Fall 2012 Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1November 9, 2012
12:00-13:45
Boulder Creek Living Room -- Millennium Hotel Economics of the Family4
2November 9, 2012
12:00-13:45
Suite 431 -- Millennium Hotel Unemployment2
3November 9, 2012
12:00-13:45
Millennium Room -- Millennium Hotel Asset Pricing4
4November 9, 2012
12:00-13:45
Suite 231 -- Millennium Hotel Housing Dynamics4
5November 9, 2012
12:00-13:45
Suite 331 -- Millennium Hotel International Prices2
6November 9, 2012
14:00-15:00
Canyon Ballroom -- Millennium Hotel Professor Martin Eichenbaum: Unemployment and the Business Cycle 0
7November 9, 2012
15:30-17:15
Boulder Creek Living Room -- Millennium Hotel Cross-Country and State Comparisons4
8November 9, 2012
15:30-17:15
Millennium Room -- Millennium Hotel Fiscal Policy 13
9November 9, 2012
15:30-17:15
Suite 231 -- Millennium Hotel Consumption Dynamics4
10November 9, 2012
15:30-17:15
Suite 331 -- Millennium Hotel Trade and Firms4
11November 9, 2012
15:30-17:15
Suite 431 -- Millennium Hotel Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy3
12November 10, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL 220 -- Leeds School Fiscal Policy 23
13November 10, 2012
8:30-10:45
KOBL 235 -- Leeds School Labor Market Search4
14November 10, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL 230 -- Leeds School Firms, Production, and Investment3
15November 10, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL 255 -- Leeds School Global Imbalances and Reserves2
16November 10, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL S127 -- Leeds School Business Cycles 14
17November 10, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 255 -- Leeds School Economic Growth4
18November 10, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 220 -- Leeds School Development2
19November 10, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 230 -- Leeds School International Finance3
20November 10, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL S127 -- Leeds School Banking4
21November 10, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 235 -- Leeds School Time Series4
22November 10, 2012
13:15-15:00
KOBL 230 -- Leeds School Inequality3
23November 10, 2012
13:15-15:00
KOBL 220 -- Leeds School Financial Frictions3
24November 10, 2012
13:15-15:00
KOBL S127 -- Leeds School International Risk Sharing4
25November 10, 2012
13:15-15:00
KOBL 235 -- Leeds School Monetary Policy 13
26November 10, 2012
13:15-15:00
KOBL 255 -- Leeds School Topics in Consumption, Savings, and Labor3
27November 10, 2012
15:15-17:00
KOBL 255 -- Leeds School Labor Reallocation3
28November 10, 2012
15:15-17:00
KOBL 235 -- Leeds School Business Cycle: Methods and Applications4
29November 10, 2012
15:15-17:00
KOBL 230 -- Leeds School Macroeconomic Policies in Open Economies4
30November 10, 2012
15:15-17:00
KOBL 220 -- Leeds School Price and Inflation2
31November 10, 2012
15:15-17:00
KOBL S127 -- Leeds School Asset Bubbles2
32November 10, 2012
17:30-18:30
Canyon Ballroom -- Millennium Hotel Professor Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde: The Macroeconomics of Volatility Shocks0
33November 10, 2012
18:30-19:30
Century Room -- Millennium Hotel RECEPTION0
34November 11, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL 255 -- Leeds School Intermediation and Liquidity3
35November 11, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL 235 -- Leeds School Business Cycles 23
36November 11, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL 230 -- Leeds School Emerging Markets3
37November 11, 2012
8:30-10:15
KOBL 220 -- Leeds School Topics in Labor Economics4
38November 11, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 255 -- Leeds School International RBC3
39November 11, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 235 -- Leeds School Insurance3
40November 11, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 230 -- Leeds School Monetary Policy 24
41November 11, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL 220 -- Leeds School Production and Technology3
42November 11, 2012
10:30-12:15
KOBL S127 -- Leeds School Asset Composition3
 

42 sessions, 127 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Fall 2012 Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings

Complete List of All Sessions


  Session 1: Economics of the Family

Session Chair: Ahmet Ali Taskin, University of Texas at Austin
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:45
Location: Boulder Creek Living Room -- Millennium Hotel
 

