Macroeconomics Seminar

Fall 2019

The Macroeconomics Seminar meets Thursdays at 3:45 pm in 7142 Social Sciences


9/12: James Hamilton, UCSD – “Measuring Labor-Force Participation and the Incidence and Duration of Unemployment”

9/19: Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard – “Redeemable Platform Currencies”

9/26: Joel David, USC- “Risk-Adjusted Capital Allocation and Misallocation”

10/10: Guillermo Ordonez, UPenn

10/17: Chang Liu, UW-Madison

10/24: Oksana Leukhina, FRB St. Louis

10/31: Zehao Li, UW-Madison

11/7: Christoph Boehm, UT Austin – “Convex Supply Curves”

11/14: Harold Cole, University of Pennsylvania

11/21: Simon Mongey, University of Chicago

12/5: Hassan Afrouzi, Columbia

Spring 2019

2/28: Dongho Song, Johns Hopkins University – “News Driven Uncertainty Fluctuations”

3/7: Gabriel Chodorow Reich, Harvard – “Cash and the Economy: Evidence from India’s Demonetization”

3/14: Ali Shourideh, Carnegie Mellon – “Inequality, Redistribution, and Optimal Trade Policy: A Public Finance Approach”

3/28: Anna Cieslak, Duke – “The Economics of the Fed Put”

4/4: Ludwig Straub, Harvard – “Micro Jumps, Macro Humps: monetary policy and business cycles in an estimated HANK model”

4/11: Ross Levine, UC-Berkeley, – “Selection into Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment”

4/18: Anil Kashyap, Chicago Booth – “Optimal Bank Regulation in the Presence of Credit and Run Risk”

5/2: Eric Sims, Notre Dame – “Evaluating Central Banks’ Toolkit: Past, Present, and Future”

5/9: Michele Tertilt, Mannheim – “Consumer Credit with Over-Optimistic Borrowers”