Macro Lunch 2014

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This lunch is organized by Emi Nakamura It is for faculty, and selected 4th and 5th year PhD students, from the Business School, the Arts and Sciences Economics Department, and the Barnard Economics Department. We will meet for lunch each Tuesday, from 12:30 - 1:45 pm. Lunch will be provided each week free of charge. Most weeks, someone will give an informal presentation of research in progress related (loosely) to macroeconomics.

For further information, or to be added to the e-mail list for this lunch group, send e-mail to: [email protected] or give me a call at 212-854-8162. To place or change a lunch order please contact Mionellie Urena at [email protected]

Fall 2014

Date Room Speaker Title
Sept. 2nd Uris 307 Rick Mishkin Unprecedented Actions:  The Federal Reserve's Response During the Global Financial Crisis in Historical Perspective
Sept. 9th Uris 307 Aysegul Sahin Grown-Up Business Cycles
Sept. 16th Uris 306 Martin Uribe  
Sept. 23rd Uris 329 Jaromir Nosal Insolvency After the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform 
Sept. 30th Uris 306 Ricardo Reis The Market Value of a Central Bank
Oct. 7th Uris 307 Viral Acharya Real Effects of the Sovereign Debt Crises in Europe: Evidence from Syndicated Loans
Oct. 14th Uris 306 Kyle Jurado Advance Information and Distorted Beliefs in Macroeconomic and Financial Fluctuations
Oct. 21st Uris 306 Keshav Dogra Liquidity Traps and Incentive-Compatible Debt Relief
Oct. 28th Uris 307 Pablo Ottonello Capital Unemployment, Financial Shocks and Investment Slumps
Nov. 4th   No Meeting  
Nov. 11th Uris 306 Ethan Ilzetzki Estimating the Intertemporal Elasticity of Substitution: A Micro-Macro Approach using Mortgage Notches
Nov. 18th Uris 331 Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson The Power of Forward Guidance Revisited
Nov. 25th Uris 306 Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi Financial Intermediation Networks 
Dec. 2nd Uris 329 Pierre Yared Optimal Government Maturity 
Dec. 9th Uris 142 Gaetano Gaballo Price Dispersion and Private Uncertainty 

Spring 2014

Date Room Speaker Title
Jan. 21st   No Meeting  
Jan. 28th Uris 330 Emmanuel Moench  
Feb. 4th Warren 307 Tobias Adrian Intermediary Leverage Cycles and Financial Stability
Feb. 11th Uris 140 Raphael Schoenle Inflation Dynamics During the Financial Crisis
Feb. 18th Warren 416 Michael McMahon  
Feb. 25th Uris 307 Tommaso Moncelli Tax Cuts vs. Government Spending: Welfare and the Zero Lower Bound
March 4th Uris 306 Jaromir Nosal Investor Sophistication and Capital Income Inequality (with Marcin Kacperczyk and Luminita Stevens)
March 11th Grace Dodge 363 Jennifer La'O A Traffic Jam Theory of Recessions
March 18th Uris 306 Spring Break  
March 25th Uris 306 Ben Pugsley  
April 1st Uris 306 Alisdair McKay Idiosyncratic Risk and the Business Cycle: A Likelihood Perspective
April 8th Uris 331 Oystein Olsen
(Governor of the Central Bank of Norway)
A decade of forward guidance in Norway
April 15th Grace Dodge 457 Ryan Chahrour Good News is Bad News: Leverage Cycles and Sudden Stops
April 22nd Uris 306 Marco Del Negro When does a central bank’s balance sheet require fiscal support?
April 29th Uris 306 Andreas Mueller Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance in the Great Recession
May 6th Uris 306 Saki Bigio Banks, Liquidity Management and Monetary Policy

Brownies lunch menu