Seminars 2008

Philippe Bacchetta - HEC, Lausanne

January 14, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Exchange Rate Volatility and Productivity Growth: The Role of Financial Development

Luigi Paciello - Northwestern University (job market seminar)

January 18, 2008
from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

The Response of Prices to Technology and Monetary Policy Shocks under Rational Inattention

Francesca Carapella - University of Minnesota (job market seminar)

January 19, 2008
from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Banking panics and deflation in dynamic general equilibrium

Antonella Tutino - Princeton Univeristy

January 29, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

The Rigidity of Choice. Life cycle savings with information-processing limits

Monica Paiella - University of Naples “Parthenope”

February 4, 2008
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Household Investment in Pension Funds: the Italian Experience

Alessio Sancetta - University of Cambridge

February 7, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Bayesian Semiparametric Estimation of Elliptic Copulae

Fabrizio Colonna - University of Minnesota (job market seminar)

February 8, 2008
from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Labor market and Schooling Choice: Italy vs US

Stelios Michalopoulos - Brown University (job market seminar)

February 11, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Ethnolinguistic Diversity: Origins and Implications

Nico Voigtlander - UPF, Berkeley (job market seminar)

February 12, 2008
from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Many Sectors Meet More Skills: Intersectoral Linkages and the Skill Bias of Technology

Giacomo Rodano - LSE (job market seminar)

February 12, 2008
from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Personal Bankruptcy Law and Entrepreneurship A Quantitative Assessment

Christophe Planas - JRC

February 14, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The marginal likelihood of Structural Time Series Models, with application to the US and the euro area NAIRU

Jeffrey Butler - Berkeley (job market seminar)

February 15, 2008
from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Trust, Truth, Status and Identity an experimental inquiry

Katja Maria Kaufmann - Stanford University (job market seminar)

February 18, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Understanding the Income Gradient in College Attendance in Mexico: The Role of Heterogeneity in Expected Returns to College

Iliana Reggio - UCLA (job market seminar)

February 21, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The influence of the mother’s power on her child’s labor in Mexico

Rodolfo Campos - UCLA (job market seminar)

February 22, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Risk-Sharing and the Probability of Crises

Jozsef Molnar - Bank of Finland

March 7, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Market Power and Merger Simulation in Retail Banking

Andrew Harvey - Cambridge University

March 13, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Modeling the Phillips curve with unobserved components

Amalavoyal V Chari - Yale University (job market seminar)

March 14, 2008
from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

License Reform in India: Theory and Evidence

Marc Hallin - ULB

March 20, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

From distribution-freeness to semiparametric efficiency: sixty years of rank-based inference

David Andolfatto - Simon Fraser University

March 21, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Essential Interest-Bearing Money

Alessandra Fogli - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

March 26, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Nature or Nurture? Learning and the Geography of Female Labor Force Partecipation

Frank Vella - Georgetown University

March 27, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Immigrant Networks and Their Implications for occupational Choice and Wages

Enrico Sette - Banca d’Italia

March 28, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Competing Influence

Valentino Dardanoni - Università di Palermo

April 3, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Role effects in education transmission

Nicola Pavoni - UCL

April 4, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

The Effect of Government Consumption on Private Consumption: Evidence from Micro Data

Matthew Shapiro - University of Michigan

April 7, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Stepping of the escalator: A theory of the equilibrium employment rate

Stephen Pudney - University of Essex

April 10, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Heaping and leaping: Survey response behaviour and the dynamics of self-reported consumption expenditure

Jaume Ventura - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

April 11, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Economic growth with bubbles

Francis Kramarz - CREST

April 17, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

What Makes a Test Score? The Respective Contributions of Pupils, Schools and Peers in Achievement in English Primary Education

Francis Kramarz - CREST

April 18, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

With A Little Help from my…Parents? Family Networks and Youth Labor Market Entry

Andrew Patton - Oxford University

April 24, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learning in Real Time: Theory and Empirical Evidence from the Term Structure of Survey Forecasts

Jean Imbs - HEC Lausanne

May 2, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Elasticity Optimism

Francesco Nucci (Università di Roma La Sapienza) - Alberto Pozzolo (Università del Molise)

