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34th Annual Conference on Macroeconomics

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Martin S. Eichenbaum, Erik Hurst, and Jonathan A. Parker, Organizers

April 11-12, 2019


Royal Sonesta Hotel
Riverfront Room
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, April 11
3:00 pm
Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University
Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago and NBER
Zheng Michael Song, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Special Deals with Chinese Characteristics
Discussants: Maurice Obstfeld, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Antoinette Schoar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
4:30 pm
Break
5:00 pm
Matias Covarrubias , New York University
Germán Gutiérrez, New York University
Thomas Philippon, New York University and NBER
Explaining the Rising Concentration of U.S. Industries: Superstars, Intangibles, Globalization or Market Power?
Discussants: Janice C. Eberly, Northwestern University and NBER
Chad Syverson, University of Chicago and NBER
6:30 pm
Adjourn
7:00 pm
Group Dinner, Parkview Room
Speaker: James Stock, Harvard University and NBER
Friday, April 12
8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Davide Debortoli, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Jordi Galí, CREI and NBER
Luca Gambetti, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
On the Empirical (Ir)Relevance of the Zero Lower Bound Constraint
Discussants: Ben S. Bernanke, Brookings Institution
Mark W. Watson, Princeton University and NBER
10:00 am
Break
10:30 am
Michael McLeay, Bank of England
Silvana Tenreyro, London School of Economics
Optimal Inflation and the Identification of the Phillips Curve
Discussants: Marc Giannoni, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Matthew Rognlie, Northwestern University and NBER
12:00 n
Lunch
1:30 pm
Margherita Borella, Universita di Torino
Mariacristina De Nardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and NBER
Fang Yang, Louisiana State University
The Lost Ones: The Opportunities and Outcomes of Non-College Educated Americans Born in the 1960s
Discussants: Richard Blundell, University College London and IFS
Greg Kaplan, University of Chicago and NBER
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Nir Jaimovich, University of Zurich
Sergio Rebelo, Northwestern University and NBER
Arlene Wong, Princeton University and NBER
Miao Ben Zhang, University of Southern California
Trading up and the Skill Premium
Discussants: Daron Acemoglu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Jonathan Vogel, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
5:00 pm
Adjourn
 
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