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Seminar- 2012/2013

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

Current seminar offering:

September 11, 2013Debt in the U.S. Economy 

Ayse Imrohoroglu (University of Southern California)

IMF HQ1 10-713

Upcoming Seminars

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September 11, 2013Debt in the U.S. Economy 

Ayse Imrohoroglu (University of Southern California)

IMF HQ1 10-713

Recent Seminars

Date

Event

Presenter

Details

Sept. 6, 2012The Trade Comovement Puzzle and the Margins of International Trade Ana Maria Santacreu INSEAD)IMF HQ1 10- 713
Sept. 13, 2012Measuring the Output Responses to Fiscal Policy 

Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion 
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (UC Berkeley)MC10-100
Sept. 20, 2012Roads to Prosperity or Bridges to Nowhere? Sylvain Leduc
(Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
MC7-100
Oct. 11, 2012Does Uncertainty Reduce Growth? Using Disasters as Natural Experiments Nicholas Bloom
(Stanford)
MC7-100
(12:00 - 1:30 pm)
Oct. 18, 2012On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the PloughPaola Guiliano
(UCLA)
MC7-100
Oct. 25, 2012Engineering a Paradox of Thrift RecessionJose Victor Rios Rull (University of Minnsota)IMF HQ1 10-713
11:30- 1:00
Nov. 8, 2012Grading Latin American Presidents Juan Jose Cruces (di Tella)MC9-100
Nov. 15, 2012Heterogeneous Mark-Ups and Endogenous Misallocation Michael Peters
(MIT)
MC C2-135
Dec. 6, 2012A Traffic-Jam Theory of RecessionsJennifer La'O
(Chicago- Booth)
MC4-100
Dec. 13, 2012Germs, Social Networks, and Growth Laura Veldkamp
(NYU-Stern)
MC C2-131
Jan. 9, 2013Financial Intermediation, Exchange Rates, and Unconventional Policy in an Open Economy Roberto Chang
(Rutgers University)
IMF HQ1 10-713
Jan. 16, 2013Exchange Rates, Aggregate Productivity and the Currency of Invoicing of International Trade Javier Cravino
(UCLA)
G5-130
Jan. 17, 2013Anatomy of a Credit Crunch: from Capital to Labor Markets Roberto Fattal-Jaef
(IMF)
MC6-100
Jan. 23, 2013Niche Firms, Mass Markets, and Income Across Countries: Accounting for the Impact of Entry Costs Pendro Bento
(University of Toronto)
G5-130
Jan. 24, 2013Agricultural Risk, Intermediate Inputs, and Cross-Country Productivity DifferencesKevin Donovan
(Arizona State University)
MC8-100
Jan. 30, 2013Local Currency Sovereign Risk Wexin Du
(Harvard University)
G5-130
Jan. 31, 2013Slow Resolution of uncertainty and Sluggish RecoverySi Guo
(University of Minnesota)
MC5-100
Feb. 5, 2013Economic Growth and Trade in Human Capital Abdulaziz Shifa
(Stockholm University)
MC5-100
Feb. 6, 2013Optimal Bank Regulation and Fiscal Capacity Vania Stavrakeva
(Harvard University)
G5-130
Feb. 7, 2013Which Financial Frictions? Parsing the Evidence from the Financial Crisis of 2007-9 Hyon Song Shin
(Princeton University)
MC9-100
Feb. 8, 2012Wealth Heterogeneity, Income Shocks, and International Migration: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia Samuel Bazzi
(University of California)
MC3-570
Feb. 28, 2012The Chicago Plan RevisitedMichael Kumhof
(IMF)
MC9-100
Mar. 07, 2013
Hot Money Flows, Commodity Price Cycles, and Financial Repression in the U.S. and China: The Consequences of Near Zero U.S. Interest RatesRonald McKinnon
(Stanford University
IMF HQ1 10-713
Mar. 14, 2013Financial Intermediation, International Risk Sharing, and Reserve Currencies Matteo Maggiori
(NYU- Stern/ Princeton)
MC9-100
Mar. 28, 2013The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices: Business Cycle and Policy Implications 

Olivier Coibion
(IMF and UT Austin)

Postponed to June 13
Apr. 3, 2013
(Wednesday)
When Credit Bites Back: Leverage, Business Cycles, and Crises Alan Taylor
(University of Virginia)
MC8-100
Apr. 11, 2013Robust Empirical Inference Built on Non-Orthogonality ConditionsJan Kiviet
(University of Amsterdam)
MC9-100
Apr. 25, 2013International Liquidity Rents Maya Eden (WB)MC9-100
May 1, 2013
(Wednesday)
A Theory of Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand as Functions of Market Tightness with Prices as Parameters Pascal Michaillat (LSE)IMF HQ1 10 -713
May 9, 2013
Gross Inflows Gone Wild 

Cesar Calderon
(World Bank)

MC9-100
May 23, 2013Secondary Markets in Turbulent Times: Distortions, Disruptions, and Bailouts Fernando Broner (CREI)MC9-100
June 5, 2013

Cream-skimming in financial markets

Distribution and Origination Incentives

Jose A. Scheinkman (Princeton University)MC9-100



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