Previous Junior Scholar Conferences

On December 4, 2015, the Minneapolis Fed hosted a one-day conference for past junior scholars and outstanding Ph.D. candidates.

Program

9:00 a.m.

Martin Beraja

University of Chicago

“A Semi-Structural Methodology for Policy Counterfactuals and an Application to Fiscal Unions”

9:50 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.

Matt Rognlie

MIT

“What Lower Bound: Monetary Policy with Negative Interest Rates”

10:50 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.

Arlene Wong

Northwestern University

“Population aging and the transmission of monetary policy to consumption”

11:50 a.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker:
Greg Kaplan

Princeton University

“Monetary Policy According to HANK”

2:00 p.m.

Break

2:10 p.m.

David Nagy

Princeton University

“City location and economic development”

3:00 p.m.

Break

3:10 p.m.

Rohan Kekre

Harvard University

“Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization”

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn