Macroeconomics Autumn Seminars 2007

Sponsored by IEP and IGIER

All seminars are held from 12.45 to 2.00 pm in ROOM N31, at the VELODROMO, Piazza Sraffa, unless otherwise indicated.


Thursday Oct. 4
Fabio SCHIANTARELLI (Boston College)
"Input and Output Inventories in General Equilibrium" joint with M. Iacoviello and S. Schuh

Thursday Oct. 11
Alessandro NOTARPIETRO (European Central Bank)
"Credit Frictions and Household Debt in the Business Cycle: A Bayesian Evaluation"

Thursday Oct. 18
Christian BAYER (IGIER)
"On the Dynamics of Interstate Migration: Migration Costs and Self-Selection" joint with F. Juessen

Thursday Oct. 25


MONDAY NOV. 5***OCCASIONAL, TIME: 12:45-2:00 PM, ROOM: 44, Via Sarfatti 25 (4th floor)
Alessandro REBUCCI (IMF)
"Optimal Stabilization Policy in a Model with Endogenous Sudden Stops"

Thursday Nov. 15
Kjetil STORESLETTEN (University of Oslo)
"Consumption and Labor Supply with Partial Insurance: An Analytical Framework" joint with J. Heathcote and G. L. Violante

Thursday Nov. 22
Pierpaolo BENIGNO (LUISS Guido Carli)
"Portfolio Choices with Near-Rational Agents a solution to Some International-Finance Puzzles"

Thursday Nov. 29
Linlin NIU (Bocconi University)
"A Macro-Finance Term Structure Model with Stochastic Volatility"


Thursday Dec. 6 - CANCELED***
Ken WEST (University of Wisconsin)
"Exchange Rate Models Are Not as Bad as You Think" joint with C. Engel and N. C. Mark

Thursday Dec. 13
Julio ROTEMBERG (Harvard Business School)
"Minimally Altruistic Wages and Unemployment in a Matching Model"

OCCASIONAL IEP SEMINAR-FRIDAY DEC. 14, Time 12:45 pm, ROOM 13, Via Sarfatti 25
Barbara ROSSI (Duke University)
"Which Structural Parameters Are "Structural"? Identifying the Sources of Instabilities in Economic Models" joint with A. Inoue

Thursday Dec. 20
Veronica GUERRIERI (Chicago GSB)
"Liquidity and Trading Dynamics" joint with Guido Lorenzoni