The role of inter vivos giving in general equilibrium
   Presented by: Jane Yoo, Ajou University
 

Dual Income Couples and Interstate Migration
   Presented by: Ahmet Ali Taskin, University of Texas at Austin
 

Taxes, Education, Marriage, and Labor Supply
   Presented by: Marina Mendes Tavares, ITAM
 

China's saving rate puzzle and family structure
   Presented by: Weina Zhou, UBC

  Session 2: Unemployment

Session Chair: Thomas Lubik, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:45
Location: Suite 431 -- Millennium Hotel
 

The Time-Varying Beveridge Curve
   Presented by: Thomas Lubik, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
 

Benefits Cost and Employment Dynamics in Recent U.S. Recoveries
   Presented by: Weishi Gu, Cornell University

  Session 3: Asset Pricing

Session Chair: Berardino Palazzo, Boston University, School of management
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:45
Location: Millennium Room -- Millennium Hotel
 

A Labor Capital Asset Pricing Model
[slides]
   Presented by: JessieJiaxu Wang, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Investment and The Cross–Section of Equity Returns
   Presented by: Berardino Palazzo, Boston University, School of management
 

Pricing Default Risk in Mortgage Backed Securities
   Presented by: Hrishikesh Singhania, University of California Santa Barbara
 

The Role of Bounded Rationality in Macro-Finance Affine Term-Structure Models
   Presented by: Eunmi Ko, SNU Graduate School

  Session 4: Housing Dynamics

Session Chair: Carlos Yepez, Brandeis University
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:45
Location: Suite 231 -- Millennium Hotel
 

Financial and Real Estate Cycles in Business Cycles
   Presented by: Carlos Yepez, Brandeis University
 

Housing Demand Shocks, Keeping Up with the Zhangs and Housing Market Dynamics in China
   Presented by: Tao Peng, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
 

An Equilibrium Analysis of the Rise in House Prices and Mortgage Debt
   Presented by: Shaofeng Xu, Bank of Canada
 

Causes and Welfare Consequences of Real Estate Price Appreciation
   Presented by: Filippo Scoccianti, Bank of Italy

  Session 5: International Prices

Session Chair: Michael Sposi, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:45
Location: Suite 331 -- Millennium Hotel
 

Trade Barriers and the Relative Price of Tradables
   Presented by: Michael Sposi, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
 

International Great Inflation: Common Monetary Policy vs Common Shocks
   Presented by: Anastasia Zervou, Texas A&M University

  Session 6: Professor Martin Eichenbaum: Unemployment and the Business Cycle

Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Location: Canyon Ballroom -- Millennium Hotel

  Session 7: Cross-Country and State Comparisons

Session Chair: Robert Tamura, Clemson University
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:15
Location: Boulder Creek Living Room -- Millennium Hotel
 

Shadow Economies around the World: Model Based Estimates
   Presented by: Ceyhun Elgin, Bogazici University
 

Panics and Growth: A Cross-country Analysis
   Presented by: Nam Vu, Vanderbilt Unviversity
 

Development Accounting and Convergence for US States
   Presented by: Robert Tamura, Clemson University
 

Factor payment shares in a large cross-section of countries
   Presented by: Kathryn Marshall, California Polytechnic State University

  Session 8: Fiscal Policy 1

Session Chair: Karen Kopecky, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:15
Location: Millennium Room -- Millennium Hotel
 

Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuities
[slides]
   Presented by: Lei (Nick) Guo, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University
 

The Joint Impact of Social Security and Medicaid on Incentives and Welfare
   Presented by: Karen Kopecky, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
 

Capital Income Tax Reforms in a Global Economy Under Uninsured Idiosyncratic Risk and Borrowing Constraints
   Presented by: Ayse Kabukcuoglu, University of Texas at Austin

  Session 9: Consumption Dynamics

Session Chair: Paul Klein, Simon Fraser University
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:15
Location: Suite 231 -- Millennium Hotel
 

Explaining the Durable Goods Co-movement Puzzle with Non-Separable Preferences: A Bayesian Approach
   Presented by: Jaya Dey, Oklahoma State University
 

Characterizing Intertemporal Substitution via a Pre-Announced VAT Increase: Evidence from Japan
   Presented by: David Cashin, University of Michigan
 

