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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Have Blog, Will Travel: 37th Annual Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Fall Conference

I am here (later) today and tomorrow:

37th Annual Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Fall Conference, October 11-12, 2012

All conference events will take place at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Gateway Conference Center, Sixth Floor

Thursday, October 11, 2012

12:00-12:30 P.M. Light lunch

12:30-12:45 P.M. Introductory remarks by Christopher Waller

Session I

12:45-2:45 P.M. "Some Unpleasant Properties of Log-Linearized Solutions when the Nominal Interest Rate is Zero" Presenter: Tony Braun, FRB Atlanta Coauthors:  Yuichiro Waki, University of Queensland and Lena Koerber, London School of Economics

"The Trend is the Cycle: Job Polarization and Jobless Recoveries" Presenter: Nir Jaimovich, Duke University Coauthor: Henry Siu, University of British Columbia

2:45-3:00 P.M Coffee Break

Session II

3:00-5:00 P.M. "Liquidity, Assets and Business Cycles" Presenter: Shouyong Shi, University of Toronto

"Spatial Equilibrium with Unemployment and Wage Bargaining: Theory and Evidence" Presenter: Paul Beaudry, University of British Columbia Coauthors: David Green, University of British Columbia and Benjamin Sand, York University

5:00-5:15 P.M. Coffee Break

Session III

5:15-6:15 P.M. "On the Social Usefulness of Fractional Reserve Banking" Presenter:  Chris Phelan, University of Minnesota and FRB Minneapolis Coauthor:  V.V. Chari, University of Minnesota and FRB Minneapolis

6:15-7:00 P.M. Reception

7:00 P.M. Dinner with speech by James Bullard

Friday, October 12, 2012

8:30-9:00 A.M. Continental Breakfast

Session I

9:00-11:00 A.M "Crisis and Commitment: Inflation Credibility and the Vulnerability to Sovereign Debt Crises" Presenter: Mark Aguiar Princeton University Coauthors: Manuel Amador, Stanford, Gita Gopinath, Harvard, and Emmanuel Farhi, Harvard

"The Market for OTC Credit Derivative" Presenter:  Pierre-Olivier Weill, UCLA Coauthors: Andy Atkeson, UCLA and Andrea Eisfeldt, UCLA

11:00-11:15 A.M Coffee Break

Session II

11:15-12:15 P.M. "Overborrowing, Financial Crises and 'Macro-prudential' Policy" Presenter: Enrique Mendoza, University of Maryland Coauthor: Javier Bianchi, University of Wisconsin

12:15-1:30 P.M. Lunch

Session III

1:30-2:30 P.M. "Qualitative Easing: How it Works and Why it Matters"
Presenter: Roger Farmer, UCLA

2:30-2:45 P.M. Coffee Break

Session IV

2:45-3:45 P.M. "Costly Labor Adjustment: Effects of China's Employment Regulations" Presenter: Russ Cooper, European University Institute Coauthors: Guan Gong, Shanghai University and Ping Yan, Peking University

3:45 P.M. Adjourn

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