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EF&G Research Meeting


Giovanni Violante and Ivan Werning, Organizers


July 11, 2015


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






Participant List

Friday, July 10:

6:30 pm

Reception and Dinner - Grand Ballroom B

Saturday, July 11:

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Charles Jones, Stanford University and NBER
Jihee Kim, KAIST
A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality

Discussant:  Daron Acemoglu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

10:00 am


10:30 am

Gita Gopinath, Harvard University and NBER
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Maryland and NBER
Loukas Karabarbounis,
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and NBER
Carolina Villegas-Sanchez, ESADE-Universitat Ramon Llull
Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe

Discussant:  Peter Klenow, Stanford University and NBER

11:30 am

Gary Gorton, Yale University and NBER
Guillermo Ordonez, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Good Booms, Bad Booms

Discussant:  Pablo Kurlat, Stanford University and NBER

12:30 pm

Lunch - Grand Ballroom B

1:30 pm

Xavier Giroud, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Holger Mueller, New York University and NBER
Firm Leverage and Unemployment during the Great Recession

Discussant:  Ali Shourideh, University of Pennsylvania

2:30 pm


3:00 pm

Marcus Hagedorn, Institute for Advanced Studies
Jessie Handbury, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Iourii Manovskii, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Demand Stimulus, Inflation and Marginal Costs: Empirical Evidence

Discussant:  Mark Bils, University of Rochester and NBER

4:00 pm

Martin Beraja, University of Chicago
Erik Hurst, University of Chicago and NBER
Juan Ospina, University of Chicago
The Aggregate Implications of Regional Business Cycles

Discussant:  Robert Hall, Stanford University and NBER

5:00 pm