Consumption risk sharing under private information when earnings are persistent
   Presented by: Paul Klein, Simon Fraser University
 

Sticky Information Diffusion and the Inertial Behavior of Durables Consumption
   Presented by: Jun Nie, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  Session 10: Trade and Firms

Session Chair: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:15
Location: Suite 331 -- Millennium Hotel
 

Multinational Firms' Entry, Productivity, and Inefficiency
   Presented by: Silvio Contessi, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
 

The Composition of Exports and Gravity
   Presented by: Scott French, University of New South Wales
 

The Great Trade Collapse: A Horse Race of Competing Stories
   Presented by: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
 

Specialization Patterns in International Trade
[slides]
   Presented by: Walter Steingress, University of Montreal

  Session 11: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy

Session Chair: William Craighead, Wesleyan University
Date: November 9, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:15
Location: Suite 431 -- Millennium Hotel
 

Foreign exchange intervention and monetary policy design: a market microstructure analysis
   Presented by: Marco Ortiz, Banco Central de Peru
 

International Channels of the Fed's Unconventional Monetary Policy
   Presented by: Christopher Neely, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
 

Monetary Rules and Sectoral Unemployment in Open Economies
   Presented by: William Craighead, Wesleyan University

  Session 12: Fiscal Policy 2

Session Chair: Christos Shiamptanis, Ryerson University
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL 220 -- Leeds School
 

The Government Transfer Multiplier
   Presented by: Steven Pennings, New York University
 

Risk Assessment Under a Non-linear Fiscal Rule
   Presented by: Christos Shiamptanis, Ryerson University
 

Fiscal Policy and Economic Recovery: The Case of the 1936 Veterans' Bonus
   Presented by: Joshua Hausman, University of California, Berkeley

  Session 13: Labor Market Search

Session Chair: Semih Tumen, Central Bank of Turkey
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:45
Location: KOBL 235 -- Leeds School
 

Search, private benefits, and the (mis)allocation of talent across firms
   Presented by: Matias Tapia, P.U. Catolica de Chile
 

Equilibrium Dynamics of Displaced Worker Earnings
   Presented by: Pawel Krolikowski, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
 

Is Search Intensity Countercyclical?
   Presented by: Semih Tumen, Central Bank of Turkey
 

Labor Market Search and the Dynamic Effects of Immigration
   Presented by: Xiangbo Liu, Renmin University of China

  Session 14: Firms, Production, and Investment

Session Chair: Galina Vereshchagina, Arizona State University
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL 230 -- Leeds School
 

Higher Quality Apples or Lower Cost?
   Presented by: Robert Kane, NCSU
 

The Role of Entrepreneurial Wealth in Team Formation
   Presented by: Galina Vereshchagina, Arizona State University
 

The Dynamics of Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Chinese Industrial Plants
   Presented by: Le Tang, Brandeis University

  Session 15: Global Imbalances and Reserves

Session Chair: Asli Leblebicioglu, University of Texas at Dallas
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL 255 -- Leeds School
 

A Theory of Sudden Stops, Foreign Reserves, and Rollover Risk in Emerging Economies
   Presented by: Illenin Kondo, Federal Reserve Board
 

Financial Flows, Composition of Capital and Growth
   Presented by: Asli Leblebicioglu, University of Texas at Dallas

  Session 16: Business Cycles 1

Session Chair: Fabio Milani, University of California, Irvine
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL S127 -- Leeds School
 

Creation and destruction in the business cycle of extensive margins
   Presented by: Masashige Hamano, CREA University of Luxembourg
 

A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles
   Presented by: Laurence Ales, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Sentiment and the U.S. Business Cycle
   Presented by: Fabio Milani, University of California, Irvine
 

Beyond Taxes: Understanding the Labor Wedge
   Presented by: Brendan Epstein, Federal Reserve Board

  Session 17: Economic Growth

Session Chair: Nils-Petter Lagerlof, York University
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 255 -- Leeds School
 

Born Free: Inherited Class Status in a Malthusian Model
   Presented by: Nils-Petter Lagerlof, York University
 

Structural Transformation and Comparative Advantage: The Implications for Small Open Economies
   Presented by: Unjung Whang, University of Colorado at Boulder
 

