SI 2023 Behavioral Macro

Andrew Caplin and Michael Woodford, Organizers

July 14, 2023

Skyline Room ABC

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, July 14
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Xavier Gabaix, Harvard University and NBER
Thomas Graeber, Harvard University

The Complexity of Economic Decisions
Discussant: Indira Puri, New York University
9:30 am
Giorgio Saponaro, Harvard University

Risk taking under Assimilation and Contrast: Theory, Experiments, and Applications
Discussant: Cary Frydman, University of Southern California
10:30 am
11:00 am
Francesco D’Acunto, Georgetown University
Michael Weber, University of Chicago and NBER

Memory and Beliefs: Evidence from the Field
Discussant: Jessica Wachter, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Olena Kostyshyna, Bank of Canada
Luba Petersen, Simon Fraser University and NBER

Communicating Inflation with Uncertainty: Evidence from a Survey Experiment
Discussant: Yueran Ma, University of Chicago and NBER
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
Fabian Winkler, Federal Reserve Board
Kenneth J. Eva, University of Pennsylvania

A Comprehensive Empirical Evaluation of Biases in Expectation Formation
Discussant: Leland E. Farmer, University of Virginia
3:30 pm
William N. Goetzmann, Yale University and NBER
Dasol Kim, Office of Financial Research
Robert J. Shiller, Yale University and NBER

Crash Narratives
Discussant: Wenting Song, Bank of Canada
4:30 pm