Macroeconomics & International Finance Seminars
Macro-International Seminar meets Wednesdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the John W. Kendrick Seminar Room, Monroe Hall 321 (located at 2115 G Street) unless otherwise noted. For information, please contact Roberto Samaniego.
Sophie Osotimehin (University of Virginia)
Title:Barriers to Reallocation and Economic Growth: the Effects of Firing Costs
Thuy Lan Nguyen (Santa Clara University)
Bora Durdu (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve)
Title: Global v. Local Methods in the Quantitative Analysis of Open-Economy Models with Incomplete Markets
Job market talks (George Washington University)
Dan Cao (Georgetown University)
Luminita Stevens (University of Maryland)
Title: Discrete Adjustment to a Changing Environment: Experimental Evidence
Satyajit Chatterjee (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Cesar Sosa-Padilla, McMaster University and UMD
Title: Sovereign Defaults and Banking Crises
Andres Fernandez-Martin, Inter-American Development Bank
Title:Sharing a Ride on the Commodities Roller Coaster: Common Factors in Business Cycles of Emerging Economies
Ricardo Reyes-Heroles, Princeton University
Martin Beraja, Chicago University
Title: Semi-Structural Methodology for Policy Counterfactuals and an Application to Fiscal Unions
Samer Shousha, Columbia Univeristy
Yongseok Shin, Washington University at St. Louis
Title: Managing a Polerized Structural Change
Wednesday, October 21st
Jose Victor Rios-Rull, University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recession"
Wednesday, October 28st
Xiaohan Ma, GWU
Title: "Attenuated or Augmented? Monetary Policy Actions under Uncertain Economic State and Learning"
Wednesday, December 2nd
Amy Guisinger, GWU
Title: "Gender Differences in the Volitility of Work Hours and Labor Demand"
Wednesday, February 4th
Hui He, IMF
Title: "Rapid Aging and Pension Reform: The Case of China"
Frank Schorfheide, University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Dynamic Predication Pools: An Investigation of Financial Frictions and Forcasting Performances"
Wednesday, March 18th
Julia Thomas, Ohio State University
Title:"Entry, Exit and the Shape of Aggregate Fluctuations in a General Equilibrium Model with Capital Heterogenity"
Wednesday, March 25th
Pedro Bento, West Virginia University
Wednesday, April 1st
Valentina Bruno, American University
Title: Global Dollar Credit: A Firm-Level Analysis
Wednesday, April 8th
Alessandro Rebucci, Johns Hopkins Univeristy
Wednesday, April 22nd
Leena Rudanko, Philadelphia Fed
Title: Discriminating Dispersion in Prices
Wednesday, April 29nd
Xiaodong Zhu, University of Toronto
Title: "Tride, Migration and Regional Income Differences: Evidence from China"
Mohammad Jahan-Parvar, Federal Reserve Board
Measuring Ambiguity Aversion
Regina Martinez Fernandez, George Washington University (Job Candidate)
International Banking Flows and 'Bad' Credit Booms: Do Credit Booms Go with the Flow?
Jane Olmstead-Rumsey, Federal Reserve Board
Credit Growth, House Prices, and Cyclical Macro-prudential Policy
Chao Wei, George Washington University
Matt Darst, George Washington University (Job Candidate)
Endogenous Risky Debt Structure in a Model with CDS
Ehraz Refayet, George Washington University (Job Candidate)
CDS under Asymmetric Information: The Role of Signaling in a Production Economy
Rui Mano, IMF
Ana Fostel, George Washington University
Viktor Tsyrennikov, Cornell and IMF
Luis Catao, IMF
"Home Production and Social Security Reform"
Francesca Carapella, Fegeral Reserve Board
"Credit Markets, Limited Commitment and Government Debt"
Philip Lane, Trinity College Dublin
**International Finance Forum, ESIA Location
"Global Imbalances and External Adjustment After the Crisis"
Carlos Vegh, John Hopkins
"How is Tax Policy Conducted Over the Business Cycle?"
Thursday, March 27th
Michele Modugno, Federal Reserve Board
"Bond Market and Macroeconomic News"
(joint with forecast Seminar, Thursday **)
Alberto Martin, Universitat Pompeu Fabra & IMF
"Sovereign Debt Markets in Turbulent Times: Creditor Discrimination and Crowding-Out Effects"
Egon Zakrajsek, Federal Reserve Board
"Uncertainty, Financial Frictions, and Irreversible Investment"
Luis Catao, IMF
"External Liabilities and Crises"
Benjamin Bridgeman, BEA
Jae Sim, Federal Reserve Board
"Inflation Dynamics during the Financial Crisis"
October 24th **Joint with IF Forum, different time and location**
Charles Collyns, Treasury
Logan Lewis, Federal Reserve Board
"Menu Costs, Trade Flows, and Exchange Rate Volatility"
Emin Dinlersoz, Census Burear
"The Rise and Fall of Unions in the U.S."