Inflation, Entrepreneurship and Growth
   Presented by: Chao He, Renmin University of China
 

High Growth and High Saving Rates - A Puzzle?
   Presented by: Noam Gruber, Dartmouth College

  Session 18: Development

Session Chair: Shankha Chakraborty, University of Oregon
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 220 -- Leeds School
 

Twin Transitions
   Presented by: Shankha Chakraborty, University of Oregon
 

Education in India
   Presented by: John Stone, Weber State University

  Session 19: International Finance

Session Chair: Jordi Mondria, University of Toronto
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 230 -- Leeds School
 

Globalization, Exchange Rate Regimes and Financial Contagion
   Presented by: Maxim Nikitin, International School of Economics and Finance
 

Familiarity and Surprises in International Financial Markets: Bad news travels like wildfire, good news travels slow
   Presented by: Jordi Mondria, University of Toronto
 

Evaluating International Financial Integration in a Center-Periphery Economy
   Presented by: Changhua Yu,

  Session 20: Banking

Session Chair: Takayuki Tsuruga, Kyoto Unviersity
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL S127 -- Leeds School
 

Bank Overleverage and Macroeconomic Fragility
   Presented by: Takayuki Tsuruga, Kyoto Unviersity
 

Bank lending and loan securitization under uncertainty
   Presented by: Soojin Jo, Bank of Canada
 

Big Banks and Macroeconomic Fluctuations: A New Theory and Cross-Country Evidence of Granularity
   Presented by: Katheryn Russ, University of California, Davis
 

Uncertainty and Bank Wholesale Funding
   Presented by: Valeriya Dinger, Universtity of Osnabrueck, Germany

  Session 21: Time Series

Session Chair: John Keating, University of Kansas
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 235 -- Leeds School
 

Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain
   Presented by: Riccardo DiCecio, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
 

Measuring the Level and Uncertainty of Trend Inflation
   Presented by: Elmar Mertens, Federal Reserve Board
 

What Do We Learn from Blanchard and Quah Decompositions If Aggregate Demand may Not be Long-Run Neutral?
   Presented by: John Keating, University of Kansas
 

Identification of Technology Shocks Using Misspecified VARs
   Presented by: Ufuk Demirel, University of Colorado at Boulder

  Session 22: Inequality

Session Chair: Maik Heinemann, Potsdam University
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 13:15 - 15:00
Location: KOBL 230 -- Leeds School
 

Risk Aversion Heterogeneity, Risky Jobs and Wealth Inequality
[slides]
   Presented by: Marco Cozzi, Queen's University
 

Endogenous Growth, The Distribution of Wealth, and Optimal Policy Under Incomplete Markets and Idiosyncratic Risk
   Presented by: Maik Heinemann, Potsdam University
 

General vs. Specific human capital, Endogenous job turnover and Within Group Income Inequality
   Presented by: YANG TANG, Washington University in St.Louis

  Session 23: Financial Frictions

Session Chair: Peter Rupert, University of California, Santa Barbara
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 13:15 - 15:00
Location: KOBL 220 -- Leeds School
 

Unemployment and Household Unsecured Debt
   Presented by: Peter Rupert, University of California, Santa Barbara
 

Business Cycle, Land Dynamics and Financial Shocks
   Presented by: Jean-Francois Rouillard, Queen's University
 

Borrowing Constraints, Collateral Fluctuations, and the Labor Market
   Presented by: Julio Garin, University of Georgia

  Session 24: International Risk Sharing

Session Chair: Paul Scanlon, Trinity College Dublin
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 13:15 - 15:00
Location: KOBL S127 -- Leeds School
 

Risk Sharing and Real Exchange Rates: Role of Non-tradable Sector and Trend Shocks
   Presented by: Mustafa Kilinc, Central Bank of Turkey
 

International Risk Sharing with Endogenously Segmented Asset Markets
   Presented by: Ananth Ramanarayanan, University of Western Ontario
 

New Goods and International Risk Sharing
   Presented by: Paul Scanlon, Trinity College Dublin
 

Accounting for Real Exchange Rates using Micro-Data
   Presented by: Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University

  Session 25: Monetary Policy 1

Session Chair: Marco Airaudo, Drexel University, LeBow Business School
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 13:15 - 15:00
Location: KOBL 235 -- Leeds School
 

