Macro

Workshop Schedule 2018-2019

Program Director:

Simona Cociuba / Ananth Ramanarayanan

Fall Term 2018

Tuesday, October 2: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Pedro Gomis-Porqueras (Deakin University)
"Real Effects and Real Indeterminacies of Open Market Operations: the Role of Limited Commitment" 

Tuesday, October 9: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Julia Thomas (Ohio State University)
"Default Risk and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Economy with Production Heterogeniety

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

Antonio Doblas - Madrid (Michigan State University)
"Perfectly Rational Fool's Bubbles

Friday, October 26: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4032 SSC

Anath Ramanarayanan - Brown Bag Seminar (University of Western Ontario)
"Immigrants and Exports: Firm-level Evidence from Canada"

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

Emanuela Cardia (Université de Montréal)
"Great Depression and the Rise of Female Employment: A New Hypothesis
(Joint with Andriana Bellou)  

Tuesday, November 13: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
"Hours, Occupations, and Gender Differences in Labor Market Outcomes" 
(Joint with Andrés Erosa, Luisa Fuster, and Richard Rogerson)

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

Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
"TBA" 
RESCHEDULED

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

Michelle Alexopoulos (Univeristy of Toronto)
"Secular Stagnation, Technological Change and the Relationship with Productivity"

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

Ellen McGrattan (TBA)
"TBA"
CANCELLED 

Thursday, November 29: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

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

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

Vivian Yue (Emory College of Arts and Sciences)
"TBA" 

Tuesday, December 4: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Kartik Athreya (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
"The Mechanics of the Racial Wealth Gap"
(Joint with John Bailey Jones and Urvi Neelakantan)
CANCELLED


Winter Term 2019 

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

Ben Lester (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
"TBA" 
CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 2: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Zachary Mahone (McMaster University) 
"Entrepreneurship, Housing and Wealth"
Joint with Bettina Brueggeman 

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

Stephen Williamson (Western University) 
"Central Bank Digital Currency: Welfare and Policy Implications"

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

Francisco Buera (Washington University St.Louis) 
"Big Push, Distortions, and Economic Development" 
Short-term Visitor

Thursday, April 18: 3:00-4:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Francisco Buera (Washington University St.Louis) 
"Economics of Liquidity Traps: Paradoxical?" 
Short-term Visitor
Graduate Seminar

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

Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan) 
"Specialization, Market Access and Medium-Term Growth"
Joint with Dominick Bartelme and Ting Lan


Summer Term 2019

Wednesday, May 1: 12:00-1:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Jafar El Armali (Western) 
"Government Debt and GDP Growth: Is There a Threshold?"

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

Zijian Wang (Western) 
"Private Information in Asset Markets: to Signal or not to Signal"

Tuesday, May 14: 12:00-1:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Ziyu Zhang (Western) 
"Repos, Reserves and Interbank Lending"

Tuesday, May 21: 12:00-1:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Francisco Adame (Western) 
"Sovereign Debt, Domestic Financial Intermediaries, and Repression"