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Thursday, August 13, 2015

'Expectations in Dynamic Macroeconomic Models'

I will be here tomorrow:

Expectations in Dynamic Macroeconomic Models
Eugene Hilton, Vista Room I, Floor 12
August 13 - 15 2015
Organizers: George Evans, Roger Guesnerie, Bruce McGough and Bruce Preston Sponsors: INEX C and University of Oregon
Thursday, August 13
7:30 am Continental Breakfast (Vista Room II, Floor 12)
8:45 am Opening Remarks
9:00am Cars Hommes, University of Amsterdam, "Behavioral Learning Equilibria for the New Keynesian Model"
Discussant: George Waters
10.00 am Coffee
10:30 am Jasmina Arifovic, Simon Fraser University, "Escaping Expectations - Driven Liquidity Traps"
Discussant: John Duffy
11:30 am Bill Branch, University of California, Irvine Perpetual, "Learning  and  Stability in Macroeconomic Models"
Discussant: Cars Hommes
12:30 pm Lunch
2.00 pm Mordecai Kurz, Stanford University, "Stabilizing Wage Policy"
Discussant: George Evans
3:00 pm Diogo Pinheiro, CUNY Brooklyn, "Refinement of Dynamic Equilibriun"
Discussant: Bruce McGough
4.00 pm Coffee
4:30 pm Arunima Sinha, Fordham University, "A Lesson from the Great Depression that the Fed Might have Learned: A Comparison of the 1932 Open Market Purchases with Quantitative Easing"
Discussant: Vasco Curdia
6:45 pm Conference Dinner, with address by James Bullard, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Friday, August 14
7:30 am Continental Breakfast (Vista Room II, Floor 12)
8.30 am Damjan Pfajfar, University of Tilberg, "Are Survey Expectations Theory - Consistent? The Role of Central Bank Communication and News"
Discussant: Fernanda Nechio
9:30 am Stefano Eusepi, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, "In Search of a Nominal Anchor: What Drives Inflation Expectations?"
Discussant: Sergey Slobodyan
10:30 am Coffee
11:00 am In - Koo Cho, University of Illinois, "Gresham’s Law of Model Averaging"
Discussant: Noah Williams
12:00 p m Martin Ellison, Oxford University, "Time - Consistent Institutional Design"
Discussant: Sergio Santoro
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Klaus Adam, University of Mannheim, "Can a Financial Transaction Tax Prevent Stock Price Booms?"
Discussant: Pei Kuang
3.00 pm Kevin Lansing, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, "Explaining the Boom - Bust Cycle in the US Housing Market: A Reverse - Engineering Approach"
Discussant: Paul Shea
4:00 pm Coffee
4:30 pm Thomas Sargent, New York University, "Sets of Models and Prices of Uncertainty"
6:00 pm Adjourn
7: 00 pm Reception
Saturday, August 15
7:30 am Continental Breakfast (Wilder Room, Lobby Level)
8:30 am David Evans, University of Oregon, "Optimal Taxation with Persistent Idiosyncratic Investment Risk"
Discussant: Max Croce
9:30 am Anmol Bhandari, "Fiscal policy and debt management with incomplete markets"
Discussant: Kenneth Kasa
10:30 am Coffee
11:00 am Chris Gibbs, University of New South Wales, "Disinflationary Policies with Imperfect Credibility"
Discussant: Eric Gaus
12:00 pm Kaushik Mitra, University of Birmingham, UK Comparing Inflation and Price Level Targeting: the Role of Forward Guidance and Transparency"
Discussant: Bruce Preston

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