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Macroeconomics Seminars

Our seminars are held by world-famous scholars from around the globe

Current Macroeconomics Seminars (2021-2022)

Macroeconomics Seminars take place on Fridays, from 11:00 until 12:15, unless otherwise specified. 

Term 1 

24 September 2021
Presenter: Jesus Bueren, European University Institute
Title: Over-drilling: Local Externalities and the Social Cost of Electricity Subsidies in South India

01 October 2021
Presenter: Basile Grassi, Bocconi University

Title: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Markup Estimation

22 October 2021
Presenter: Axelle Ferriere, Paris School of Economics & EUI
Title: Larger Transfers Financed with More Progressive Taxes? On the Optimal Design of Taxes and Transfers

29 October 2021
Presenter: Diego Comin, Dartmouth College
Title: “Technology Within Firms” 

12 November 2021
Presenter: Steven Ongena, University of Zürich
Title: "Too-big-to-strand? Bond versus bank financing in the transition to a low-carbon economy"

26 November 2021
Presenter: Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Title: "Excess of Transfer Progressivity in the Village"

10 December 2021
Presenter: Liangjie Wu, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance 
Title: "Brand Reallocation and Market Concentration"

17 December 2021
Presenter: Federica Romei, Oxford University
Title: "Sovereign Default in the Monetary Union" 

Term 2

11 February 2022
Presenter: Antonella Trigari, Bocconi University
Title: "Assessing the (De)stabilizing Effects of Unemployment Benefit Extensions"

4 March 2022
Presenter: Moritz Schularick, Sciences Po
Title: The Anatomy of the Global Savings Glut

25 March 2022
Presenter: Szofia Barany, Central European University
Title: Technological Changes and the Labor Market – A GE Model with Multidimensional Skills

Term 3

22 April 2022
Presenter: Karen Kopecky, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Title: The Downward Spiral

29 April 2022
Presenter: Liu Ernest, Princeton University
Title: Innovation Networks and Innovation Policy

20 May 2022
Presenter: Isaac Baley, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Title: The Macroeconomics of Partial Irreversibility

09 June 2022
Presenter: Aysegül Sahin, University of Texas at Austin
Title: TBC

10 June 2022
Presenter: Virgiliu Midrigan, New York University
Title: TBC

For the schedule, please consult this page.

Past Macroeconomics Seminars (2020-2021)

Term 1

23 October 2020 - POSTPONED TO SPRING 2021
Presenter: Christian Haefke, New York University Abu Dhabi

30 October 2020- POSTPONED TO SPRING 2021
Presenter: Basile Grassi, Bocconi University

06 November  2020 - POSTPONED TO SPRING 2021
Presenter: Burhan Kuruscu, University of Toronto
Title TBC

13 November 2020 - POSTPONED TO SPRING 2021
Presenter: Cormac O’Dea, Yale University
Title TBC

27 November 2020

Presenter: Bart Taub, University of Glasgow
Does the Potential to Merge Reduce Competition? (with Dirk Hackbarth)

Term 2

12 February 2021
Presenter: Gonzalo Paz-Pardo, European Central Bank
Homeownership and Portfolio Choice over the Generations

26 March 2021
Presenter: Jeanne Commault, Sciences Po
Heterogeneity in Consumer's Behaviour Across Levels Permanent Income

26 March 2021 - POSTPONED
Presenter: Karen Kopecky
, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta


Term 3 

09 April 2021
Presenter: Burhan Kuruscu, University of Toronto
Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis

23 April 2021
Presenter: Xavier Ragot, Sciences Po
Should monetary policy care about redistribution? Optimal fiscal and monetary policy with heterogeneous agents

30 April 2021
Presenter: Christian Haefke, New York University Abu Dhabi
Long live the Vacancy

21 April 2021
Presenter: Sanjay R. Singh, University of California, Davis
The self-defeating demand for safety

04 June 2021
Presenter: Jeppe Druedahl, University of Copenhagen and CEBI
Labor-Market Hysteresis and Persistent Paradox-of-Thrift Recessions

11 June 2021
Presenter: José Vicente, Rodríguez Mora, University of Edinburgh
When Opportunity Moves to You: Oil Discoveries and Intergenerational Mobility

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