VMACS Junior

A regular, open, online, international and inter-institutional macroeconomics seminar, featuring talks by junior researchers through July and early August.

July 2-August 4, 2020

Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 12PM NY / 5PM London / 6PM CET


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Next seminar

Tuesday, Aug 4

Daniel L. Greenwald and Adam Guren

Do Credit Conditions Move House Prices?


The seminars are held on Zoom and last 60 minutes:

  • 45 minutes of presentation

  • 15 minutes of Q&A

Seminars will be recorded and available on the webpage a few days later. Please note that you may be recorded if you activate your video or speak during the seminar.


The seminars will take place on Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting at 12 pm NY time (5pm UK time/6 pm Stockholm time) through August 4th.

Presentations are 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of discussion.

  • Thursday, July 2

Christian vom Lehn and Thomas Winberry

The Investment Network, Sectoral Comovement, and the Changing U.S. Business Cycle

  • Tuesday, July 7

Victoria Gregory

Firms as Learning Environments: Implications for Earnings Dynamics and Job Search

  • Thursday, July 9

Fabian Eckert, Sharat Ganapati and Conor Walsh

Skilled Scalable Services The New Urban Bias in Recent Economic Growth

  • Tuesday, July 14

Axelle Ferriere, Gaston Navarro and Ricardo Reyes-Heroles

Escaping the Losses from Trade: The Impact of Heterogeneity on Skill Acquisition

  • Thursday, July 16

Elias Einio, Josh Feng and Xavier Jaravel

What Drives Inclusive Innovations? The Importance of Innovators’ Backgrounds

  • Tuesday, July 21

Rodrigo Adão, Martin Beraja and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar

Technological Transitions with Skill Heterogeneity Across Generations

  • Thursday, July 23

Elisa Rubbo

Networks, Phillips Curves, and Monetary Policy

  • Tuesday, July 28

Felipe Saffie, Liliana Varela and Kei-Mu Yi

The Micro and Macro Dynamics of Capital Flows

  • Thursday, July 30

Sebastian Doerr, Thomas Drechsel and Donggyu Lee

Top Incomes, Financial Intermediation and Small Firms

  • Tuesday, Aug 4

Daniel L. Greenwald and Adam Guren

Do Credit Conditions Move House Prices?


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If you want to get in touch, have feedback or suggestions, or want to propose a speaker, please e-mail us at vmacsjunior@gmail.com


Corina Boar, New York University

Louphou Coulibaly, University of Pittsburgh

Kieran Larkin, Institute for International Economic Studies, University of Stockholm

Katja Mann, Copenhagen Business School

Joseba Martinez, London Business School

Tommaso Porzio, Columbia Business School