Monetary Economics Program Meeting

David W. Berger, Giorgio Primiceri, Emi Nakamura, and Jón Steinsson, Organizers

March 8, 2019

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Illinois Rooms, Conference Center, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, March 7
6:30 pm
Florentine Restaurant
151 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL
Friday, March 8
9:00 am
Stefano Giglio, Yale University and NBER
Matteo Maggiori, Stanford University and NBER
Johannes Stroebel, New York University and NBER
Stephen Utkus, University of Pennsylvania

Five Facts about Beliefs and Portfolios
Discussant: Yueran Ma, University of Chicago and NBER
10:00 am
10:15 am
Pierpaolo Benigno, University of Bern

Monetary Policy in a World of Cryptocurrencies
Discussant: Marco Bassetto, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
11:15 am
11:30 am
Carlo Altavilla, European Central Bank
Miguel Boucinha, European Central Bank
Jose-Luis Peydro, Imperial College London
Frank Smets, European Central Bank

Banking Supervision, Monetary Policy and Risk-Taking: Big Data Evidence from 15 Credit Registers
Discussant: Adi Sunderam, Harvard University and NBER
12:30 pm
Lunch- LaSalle Dining Room
1:30 pm
Jasmine Xiao, University of Notre Dame

Borrowing to Save and Investment Dynamics
Discussant: Nicolas Crouzet, Northwestern University
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Harvard University and NBER
Gita Gopinath, International Monetary Fund
Prachi Mishra, IMF Research Department
Abhinav Narayanan, Reserve Bank of India

Cash and the Economy: Evidence from India's Demonetization
Discussant: Fernando E. Alvarez, University of Chicago and NBER
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Gauti B. Eggertsson, Brown University and NBER
Ella Wold, BI Norwegian Business School.
Ragnar Juelsrud, Norges Bank
Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard University and NBER

Negative Nominal Interest Rates and the Bank Lending Channel
Discussant: Matthew Rognlie, Northwestern University and NBER
5:00 pm