Workshop Schedule 2017-2018

Program Director:

Jacob Short / Steve Williamson

First Term

Tuesday, May 23: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Yuxi Yao (Western)
"Accounting for the Decline in Homeownership Among the Young"

Monday, May 29: 3:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Aldo Sandoval (Western)
"The Gains from Trade in a Model of Import Intermediation"

Thursday, July 6: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Pedro Bento (Texas A&M University)
"Competition, Innovation, and the Number of Firms"

Tuesday, July 11: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Jacob Short (Western)
"Demographic Origins of the Decline in Labor's Share"
(with Andrew Glover)

Thursday, July 13: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Thibaut Duprey (Bank of Canada)
"Canadian Financial Stress and Macroeconomic Conditions"

Wednesday, August 30: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Xiaodong Zhu (University of Toronto)
"Trade, Migration and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis of China"
(with Trevor Tombe)

Tuesday, September 12: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Nicolas Roys (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
"Skill Prices, Occupations and Changes in the Wage Structure for Low Skilled Men"
(with Chris Taber)

Thursday, September 28: 1:00 -12:00 p.m., 4032 SSC

Pedro Martinez Alanis (Western University)
"Skill Prices, Occupations and Changes in the Wage Structure for Low Skilled Men"

Thursday, October 5: 1:00 -12:00 p.m., 4032 SSC

Matthew Carew (Western University)
"Index Inclusion and CEO Transitions"

Tuesday, October 24: 3:30 -5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Gajendran Raveendranathan (McMaster University)
"Unsecured Credit, Consumer Bankruptcy, and Welfare"

Tuesday, November 7: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Todd Schoellman (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
"The Changing Roles of Family Income and Academic Ability for US College Attendance"

Thursday, November 16: 12:00 -1:00 p.m., 4032 SSC

Eduardo Ferraz (Western University)
"Socially Optimal Crime and Punishment"

Tuesday, November 28: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Matthew Rognlie (Northwestern University)
"The Intertemporal Keynesian Cross"
(with Adrien Auclert and Ludwig Straub)

Second Term

Tuesday, March 20: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Bertholf Herrendorf (Arizona State University)
"Structural Change in Investment and Consumption:A Unified Approach"
(joint with Richard Rogerson and Akos Valentinyi)

Tuesday, March 27: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Ben Pugsley(Notre Dame) 
"Taxes, Private Equity, and the Evolution of Income Inequality in the US
(joint with Sebastian Dyrda)         

Tuesday, April 3: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Wei Cui (University College London) 
"Search-Based Endogenous Asset Liquidity and the Macroeconomy
(joint with Soren Radde) 

Tuesday, April 10: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Ezra Oberfield (Princeton) 
"Misallocation in the Market for Inputs: Enforcement and the Organization of Production
(joint with Johannes Boehm) 

Thursday, April 12: 12:00-1:30 p.m., 4032 SSC

George Jia (University of Prince Edward Island)
"The Impact of Unemployment Benefits Extension on Entrepreneurship"

Tuesday, April 17: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Sewon Hur (University of Pittsburgh)

Thursday, April 19: 12:00-1:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Cathy Zhang (Purdue University) 
"Lending Relationships and Optimal Monetary Policy"
(joint with Guillaume Rocheteau and Tsz-Nga Wong) 

Tuesday, May 1: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Aldo Sandoval (Western)

Tuesday, May 8: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Ziyu Zhang (Western)

Wednesday, May 9: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Randy Wright (University of Wisconsin- Madison)

Tuesday, May 15: 11:30-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Rubina Siddika (Western)