Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program Meeting

Virgiliu Midrigan and Hélène Rey, Organizers

July 14, 2018

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Riverfront Room, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, July 13
6:30 pm
Reception and Dinner - Ballroom B
Saturday, July 14
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Alessandra Fogli, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago and NBER

The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities
Discussant: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University and NBER
10:00 am
10:15 am
Gita Gopinath, International Monetary Fund
Jeremy C. Stein, Harvard University and NBER

Banking, Trade, and the Making of a Dominant Currency
Discussant: Fabrizio Perri, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
11:15 am
11:30 am
Davide Debortoli, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Jordi Galí, CREI and NBER

Monetary Policy with Heterogeneous Agents: Insights from TANK Models
Discussant: Giovanni L. Violante, Princeton University and NBER
12:30 pm
Lunch - Ballroom B
1:30 pm
Anmol P. Bhandari, University of Minnesota and NBER
Ellen McGrattan, University of Minnesota and NBER

Sweat Equity in U.S. Private Business
Discussant: Robert E. Hall, Stanford University and NBER
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Fatih Karahan, Amazon
Benjamin Pugsley, University of Notre Dame
Ayşegül Şahin, University of Texas at Austin and NBER

Demographic Origins of the Startup Deficit
Discussant: John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Gauti B. Eggertsson, Brown University and NBER
Jacob Robbins, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ella Wold, BI Norwegian Business School.

Kaldor and Piketty's Facts: The Rise of Monopoly Power in the United States
Discussant: Loukas Karabarbounis, University of Minnesota and NBER
5:00 pm