25th Anniversary of “Frontiers of Business Cycle Research” Conference

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PIER Conference

PCPSE Room 10
United States

Schedule

Friday, May 3, 2019

8:00 am - 8:40 am Light Breakfast    
8:40 am - 9:00 am Introductory Remarks (Mendoza/Cooley)  
9:00 am - 10:00 am Financial Frictions and Business Cycles Patrick Kehoe, Virgilio Midrigan,
& Elena Pastorino
DISCUSSANT: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki
10:00 am - 11:00 am Title: TBD Mark Gertler, Nobu Kiyotaki,
& Andrea Prestipino
DISCUSSANT: Urban Jermann
11:00 am - 11:20 am Coffee Break    
11:20 am - 12:20 pm Asset Bubbles and Monetary Policy Feng Dong, Jianjun Miao
& Pengfei Wang
DISCUSSANT: John Leahy
12:20 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch - The Forum Room 250    
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Title: TBD Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, & Pablo Guerron DISCUSSANT: Francois Gourio
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Quantitative Models of Sudden Stops:
Positive and Normative Implications
Javier Bianchi & Enrique Mendoza DISCUSSANT: Mark Aguiar
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm Coffee Break    
3:50 pm - 4:50 pm Intangible Capital and Measured Productivity Ellen McGrattan DISCUSSANT: Andy Atkeson
4:50 pm - 5:50 pm Cyclical Fluctuations in Gross Worker Flows Per Krusell, Toshihiko Mukoyama,
Aysegul Sahin & Richard Rogerson
DISCUSSANT: Mark Bils
7:00 pm Conference dinner for Presenters, Discussants & Organizers    

Saturday, May 4, 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am Light Breakfast    
9:30 am - 10:00 am Trends and Cyclical Dynamics in
Earnings Inequality
Jonathan Heathcote, Fabrizio Perri
& Gianluca Violante
DISCUSSANT: Aysegul Sahin
10:00 am - 11:00 am Paradox of Thrift Recessions Zhen Huo & José-Víctor Ríos-Rull DISCUSSANT: TBD
11:00 am - 11:20 am Coffee Break    
11:20 am - 12:20 pm Frictional Capital Reallocation with
Ex Post Heterogeneity
Randall Wright, Sylvia Xiaolin Xiao,
Yu Zhu
DISCUSSANT: Stephen Williamson
12:20 pm Lunch - The Forum Room 250