NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

Macroeconomics Within and Across Borders

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

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

December 16 and 17, 2015

 

PROGRAM

 

Wednesday 16th December

 

 

4:00 pm

Welcome

 

 

4:15 pm

"Global Imbalances and Currency Wars at the ZLB" by Ricardo Caballero, Emmanuel Farhi, and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas.

(Discussion Leader: Cristina Arellano)

 

 

5:15 pm

Coffee

 

 

5:30 pm

How Exporters Grow" by Doireann Fitzgerald, Stefanie Haller and Yaniv Yedid-Levi

(Discussion Leader: George Alessandria)

 

 

6:30 pm

Drinks

 

 

7:30 pm

Dinner

 

 

Thursday 17th December

 

 

9:00 am

Breakfast/Coffee

 

 

9:30 am

"Fiscal Rules and Discretion in a World Economy” by Marina Halac and Pierre Yared

(Discussion Leader: Manuel Amador)

 

 

10:30 am

Coffee

 

 

10:45 am

"Debt Crises: For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Hal Cole, Daniel Neuhann, and Guillermo Ordonez.

(Discussion Leader: Anmol Bhandari)

 

 

11:45 am

Coffee

 

 

12:00 n

"The Dynamics of the U.S. Trade Balance and the Real Exchange Rate: The J Curve and Trade Costs?" by George Alessandria and Horag Choi

(Discussion Leader: Fabrizio Perri)

 

 

1:00 pm

Lunch

 

 

2:00 pm

“Political Economy of Sovereign Debt: Cycles of Debt Crisis and Inequality Overhang." by Alessandro Dovis, Mikhail Golosov and Ali Shourideh

(Discussion Leader: Chris Phelan)

 

 

3:00 pm

Coffee

 

 

3:15 pm

"Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises: A Quantitative Analysis" by Luigi Boccola and Alessandro Dovis

(Discussion Leader: Hal Cole)

 

 

4:15 pm

Wrap up.