Columbia Macro Lunch Group

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This lunch is organized by Andreas Mueller. 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 212-854-0248. To place or change a lunch order please contact Mionellie Urena at [email protected]

Fall 2015

Date Room Speaker Title
Sept. 8th   No Meeting  
Sept. 15th Uris 306 Martin Uribe and Stephanie Schmitt- Grohe How Important are Terms of Trade Stocks
Sept. 22nd Uris 306 Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA) The Measure of Distortions
Sept. 29th Uris 306 Jean-Pierre Danthine  
Oct. 6th Uris 306 Marco Di Maggio The Importance of UI as an Automatic Stabilizer
Oct. 13th
from 12:30 to 2pm
Uris 306 David Hemous (INSEAD) The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Innovation and Income Inequality (with Morten Olsen)
Oct. 20th
from 12:30 to 2pm
Uris 306 Daniel Villar  
Oct. 27th
from 12:30 to 2pm
Uris 306 Samer Shousha  
Nov. 3rd   No Meeting  
Nov. 10th Uris 307 Gauti Eggerston  
Nov. 17th
from 12:30 to 2pm
Uris 307 Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Carnegie Mellon) Screening and Adverse Selection in Frictional Markets (with Ben Lester, Ali Shourideh, and Venky Venkateswaran)
Nov. 24th Uris 307 Arpit Gupta Foreclosure Contagion and the Neighborhood Spillover Effects of Mortgage Defaults
Dec. 1st Uris 306 Steve Zeldes The Market Value of Social Security
Dec. 8th Uris 307 Andreas Mueller Job Search Behavior among the Employed and Non-Employed

Spring 2015

Date Room Speaker Title
Jan. 27th   Marco Di Maggio  
Feb. 3rd Uris 329 Navin Kartik What Kind of Transparency?
Feb. 10th Uris 326 Katarina Borovicka Testing the mixed proportional hazard model: application to price and labor market data
Feb. 17th Uris 326 Maxim Pinkovsky Lights, Camera,… Income! Estimating Poverty Using National Accounts, Survey Means, and Lights
Feb 24th 1027 IAB David Weinstein What is ‘Firm Heterogeneity’ in Trade Models? The Role of Quality, Scope, Markups, and Cost
March 3rd Uris 326 Michaela Pagel Expectations-Based Reference-Dependent Life-Cycle Consumption
March 10th 1027 IAB Adam Guren (week-long) The Causes and Consequences of House Price Momentum
March 17th   No Meeting  
March 24th Uris 333 Supreet Kaur/Emily Breza The Morale Effects of Pay Inequality
March 31st Uris 330 Erik Hurst The Aggregate Implications of Regional Business Cycles
April 7th Uris 326 David Berger (week-long)  
April 14th Uris 333 Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi Microeconomic Origins of Macroeconomic Tail Risks
April 21st Uris 333 Ricardo Reis Optimal Automatic Stabilizers
April 28th Uris 333 Jason Furman Some Current Macroeconomic Questions
May 5th Uris 306 Marco Di Maggio Credit-Induced Boom and Bust
May 12th Uris 301 Stephen Zeldes How much do retirement savings accounts costs the government?

Brownies lunch menu

Last Update: 4/29/2015