NBER Monetary Economics Program Meeting

Francesco Bianchi and James Cloyne, Organizers

November 13, 2020


Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, November 13
FORMAT: 20 minutes for Presentation, 15 minutes for Discussant, 10 minutes for the General Discussion.
11:00 am
Simon Gilchrist, New York University and NBER
Bin Wei, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Vivian Yue, Emory University and NBER
Egon Zakrajšek

The Fed Takes on Corporate Credit Risk: An Analysis of the Efficacy of the SMCFF (slides)
Discussant: Carolin Pflueger, University of Chicago and NBER
11:45 am
Olivier Coibion, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Edward Knotek, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Raphael Schoenle, Brandeis University

Average Inflation Targeting and Household Expectations
Discussant: Gauti B. Eggertsson, Brown University and NBER
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
Panel Discussion on The Future of Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interaction
Ben S. Bernanke, Brookings Institution
Carmen M. Reinhart, Harvard University and NBER
Hélène Rey, London Business School and NBER
Christopher A. Sims, Princeton University and NBER
2:00 pm
2:15 pm
Lydia Cox, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Gernot Müller, University of Tuebingen
Ernesto Pastén, Central Bank of Chile
Raphael Schoenle, Brandeis University
Michael Weber, University of Chicago and NBER

Big G
Discussant: Valerie A. Ramey, Stanford University and NBER
3:00 pm
Qian Chen, Beijing Technology and Business University
Christoffer Koch, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Padma Sharma, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Gary Richardson, University of California, Irvine and NBER

Payments Crises and Consequences (slides)
Discussant: Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Harvard University and NBER
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Hassan Afrouzi, Columbia University and NBER
Choongryul Yang, Federal Reserve Board

Dynamic Rational Inattention and the Phillips Curve
Discussant: Mirko Wiederholt, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
4:45 pm
George-Marios Angeletos, Northwestern University and NBER
Chen Lian, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Confidence and the Propagation of Demand Shocks (slides)
Discussant: Cosmin L. Ilut, Duke University and NBER
5:30 pm
Social hour via Slack