Junior Scholar Conference

On December 2, 2016, the Minneapolis Fed will host a one-day conference for past junior scholars and outstanding Ph.D. candidates.

Program

9:00 a.m.

Elisa Giannone

University of Chicago

“Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Decline of Spatial Wage Convergence”

9:50 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.

Greg Howard

MIT

“The Migration Accelerator: Labor Mobility, Housing, and Aggregate Demand”

10:50 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.

Corina Boar

University of Rochester

“Dynastic Precautionary Savings”

11:50 a.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker:
Guillermo Ordonez

University of Pennsylvania

TBA

2:00 p.m.

Break

2:10 p.m.

Fabrice Tourre

University of Chicago

“A Macro-Finance Approach to Sovereign Debt Spreads and Returns”

3:00 p.m.

Break

3:10 p.m.

Simon Mongey

New York University

“Market Structure and Monetary Non-Neutrality”

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn