Spring 2016

Macro and International Macro Workshop

Spring 2016

Date: Thursdays
Time: 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Location: Robertson Hall, Bowl 1

February 4 Cancelled

February 11 Falk Mazelis
The Role of Shadow Banking in the Monetary Transmission Mechanism and the Business Cycle

Clara Santamaria
Why Does City Size Matter for Inequality?

February 18 Emil Verner
Household Balance Sheets, Liability Dollarization, and the Real Economy: Evidence from an Emerging Market

Paul Ho
A Decomposition of Uncertainty

February 25 Alejandro Van der Ghote
Monetary Policy in an Economy with Nominal Rigidities and Financing Constraints

March 3 Sungki Hong
Customer Capital, Markup Cyclicality, and Amplification

March 10 Cristian Alonso
Sectoral Heterogeneity in Labor Demand: Implications for the Aggregate Demand Channel

March 17 Spring Break - No presentation

March 24 Justin Weidner
Student Loans and Misallocation of Human Capital

March 31Julia Fonseca
Credit Access and Financial Health: Evaluating the Impact of Debt Collection

April 7 Niklas Engbom
Worker Mobility and Life-Cycle Wage Growth

April 14 Christian Wolf
Identified Impulse Response Sets in DSGE-VARs: An Application to Monetary Policy Identification

Kazushige Matsuda
Market Concentration

April 21Yu Zhang
The Savings Origin of a Housing Boom

April 28
Federico Huneeus
Lobbying and Misallocation: The Economic Consequences of Firms' Political Activities

May 5 Cancelled

May 12Alexander Rodnyansky
Competitive Devaluations and Firm Dynamics