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Macro and International Economics Seminars

Organizers: Guillermo Noguera and Roberto Pancrazi


  • 16OctValerie Ramey (UC San Diego)News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries
  • 30OctAlmut Balleer (IIES)Financial Market Imperfections and the Pricing Decision of Firms: Theory and Evidence
  • 06NovFrancois Gourio (FRB Chicago)Financial Distress and Endogenous Uncertainty
  • 13NovTreb Allen (Northwestern)Universal Gravity
  • 20NovDoireann Fitzgerald (FRB Minneapolis)Exporters and Shocks: Dissecting the International Elasticity Puzzle
  • 27NovDavid Atkin (UCLA)Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Trial
  • 26FebRalph Ossa (Chicago Booth)A Quantitative Analysis of Subsidy Competition in the U.S.
  • 12MarKrisztina Molnar (NHH)On the Perils of Stabilizing Prices when Agents are Learning
  • 30AprMathias Thoenig (HEC Lausanne)This Mine is mine: How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa
  • 07MayPol Antras (Harvard)Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis
  • 14May Dirk Krueger (Penn)Macroeconomics and Heterogeneity, Including Inequality
  • 21May Pablo Kurlat (Stanford)Asset Markets with Heterogeneous Information
  • 28May Vivian Yue (Emory)A Model of the Twin Ds: Optimal Default and Devaluation


  • 03 Oct Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern) The Effects of the Saving and Banking Glut on the US Economy
  • 10 Oct Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson (Columbia) High Frequency Identification of Monetary Non-Neutrality
  • 17 Oct Carlo Favero (Bocconi) The output effect of fiscal consolidation plans
  • 24 Oct Wouter Den Hann (LSE) Inventories and the Role of Goods-Market Frictions for Business Cycles
  • 31 Oct Robert Shimer (Chicago) Markets with Multidimensional Private Information
  • 07 Nov Laura Pilossoph (NY Fed) Sectoral Shocks and Move Unemployment
  • 14 Nov Thomas Lubik (Richmond Fed) Indeterminacy and Learning: An Analysis of Monetary Policy in the Great Inflation
  • 21 Nov Xavier Ragot (PSE) Precautionary saving and aggregate demand
  • 28 Nov Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick) Participation Costs and Consumption Smoothing: Theory and Empirical Evidence
  • 27 Feb David Hemous (INSEAD) The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Innovation and Income Inequality
  • 06 Mar Mark Aguiar (Princeton) .
  • 13 Mar Vincent Sterk (UCL) The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle
  • 24 Apr Philippe Martin (Sciences Po) Inspecting the Mechanism: Leverage and the Great Recession in the Eurozone
  • 01 May Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA) Information, Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity
  • 15 May Philipp Kircher (Edinburgh) Efficient Firm Dynamics in a Frictional Labor Market
  • 22 May Susanto Basu (Boston College) Productivity and Welfare of Nations