

SPEAKER  TITLE  
SEP 14

 

 
SEP 21 Moritz Lenel (Princeton)* "The Dollar and the Global Price of Risk"
SEP 28 Laura Castillo-Martinez (Duke University)* “Sudden Stops, Productivity, and the Exchange Rate”
OCT 5 Xavier Jaravel (LSE)* “What are the Labor and Product Market Effects of Automation? New Evidence from France"
OCT 12

Indigenous Peoples' Day

No Seminar
OCT 14 Department Seminar  
OCT 19 Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (Berkeley)* "The Economics Of Sovereign Debt" 
OCT 26 Federico Huneeus (Princeton)* TBA
NOV 2 Thomas Winberry (Chicago Booth) TBA
NOV 9 John Cochrane (Chicago Booth) "Fiscal Theory of Everything"
NOV 16 Arlene Wong (Princeton)* "Debt, Human Capital and the Allocation of Talent" 
NOV 23 Christian Wolf (Princeton) "Demand Composition and the Strength of Recoveries"
NOV 30 Greg Kaplan (University of Chicago) TBA

 

 

SPRING '20

Date (Mondays)

Note

January 27th

First day of spring term – No seminars during first week of classes (Junior Recruiting)

February 3rd

Michael Peters (Yale) *

Paper: Market Size and Spatial Growth - Evidence from Germany's Post-War Population Expulsions

February 10th

Stephen Terry (Boston University)

February 17th

University Holiday - President’s day

February 24th

Brent Neiman (Chicago Booth)*

 

* = Joint with International Seminar

FALL '19

DATE

 

SPEAKER  TITLE  
SEP 9

Corina Boar, NYU 

Markups and Inequality
SEP 16 Ben Hebert, Stanford GSB Optimal Corporate Taxation Under Financial Frictions
SEP 23 Alisdair McKay, Minneapolis Fed Lumpy Durable Consumption Demand and the Limited Ammunition of Monetary Policy
SEP 30 Arvind Krishnamurthy, Stanford GSB Dollar Safety and the Global Financial Cycle
OCT 7 Natalia Ramondo, UCSD, joint with International Trade with Correlation
OCT 14 Department Seminar No Macro Seminar
OCT 21 Francois Geerolf, UCLA The Phillips Curve: a Relation between Real Exchange Rate Growth and Unemployment
OCT 28 Ben Faber, Berkeley, joint with International Scaling Up Agricultural Policy Interventions: Theory and Evidence from Uganda
NOV 4 Prof. Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard University Redeemable Platform Currencies
NOV 11 Veteran's day  No Macro Seminar
NOV 18 Peter Schott, Yale University, joint with International  TBA
NOV 25 Thanksgiving week  No Macro Seminar
DEC 2 Oleg Itskhoki, Princeton, joint with International TBA