Reserve Bank of Australia Quantitative Macroeconomic Workshop, December 19-20 2016, Sydney

 I am attending the Reserve Bank of Australia Quantitative Macroeconomic Workshop in Sydney. I will present my joint work with Paul Beaudry and Dana Galizia,: “Putting the Cycle Back into Business Cycle Analysis“.

The program the workshop is:

Monday 19 December 2016

08:55 – 09:00 Welcome John Simon, Reserve Bank of Australia

09:15 – 10:15 Session One Chair: John Simon, Reserve Bank of Australia

Presenter Thomas Winberry, Chicago Booth

Efficient Computation of Heterogeneus Agent Models with Aggregate Shocks with an Application to Consumption Dynamics

Discussant John Stachurski, Australian National University

10:15 – 10:30 Morning Break

10:30 – 12:30 Session Two Chair: Luci Ellis, Reserve Bank of Australia

10:30 – 11:30 Presenter Franck Portier, Toulouse School of Economics

Putting the Cycle Back into Business Cycle Analysis and Is the Macroeconomy Locally Unstable and Why Should We Care?

Discussant Chris Gibbs, University of New South Wales

11:30 – 12:30 Presenter Neil Mehrotra, Brown University

A Model of Secular Stagnation: Theory and Quantitative Evaluation

Discussant Ed Nelson, University of Sydney

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Level 5 Dining Room

14:00 – 15:00 Session Three Chair: Anthony Brassil, Reserve Bank of Australia

Presenter Patricia Gomez-Gonzalez, Fordham University

Same Spain, Less Pain

Discussant Ippei Fujiwara, Keio University

15:00 – 15:15 Afternoon Break

15:15 – 16:15 Session Four Chair: Bruce Preston, Reserve Bank of Australia

Keynote Presenter Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University

Monetary Policy and the Predictability of Nominal Exchange Rates

Tuesday 20 December 2016

09:15 – 10:15 Session Five Chair: Daniel Rees, Reserve Bank of Australia

Presenter Linda Tesar, University of Michigan

Austerity in the Aftermath of the Great Recession

Discussant Efrem Castelnuovo, University of Melbourne

10:15 – 10:30 Morning Break

10:30 – 12:30 Session Six Chair: Greg Kaplan, University of Chicago

10:30 – 11:30 Presenter Inui Masayuki, Bank of Japan

The Power of Unconventional Monetary Policy in a Liquidity Trap

Discussant Bruce Preston, University of Melbourne

11:30 – 12:30 Presenter Alisdair McKay, Boston University

Optimal Automatic Stabilizers

Discussant Mei Dong, University of Melbourne

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Level 5 Dining Room

14:00 – 15:00 Session Seven Chair: Adam Cagliarini, Reserve Bank of Australia

Presenter John Romalis, University of Sydney

Tariff Reductions, Entry, and Welfare: Theory and Evidence for the Last Two Decades

Discussant Mark Razhev, University of Melbourne

15:00 – 16:00 Session Eight Chair: Adam Cagliarini, Reserve Bank of Australia

Keynote Presenter Jonathan Parker, MIT

Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand

16:00 – 16:10 Closing remarks Adam Cagliarini, Reserve Bank of Australia

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