Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program Meeting

Andrew Atkeson and Monika Piazzesi, Organizers

February 23, 2018

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, February 23
The meeting format for each paper will be a 15-minute presentation by the author, followed by one 20-minute discussion, and then another 25 minutes of general audience discussion.
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota and NBER
Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto
Burhanettin Kuruscu, University of Toronto
Sergio Ocampo-Diaz, Western University, Canada
Daphne Chen, Florida State University

Use It Or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation
Discussant: Roger H. Gordon, University of California, San Diego and NBER
10:00 am
10:15 am
Matteo Maggiori, Stanford University and NBER
Brent Neiman, University of Chicago and NBER
Jesse Schreger, Columbia University and NBER

International Currencies and Capital Allocation
Discussant: Harald Uhlig, University of Chicago and NBER
11:15 am
11:30 am
Katarína Borovičková, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Robert Shimer, University of Chicago and NBER

High Wage Workers Work for High Wage Firms
Discussant: Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University and NBER
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Marcus Hagedorn, University of Oslo
Iourii Manovskii, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Kurt Mitman, Institute for International Economic Studies

The Fiscal Multiplier
Discussant: Adrien Auclert, Stanford University and NBER
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Carlos Garriga, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Aaron Hedlund, Purdue University

Housing Finance, Boom-Bust Episodes, and Macroeconomic Fragility
Discussant: Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago and NBER
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
John Kennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER

Spatial Variation in Higher Education Financing and the Supply of College Graduates
Discussant: Danny Yagan, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
5:00 pm
5:15 pm
Reception & Dinner