Impact of Monetary Policy in the Presence of Theft
   Presented by: DEVIKA HAZRA, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
 

Consumption externalities and monetary policy with limited asset market participation
   Presented by: Marco Airaudo, Drexel University, LeBow Business School
 

Organizational Learning and Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy
   Presented by: Bidyut Talukdar, Saint Mary's University

  Session 26: Topics in Consumption, Savings, and Labor

Session Chair: Frank Caliendo, Utah State University
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 13:15 - 15:00
Location: KOBL 255 -- Leeds School
 

Time Inconsistency and Retirement Choice
   Presented by: Frank Caliendo, Utah State University
 

Reexamining the Empirical Relevance of Habit Formation Preferences
   Presented by: Xuan Liu, East Caroline University
 

The precaution of the rich and poor
   Presented by: Scott Fulford, Boston College

  Session 27: Labor Reallocation

Session Chair: Jonas Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 15:15 - 17:00
Location: KOBL 255 -- Leeds School
 

Energy Price Shocks and Labor Reallocation
   Presented by: Nicolas Ziebarth, University of Iowa
 

Reallocation and the Changing Nature of Economic Fluctuations
   Presented by: Eric Sims, University of Notre Dame
 

The Role of Housing in Labor Reallocation
   Presented by: Jonas Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  Session 28: Business Cycle: Methods and Applications

Session Chair: Nooman Rebei, International Monetary Fund
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 15:15 - 17:00
Location: KOBL 235 -- Leeds School
 

What (Really) Accounts for the Fall in Hours After a Technology Shock?
   Presented by: Nooman Rebei, International Monetary Fund
 

Solving Generalized Multivariate Linear Rational Expectations Models
   Presented by: Fei Tan, Indiana University
 

Mystery at the Zero Lower Bound
   Presented by: Bingbing Dong, University of Virginia
 

Are Negative Supply Shocks Expansionary at the Zero Lower Bound?
   Presented by: Johannes Wieland, University of California, Berkeley

  Session 29: Macroeconomic Policies in Open Economies

Session Chair: Wai-Ming Ho, York University
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 15:15 - 17:00
Location: KOBL 230 -- Leeds School
 

Tax Evasion and Information Sharing in International Taxation
   Presented by: Marcelo Arbex, University of Windsor
 

Liquidity Constraints, International Trade, and Optimal Monetary Policy
   Presented by: Wai-Ming Ho, York University
 

Two Policy Instruments with Capital Controls and Sterilization
   Presented by: Nalini Prasad, University of Wisconsin
 

Optimal Exchange Rate Policy under Collateral Constraints and Wage Rigidity
   Presented by: Pablo Ottonello, Columbia University

  Session 30: Price and Inflation

Session Chair: Wei Xiao, SUNY at Binghamton
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 15:15 - 17:00
Location: KOBL 220 -- Leeds School
 

Signal Extraction, Adaptive Learning, and Inflation Persistence
   Presented by: Wei Xiao, SUNY at Binghamton
 

The Macroeconomic Effects of "Full Cost Pricing": a Case for Revisiting the Marginalist Controversy?
   Presented by: Alessandro Barattieri, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM)

  Session 31: Asset Bubbles

Session Chair: Vitaliy Strohush, Elon University
Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 15:15 - 17:00
Location: KOBL S127 -- Leeds School
 

A Bayesian DSGE Model of Stock Market Bubbles and Business Cycles
   Presented by: Zhiwei Xu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 

Loans from the Government, Overinvestment by Households, and Asset Bubbles
   Presented by: Vitaliy Strohush, Elon University

  Session 32: Professor Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde: The Macroeconomics of Volatility Shocks

Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Location: Canyon Ballroom -- Millennium Hotel

  Session 33: RECEPTION

Date: November 10, 2012
Time: 18:30 - 19:30
Location: Century Room -- Millennium Hotel

  Session 34: Intermediation and Liquidity

Session Chair: Luis Araujo, Michigan State University
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL 255 -- Leeds School
 

To sell or to borrow?
   Presented by: Michal Kowalik, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
 

Financial Intermediation and the Supply of Liquidity
   Presented by: Jonathan Kreamer, University of Maryland
 

Coordination in the use of money
   Presented by: Luis Araujo, Michigan State University

