Meeting Fall 2020

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Economic Fluctuations and Growth

Members of the NBER’s Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program met July 11 online. Research Associates Benjamin Moll of Princeton University and Valerie A. Ramey of the University of California, San Diego organized the meeting. These researchers’ papers were presented and discussed:

  • Antonio Coppola, Harvard University; Matteo Maggiori, Stanford University and NBER; Brent Neiman, University of Chicago and NBER; and Jesse Schreger, Columbia University and NBER, “Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens”
  • Kevin Donovan, Yale University; Jianyu Lu, Central Bank of Chile; and Todd Schoellman, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, “Labor Market Dynamics and Development”
  • Martin S. Eichenbaum and Sergio Rebelo, Northwestern University and NBER, and Mathias Trabandt, Freie Universität Berlin, “The Macroeconomics of Epidemics” (NBER Working Paper 26882)
  • Vasco M. Carvalho, University of Cambridge; Stephen Hansen, Imperial College London; José Rodriguez Mora, University of Edinburgh; and Juan R. García, Álvaro Ortiz, Tomasa Rodrigo, and José Ruiz, BBVA Research, “Tracking the COVID-19 Crisis with High-Resolution Transaction Data”
  • Alisdair McKay, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and Johannes Wieland, University of California, San Diego and NBER, “Lumpy Durable Consumption Demand and the Limited Ammunition of Monetary Policy”

Summaries of these papers are at