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Research ResourcesSeminars and Workshops

2015 Seminars

Seminar speakers visit for one day to make a presentation.

Name Affiliation Topic
Acerbi, Carlo MSCI Backtesting Expected Shortfall
Adelino, Manuel Duke University Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Class
Ait-Sahalia, Yacine Princeton University High Frequency Market Making: Taking Advantage of Speed
Alessandria, George University of Rochester Trade Adjustment Dynamics and the Welfare Grains from Trade
Ambrose, Brent Pennsylvania State University Reputation and Exaggeration: Adverse Selection and Private Information in the Mortgage Market
Anagol, Santosh The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania The Effects of Experience on Investor Behavior: Evidence form India's IPO Lotteries
Auclert, Adrien Princeton University Monetary Policy and the Redistribution Channel
Auh, Jun Kyung Georgetown University The Role of Margin and Spread in Secured Lending: Evidence from the Bilateral Repo Market
Bazdresch, Santiago University of Minnesota Finite Sample Properties of Simulation-Based Methods for Estimation of Investment and Financing Models
Bianchi, Javier Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Efficient Bailouts
Bigio, Saki Columbia University Banks, Liquidity Management and Monetary Policy
Bloom, Nick Stanford University Time-varying uncertainty in macro
Brinca, Pedro European University Institute Fiscal multipliers in the 21st Century
Brown, Stephen New York Univerisity Stern School of Business Managerial Talent and Hedge Fund Performance
Budish, Eric University of Chicago Booth School of Business The High Frequency Trading Arms Race: Frequent Batch Auctions as a Market Design Response
Calomiris, Charles Columbia University How Collateral Laws Shape Lending and Sectoral Activity
Canova, Fabio EUI and CEPR Approximating Time Varying Structural Models with Time Invariant Structures
Cartea, Alvaro University of Oxford Foreign Exchange Markets with Last Look
Cellini, Stephanie George Washington University Gainfully Employed? Assessing the Earnings Gains of For-Profit College Students Using Administrative Data
Chahrour, Ryan Boston College Good News is Bad News: Leverage Cycles and Sudden Stops
Chernov, Mikhail University of California, Los Angeles Term Structures of Asset Prices and Returns
Chodorow-Reich, Gabriel Harvard University Labor Reallocation and Business Cycles
Chodorow-Reich, Gabriel Harvard University The Cyclicality of the Opportunity Cost of Employment
Christelis, Dimitris University of Naples, CSEF The Impact of Bank Account Ownership on Adolescents' Financial Literacy
Christensen, Jens Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Transmission of Quantitative Easing: The Role of Central Bank Reserves
Ciliberto, Federico University of Virginia "Price Dispersion and Discrimination in the Airline Industry"
Ciliberto, Federico University of Virginia Separating Price Discrimination from Price Dispersion: Evidence from International Airline Markets
Crossley, Tom University of Essex Can Survey Participation Alter Household Saving Behavior
Daly, Mary Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco The Intensive and Extensive Margins of Real Wage Adjustment
D'Amico, Stefania Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Policy Expectations, Term Premia, and Macroeconomic Performance
Davis, Morris Rutgers University Default when Current House Prices are Uncertain
Devereux, Michael University of British Columbia A New Dilemma: Capital Controls and Monetary Policy in Sudden-Stop Economies
Diamond, Rebecca Stanford Graduate School of Business Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Change: Evidence from the Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Dou, Yiwei New York University Do Consolidations of Securitization Entities Affect Bank Lending
Duan, Jin-Chuan National University of Singapore Default Crrelations and Large-Portfolio Credit Analysis
Duranton, Gilles The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania The misallocation of land and other factors of production in India
Eckerd, George Federal Reserve Bank of New York U.S. Equity Market: Sectoral Drivers and Valuation Measures
Elzinga, Kenneth University of Virginia The Supreme Court Hat Trick, The Economics of Mystery Fiction
Faberman, Jason Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago The Intensity of Job Search and Search Duration
Fally, Thibault University of California, Berkeley A Coasian Model of International Production Chains
Feldhütter, Peter London Business School The Credit Spread Puzzle in the Merton Model - Myth or Reality
Ferreira, Fernando The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania A New Look at the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Panel Data Evidence of Prime and Subprime Borrowers from 1997 to 2012
Fishe, Raymond Commodity Futures Trading Commission Anticipatory Traders and Trading Speed
Fleming, Michael Federal Reserve Bank of New York Intraday Pricing and Liquidity Effects of U.S. Treasury Auctions
Gali, Jordi CREI The Effects of a Money-Financed Fiscal Stimulus
Garcia-Cicco, Javier Central Bank of Chile Dealing with the Dutch Disease: Fiscal Rules and Macro-Prudential Policies
Giannone, Domenico Federal Reserve Bank of New York Priors for the Long Run
Giglio, Stefano Chicago Booth Excess Volatility: Beyond Discount Rates
Gu, Grace University of California, Santa Cruz A Tale of Two Countries: Sovereign Default, Trade, and Terms of Trade
Hamilton, James University of California, San Diego Structural Interpretation of Vector Autoregressions with Incomplete identification: revisiting the role of oil supply and demand shocks
Hanson, Samuel Harvard Business School Who Neglects Risk? Investor Experience and the Credit Boom
Hendel, Igal Northwestern University Consumers' Activism: The Facebook Boycott of Cottage Cheese
Hirano, Tomohiro University of Tokyo Lean Against Bublle versus Clean Up After Bubble Collapses in a Rational-Bubble Model
Holden, Tom University of Surrey Existence, uniqueness and computation of solutions to DSGE models with occasionally binding constraints
Holden, Tom University of Surrey Hybrid local/global simulation of models with occasionally binding constraints
Hwang, Byoung-Hyoun Cornell University It pays to write well
Itskhoki, Oleg Princeton University International Shocks and Domestic Prices: How Large are Strategic Complemtarities?
