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SI 2014 Macroeconomics Within and Across Borders

Mark L. J. Wright, Mark A. Aguiar, and Patrick Kehoe, Organizers

July 14, 2014

University Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Cambridge, Massachusetts



Monday, July 14

830 am

Coffee and Pastries

9:00 am

Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern University and NBER
Ivan Werning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Slow Moving Debt Crises

Discussant: Juan Pablo Nicolini, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

10:00 am


10:15 am

Javier Bianchi, University of Wisconsin, Madison and NBER
Saki Bigio, Dr., Columbia University
Banks, Liquidity Management and Monetary Policy

Discussant: Christopher Phelan, University of Minnesota and NBER

11:15 am


11:30 am

Davide Debortoli, University of California at San Diego
Ricardo Nunes, Federal Reserve Board
Pierre Yared, Columbia University and NBER
Optimal Government Debt Maturity under Limited Commitment

Discussant: Mikhail Golosov, Princeton University and NBER

12:30 pm


1:30 pm

Tarek Alexander Hassan, University of Chicago and NBER
Rui Mano, University of Chicago
Forward and Spot Exchange Rates in a Multi-Currency World

Discussant: Hanno Lustig, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER

2:30 pm


2:45 pm

Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Harun Alp, University of Pennsylvania
Michael Peters, London School of Economics
Lack of Selection and Imperfect Managerial Contracts: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries

Discussant: Yongseok Shin, Washington University in St. Louis and NBER

3:45 pm


4:00 pm

Varadarajan V. Chari, University of Minnesota and NBER
Alessandro Dovis, University of Minnesota
Patrick Kehoe, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and NBER
On the Optimality of Financial Repression

Discussant: Alberto Martin, CREI

5:00 pm