Rethinking Competitiveness, Structural Reforms, and Macro Policy

Bank of Italy, Rome

 
October 5, 2017
 
09:00 to 09:20Opening remarks
 
 
09:20 to 12:10Structural reforms, regulation and macro policies
 
 
11:00 to 11:20Coffee/Tea Break
 
 
12:10 to 13:00Keynote lecture
 
 
13:00 to 14:20Lunch
 
 
14:20 to 18:00Productivity and misallocation
 
 
16:00 to 16:20Coffee break
 
 
 
October 6, 2017
 
09:20 to 10:10Keynote lecture
 
 
10:10 to 13:00Exchange rates and trade policies
 
 
11:00 to 11:20Coffee break
 
 
13:00 to 14:00Lunch
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Opening remarks
October 5, 2017 09:00 to 09:20
 
Opening remarks

Structural reforms, regulation and macro policies
October 5, 2017 09:20 to 12:10
 
Structural reforms, regulation and macro policies

Keynote lecture
October 5, 2017 12:10 to 13:00
 
Keynote lecture: Giancarlo Corsetti (Cambridge University)

Productivity and misallocation
October 5, 2017 14:20 to 18:00
 
Productivity and misallocation

Keynote lecture
October 6, 2017 09:20 to 10:10
 
Keynote lecture: Thomas Chaney (Sciences Po)

Exchange rates and trade policies
October 6, 2017 10:10 to 13:00
 
Exchange rates and trade policies

 

Summary of All Sessions

Click here for an index of all participants

#Date/TimeTitlePapers
1October 5, 2017
9:00-9:20
Opening remarks0
2October 5, 2017
9:20-12:10
Structural reforms, regulation and macro policies3
3October 5, 2017
12:10-13:00
Keynote lecture: Giancarlo Corsetti (Cambridge University)0
4October 5, 2017
14:20-18:00
Productivity and misallocation4
5October 6, 2017
9:20-10:10
Keynote lecture: Thomas Chaney (Sciences Po)0
6October 6, 2017
10:10-13:00
Exchange rates and trade policies3
 

6 sessions, 10 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Rethinking Competitiveness, Structural Reforms, and Macro Policy

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: Opening remarks
October 5, 2017 9:00 to 9:20
 
 
Session 2: Structural reforms, regulation and macro policies
October 5, 2017 9:20 to 12:10
 
Session Chair: Andrea Gerali, Bank of Italy
 

Employment protection legislation and financial frictions: what drags Italian GDP down?
By Giacomo Rodano; Bank of italy
Alfonso Rosolia; Bank of Italy
Filippo Scoccianti; Bank of Italy
   presented by: Giacomo Rodano, Bank of italy
 

Declining Trends in the Real Interest Rate and Inflation: The Role of Aging
By Shigeru Fujita; Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Ippei Fujiwara; Australian National University
   presented by: Ippei Fujiwara, Australian National University
   Discussant:   Pierpaolo Benigno, LUISS Guido Carli
 

Banking and Financial Access Reforms, Labor Markets, and Financial Shocks
By Alan Finkelstein Shapiro; Tufts University
Brendan Epstein; Federal Reserve Board
   presented by: Alan Finkelstein Shapiro, Tufts University
   Discussant:   Matteo Cacciatore, HEC Montreal
 
Session 3: Keynote lecture: Giancarlo Corsetti (Cambridge University)
October 5, 2017 12:10 to 13:00
 
 
Session 4: Productivity and misallocation
October 5, 2017 14:20 to 18:00
 
 

Comparative Advantage in Routine Production
By Elizaveta Archanskaa; UNIVERSITY OF LEUVEN
Johannes Van Biesebroeck; KU Leuven
Gerald Willmann; Dept of Economics
   presented by: Elizaveta Archanskaa, UNIVERSITY OF LEUVEN
   Discussant:   Gabor Bekes, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and CEU
 

Accounting for Automation and Offshoring in International Macroeconomic and Employment Dynamics
By Federico Mandelman; Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
   presented by: Federico Mandelman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
   Discussant:   Francesco Zanetti, University of Oxford
 

Productivity, (Mis)allocation and Trade
By Antoine Berthou; Bank of France
John Chung; Stanford University
Kalina Manova; University of Oxford
Charlotte Sandoz; Banque de France
   presented by: Kalina Manova, University of Oxford
   Discussant:   Fabiano Schivardi, LUISS and EIEF
 

Housing Bubbles and Misallocation: Evidence from Spain
By Sergi Basco; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
David Lopez-Rodriguez; Banco de EspaƱa
Enrique Moral Benito; Banco de Espana
   presented by: Sergi Basco, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
   Discussant:   Enrico Sette, Bank of Italy
 
Session 5: Keynote lecture: Thomas Chaney (Sciences Po)
October 6, 2017 9:20 to 10:10
 
 
Session 6: Exchange rates and trade policies
October 6, 2017 10:10 to 13:00
 
 

The Real Exchange Rate, Innovation and Productivity: A Cross-country Firm-level Analysis
By Laura Alfaro; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Laura Alfaro, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Antoine Berthou, Bank of France
 

(Un)Competitive Devaluations and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Abenomics
By Alexander Rodnyansky; Princeton University
   presented by: Alexander Rodnyansky, Princeton University
   Discussant:   Francesco Lippi, University of Sassari
 

THE MACROECONOMIC EFFECTS OF TRADE POLICY
By Christopher Erceg; Federal Reserve Board
Andrea Prestipino; Federal Reserve Board
Andrea Raffo; Federal Reserve Board
   presented by: Andrea Raffo, Federal Reserve Board
   Discussant:   Nora Traum, North Carolina State University
 

6 sessions, 10 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
2Alfaro, LauraP6
3Archanskaa, ElizavetaP4
4Basco, SergiP4
5Bekes, GaborD4
6Benigno, PierpaoloD2
7Berthou, AntoineD6
8Cacciatore, MatteoD2
9Finkelstein Shapiro, AlanP2
10Fujiwara, IppeiP2
11Gerali, AndreaC2
12Lippi, FrancescoD6
13Mandelman, FedericoP4
14Manova, KalinaP4
15Raffo, AndreaP6
16Rodano, GiacomoP2
17Rodnyansky, AlexanderP6
18Schivardi, FabianoD4
19Sette, EnricoD4
20Traum, NoraD6
21Zanetti, FrancescoD4

 

This program was last updated on 2017-07-05 10:35:06 EDT