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Fall 2017


Session Date* Paper Room Presenter

1

18/09
To Diversify Or Not To Diversify
Relevant Lit: Antras, Pol, and Elhanan Helpman. 2004. Global sourcing. Journal of Political Economy 112(3): 552-580. 

T50A
 
Abhilash

2

25/09
Fiscal policy, monetary policy and the price of fiat money
Relevant Lit:
1) Starr, R. M. (1974).The price of money in a pure exchange monetary economy with taxation. Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society
2) Buiter, W. H. (2002). The fiscal theory of the price level: A critique. The Economic Journal112(481), 459-480.

T50A

Hugo


3

09/10
Macroprudential Policies and Capital Structure: Evidence from Multinationals
Relevant Lit: 
3) Buch, Claudia M., and Linda S. Goldberg. "Cross-Border Prudential Policy Spillovers: How Much? How Important? Evidence from the International Banking Research Network." International Journal of Central Banking 13.2 (2017): 505-558.
4) Huizinga, Harry, Luc Laeven, and Gaetan Nicodeme. "Capital structure and international debt shifting." Journal of Financial Economics 88.1 (2008): 80-118.




T50A

Lucas

 
4

23/10 
Macroeconomic effects of increasing wage flexibility in the presence of financially constrained households 
Relevant Lit: 
1) Rule-of-Thumb Consumers and the Design of Interest Rate Rules, Galí, Lopez-Salido and Vallés (2004). JMCB.
2) Understanding the Gains from Wage Flexibility: The Exchange Rate Connection. Galí and Monacelli (2016). AER.

T50A
 
Anderson


5

06/11
Inflation Expectations after Structural Change
Relevant Lit: 
1) Behavioral Heterogeneity in US inflation dynamics
2) Expectation Formation and Regime Switches

T50A

Sebastiaan

 
6
 
20/11

What are researchers doing? Alternative uses of  R&D and the missing growth problem.
Relevant Lit: 
1)Bloom, Jones, van Reenen and Webb - Are ideas getting harder to find?
2) Robert Gordon - Perspectives on the rise and fall of American Growth
 
T50A


Lorenzo

7

11/12

Quantitative trade models and their application to TTIP and Brexit
Relevant Lit: 
1) Arkolakis, C., Costinot, A., Rodriguez-Clare, A., 2012. New trade models, same old gains. American Economic Review 102(1), 94-130
2) Dhingra, S., Huang, H., Ottaviano, G., Pessoa, J., Sampson, T., Van Reenen, J., The costs and benefits of leaving the EU: trade effects. CEP discussion paper 1478, April 2017

T50A
Gonzague

(13:15-14:15 in T50A)

*Time: The group meets from 13:00 to 14:00 in T50A

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