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Friday, February 08, 2013

Have Blog, Will Travel: NBER Research Meeting

I am here today:

National Bureau of Economic Research Research Meeting
Matthias Doepke and Emmanuel Farhi, Organizers
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street San Francisco, CA


8:30 am Continental Breakfast

9:00 am Zhen Huo, University of Minnesota Jose-Victor Rios-Rull, University of Minnesota and NBER Engineering a Paradox of Thrift Recession Discussant: Mark Aguiar, Princeton University and NBER

10:00 am Coffee Break

10:30 am Simeon Alder, University of Notre Dame David Lagakos, Arizona State University Lee Ohanian, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER The Decline of the U.S. Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis Discussant: Leena Rudanko, Boston University and NBER

11:30 am Raj Chetty, Harvard University and NBER John Friedman, Harvard University and NBER Soren Leth-Petersen, University of Copenhagen Torben Nielsen, The Danish National Centre for Social Research Tore Olsen, Harvard University Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowd-Out in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark Discussant: Christopher Carroll, Johns Hopkins University

12:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Lawrence Christiano, Northwestern University and NBER Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University and NBER Mathias Trabandt, Federal Reserve Board Unemployment and Business Cycles Discussant: Robert Shimer, University of Chicago and NBER

2:30 pm Coffee Break

3:00 pm Andrew Atkeson, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER Andrea Eisfeldt, University of California at Los Angeles Pierre-Olivier Weill, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER The Market for OTC Derivatives Discussant: Gustavo Manso, University of California at Berkeley

4:00 pm Greg Kaplan, Princeton University and NBER Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania and NBER Shopping Externalities and Self-Fulfilling Unemployment Fluctuations Discussant: Martin Schneider, Stanford University and NBER

5:00 pm Adjourn

5:15 pm Reception and Dinner

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