2017 Seminars

Seminar speakers visit for one day to make a presentation.

Name Affiliation Topic
Frank Warnock UVA Currency Matters: Analyzing International Bon Portfolios
Itzhak (Zahi) Ben-David Ohio State Fisher School Impulsive Consumption and Financial Wellbeing: Evidence from an Increase in the Availability of Alcohol
Max Croce UNC Finance Government Debt and the Returns to Innovation
Jonathan Brogaard University of Washington Risk and Return in High-Frequency Trading
Carolin Pflueger UBC Precautionary Savings in Bond and Stocks
Martin Beraja Chicago Counterfactual Equivalence in Macroeconomics
Maurizio Habib ECB The Portfolio of Euro Area Fund Investors and ECB Monetary Policy Announcements
Mikkal Plagborg-Moller Harvard Global Trade and the Dollar
Sharon Traiberman Yale-NYU Occupations and Import Competition: Evidence from Denmark
Kieran Walsh UVA Debt Burdens and the Interest Rate Response to Fiscal Stimulus: Theory and Cross-Country Evidence
Stuart Gabriel UCLA A Crisis of Missed Opportunities? Foreclosure Costs and Mortgage Modification During the Great Recession
Jesse Schreger Harvard Unpacking Global Capital Flows
Federico Diez FRB-Boston Dominant Currency Paradigm
Rohan Kekre Chicago Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization
Mitali Das IMF Constructing a new index of external debt sustainability
Olivier Jeanne Johns Hopkins Currency Wards and Trade Wars: A Welfare Analysis
Haluk Unal University of Maryland The Dark-Side of Banks' Nonbank Business: Internal Dividends in Bank Holding Companies
Juan Passsadore EIEF Optimal Debt-Maturity Management
Benjamin Faber Berkeley E-Commerce Integration and Economic Development: Evidence from China
Michael Kowalik FRB-Boston Private Equity Investment in U.S. Banks
Ricardo Caballero MIT A Risk-centric Model of Demand Recessions and Macroprudential Policy
Catherine Koch BIS Dollar Exchange Rate as a Global Factor: Evidence from Investments
Brent Neiman Chicago Real Exchange Rates as a Global Factor: Evidence from Investments
Emi Nakamura Columbia Housing Wealth Effects: The Long View
Tim Liandvoigt Texas at Austin A Macroeconomic Model with Financially Constrained Producers and Intermediaries (with Vadim Elenev and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh)
Seokwoo Lee George Mason, Bussiness School Knightian Uncertainty and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence
Heather Tookes Yale Systematic Liquidity and Leverage
John Geanakoplos Yale Collateral Equilibrium and the Leverage Cycle (Lecture)
John Geanakoplos Yale Collateral, Financial Innovation, and Quantitative Easing
Kimberly Cornaggia Penn State What Did They Know and When Did They Know It? Investor Attention and Municipal Bond Ratings (with John Hund and Giang Nguyen)
Janice Eberly Northwestern University The Housing Crisis and the Rise in Student Loans (with Gene Amromin and John Mondragon)
Alberto Rossi and Francesco D'Acunto University of Maryland Ditching the Middle Class with Financial Regulation
Justin Murfin Yale Hidden in Plain Sight: Equity Price Discovery with Informed Private Debt (with Jawad Addoum)
Kristopher Gerardi FRB-Atlanta Can't Pay or Won't Pay? Unemployment, Negative Equity, and Strategic Default (joint with Kyle Herkenhoff, Lee Ohanian, and Paul Willen),
Lisa Cook Michigan Violence and Economic Activity: Evidence from African American Patents, 1870 to 1940
Owen Zidar University of Chicago Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century
Elizabeth Weber Handwerker BLS Increased Concentration of Occupations, Outsourcing, and Growing Wage Inequality in the United States
Cecilia Parlator NYU Strategic Fragmented Markets (with Ana Babus)
Treb Allen Dartmouth The Welfare Effects of Transportation Infrastructure Improvements (with Costas Arkolakis)
Erik Hurst Chicago Booth Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men
Irem Guceri Oxford Pessimistic or Desperate? Structural Evidence on Financing Constraints from a Natural Experiment
Paul Tetlock Columbia What Drives Anomaly Returns? (with Lars Lochstoer, UCLA)
Mike West Duke Bayesian Predictive Synthesis
Robert Michael University of Chicago The Five Life Decisions
Guido Lorenzoni Northwestern University A Model of Financial Crises in Open Economies
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen UC Berkeley Haas The Economics of the Fed Put (with Anna Cieslak)
Dan Aaronson FRB-Chicago The Effects of the 1930s HOLC 'Redlining' Maps (with Daniel Hartley and Bhash Mazumder)
Ben Etheridge University of Essex House Prices and Consumption Inequality
Amy Finkelstein MIT The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: What Did It Find and What Does That Mean?