Ivashina, Victoria Harvard Business School Financial Repression in the European Sovereign Debt Crisis
Jacobs, Kris University of Houston Leverage and the Value Premium
Jarocinski, Marek European Central Bank Output gap and inflation forecasts in a Bayesian dynamic factor model of the euro area
Jorda, Oscar UC-Davis Leveraged Bubbles
Juliane, Begenau Harvard Business School Capital Requirements, Risk Choice, and Liquidity Provision in a Business Cycle Model
Justiniano, Alejandro Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Forecasting Macroeconomic Activity with Mixed Frequency Bayesian VARS
Justiniano, Alejandro Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago What Happened to Mortgage Interest Rates during the Housing Boom?"
Karabarbounis, Loukas University of Chicago Booth School of Business Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe
Karapetyan, Artashes Bank of Norway Collateral versus Informed Screening During Banking Relationships
Karolyi, Andrew Cornell University Why does the U.S. have so few listed firms?
Kawano, Laura Department of the Treasury The Added Worker Effect: New Evidence from Individual Tax Returns
Kearney, Melissa University of Maryland Income Inequality, Social Mobility, and the Decision to Drop Out of High School
Keller, Punam Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College Enhanced active choice: A new method to motivate behavior change
Kent, Lance College of William and Mary Bilateral Linkages and the International Transmission of Business Cycles
Keys, Ben University of Chicago Mortgage Rates, Household Balance Sheets, and the Real Economy
Kim, Jinill Korea University Global Effects of Demographic Changes: Slowdown in AEs
Kirilenko, Andrei Massachusetts Institute of Technology Latency and Asset Prices
Kiyotaki, Nobu Princeton University Dynamics of Firms and Trade in General Equilibrium
Knight, Brian Brown University The Out of State Tuition Distortion
Kudlyak, Marianna Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Does Greater Inequality Lead to More Household Borrowing? New Evidence from Household Data
Laeven, Luc European Central Bank Debt Overhang, Rollover Risk and Investment in Europe
Lalumia, Sara Williams College Income Effects in Labor Supply: Evidence from Child-Related Tax Benefits
Lange, Fabian McGill University Measuring Heterogeneity in Job Finding Rates Among the Nonemployed Using Labor Force Status Histories
Levin, Jonathan Stanford University Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage
Li, Kai Unversity of British Columbia Sauder School of Business Do Director Elections Matter
Liu, Edith Cornell University Does Bank Global Exposure Impact Firm Financing?
