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Lessons from the Crisis for Macroeconomics

Virgiliu Midrigan and Thomas Philippon, Organizers

December 4, 2015

NYU Stern School of Business
Room KMEC 170
44 West 4th Street
New York, NY 10012



Participant List



Friday, December 4

8:30 am

Coffee and Pastries

9:00 am

Julian Kozlowski, New York University
Laura Veldkamp, New York University and NBER
Venky Venkateswaran, New York University and NBER
The Tail that Wags the Economy: Belief-Driven Business Cycles and Persistent Stagnation

Discussant:  Jennifer La'O, Columbia University and NBER

10:00 am


10:30 am

David Berger, Northwestern University and NBER
Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago and NBER
Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern University and NBER
Joseph Vavra, University of Chicago and NBER
House Prices and Consumer Spending

Discussant:  Carlos Garriga, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

11:30 am

Christopher House, University of Michigan and NBER
Christian Pröbsting, University of Michigan
Linda Tesar, University of Michigan and NBER
Austerity in the Aftermath of the Great Recession

Discussant:  Karel Mertens, Cornell University and NBER

12:30 pm


1:30 pm

Atif Mian, Princeton University and NBER
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago and NBER
Emil Verner, Princeton University
Household Debt and Business Cycles Worldwide

Discussant:  Emi Nakamura, Columbia University and NBER

2:30 pm

Òscar Jordà, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Moritz Schularick, University of Bonn
Alan Taylor, University of California at Davis and NBER
Leveraged Bubbles

Discussant:  John Leahy, University of Michigan and NBER

3:30 pm


4:00 pm

Danny Yagan, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Which Americans Have Jobs? The Enduring Impact of Great Recession Location

Discussant:  Erik Hurst, University of Chicago and NBER

5:00 pm

Robert Hall, Stanford University and NBER
Macroeconomics of Persistent Slumps

Discussant:  Gauti Eggertsson, Brown University and NBER

6:00 pm


7:00 pm

Dinner for authors & discussants
Aroma Kitchen & Winebar
36 East 4th Street
New York, NY

FORMAT:  The format for each session will be a 20-minute presentation by the author, followed by one 15-minute discussion. 
The remaining time will be for general audience discussion.