PREVIOUS SEMINARS AT THE MINNEAPOLIS FED

2008

Applied Theory Workshop

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 3:30 PM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Robert Lucas
University of Chicago
Title: "Ideas and Growth"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 30, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Mikhail Golosov
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: "Decentralizing Trading with Private Information"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, July 17, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Marten Hillebrand
Bielefeld University
Title: "Social Security in a Stochastic OLG Economy with a Stock Market"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Francois Gourio
Boston University
Title: TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Greg Kaplan
New York University
Title: TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Ramon Marimon
European University Institute
Title: "On Recursive Contract Theory"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 11, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Eric Young
University of Virginia
Title: "A Quantitative Theory of Information and Unsecured Credit"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Adriano Rampini
Duke University
Title: "A Mirrleesian Theory of Ramsey Taxation"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Juan Carlos Cordoba
Rice University
Title: "The Role of Education in Development"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, August 15, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Gueorgui Kambourov
University of Toronto
Title: "The Heterogeneity and Dynamics of Individual Labor Supply over the Life-Cycle: Facts and Theory"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Tomasz Piskorski
Columbia Business School
Title: "Stochastic House Appreciation and Optimal Mortgage Lending"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Ivan Werning
MIT
Title: "Nonlinear Capital Taxation"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 25, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Pierre Yared
Columbia University
Title: "Inflating the Beast"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

William Hawkins
University of Rochester
Title: TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 28, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Emi Nakamura
Columbia University
Title: "Lost in Transit: Product Replacement Bias and Exchange Rate Pass-Through"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Princeton University
Title: "Modeling the Evolution of Age and Cohort Effects in Social Research"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 8, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Jon Steinsson
Columbia University
Title: TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Jon Steinsson
Columbia University
Title: "Crises and Recoveries in an Empirical Model of Consumption Disasters"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Juan Pablo Nicolini
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Title: "Monetary Policy and the Quantity Theory of Money"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Marina Azzimonti
University of Texas at Austin
Title: "On the Case for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Giovanni Gallipoli
University of British Columbia
Title: "Household Responses to Individual Shocks: Disability and Labour Supply"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, September 26, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Kamila Vetechova
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Georgetown University
Title: "Fertility Choice in a Lifecycle Model with Idiosyncratic Uninsurable Earnings Risk"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Adam Slawski
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "The Dynamics of a Speculative Bubble Under Learning"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 3, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Arpad Abraham
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Rochester
Title: "Income Tax Progressivity and Hidden Savings: The FOC Approach in Two Periods"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 6, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Eva Carceles-Poveda
State University of New York
Title: "Equity Issuance and Dividend Policy Under Commitment"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Aloysius Siow
University of Toronto
Title: "Large Shocks and Small Changes in the Marriage Market for Famine Born Cohorts in China"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Ina Simonovska
University of Minnesota
Title: "Income Differences and Prices of Tradables"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 24, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Takatoshi Ito
University of Tokyo
Title: "Bubble and Burst: A Comparison of the US in 2007-2008 and Japan in 1997-98"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 27, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Miguel Ricaurte
University of Minnesota
Title: "The Role of Labor Markets in Structural Change"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Working with Epstein-Zin Preferences: Computation and Likelihood Estimation of DSGE Models with Recursive Preferences"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Katherine Lande Schmeiser
University of Minnesota
Title: "Learning to Export: Export Growth and the Destination Decision of Firms"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Joe Kaboski
Ohio State University
Title: "A Structural Evaluation of a Large-Scale Quasi-Experimental Microfinance Initiative"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Michael Elsby
University of Michigan
Title: "Marginal Jobs, Heterogeneous Firm, and Unemployment Flows"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 7, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Ruediger Bachmann
University of Michigan
Title: "The Cross-Section of Firms Over the Business Cycle"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Radoslaw Stefanski
University of Minnesota
Title: "Structural Transformation and the Oil Price"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Pricila Maziero
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Non-Exclusive Dynamic Contracts and the Limits of Insurance"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 14, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Yelena Tuzova
University of Minnesota
Title: "A Model of Tax Evasion with Heterogeneous Firms"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 24, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Xavier Gabaix
New York University
Title: "Tractability and Detail-Neutrality in Incentive Contracting"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Ayse Erdogan
University of Minnesota
Title: "Environmental Standards and Bilateral Trade Patterns"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Turkmen Goksel
University of Minnesota
Title: "Income, Trade Barriers, and International Trade"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Fabrizio Perri
University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Macroeconomic Volatility and External Imbalances"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Guido Menzio
University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Block Recursive Equilibria for Stochastic Models of Search on the Job"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 8, 2008 - 12:00 NOON

Shi Qi
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "The Impact of Advertising Regulation on Industry: The Cigarette Advertising Ban of 1971"

 

 
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