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Cornell/Penn State Macroeconomics Conference

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 8:30am to Sun, 04/09/2017 - 1:00pm

Penn State University


Saturday, April 8


Morning Chair:               Karl Shell


                                                8:30 AM                           Continental breakfast

                                                8:55 AM                           Greeting, Neil Wallace

9:00 AM                           Tai-Wei Hu, (Kellogg School, Northwestern) “The Phillips Curve in a Matching Model”
10:00 AM                         Break

10:15 AM                         Juan Pablo Xandri, (Princeton)  “Revealed Forward Looking Expectations”  

11:15 AM                         Andrew Fieldhouse, (Cornell) “The Macroeconomic Effect of Government Asset Purchases: Evidence from Postwar US Housing Credit Policy”

     12:30 PM                         LUNCH

AFTERNOON Chair:     Karel Mertens

2:00 PM                           Ilia Krasikov, (Penn State University) “Restarts and Shutdowns: Dynamic Contracting with Unequal Discounting”

                                               3:00 PM                            Break

                                         3:15 PM                           Bruno Salcedo, (Cornell)  “Trolls for Hire”

                                               4:15 PM                           Ali Shourideh (Carnegie-Mellon) “Market-Making with Search and Private Information”

                                               6:30 PM                            Dinner at Penn Stater

                                              (Out of town guests and invited Penn Staters)

Sunday, April 9


Chair:                               Ruilin Zhou


9:00 AM                           Continental Breakfast


9:30 AM                           Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Wharton) "Cascades and Fluctuations in an Economy with an Endogenous Production Network”

                                               10:30 AM                         Break

10:45 AM                         Max Troshkin, (Cornell) "On the Optimality of Simple, Incrementally Reformed Fiscal Policies”

      12:00 PM                         Sandwich Lunch in Kern Lobby


Event Categories: Macroeconomics