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Seminar- 2011/2012

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, unless otherwise noted. Visiting economists are welcome. For previous seminars please click here.

 For a paper copy not posted here, please email Swati Raychaudhuri

Seminars

Date

Event

Presenter

Details

Sept. 15, 2011The Dynamics of Asset Prices and Leverage Under Belief Heterogeneity Dan Cao
(Georgetown Univesity)
MC8-100
Sept. 22, 2011How Large is the Govenment Spending Multiplier? Evidence from World Bank Lending Aart Kraay
(World Bank)
MC4-100
Sept. 29, 2011International Crisis Transmission and Asymmetric Recoveries Ha Nguyen
(World Bank)
MC8-100
Oct. 6, 2011An Engel Curve for Variety Nicholas Li
(University of Toronto)
MC10-100
Oct. 13, 2011Human Capital Risk, Contract Enforcement, and Macroeconomic Performance Tom Krebs
(University of Mannheim)
MC10-100
Oct. 20, 2011Efficient Bailouts Javier Bianchi
(New York University)
MC5-100
Oct. 27, 2011Dissecting the Effect of Credit Supply on Trade: Evidence from Matched Credit- Export Data Veronica Rappoport
(Columbia University)
MC5-100
Nov. 3, 2011Three's Company: Wall Street, Capitol Hill, and K Street Prachi Mishra (IMF)MC7-100
Dec. 1, 2011Aiding Conflict: The Consequences of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War Nancy Qian
(Yale University)
MC7-100
Dec. 8, 2011Pegs and Pain Stephanie Schmidt-Grohe
(Columbia University)
MC7-100
Jan. 12, 2011Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Markets Craig Burnside
(Duke University)
IMF (HQ1 10-713)
Jan. 26, 2012Why do some countries default more often than others? The role of institutions Rong Qian
(YP- DECRG)
MC10-100
Feb. 16, 2012Tranching, CDS and Asset Prices: How Financial Innovation can Cause Bubbles and CrashesAna Fostel
(George Washington University)
MC3-570
Mar. 1, 2012The Household Effects of Government Spending Francesco Giavazzi
(Bocconi)
Postponed
Mar. 8, 2012The Political Economy of Sovereign Default and Market ReaccessGuido Sandleris (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)MC10-100
Mar. 15, 2012Deleveraging Dynamics Jonathan E. Goldberg
(Federal Reserve Board)
MC10-100
Mar. 22, 2012The Wasteful 'Money Creation' Aspect of Financial Intermediation Maya Eden
(DECRG- World Bank)
MC10-100
Apr. 5, 2012Online and Official Price Indexes: Measuring Argentina's Inflation Alberto Cavallo
(MIT Sloan)
MC9-100
Apr. 12, 2012Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting Benjamin Moll
(Princeton University)
MC8-100
Apr. 19, 2012The Household Effects of Government Spending Francesco Giavazzi
(Bocconi)
IMF (HQ1 10-713)
12:00-1:30 pm
Apr. 26, 2012Optimal Devaluations Constantino Hevia (DECRG)MC6-100
May 3, 2012Dealing with the Trilemma: Capital Controls and Government Spending Ivan Werning
(MIT)
IMF (HQ1 10-713)
12:00-1:30 pm
May 17, 2012Back to Basics: Basic Research Spillovers, Innovation Policy and Growth Ufuk Akcigit
(University of Pennsylvania)
MC10-100
May 24, 2012The Risk of Civil Conflicts as a Determinant of Political Institutions Alvaro Aguirre
(Central Bank of Chile)
MC10-100
May 31, 2012Is China Slowing? Engel Curve Estimates of Chinese Growth and Inflation.Emi Nakamura
(Columbia University)
MC10-100
June 7, 2012Wealth and Volatility Fabrizio Perri
(University of Minnesota)
MC10-100
June 21, 2012Did Unconventional Interventions Unfreeze the Credit Market? Some International Evidence Hui Tong (IMF)MC9-100



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