Martin, Christopher Federal Deposit Insurance Organization Identifying the Effects of Chinese Treasury Purchases Using High-Frequency Data
Mas, Alexandre Princeton University Potential Unemployment Insurance Duration and Labor Supply: The Individual and Market-Level Response to a Benefit Cut
Matthes, Christian Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Measuring the Non-Linear Effects of Monetary Policy
Matvos, Gregor University of Chicago Booth School of Business Selling Failed Banks
Melzer, Brian Northwestern University Loan Contracting in the Presence of Usury Limits:Evidence from Auto Lending
Mendicino, Caterina European Central Bank Welfare Analysis of Implementable Macro-Prudential Policy Rules: Heterogeneity and Trade-offs
Mixon, Scott Commodity Futures Trading Commission Volatility Derivatives in Practice: Activity and Impact
Moncayo, Daniel University of California, Santa Barbara Optimal Income Taxation with Costly Income Falsification
Mueller, Ulrich Princeton University Low Frequency Econometrics
Nguyen, Ha The World Bank Demand-Driven Propagation: Evidence from the Great Recession
Osotimehin, Sophie University of Virginia Barriers to reallocation and economic growth: the effects of firing costs and entry costs
Ouazad, Amine INSEAD Credit Standards and Segregation
Pescatori, Andrea International Monetary Fund Lower for Longer? Neutral Rates in the United States
Petersen, Mitchell Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management Loans on Sale: Credit market seasonality, borrower need, and lender rent seeking
Peydró, José-Luis Pompeu Fabra University Securities trading by banks and credit supply: Micro evidence
Phillips, Gordon University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business Innovation Activities and the Incentives for Vertical Acquisitions and Integration
Piazza, Roberto Bank of Italy Self-fulfilling Deflations
Piazzesi, Monika Stanford University Payments, Credit and Asset Prices
Piskorski, Tomasz Columbia University Graduate School of Business Mortgage Refinancing, Consumer Spending, and Competition: Evidence from the Home Affordable Refinancing Program
Primiceri, Giorgio Northwestern University Credit Supply and the Housing Boom
Rabanal Pau International Monetary Fund Financial Factors: Implications for Output Gaps
Ravina, Enrichetta Columbia University Graduate School of Business Who is internationally diversified? Evidence from 296 401(k) plans
Rodriguez-Clare, Andres University of California, Berkeley Slicing the Pie: Quantifying the Aggregate and Distributional
Rubio-Ramirez, Juan Duke University Precautionary Saving and Aggregate Demand
Savor, Pavel Fox School of Business and Management One Central Bank to Rule Them All
Schmalz, Martin University of Michigan Ross School of Business Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership
Scott-Clayton, Judith Columbia University Performance Standards in Need Based Aid
Sekhposyan, Tatevik Texas A University Real-time Forecasting with a Large, Mixed-Frequency, Bayesian VAR
Shi, Shouyong Pennsylvania State University Endogenously Procyclical Liquidity Capital Reallocation and q
Sraer, David Unviersity of California, Haas School of Business Aggregate Effects of Collateral Constraints. Evidence from a Structural Estimation
Steinsson, Jón Columbia University The Power of Forward Guidance Revisited
Sufi, Amir University of Chicago Booth School of Business Government Economic Policy, Sentiments, and Consumption
Sufi, Amir University of Chicago Booth School of Business Fraudulent Income Overstatement on Mortgage Applications During the Credit Expansion of 2002 to 2005
Svensson, Lars Stockholm School of Economics and International Monetary Fund Cost-benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind: Is Leaning With the Wind a Better Policy?
Swanson, Eric University of California, Irvine A Macroeconomic Model of Equities and Real, Nominal and Defaultable Debt
Tang, Heiwai Johns Hopkins University Offshoring, Relationship-Specificity, and Domestic Production Networks
Taylor, Luke The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Intangible Capital and the Investment-q Relation
Tucker, Paul Harvard Kennedy School The Political Economy of Lender-of-Last-Resort Regimes and Central Bank Independence
Turner, John Pension Policy Center Financial Illiteracy Meets Conflicted Advice: The Case of Thrift Savings Plan Rollovers
Turner, Leslie University of Maryland Borrowing Trouble? Student Loans, the Cost of Borrowing, and Implications for the Effectiveness of Need-Based Grant Aid
Van Nieuwerburgh, Stijn New York University Stern School of Business Phasing out the GSEs
Vavra, Joe University of Chicago Booth School of Business House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices
Watson, Mark Princeton University Core and Trend Inflation
Wurgler, Jeff New York University Do Strict Capital Requirements Raise the Cost of Capital? Bank Regulation, Capital Structure, and the Low Risk Anomaly
Yagan, Danny University of California, Berkeley Long-Term Effects of the Great Recession Across Space: Worker-Level Evidence through 2014
Zeldes, Steve Columbia University Graduate School of Business Cost Savings and the Freezing of Corporate Pension Plans
Zha, Tao Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Emory University, and NBER Assessing the macroeconomic impact of bank intermediation shocks: A structural approach
Zhao, Xinlei Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Strategic Defaults Induced by Loan Modifications
Zhou, Hao PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University The Great Wall of Debt: The Cross Section of Chinese Local Government Credit Spreads
Zhou, Hao PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University Shadow Banking: China's Dual-Track Interest Rate Liberalization

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