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EF&G Research Meeting

Matthias Doepke and Emmanuel Farhi, Organizers

February 8, 2013

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street
San Francisco, CA



Friday, February 8:

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Zhen Huo, University of Minnesota
Jose-Victor Rios-Rull, University of Minnesota and NBER
Engineering a Paradox of Thrift Recession

Discussant: Mark Aguiar, Princeton University and NBER

10:00 am

Coffee Break

10:30 am

Simeon Alder, University of Notre Dame
David Lagakos, Arizona State University
Lee Ohanian, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
The Decline of the U.S. Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Discussant: Leena Rudanko, Boston University and NBER

11:30 am

Raj Chetty, Harvard University and NBER
John Friedman, Harvard University and NBER
Soren Leth-Petersen, University of Copenhagen
Torben Nielsen, The Danish National Centre for Social Research
Tore Olsen, Harvard University
Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowd-Out in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark

Discussant: Christopher Carroll, Johns Hopkins University

12:30 pm


1:30 pm

Lawrence Christiano, Northwestern University and NBER
Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University and NBER
Mathias Trabandt, Federal Reserve Board
Unemployment and Business Cycles

Discussant: Robert Shimer, University of Chicago and NBER

2:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:00 pm

Andrew Atkeson, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Andrea Eisfeldt, University of California at Los Angeles
Pierre-Olivier Weill, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
The Market for OTC Derivatives

Discussant: Gustavo Manso, University of California at Berkeley

4:00 pm

Greg Kaplan, Princeton University and NBER
Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Shopping Externalities and Self-Fulfilling Unemployment Fluctuations

Discussant: Martin Schneider, Stanford University and NBER

5:00 pm


5:15 pm

Reception and Dinner