May 5, 2008
from 2:15 pm to 4:00 pm

Exchange Rate, Employment and Hours: What Firm-Level Data Say

Anna Clara Monti - Università del Sannio

May 8, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Inference in the skew-t and related distributions

Jordi Gali - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

May 9, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

On the Sources of the Great Moderation

Charles Bos - Tinbergen Institute

May 15, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Long Memory Modelling of Inflation with Stochastic Variance and Structural Breaks

Cedric Tille - GIIE Geneve

May 16, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

A New Perspective on “The New Rule” of the Current Account

Paolo Pinotti - Banca d’Italia

May 19, 2008
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Trust, Honesty and Regulations

Elena Pesavento - Emory University

May 22, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Sensitivity of Impulse Responses to Small Low Frequency Co-movements: Reconciling the Evidence on the Effects of Technology Shocks

Marco Manacorda - Queen Mary University of London

May 29, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Cash Transfers to the Poor and Political Support

Giovanni Favara - University of Lausanne

May 30, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

House Price Dynamics with Heterogenous Expectations

Christian Dahl - CREATES, University of Aarhus

June 12, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Quantile regression in panels with unobserved heterogeneity. With an application to the birthweight of children in US and Denmark
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Pietro Peretto - Duke University

June 13, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Technology, Population and Natural Resources: A Theory of Take-off and Convergence to Sustainable Growth

Michael Woodford - Columbia University

June 18, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Information-Constrained State-Dependent Pricing

Badi Baltagi - University of Syracuse

June 19, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

A Generalized Spatial Panel Data Model with Random Effects

Andrea Vindigni - Princeton University

June 20, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

A theory of military dictatorships

Robert Lieli - University of Texas/Austin

June 23, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

The Construction of Empirical Credit Scoring Rules Based on Maximization Principles

Argia Sbordone - New York FED

June 25, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Trend Inflation and Inflation Persistence in the New Keynesian Phillips Curve

Pierre Andre Chiappori - Columbia University

June 27, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Equilibrium Models of the Marriage Market

Enrico Spolaore - Tufts University

June 30, 2008
from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Long-term Determinants of Economic Outcomes

Fatih Guvenen - University of Minnesota

July 1, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Inferring Labor Income Risk from Economic Choices: An Indirect Inference Approach

Cyril Monnet - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

July 4, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

The Poor, the Rich and the Enforcer: Institutional Choice and Growth

Luigi Pistaferri - Stanford University

July 11, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Disability Risk, Disability Insurance and Life-Cycle Behaviour

John Coleman - Duke University

July 11, 2008
from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Accommodating Emerging Giants

Fernando Alvarez - University of Chicago

July 14, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Rest Unemployment and Unionization

Luigi Guiso - EUI Firenze

July 18, 2008
from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A Test of Narrow Framing

Alessandro Flamini - Keele University

July 21, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Central Bank Preferences, Distribution Forecasts and Economic Stability in a Small Open-economy

Marco Battaglini - Princeton University

July 22, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Fiscal Policy over the Real Business Cycle: A Positive Theory

Pierre Yared - Columbia University

August 7, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Inflating the Beast: Political Incentives under Uncertainty

Aleh Tsyvinski - Yale University

August 29, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Decentralized Trading with Private Information, with Michael Golosov (MIT) and Guido Lorenzoni (MIT)

William Fuchs - University of Chicago

September 1, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Bargaining with Arrival of New Traders with Andrzej Skrzypacz (Stanford GSB)

Christian Hellwig - UCLA

September 8, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Prices and Market Shares in a Menu Cost Model

Paola Giuliano - UCLA

September 15, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Growing Up in Bad Times: Macroeconomic Volatility and the Formation of Beliefs

Kim P. Huynh - Indiana University

September 18, 2008
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Financial Innovation and the Persistence of the Extensive Margin

Piero Moncasca 2008 Workshop

September 19, 2008
from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Moncasca 2008 Program


Carlo Altavilla - Matteo Ciccarelli
“Inflation models, optimal monetary policy and uncertain unemployment dynamics: Evidence from the US and the euro area”

Francesca Carapella
“Banking panics and deflation in dynamic general equilibrium”

Antoine Martin - Enghin Atalay - James McAndrews
“The Welfare Effects of a Liquidity-Saving Mechanism”

Luigi Paciello
“Do Aggregate Prices Adjust Faster to Aggregate Technology Shocks than to Monetary Policy Shocks?”

