Northwestern Alumni-Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Workshop on Macroeconomics

Last Updated: 4/4/2013

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April 5-6, 2013

 

The alumni of Northwestern University's macroeconomics Ph.D. program will gather at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to present and discuss current research on macroeconomics, monetary policy, business cycles and finance.

 

Please check this site often for updates, including to the agenda and a list of confirmed participants.

 

To register for the conference, please contact Sandy Schneider via email.

 

Please note that this event is by invitation only.


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04/05/13
8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Asset Pricing 1
Geert Bekaert, Columbia Business School (Presenter)
Eric Engstrom, Federal Reserve Board
Discussant
Charles Himmelberg, Goldman Sachs
9:00 AM
Coffee Break

15 minutes

9:00 AM
Asset Pricing 2
Craig Burnside, Duke University (Presenter)
Jeremy Graveline, University of Minnesota
Discussant
Martin Bodenstein, National University of Singapore
9:00 AM
Coffee Break

15 minutes

9:00 AM
Asset Pricing 3
Cosmin Ilut, Duke University (Presenter)
Francesco Bianchi, Duke University
Martin Schneider, Stanford University
Discussant
Nicolas Vincent, HEC Montreal
12:30 PM
Lunch
2:00 PM
Labor Markets 1
Jonas Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Toni Whited, University of Rochester
Morris Davis, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Discussant
Roc Armenter, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
2:00 PM
Coffee Break

15 minutes

2:00 PM
Labor Markets 2
Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania (Presenter)
Greg Kaplan, Princeton University
Discussant
Rasmus Lentz, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2:00 PM
Coffee Break

15 minutes

2:00 PM
Labor Market 3
  • The Micro and Macro of Job Polarization
Nir Jaimovich, Duke University (Co-presenter)
Henry Siu, University of British Columbia (Co-presenter)
Guido Matias Cortes, University of Manchester
Christopher J Nekarda, Federal Reserve Board
Discussant
Stefania Albanesi, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
5:45 PM
Reception
6:30 PM
Dinner
04/06/13
8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Business Cycles 1
Sylvain Leduc, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Kevin Moran, Universite Laval
Rob Vigfusson, Federal Reserve Board (Presenter)
Discussant
Ben Johannsen, Northwestern University
9:00 AM
Coffee Break

10 minutes

9:00 AM
Business Cycles 2
Chris Gust, Federal Reserve Board (Presenter)
David Lopez-Salido, Federal Reserve Board
Matt Smith, Federal Reserve Board
Discussant
Pablo Guerron, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
9:00 AM
Coffee Break

10 minutes

9:00 AM
Growth 1
  • Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy
Ariel Burstein, University of California at Los Angeles
Discussant
Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
9:00 AM
Coffee Break

10 minutes

9:00 AM
Growth 2
Levon Barseghyan, Cornell University (Presenter)
Marco Battaglini, Princeton University
Discussant
Ralf Meisenzahl, Federal Reserve Board
1:30 PM
Box Lunch and Adjourn

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Hotel and Area Information

JW Marriott
151 W. Adams
Chicago ,  IL   60603

Reservations: To make reservations online, please use the website link above. For questions or assistance with your hotel reservation, please call (877) 303-0104.

 

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Conference Resources

Additional information about the conference, including a list of attendees.


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