Macro Spring Seminars 2004

Sponsored by IEP and IGIER

All seminars are on the second floor, Via Sarfatti, 25


 Room 27 at 12.45





 Job Market Seminars



 Job Market Seminars 

 Monday, February 16
 Assaf Razin (Tel Aviv University)
 "Why Countries Export FDI, and How Much" joint with Yona Rubinstein and Efraim Sadka

 Thursday, February 26
 Alfred Haug (York University, Canada)
 "Longer-Term Effects of Monetary Growth on Real and Nominal Variables, Major Industrial Countries, 1880-2001" joint with William G. Dewald
(Paper is only available internally I:/IGIER/igier/haug )

 Friday, February 27
 Enrico Perotti (Universiteit van Amsterdam and CEPR)
 "Confidence Building on Euro Conversion: Theory and Evidence from Currency Options" joint with Joost Driessen



 Thursday, March 4
 Wouter J. Denhaan (London Business School, UC San Diego, CEPR and NBER)
 "Temporary Shocks and Unavoidable Transitions to a High-Unemployment Regime"

 Thursday, March 11      Joint with Fondazione Debenedetti
 Giuseppe Moscarini (Yale University)
 "Job Matching and the Wage Distribution"

 Thursday, March 18
 David Domeij (Stockholm School of Economics)
 "Population Aging and International Capital Flows" joint with Martin Floden (Stockholm School of Economics and CEPR)

 Thursday, March 25
 No Seminar Scheduled



 Thursday, April 1
 Guy Debelle (BIS and Reserve Bank of Australia)
 "The Australian Approach to Inflation Targeting"

 Wednesday, April 7      OCCASIONAL SEMINAR
 Alessandro Rebucci (IMF)
 "The US Dollar and the Trade Deficit: What Accounts for the Late 1990s?"
joint with Benjamin Hunt (IMF)

 Thursday, April 8
 Andrew Rose (Berkeley, Haas School of Business)
 "Does the WTO Make Trade More Stable?"

 Thursday, April 15
 Oreste Tristani (ECB)
 "Model Misspecification, the Natural Rate of Interest and the Equity Premium"

 Thursday, April 22
 Monika Merz (Bonn University)
"Women's Hours of Market Work in Germany"

 Thursday, April 29
 Joseph Zeira (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Innovations, Patent Races and Endogenous Growth"



 Thursday, May 6
 Narayana Kocherlakota (Stanford University)
"Zero Expected Wealth Taxes: A Mirrless Approach to Dynamic Optimal Taxation"

 Thursday, May 13
 Pierre-Oliver Gourinchas (University of Berkeley, CEPR and NBER)
"International Financial Adjustment" joint with Hlne Rey (Princeton, CEPR and NBER)

 Thursday, May 20
 Mark Gertler (New York University)
"Medium Term Business Cycles" joint with Diego Comin (New York University)

 Thursday, May 27
Ramon Marimon (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CREI)
"Nominal Debt as Burden on Monetary Policy" joint with G.Giovannetti, J.Diaz-Gimenez and P.Teles 



 Thursday, June 3
 Ricardo Caballero (MIT)
"Speculative Growth: Hints from the US Economy" joint with Emmanuel Farhi (MIT) and Mohamad Hammour (DELTA and CEPR)

 Thursday, June 10
Guido Tabellini (IGIER, Università Bocconi)
Economic and political liberalizations joint with Francesco Giavazzi (IGIER, Università Bocconi)

 Thursday, June 24
 Stefano Della Vigna (University of California, Berkeley)
 "Attention, Demographics and the Stock Market" joint with Joshua Pollet (Harvard University)