Macro

Workshop Schedule 2021-2022

Program Directors:

Sergio Ocampo Diaz and Simona Cociuba

Fall Term 2021

Tuesday, September 14: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Monica Morlacco (University of Southern California)
"Labor Market Power, Self-Employment, and Development

Tuesday, October 5: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Shu Lin Wee (Bank of Canada)
"Emerging markets, household heterogeneity, and exchange rate policy"

Tuesday, October 12: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Ilse Lindenlaub (Yale University)
"Marriage Market and Labor Market Sorting"
Joint with Paula Calvo and Ana Reynoso

Tuesday, October 19: 12:00-1:30 p.m., ONLINE

Ben Moll (London School of Economics)
"Present Bias Amplifies the Household Balance-Sheet Channels of Macroeconomic Policy"
Joint with David Laibson and Peter Maxted

Tuesday, October 26: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Eugenia Gonzalez Aguado (University of Toulouse)
"Labor mobility over the business cycle"

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

Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto)
"From Micro to Macro: Land Institutions, Agricultural Productivity, and Structural Transformation"

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

Joao Galindo Da Fonseca (University of Montreal)
"Spouses, Children, and Entrepreneurship"

Monday, December 6: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Steve Williamson (Western University)
"Forward Guidance and Multiple Equilibria"


Winter Term 2022 

Tuesday, March 8: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Ayşegül Şahin (University of Texas - Austin)
"The Dual U.S. Labor Market Uncovered"
Joint with Hie Joo Ahn and Bart Hobijn

Tuesday, March 29: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Jafar El Armali (Western University)
"Financial Shocks, Spreads, and Economic Fluctuations,"

Tuesday, April 19: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Pascual Restrepo (Boston University) 
"Tasks, Automation, and the Rise in US Wage Inequality"

Tuesday, April 26: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Bariş Kaymak (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
"Labor Substitutability Among Schooling Groups"
Joint with Mark Bils and Kai-Jie Wu


Summer Term 2022

Tuesday, May 10: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Linjie Hao (Western University)
"TBA"

Tuesday, May 17: 12:00-1:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Karthik Kotikalapudi (Western University)
"TBA"

Tuesday, May 24: 12:00-1:00 p.m., ONLINE

Chong Wang (Western University)
"The Rise and Fall of Sovereign Default”

Tuesday, May 31: 12:00-1:00 p.m., ONLINE

Jihyun Kim (Western University)
"The Role of Government's Firm Finance Policy in the Rise of Zombie Firms”