PREVIOUS SEMINARS AT THE MINNEAPOLIS FED

2014

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Thomas Youle
University of Minnesota
Title: "How Much Did Manipulation Distort the Libor?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Tim Uy
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "Zeros and the Gains from Openness"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Moritz Kuhn
University of Bonn
Title: "Earnings Losses and Labor Mobility Over the Life-Cycle"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Jan Duras
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
Title: "Amplification of Shocks in a Model with Labor and Goods Market Search"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Ralph Ossa
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Title: "Trade Wars and Trade Talks with Data"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 1:30 PM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Natalia Ramondo
University of California, San Diego
Title: "Trade, Domestic Frictions, and Scale Effects"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Maia Guell and Sevi Rodriguez Mora
University of Edinburgh
Title: "Intergenerational Mobility and the Informational Content of Surnames"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Treb Allen
Northwestern University
Title: "Trade and Topgraphy of the Spatial Economy"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Costas Arkolakis
Yale University
Title: "The Elusive Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Christopher Sleet
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business
Title: "Tasks, Talents, and Taxes"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Fernando Alvarez
University of Chicago
Title: "Small and Large Price Changes and the Propagation of Monetary Shocks"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Gabriel Zucman
University of California, Berkeley
Title: "Capital is Back: Wealth-Income Ratios in Rich Countries 1700-2010"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Andy Atkeson
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: "When did Broker Dealers become Too Big to Fail?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

David Domeij
Stockholm School of Economics
Title: "Money as a Store of Value: Breaking the Classical Dichotomy"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Robert Shimer
University of Chicago
Title: "Markets with Multidimensional Private Information"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Vincenzo Quadrini
University of Southern California
Title: "Risky Investments with Limited Commitment"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 1:00 PM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Ronald A. Edwards
Tamkang University
Title: "Economic Revolution: Song China and England"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

John Van Reenen
London School of Economics
Title: "Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
University of Maryland, College Park
Title: "Fiscal Shocks, Government Bonds, and Credit Market Disruptions: Bank Level Evidence from 1999 Turkish Earthquake"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Oleg Itskhoki
Princeton University
Title: "Optimal Development Policies with Financial Frictions"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Laura Veldkamp
New York University, Stern School of Business
Title: "Understanding Uncertainty Shocks and the Role of Black Swans"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Ariel Burstein
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: "Accounting for Changes in Between Group Inequality"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Marc Melitz
Harvard University
Title: "New Trade Models, New Welfare Implications"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Olivier Coibion
University of Texas at Austin
Title: "Commodity-Price Comovement and Global Economic Activity"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Urban Jermann
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Sticky Leverage"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Arnaud Costinot
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: "How Large Are the Gains from Economic Integration? Theory and Evidence from U.S. Agriculture 1880-1997"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Leonardo Martinez
International Monetary Fund
Title: "Debt Dilution and Sovereign Default Risk"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Loukas Karabarbounis
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Title: "The Cyclicality of the Opportunity Cost of Employment"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Jose V. Rodriguez Mora
University of Edinburgh
Title: "Regions Are Not Countries: A New Approach to the Border Effect"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 12:30 PM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

James B. Bullard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Title: TBA

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 1:30 PM (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Julien Prat
CREST, Paris
Title: "Dynamic Contracts and Learning by Doing"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Mark Gertler
New York University
Title: "Unemployment Fluctuations, Match Quality and the Wage Cyclicality of New Hires"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Moritz Kuhn
University of Bonn
Title: "Should Unemployment Insurance be Asset-Tested?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Moshe Buchinsky
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: "Illegal Drugs, Education, and Labor Market Outcomes"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Benjamin Malin
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Are Labor or Product Markets to Blame for Recessions?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Lee Ohanian
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: "Lack of Competition and the Decline of the Rust Belt"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Pete Klenow
Stanford University
Title: "How Destructive is Innovation?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Stephen Redding
Princeton University
Title: "What is 'Firm Heterogeneity' in Trade Models? The Role of Quality, Scope, Markups, and Cost"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Muriel Niederle
Stanford University
Title: "Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Pablo Kurlat
Stanford University
Title: "Liquidity as Social Expertise"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Luigi Pistaferri
Stanford University
Title: "Consumption Inequality and Family Labor Supply"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Liran Einav
Stanford University
Title: "Can Managed Competition Work? The US Medicare Advantage Program"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Anton Korinek
Johns Hopkins University
Title: "(When) Are Fire Sales Inefficient?"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Pascal Michaillat
London School of Economics
Title: "An Economical Business-Cycle Model"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Thomas Winberry
Princeton University
Title: "Understanding Investment Stimulus: The Role of Lumpy Investment and Interest Rate Dynamics"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Michele Tertilt
University of Mannheim
Title: "An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Guido Lorenzoni
Northwestern University
Title: "Slow Moving Debt Crises"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Matthias Doepke
Northwestern University
Title: "Knowledge Transmission, Apprenticeship, and Technological Progress in the Pre-Industrial Economy"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Huiyu Li
Stanford University
Title: "Leverage and Productivity"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Juan Carlos Hallak
Universidad de San Andres
Title: "Export Survival with Learning about Foreign Markets"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Itamar Drechsler
New York University, Stern School of Business
Title: "A Model of Monetary Policy and Risk Premia"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Enrico Moretti
University of California, Berkeley
Title: "Growth in Cities and Countries"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Ricardo Reis
Columbia University
Title: "Inflating Away the Public Debt? An Empirical Assessment"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Florian Scheuer
Stanford University
Title: "Capital Taxation under Political Constraints"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Gita Gopinath
Harvard University
Title: "Productivity and Capital Allocation in Europe"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Cosmin Ilut
Duke University
Title: "Slow to Hire, Quick to Fire: Employment Dynamics with Asymmetric Responses to News"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Ethan Ilzetzki
London School of Economics
Title: "A Positive Theory of Tax Reform"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Stefanie Stantcheva
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: "Optimal Taxation and Human Capital Policies over the Life Cycle"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Luminita Stevens
University of Maryland
Title: "Investor Sophistication and Capital Income Inequality"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Juliana Salomao
University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Sovereign Debt Renegotiation and Credit Default Swaps"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Zhen Huo
University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Rational Expectations Models with Higher Order Beliefs"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Luigi Paciello
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
Title: "Price Dynamics with Customer Markets"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Eva Van Leemput
University of Notre Dame
Title: "Inter- versus Intra-country Trade Frictions: Evidence from India"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Moto Yogo
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "An Equilibrium Model of Institutional Demand and Asset Prices"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Francisco Buera
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Title: "The Global Diffusion of Ideas"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Joseph Vavra
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Title: "House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Neil Mehrotra
Brown University
Title: "Financial Shocks and Job Flows"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Leena Rudanko
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Title: "Discriminating Dispersion in Prices"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Pierre-Olivier Weill
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: "Heterogeneity in Decentralized Asset Markets"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Jaromir Nosal
Columbia University
Title: "Insolvency after the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Joseph Kaboski
University of Notre Dame
Title: "Microeconomic Uncertainty, International Trade, and Aggregate Fluctuations"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Tzuo-Hann Law
University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Sorting and Wage Inequality"

Bag Lunch Seminar

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:00 NOON

Sebastian Dyrda
University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: "Fluctuations in Uncertainty, Efficient Borrowing Constraints and Firm Dynamics"

 

 
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