Meetings: Summer, 2017

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Economic Fluctuations and Growth

The NBER's Program on Economic Fluctuations and Growth met in Cambridge on July 15. Research Associates Mark Bils of University of Rochester and Gita Gopinath of Harvard University organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:

  • Nuno T. Coimbra, Paris School of Economics, and Hélène Rey, London Business School and NBER, "Financial Cycles with Heterogeneous Intermediaries" (NBER Working Paper No. 23245)
  • Philippe Aghion, College de France; Antonin Bergeaud, Banque de France; Timo Boppart, IIES, Stockholm University; Peter J. Klenow, Stanford University and NBER; and Huiyu Li, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, "Missing Growth from Creative Destruction" 
  • David W. Berger and Ian Dew-Becker, Northwestern University and NBER, and Stefano Giglio, University of Chicago and NBER, "Uncertainty Shocks as Second-Moment News Shocks" 
  • Emmanuel Farhi, Harvard University and NBER, and David Baqaee, London School of Economics, "The Macroeconomic Impact of Microeconomic Shocks: Beyond Hulten's Theorem" (NBER Working Paper No. 23145)
  • Daron Acemoglu, MIT and NBER, and Pascual Restrepo, Boston University, "Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets" (NBER Working Paper No. 23285)
  • Óscar Jordà, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Katharina KnollDmitry Kuvshinov, and Moritz Schularick, University of Bonn; and Alan M. Taylor, University of California at Davis and NBER, "The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870-2015"