  Session 35: Business Cycles 2

Session Chair: Christine Ostrowski, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL 235 -- Leeds School
 

Time-Varying Wage Risk, Incomplete Markets, and Business Cycles
   Presented by: Shuhei Takahashi, Kyoto University
 

Can news shocks account for the business-cycle dynamics of inventories?
   Presented by: Hyunseung Oh, Columbia University
 

Hours Worked With and Without Capital Income
   Presented by: Christine Ostrowski, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  Session 36: Emerging Markets

Session Chair: Berrak Bahadir, University of Georgia
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL 230 -- Leeds School
 

Stabilization Policy and Public Investment in Emerging Countries
   Presented by: Yin Hu, Indiana University
 

Infrastructure and Business Cycle in Emerging Market Economy
   Presented by: Jongheuk Kim, University of Colorado at Boulder
 

Credit Decomposition and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies
   Presented by: Berrak Bahadir, University of Georgia

  Session 37: Topics in Labor Economics

Session Chair: Arantxa Jarque, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:15
Location: KOBL 220 -- Leeds School
 

Parental Time Investment in Early Education and the Labor Supply of Young Parents
   Presented by: Xiaoyan Youderian, Xavier University
 

Deferred pay for bank employees: implications of hidden actions with persistent effects in time
   Presented by: Arantxa Jarque, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
 

Occupation Choice and the Gender Wage Gap
   Presented by: Elisa Keller, University of Iowa
 

Heterogeneity in US Labor Market Flows
   Presented by: Didem Tuzemen, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  Session 38: International RBC

Session Chair: Uluc Aysun, University of Central Florida
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 255 -- Leeds School
 

Comparing General and Partial Equilibrium Approaches to the Study of Real Business Cycles
   Presented by: Kan Chen, Vanderbilt University
 

International Transmission of Financial Shocks
   Presented by: Uluc Aysun, University of Central Florida
 

Dynamic Rare Disaster Risk, Risk Sharing and Cross-Country Portfolio Holdings
   Presented by: Yavuz Arslan, The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

  Session 39: Insurance

Session Chair: David Fuller, Concordia University
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 235 -- Leeds School
 

Education as Unemployment Insurance: A Model with Endogenous Educational Requirement for Job Application and Its Policy Implications
   Presented by: Dongpeng Liu, UC Riverside
 

Unemployment Insurance Fraud and Optimal Monitoring
   Presented by: David Fuller, Concordia University
 

Optimal Monitoring of Unemployment Insurance Recipients
   Presented by: Jorge Barro, Louisiana State University

  Session 40: Monetary Policy 2

Session Chair: Gregory Givens, University of Alabama
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 230 -- Leeds School
 

Inferring Monetary Policy Objectives with a Partially Observed State
   Presented by: Gregory Givens, University of Alabama
 

Large Scale Asset Purchases: Impact on Commodity Prices and International Spillover Effects
   Presented by: Lena Suchanek, Bank of Canada
 

Changes in Federal Reserve Preferences
   Presented by: Aeimit Lakdawala, Michigan State University
 

Monetary Policy Regime Switches and Macroeconomic Dynamics
   Presented by: Andrew Foerster, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  Session 41: Production and Technology

Session Chair: Javier Birchenall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL 220 -- Leeds School
 

A simple theory of the aggregate production function
   Presented by: Javier Birchenall, University of California, Santa Barbara
 

Applying the Explicit Aggregation Algorithm to Discrete Choice Economies: With an Application to Estimating the Aggregate Technology Shock Process
   Presented by: Takeki Sunakawa, IMES, Bank of Japan
 

Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education
   Presented by: Fang Yang, State University of New York - Albany

  Session 42: Asset Composition

Session Chair: Joseph Steinberg, Univ of Minnesota
Date: November 11, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Location: KOBL S127 -- Leeds School
 

Leveraging the Capital Stock: Asset Securitization and External Borrowing
   Presented by: Jason Rastovski, University of Notre Dame
 

Do Intangible Assets Aggravate Financial Market Imperfections?
   Presented by: Sophia Chen, University of Michigan
 

Noisy financial information and misallocation
[slides]
   Presented by: Joseph Steinberg, Univ of Minnesota

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