Seppo Honkapohja Bank of Finland Expectations, Stagnation and Fiscal Policy (with George W. Evans and Kaushik Mitra)
David Albouy University of Illinois Valuing Public Goods More Generally: The Case of Infrastructure (with Arash Farahani)
Pierre-Olivier Weill UCLA Incentive Constrained Risk Sharing, Segmentation, and Asset Pricing (with Bruno Biais and Johan Hombert)
Luigi Pistaferri Stanford Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth (with Andreas Fagereng, Luigi Guiso, and Davide Malacrino)
Farzad Saidi Stockholm Life Below Zero: Bank Lending Under Negative Policy Rates (with Florian Heider and Glenn Schepens)
Elizabeth Ananat Duke The Effect of Increased Income on Children's Academic Achievement: Evidence from the Marcellus Shale
Kosuke Uetake Yale SOM Mergers, Innovation, and Entry-Exit Dynamics: Consolidation of the Hard Disk Drive Industry, 1996-2016 (joint with Mitsuru Igami)
Pascal Michaillat Brown Pricing When Customers Care about Fairness but Misinfer Markups (with Erik Eyster (LSE) and Kristof Madarasz (LSE))
Ramana Nanda Harvard Business School House Money and Entrepreneurship
Virgiliu Midrigan NYU Household Leverage and the Recession
James Feigenbaum Utah State University Taxes, Imperfect Capital Markets, and Illegal Immigration
Heitor Almeida University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Risk Management with Supply Contracts (with Kristine Hankins and Ryan Williams)
Lu Han Toronto Do Financial Constraints Cool a Housing Boom? Theory and Evidence from a Macroprudential Policy on Million Dollar Homes (joint with Chandler Lutz, Benjamin M. Sand and Derek Stacey)
Sumit Agarwal Georgetown, McDonough School of Business Thy Neighbor's Misfortune: Peer Effect on Consumption
Vincent Glode Wharton Voluntary Disclosure in Bilateral Transactions (joint with Christian Opp and Xingtan Zhang)
John Cochrane Stanford Michelson-Morely, Occam and Fisher: The Radical Implications of Stable Inflation at Near-Zero Interest Rates
Viral Acharya NYU, Reserve Bank of India Monetary Easing and Financial Instability (joint with Guillaume Plantin)
Pau Rabanal IMF Should Unconventional Monetary Policy Become Conventional?
Ncolas Crouzet Northwestern University Small and Large Firms over the Business Cycle (joint with Neil R. Mehrotra)
Susanto Basu Boston College Should Central Banks Target Investment Prices (joint with Pierre De Leo
Gabe Mathy American University Acylical Productivity and its Implications for Business Cycles: Evidence From a Century of Labor Productivity
Svetlana Bryzgalova Stanford The Consumption Risk of Bonds and Stocks
Saki Bigio UCLA Some Lessons from the Financial Flows of the Great Recession (joint with Juliane Begenau and Jeremy Majerovitz)
Urban Jermann University of Pennsylvania Negative Swap Spreads and Limited Arbitrage
Jennifer La'O Columbia Optimal Monetary Policy with Informational Frictions
Arvind Krishnamurthy Stanford Mortgage Design in an Equilibrium Model of the Housing Market? (joint with Adam Guren and Timothy McQuade)
Scott Frame FRB Atlanta Unconventional Monetary Policy and Risk-Taking: Evidence from Agency Mortgage REITs (joint with eva Steiner
Serguei Maliar Stanford Introduction: Solution Methods for State-Dependent and Time-Dependent Models, Part 1: Solution Methods for State-Dependent Models with Many State Variables
Marcin Kacperczyk Imperial College London Day 1: The Private Production of Safe Day 2: Do Foreign Investors Improve Market Efficiency
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Last Update: November 20, 2017