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EF&G Research Meeting

Lawrence Christiano and Charles Jones, Organizers

July 12, 2014

Royal Sonesta Hotel
Grand Ballroom A

40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard

Cambridge, Massachusetts


Participant List

Friday, July 11:

6:30 pm

Reception and Dinner - Grand Ballroom B

Saturday, July 12:

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Gauti Eggertsson, Brown University and NBER    SLIDES
Neil Mehrotra, Brown University
A Model of Secular Stagnation

Discussant:  John Cochrane, University of Chicago and NBER    SLIDES

10:00 am


10:30 am

Simon Gilchrist, Boston University and NBER    SLIDES
Raphael Schoenle, Brandeis University
Jae Sim, Federal Reserve Board
Egon Zakrajsek, Federal Reserve Board
Inflation Dynamics During the Financial Crisis

Discussant:  Mark Bils, University of Rochester and NBER    SLIDES

11:30 am

Roland Benabou, Princeton University and NBER    SLIDES
Davide Ticchi, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
Andrea Vindigni, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion and Growth

Discussant:  Paul Romer, New York University and NBER    SLIDES

12:30 pm


1:30 pm

Valerie Ramey, University of California at San Diego and NBER   SLIDES
Sarah Zubairy,
Texas A&M University
Government Spending Multipliers in Good Times and in Bad: Evidence from U.S. Historical Data

Discussant:  Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California at Berkeley and NBER    SLIDES

2:30 pm


3:00 pm

Paul Beaudry, University of British Columbia and NBER    SLIDES
Dana Galizia, Vancouver School of Economics
Franck Portier, Toulouse School of Economics
Reconciling Hayek's and Keynes' Views of Recessions

Discussant:  Ivan Werning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER    SLIDES

4:00 pm

Daron Acemoglu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER    SLIDES
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Murat Alp Celik, University of Pennsylvania
Young, Restless and Creative: Openness to Disruption and Creative Innovations

Discussant:  Samuel Kortum, Yale University and NBER    SLIDES

5:00 pm