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International Perspectives on Debt Growth and Business Cycles

Sponsored by
the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
and the University of Minnesota
August 4-5, 1989
Friday, August 4
1:30 p.m. M. Gertler and K. Rogoff
Developing Country Borrowing and Domestic Wealth
3:30 p.m. H. ColeJ. Dow, and W. English
Resumption of Lending in a Reputational Model of Sovereign Debt
5:30 p.m.


7:00 p.m. Dinner
Saturday, August 5
8:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts
9:00 a.m. D. BackusP. Kehoe, and F. Kydland
“International Trade and Business Cycles”
10:45 a.m.

D. Costello
A Cross-Country, Cross-Industry Comparison of the Behavior of Solow Residuals

12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. A. Atkeson
Some Preliminary Evidence on the Relationship Between Regional Consumption Growth and Income Growth: Data from 49 States of the United States 1929-1986
3:15 p.m.

G. Grossman and E. Helpman
“Endogenous Product Cycles”

7:30 p.m. Dinner