NBER’s Twenty-eighth Annual Conference on Macroeconomics, Boston, Mass., April 12 and 13, 2013

2008.10.08_NBEROn April 12, 2013, I will attend the NBER Annual Conference on Macroeconomics. Paul Beaudry will present our paper “Understanding Non-Inflationary Demand Driven Business. The paper will then be published in the NBER Macro Annual 2013 volume. The full progam of the conference is given below.


28th Annual Conference on Macroeconomics

Jonathan Parker and Michael Woodford, Organizers

April 12-13, 2013

The Royal Sonesta Hotel

Riverfront Room

40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.

Cambridge, MA



Participant list

Friday, April 12:
8:30 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Elena Asparouhova, University of Utah
Peter Bossaerts, California Institute of Technology
Nilanjan Roy, California Institute of Technology
William Zame, University of California at Los Angeles
Experiments on the Lucas Asset Pricing ModelDiscussants: Ramon Marimon, European University Institute and NBERJose Scheinkman, Princeton University and NBER
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Venky Venkateswaran, Pennsylvania State University
Randall Wright, University of Wisconsin, Madison and NBER
Pledgability and Liquidity: A New Monetarist Model of Financial and Macroeconomic Activity
Discussants: V. V. Chari, University of Minnesota and NBERJean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics


12:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Paul Beaudry, University of British Columbia and NBER
Franck Portier, Toulouse School of Economics
Understanding Non Inflationary Demand Driven Business CyclesDiscussants:  Giorgio Primiceri, Northwestern University and NBERMartin Uribe, Columbia University and NBER
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm Martin Lettau, University of California at Berkeley and NBERSydney Ludvigson, New York University and NBERShocks and Crashes


Discussants:  John Campbell, Harvard University and NBER

Mark Watson, Princeton University and NBER

5:30 pm Adjourn
6:00 pm Group Dinner – Royal Sonesta HotelDinner Speaker – Christina Romer, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Saturday, April 13:
8:30 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Francesco Bianchi, Duke University
Leonardo Melosi, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Dormant Shocks and Fiscal Virtue Discussants: Bruce Preston, Monash University and NBERChris Sims, Princeton University and NBER
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Kfir Eliaz, Brown UniversityRani Spiegler, Tel Aviv UniversityReference Dependence and Labor-Market Fluctuations


Discussants: Robert Hall, Stanford University and NBER

Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University and NBER

12:30 pm Adjourn

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