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Seminars - 2008/2009

The Macroeconomics and Growth Team of the World Bank's Development Research group organizes weekly seminars for the presentation and discussion of new work by Bank staff and other researchers each Thursday from 12:30 to 2:00. On the third Thursday of the month the seminar is held jointly with the IMF Research Department. Seminars are held at the Bank, except for joint seminars with a presenter from the IMF, in which case the meeting is held at the IMF. Visiting economists are welcome.  For previous seminars click here.

  For a paper copy not posted here and for other seminar related questions, please email Tourya Tourougui.

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Date

Event

Type

Participants

Details

 2009

June 18 Why Don't We See Poverty Convergence? Macro Brown Bag Seminar Martin Ravallion (World Bank)MC 9-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
June 11 

Country Size, Currency Unions, and International Asset Returns    

Macro Brown Bag Seminar Tarek Alexander Hassan (Harvard)MC 4-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
June 4 

   NO SEMINAR

May 28  

Exchange Rates and Wages in an Integrated World   

Macro Brown Bag Seminar Antonio Spilimbergo and Prachi Mishra (IMF)MC 4-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
May 21 Medium Term Cycles in Developing CountriesMacro Brown Bag Seminar Diego Comin (Harvard Business School and NBER)MC 5-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
May 14 

Monetary Policy and the Equity Premium  

Macro Brown Bag SeminarDavid Lopez-Salido (Federal Reserve Board)MC 5-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
May 7 

Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Evidence from Kenya 

Macro Brown Bag SeminarMichael Kremer (Harvard, Brookings, CGD, J-PAL, and NBER)MC 7-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Apr. 30 

NAFTA and the Productivity of the Business in Mexico      

Macro Brown Bag Seminar Leonardo Iacovone (World Bank)and Rafael E. de Hoyos (Min. of Education, Mexico)MC 7-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Apr. 23  Technology Adoption and Factor Proportions in Open Economies: Theory and Evidence from the Global ComputerMacro Brown Bag Seminar Daniel Lederman and Ana Cusolito (World Bank)MC 3-570
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Apr. 16 

What Caused the Recession of 2008? Hints from Labor Productivity     

Macro Brown Bag Seminar Casey Mulligan (Chicago)MC 5-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm 
Apr. 9 Noisy Real Business CyclesMacro Brown Bag Seminar  George-Marios Angeletos (MIT)MC 4-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm 
Apr. 2 

Organizing Growth     

Macro Brown Bag Seminar Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton)

MC 5-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Mar. 26 

     NO SEMINAR

Mar. 19 

     NO SEMINAR

Mar. 12 

     NO SEMINAR

Mar. 5

Exchange Rate Forecasting with Structural Shocks as Predictors 

Recruitment Seminar   Konstantin Styrin (Harvard)MC 6-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Mar. 4 Valuation Effects with Transitory and Trend Output Shocks  Recruitment Seminar    Ha Nguyen (UMD) MC 7-100
4:00 to 5:30 pm
 
Feb. 27 Firm Size, Innovation Dynamics and Growth Recruitment Seminar   Ufuk Akcigit (MIT) 

MC5-100 
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Feb. 26 Sudden Stops and Reallocation: Evidence from Labor Market Flows in Latin AmericaRecruitment Seminar    José Tessada (UMD)
 
MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Feb. 25 Fiscal Decentralization, Endogenous Policies, and Technology Adoption: Theory and Evidence from China and India's FDIRecruitment Seminar   Yong Wang (Chicago) MC 3-570
4:00 to 5:30 pm
Feb. 17 Housing Markets and Current Account Dynamics  Recruitment Seminar   Pedro Gete (Chicago)  MC 3-570
4:00 to 5:30 pm  
Feb. 12Financial "Whac-a-mole": Bubbles, Commodity Prices and Global ImbalancesMacro Brown Bag Seminar Pierre-OIivier Gourinchas 

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Feb. 11 Sovereign Debt and Domestic Economic Fragility Recruitment Seminar  Suman Basu (MIT) MC 3-570
4:00 to 5:30 pm
Feb. 10 Income Differences and Prices of Tradables Recruitment Seminar   Ina Simonovska  (UMN)MC 3-570
4:00 to 5:30 pm 
Feb. 5 The Subprime Turmoil: What's Old, What's New, and What's Next  Macro Brown Bag Seminar     Charles Calomiris (Columbia School of Business and NBER)       

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Feb. 4 Industrial Structure and Financial Capital Flows  Recruitment Seminar Keyu Jin (Harvard) 

MC 3-570
4-5:30 pm 

Jan. 29To Formalize or Not To Formalize? Comparisons of Microenterprise Data Southern and East AfricaMacro Brown Bag Seminar   

Alan Gelb (DECVP, World Bank) and Vijaya Ramachandran (Center for Global Development)

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Jan. 22 Indirect, Long-term and Cumulative Effects of Natural DisastersMacro and Economics of Natural Disasters Brown Bag Seminar  Jose Miguel Albala Bertrand (University of London) and Jesus Crespo Cuaresma (University of Inssbruck)MC C1-200
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Jan. 15 

 NO SEMINAR

Jan. 8 

NO SEMINAR

Jan. 1

NO SEMINAR

 2008

 
Dec. 25

NO SEMINAR

Dec. 18

A Structural Model of Establishment and Industry Evolution: Evidence from Chile

Macro Brown Bag Seminar 

Murat Seker (World Bank)

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Dec. 11

NO SEMINAR

Dec. 4 

Capital Flows and Asset Trade: A Puzzle

Macro Brown Bag Seminar  Aart Kraay (World Bank) and Jaume Ventura (CREI and Universitat Pompeu Fabra)MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm 
Nov. 13 Multilateral Debt Relief throughthe Eyes of Financial Markets Macro Brown Bag Seminar   Claudio Raddatz(World Bank) 

MC 5-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm 

Oct. 30 Climate Change and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half CenturyMacro Brown Bag Seminar   

Benjamin Jones (Kellogg School of Management)

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Oct. 16 Hierarchic Government, Endogenous Policies, and Foreign Direct Investment: Theory and Evidence from China and IndiaMacro Brown Bag Seminar  

Yong Wang (World Bank)  

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Oct. 9Misallocation and Manufacturing in China and IndiaMacro Brown Bag Seminar Pete Klenow (Stanford University) 

I2-210
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Sept. 25

Aggregate Effects of AIDS on Development

Macro Brown Bag Seminar  

Raul Santaeulali-Llopis (Washington Univ.)

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Sept. 18

Emerging Market Fluctuations: What Makes The Difference?

Macro Brown Bag Seminar  Constantino Hevia (World Bank)

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm

Sept. 11 

Equilibrium Portfolios and External Adjustment under Incomplete Markets

Macro Brown Bag Seminar  

Roberto Rigobon(MIT and NBER)

 
MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Sept. 4

Foreign Aid and Real Exchange Rate Adjustments in a Financially Constrained Dependent Economy

Macro Brown Bag Seminar Valerie Cerra (IMF) and Serpil Tekin (Univ. of Washington)

MC 10-100
12:30 to 2:00 pm

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