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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

EF&G Research Meeting

Manuel Amador and Andrea Eisfeldt, Organizers

February 27, 2015

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

PROGRAM


Participant List


Friday, February 27:

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast


9:00 am


Pablo Kurlat, Stanford University and NBER  (slides)
Asset Markets with Heterogeneous Information

Discussant:  Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago and NBER  (slides)


10:00 am


Break


10:15 am


Johannes Stroebel, New York University  (slides)
Joseph Vavra, University of Chicago and NBER
House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices

Discussant:  John Leahy, New York University and NBER  (slides)

11:15 am

Break


11:30 am


Daniel Greenwald, New York University  (slides)
Martin Lettau, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Sydney Ludvigson, New York University and NBER
Origins of Stock Market Fluctuations

Discussant:  John Cochrane, University of Chicago and NBER  (slides)


12:30 pm


Lunch


1:30 pm


Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota and NBER  (slides)
Fatih Karahan, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Serdar Ozkan, University of Toronto
Jae Song, Social Security Administration
What Do Data on Millions of US Workers Reveal About Life-Cycle Earnings Risk?

Discussant:  Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University and NBER  (slides)


2:30 pm


Break


2:45 pm


Thomas Philippon, New York University and NBER  (slides)
Philippe Martin, Sciences Po
Inspecting the Mechanism: Leverage and the Great Recession in the Eurozone

Discussant:  Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, University of California at Berkeley and NBER  (slides)  

3:45 pm

Break


4:00 pm


Rabah Arezki, International Monetary Fund  (slides)
Valerie Ramey, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Liugang Sheng, Chinese University of Hong Kong
News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

Discussant:  Nir Jaimovich, Duke University and NBER  (slides)


5:00 pm


Adjourn

5:15 pm

Reception and Dinner