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Cornell/Penn State Macroeconomics Workshop

Sat, 09/26/2015 - 8:00am to Sun, 09/27/2015 - 1:30pm

226 Weill Hall

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Co-Director:  Karl Shell (Cornell)
Co-Director:  Neil Wallace (Penn State)
Co-Director:  Karel Mertens (Cornell)

September 26-27, 2015
at Cornell University

SATURDAY, September 26
Fleming Lecture Room – 226 Weill Hall

                                    8:00 – 8:55                  Continental Breakfast

                                    8:55 – 9:00                   Karl Shell (Cornell), Welcome & Introduction

                                    Saturday morning chair:  Neil Wallace (Penn State)

                                    9:00 – 10:00                Gustavo Ventura (Arizona State University)
                                    Managers and Productivity Differences (joint w/Nezih Guner and Andrii Parkhomenko)

                                    10:00 – 10:15              Coffee Break

10:15 - 11:15               Ross Doppelt (Penn State)
The Hazards of Unemployment

                                    11:15 – 12:15              Boyan Jovanovic (New York University)
                                    Growth through Learning  

                                    12:15 – 1:30                Lunch

Saturday afternoon chair:  Francesco Bianchi (Cornell)

1:30 – 2:30                  Fatemeh Borhani (Penn State)
Priors without Attitudes

                                    2:30 – 3:30                  Yu Zhang (Xiamen)
                                    How Optimal Banking Contracts Tolerate Runs (joint w/Karl

                                    3:30 – 3:45                  Coffee Break

                                    3:45 – 4:45                  Shouyong Shi (Penn State)
                                    Endogenously Procyclical Liquidity, Capital Reallocation and q (joint w/Melanie Cao)                                 

6:00                             Dinner (for out-of-town participants and specifically invited Cornellians) at the Cornell Plantations;
                                    Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center


SUNDAY, September 27
Fleming Lecture Room – 226 Weill Hall

8:00 – 9:00                  Continental Breakfast

Sunday morning chair:  Jenny Li (Penn State)

9:00 – 10:00                Rod Garratt (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Segregated Balance Accounts (joint w/Antoine Martin, James McAndrews and Ed Nosal)

10:00 – 10:15              Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:15             Bruno Salcedo (Penn State)
Information Leakage and Collusion

11:15 – 12:15             Julieta Caunedo (Cornell)
Who Quits Next?  Firm Growth in Growing Economies (joint w/Emircan Yurdagul)

12:15 – 2:00                Lunch

Conference Administrators:

Amy Moesch (weekdays only):; 255-5617

Malin Hu (weekend only):; 484-213-3797


Map of the Cornell Campus and Conference Site

Directions from State College, PA to the Statler Hotel, Ithaca, NY

Directions from Statler Hotel to Mia's Restaurant (Faculty Dinner, Friday Night, 8:00 p.m., (607-277-2000))

Driving Directions from the Statler Hotel to the Plantations Welcome Center

Walking Directions from Weill Hall to the Plantations Welcome Center


Event Categories: Conference and Department Lectures Organized by Cornell Economists