UCSD Macro Reading Group
Tuesdays from 11:00 to 12:00pm in Econ 200.
Apr 25 - Alejandro Nakab presents "Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity, Currency Pegs, and Involuntary Unemployment" by Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe, JPE 2016
May 2 - Linyan Zhu presents "Michelson-Morley, Occam and Fisher: The Radical Implications of Stable Inflation at Near-Zero Interest Rates" by John Cochrane, WP 2016
May 9 - Wes Howden presents "Skill-Biased Structural Change" by Paco Buera, Joe Kaboski and Richard Rogerson, WP 2016
May 16 - Emilien Gouin-Bonenfant presents "Organization and Inequality in a Knowledge Economy" by Luis Garicano and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, QJE 2006
May 23 - Tara Sullivan presents "Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intra-National Trade Costs" by David Atkin and Dave Donaldson, WP 2015
May 30 - Daniel Leff presents "An Equilibrium Model of "Global Imbalances" and Low Interest Rates" by Ricardo Caballero, Emmanuel Farhi and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, WP 2017
Jun 6 - Xiao Ma presents "The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy" by Lorenzo Caliendo, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Fernando Parro and Pierre-Daniel Sarte, WP 2016
Fall 2016 Macro Reading Group
Topic 1: Models of Technology Diffusion
Oct 3 - Daniela Vidart presents "Equilibrium Imitation and Growth" by Perla and Tonetti, JPE 2014
Oct 10 - Olga Denislamova presents "Knowledge Growth and the Allocation of Time" by Lucas and Moll, JPE 2014
Oct 17 - Tara Sullivan presents "The Global Diffusion of Ideas" by Buera and Oberfield
Oct 24 - Xiao Ma presents "An Assignment Model of Knowledge Diffusions and Income Inequality" by Luttmer
Topic 2: Housing and the Macroeconomy
Oct 31 - No meeting
Nov 7 - Shihan Xie presents "House Prices and Consumer Spending" by Berger, Guerrieri, Lorenzoni, Vavra, 2016
Nov 14 - Wendy Zeng presents "Consumption and House Prices in the Great Recession: Model Meets Evidence" by Kaplan, Mitman and Violante, 2016
Nov 21 - Wes Howden presents "Macroeconomic Implications of Housing Wealth, Housing Finance, and Limited Risk-Sharing in General Equilibrium", by Favilukis, Ludvigson, Van Nieuwerburgh. JPE 2015
Nov 28 - Daniel Leff presents "Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recession" by Huo and Rios-Rull, 2016
Spring 2016 Macro Lunch
Mar 28 - Marianna Kudlyak (Richmond Fed) presents "Estimating Matching Efficiency with Variable Search Effort" (joint with Andreas Hornstein)
Apr 4 - Eul Noh present "State-Dependent Effects of Government Spending: A Markov Regime-Switching Approach"
Apr 11 - Wenbin Wu presents "Durable Goods, Monetary Policy and Nominal Rigidity"
Apr 18 - Yifei Lyu presents "The Macroeconomic Effects of Oil Price Shocks: Are We Sure the 2000s Are Different?
Apr 25 - Shixan Xie presents "Monetary Policy Shocks, Regional House Prices and Employment"
May 2 - Daniela Vidart presents "Labor Informality and the Business Cycle in Latin America"
May 9 - Xu Zhang presents "Measuring the Effect of Forward Guidance in a Macroeconomic Model" /
Asad Dossani presents "Central Bank Press Conferences and Currency Risk Aversion"
May 16 - Jessie Wang presents "Hire or Care: The Aggregate Implication of Elderly Care on Household Labor Supply”
May 23 - Ying Feng presents "Firm Learning and Misallocation Dynamics"
Fall 2015 Macro Reading Group
Sep 29 - Olga Denislamova presents “The Cyclical Behavior of Equilibrium Unemployment and Vacancies” (2005) by Robert Shimer
Oct 6 - Ying Feng presents “Efficient Search on the Job and the Business Cycle” (2011) by Guido Menzio and Shouyong Shi
Oct 13 - Nels Lind presents "Good Booms, Bad Booms" by Gary Gorton and Guillermo Ordonez
Oct 20 - Daniela Vidart presents "Exogenous versus Endogenous Separation" (2012) by Shigeru Fujita and Garey Ramey
Oct 27 - Wendy Zeng presents "Do Matching Frictions Explain Unemployment? Not in Bad Times" (2014) by Pascal Michaillat
Nov 3 - Shihan Xie presents "On the Robustness of Monetary Policy Identification Methods"
Nov 10 - Leland Farmer presents "Estimating a DSGE Model with Endogenous Long Run Risk using Macroeconomic and Financial Data"
Nov 17 - Erin Wolcott presents "The Race Between Man and Machine: Implications of Technology for Growth, Factor Shares and Employment" by Acemoglu and Restrepo
Nov 24 - Jessie Wang presents "The Aggregate Implication of the Aging Baby Boomer Generation on Household Labor Supply”
Dec 1 - Wenbin Wu presents "The Aggregate Effects of Sales"
Summer 2014 Macro Lunch
Jul 23 - Ellen McGrattan, Univ. Minnesota, "On Financing Retirement with an Aging Population" (with Ed Prescott)
Jul 30 - David Lagakos, UCSD, "Average Hours Worked in the Cross-Section of Countries" (with Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln, Alex Bick)
Aug 6 - Sungje Byun, UCSD, "A New Volatility Forecasting Framework: Panel-ARCH"
Aug 13 - Larry Schmidt, UCSD, "Climbing and Falling off the Ladder: Asset Pricing Implications of Labor Market Event Risk"
Aug 20 - Carola Binder, UC Berkeley, "Consumer Inflation Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from a New Micro-Level Measure"
Aug 27 - No meeting
Sep 3 - Stephie Fried, UCSD, "Carbon Taxes, Innovation and Oil Shocks: A Quantitative Macroeconomic Analysis"
Sep 10 - Leland Farmer, UCSD, "Pockets of Predictability" (with Allan Timmerman and Larry Schmidt)
Sep 17 - Koji Takahashi, UCSD, "Real Effects of the End of Bank-Borrower Relationships: Evidence from Loan-Level Data
Sep 24 - Nels Lind, UCSD, "Identification, Indeterminacy, and a Monetary Policy Trap"
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