Monetary Economics Program Meeting

Ludwig Straub and Jing Cynthia Wu, Organizers

March 11, 2022

Cambridge and on Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, March 11
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Frederic Boissay, Bank for International Settlements
Fabrice Collard, Toulouse School of Economics
Jordi Galí, CREI and NBER
Cristina Manea, Bank for International Settlements

Monetary Policy and Endogenous Financial Crises
Discussant: François Gourio, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
10:00 am
10:15 am
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Dmitriy Sergeyev, Bocconi University

Zero Lower Bound on Inflation Expectations
Discussant: Morton O. Ravn
11:15 am
11:30 am
Xavier Gabaix, Harvard University and NBER
Ralph S. J. Koijen, University of Chicago and NBER

In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis
Discussant: Monika Piazzesi, Stanford University and NBER
12:30 pm
Lunch - Room University A
1:30 pm
Leland Farmer, University of Virginia
Emi Nakamura, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Jón Steinsson, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Learning About the Long Run
Discussant: Lars A. Lochstoer, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Yoon J. Jo, Texas A&M University
Sarah Zubairy, Texas A&M University and NBER

State Dependent Government Spending Multipliers: Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity and Sources of Business Cycle Fluctuations
Discussant: Johannes Wieland, University of California, San Diego and NBER
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Francesco Bianchi, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
Cosmin L. Ilut, Duke University and NBER
Hikaru Saijo, University of California, Santa Cruz

Diagnostic Business Cycles
Discussant: Sanjay R. Singh, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and UC Davis
5:00 pm