Guido Ascari
“Sacrifice ratio or welfare gain ratio? Disinflation in a DGSE monetary model”

Workshop on the subprime crisis

September 24, 2008
from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Workshop Program
Anil Kashyap (Università di Chicago e membro del consiglio direttivo EIEF), Marco Pagano(University of Napoli and EIEF President), Giovanni Dell’Ariccia (IMF) presenteranno lavori su aspetti della crisi finanziaria originata nel mercato dei mutui subprime. Il workshop si svolgerà in Banca d’Italia, via Nazionale 91. Per motivi di spazio la partecipazione è solo su invito.

Presentazione Kashyap
Discussione Dario Focarelli (ANIA)
Presentazione Pagano
Discussion by Fernando Alvarez (University of Chicago)
Presentation by Dell’Ariccia
Discussione Carmelo Salleo (Banca d’Italia)

Joerg Breitung - Bonn University

September 25, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Testing for cointegration in high-dimensional systems

Yakov Nikitin - University of St. Petersburg

October 2, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Tests of fit based on characterizations and their efficiences

Lorenzo Forni - Banca d’Italia

October 3, 2008
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

The macroeconomics of fiscal consolidations in a Monetary Union: the case of Italy

Pasquale Schiraldi - LSE

October 6, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Automobile Replacement: a Dynamic Structural Approach

Matteo Bugamelli - Banca d’Italia

October 10, 2008
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

The Pro-competitive Effect of Imports from China: An Analysis on Firm-level Price Data

Giovanni Gallipoli - University of British Columbia

October 13, 2008
from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Household Responses to Individual Shocks: Disability, Labour Supply and Marriage

Natalie Neumeyer - University of Hamburg

October 16, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Testing monotonicity of regression functions

Matteo Cervellati - Università di Bologna

October 20, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

The Economic and Demographic Transition, Mortality, and Comparative Development

Vasco Carvalho - University of Chicago

October 27, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Aggregate Fluctuations and the Network Structure of Intersectoral Trade

Enno Mammen - University of Mannheim

October 30, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Analyzing the Random Coefficient Model Nonparametrically

Dale Mortensen - Northwestern University

October 31, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Labor Market Friction, Firm Heterogeneity, and Aggregate Employment and Productivity

Sokbae Lee - UCL

November 6, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Intersection Bounds: Estimation and Inference

Dirk Krueger - University of Pennsylvania

November 10, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

How Does Household Consumption Respond to Income Shocks?

Jan Magnus - Tilburg University

November 13, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

A Comparison of Two Averaging Techniques with an Application to Growth Empirics

Martin Gervais - University of Southampton

November 17, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Why has Home Ownership Fallen Among the Young?

Florian Heiss - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen

November 20, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Mind the Gap! Consumer Perceptions and Choices of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans.

Sudipto Bhattacharya- LSE

November 24, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Control Rights over Intellectual Property: Corporate Venturing and Bankruptcy Regimes

Manfred Deistler - Vienna University of Technology

November 27, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Generalized Linear Dynamic Factor Models - A Structure Theory

Silvana Tenreyro - LSE

December 1, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Hot and Cold Seasons in the Housing Market

Sylvia Fruehwirth-Schnatter - University of Linz

December 4, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Stochastic Model Specification Search for Gaussian and Non-Gaussian State Space Models

Dean Fantazzini - University of Moscow

December 11, 2008
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Three-Stage Semi-Parametric Estimation of T-Copulas: Asymptotics, Finite Samples Properties and Computational Aspects

Guido Lorenzoni - MIT

December 15, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

News, Noise and Fluctuations: An Empirical Exploration

Francesco De Carolis - The University of Chicago

December 18, 2008
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

When the Highest Bidder Loses the Auction: Theory and Evidence from Public Procurement