PREVIOUS SEMINARS AT THE MINNEAPOLIS FED

2009

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, January 8, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Connan Snider
University of Minnesota
Title: "Predatory Incentives and Predation Policy: The American Airlines Case"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, January 30, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Guillermo Ordonez
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Larger Crises, Slower Recoveries: The Asymmetric Effects of Financial Frictions"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, February 13, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Minjung Park
University of Minnesota
Title: "An Empirical Model of Subprime Mortgage Default from 2000 to 2007"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

David Mills
Board of Governors
Title: "Default Risk and Collateral in the Absence of Commitment"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Effi Benmelech
Harvard University
Title: "Vintage Capital and Creditor Protection"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Effi Benmelech
Harvard University
Title: "The Credit Rating Crisis"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, April 6, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Jonathan Heathcote
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Unequal We Stand: An Empirical Analysis of Economic Inequality in the United States, 1967-2006"

Applied Theory Workshop

Thursday, April 30, 2009 - 11:30 AM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Dean Corbae
University of Texas - Austin
Title: "Mortgage Innovation and the Foreclosure Boom"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Costas Arkolakis
Yale University
Title: "A Unified Theory of Firm Selection and Growth"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

George-Marios Angeletos
MIT
Title: "Noisy Business Cycles"

Applied Theory Workshop

Friday, May 8, 2009 - 11:30 AM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

David Lopez-Salido
Federal Reserve Board
Title: "Monetary Policy and the Equity Premium"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Guillaume Vandenbrouke
University of Iowa
Title: "The Evolution of Education: A Macroeconomic Analysis"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 1, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Morris Davis
Wisconsin School of Business
Title: "Agglomeration and Productivity: New Estimates and Macroeconomic Implications"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Miguel Molico
Bank of Canada
Title: "Monetary Policy, Short-run Dynamics, and Welfare"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

S. Boragan Aruoba
University of Maryland
Title: "Sticky Prices Versus Monetary Frictions: An Estimation of Policy Trade-offs"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 15, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Larry Jones
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "Risk Sharing, Inequality and Fertility"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Galina Vereshchagina
W. P. Carey School of Business
Title: "Moral Hazard and Equilibrium Matchings in a Market for Partnerships"

Applied Theory Workshop

Friday, June 19, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Pete Klenow
Stanford University
Title: "Reset Price Inflation and the Impact of Monetary Policy Shocks"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

David Lagakos and Michael Waugh
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Specialization, Economic Development, and Aggregate Productivity Differences"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Andy Atkeson
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: "Limits to Innovation"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 3, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Jing Zhang
University of Michigan
Title: "Duration of Sovereign Debt Renegotiation"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, August 7, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Karen Kopecky
University of Western Ontario
Title: "The Impact of Medical and Nursing Home Expenses and Social Insurance Policies on Savings and Inequality"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Natalia Ramondo
University of Texas
Title: "Trade and Multinational Production in Risky Environments"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Christian Hellwig
UCLA
Title: "Setting The Right Prices For The Wrong Reasons"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, August 14, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Princeton University
Title: "Heterogeneity and Income Processes"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 31, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Eric Weese
MIT
Title: "Political Mergers as Coalition Formation: Evidence from Japanese Municipal Amalgamations"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Viktoria Hnatkovska
University of British Columbia
Title: "International and Intra-national Real Exchange Rates: Theory and Evidence"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Dimitris Papanikolaou
Northwestern University
Title: TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Stephen Redding
London School of Business
Title: "Inequality and Unemployment in a Global Economy"

Applied Theory Workshop

Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Roland Benabou
Princeton University
Title: "Groupthink: Collective Delusions in Organizations and Markets"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Hernan Moscoso Boedo
University of Virginia
Title: "Financial Structure, Informality and Development"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 9, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Ali Yurukoglu
Stanford University
Title: "The Welfare Effects of Bundling in Multichannel Television"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

David Atkin
Yale University
Title: TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Ananth Seshadri
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: "Neoclassical Miracles"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Giammario Impullitti
IMT Lucca
Title: "Trade, Firm Selection and Innovation: The Competition Channel"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Selo Imrohoroglu
Marshall School of Business, USC
Title: "Social Security, Benefit Claiming and Labor Force Participation: A Quantitative General Equilibrium Approach"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 23, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Nancy Stokey
University of Chicago
Title: "Catching Up and Falling Behind"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Kevin Wiseman
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "Location, Productivity, and Trade"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Jacek Rothert
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "Endogenous Regime Switching"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 2, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Jacob Short
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "Incorporated Entrepreneurs: The First Step from the Basement to Boardroom"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Oksana Leukhina
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Title: "The Role of Mortality in the Transmission of Knowledge"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Arnaud Costinot
MIT
Title: "New Trade Models, Same Old Gains?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 9, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Vasia Panousi
Federal Reserve Board
Title: "Capital Taxation with Entrepreneurial Risk"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Dan Lu
University of Chicago
Title: "Agglomeration Externalities and Industry Concentration Dynamics"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 16, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Oleg Itskhoki
Princeton University
Title: "In Search of Real Rigidities"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Chiara Rapallini
University of Florence
Title: "Life Satisfaction and Household Production in a Collective Model: Evidence from Italy"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 3:00 PM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Mihai Manea
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: "Bargaining in Stationary Networks"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Aloisio Araujo
Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada
Title: "Regulating Financial Sector when Markets are Incomplete"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 23, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Constantino Hevia
World Bank
Title: "Emerging Market Fluctuations, What Makes the Difference?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Pierre Yared
Columbia University
Title: "The Political Economy of Indirect Control"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Theodore Papageorgiou
Penn State University
Title: "Learning Your Comparative Advantages"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Kjetil Storesletten
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Rotten Parents and Disciplined Children: A Politico-Economic Theory of Public Expenditure and Debt"

Applied Theory Workshop

Friday, December 4, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Giuseppe Moscarini
Yale University
Title: "Non-Stationary Search Equilibrium"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 7, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Loris Rubini
Arizona State University
Title: "Innovation and the Elasticity of Trade Volumes to Tariff Reductions"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Michele Boldrin
Washington University in St. Louis
Title: "Monetary Policy and Assets' Valuation"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Matt Weinzierl
Harvard Business School
Title: "Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Commodity Taxation"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 11, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Richard Hornbeck
Harvard University
Title: "Identifying Agglomeration Spillovers: Evidence from Winners and Losers of Large Plant Openings"

Applied Theory Workshop

Monday, December 14, 2009 - 12:00 NOON

Arvind Krishnamurthy
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Title: "Balance Sheet Adjustment"

 

 
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