International Seminar on Macroeconomics

Jordi Galí and Kenneth D. West, Organizers

June 29-30, 2018

Hosted by the Central Bank of Ireland

Central Bank of Ireland, New Wapping Street, North Wall Quay,Dublin 1, Ireland

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, June 29
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 am
Atsushi Inoue, Vanderbilt University
Barbara Rossi, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The Effects of Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy on Exchange Rates
Discussants: Refet S. Gürkaynak, Bilkent University
Giovanni Ricco, University of Warwick
10:30 am
10:45 am
Luigi Bocola, Stanford University and NBER
Alessandro Dovis, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Gideon Bornstein, University of Pennsylvania

Quantitative Sovereign Default Models and the European Debt Crisis
Discussants: Yan Bai, University of Rochester and NBER
Leonardo Martinez, International Monetary Fund
12:00 pm
Speaker: Philip Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland
1:30 pm
Marco Del Negro, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Domenico Giannone,
Marc Giannoni, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Andrea Tambalotti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Global Trends in Interest Rates (slides)
Discussants: Carlo Favero, Università Bocconi
Stefano Neri, Banca d'Italia
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
Alexander Bick, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis & Arizona State University
Bettina Brueggemann, McMaster University
Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Goethe University Frankfurt
Hannah Paule-Paludkiewicz, Deutsche Bundesbank

Long-Term Changes in Married Couples’ Labor Supply and Taxes: Evidence from the U.S. and Europe Since the 1980s
Discussants: Nezih Guner, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Henry E. Siu, University of British Columbia and NBER
4:15 pm
Björn Richter, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Moritz Schularick, University of Bonn
Ilhyock Shim, Bank for International Settlements

The Costs of Macroprudential Policy
Discussants: Silvana Tenreyro, London School of Economics
Ozge Akinci, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
5:30 pm
5:45 pm
Closing Remarks
Richard Clarida, Columbia University and NBER
Monetary Policy Rules in Practice : 20 Years Later
6:15 pm
7:30 pm
Dinner at The Pig's Ear Restaurant, 4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2
Saturday, June 30
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Jing Cynthia Wu, University of Notre Dame and NBER
Ji Zhang, Tsinghua University

Global Effective Lower Bound and Unconventional Monetary Policy
Discussants: Peter Karadi, European Central Bank
Anna Lipinska, Federal Reserve Board
10:15 am
10:30 am
Ester Faia, Goethe University Frankfurt
Gianmarco Ottaviano, Bocconi University
Sebastien Laffitte, ENS Paris-Saclay

Foreign Expansion, Competition and Bank Risk
Discussants: joseluis_peydro
Neeltje Van Horen, Bank of England
11:45 am
Anna Cieslak, Duke University and NBER
Andreas Schrimpf, Bank for International Settlements

Non-Monetary News in Central Bank Communication
Discussants: Christopher Neely, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Roland Straub, European Central Bank
1:00 pm
Lunch and Adjourn
3:00 pm
Afternoon Tour:
National Gallery of Ireland
Trinity College Dublin, The Book of Kells Exhibition
6:30 pm
Dinner at Fallon & Byrne Restaurant, 11-17 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2

Local Contact: Gerard O’Reilly, Senior Advisor and Research Coordinator, Central Bank of Ireland
phone 00 353 851065572