Lot of things happened since I last posted on that site. Most importantly, I am now Professor of Economics at University College London.
Below is a brief summary of my activities since my February seminar in Berlin:
- March 29th, 2017 : I presented my research with Paul Beaudry and Dana Galizia “Putting the Cycle Back into Business Cycle Analysis” at the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS),in Rome, and I spent the week visiting the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
- May 8th and 9th 2017: I participated to the European University Institute (EUI) Research Council in Florence.
- May 19th and 20th 2017: I attended the conference “The New Macroeconomics of Aggregate Fluctuations and Stabilisation Policy” organized at UCL by Morten Ravn (University College London), Paulo Surico (London Business School) and Gianluca Violante (Princeton University). I discussed Jordi Gali’s “Monetary Policy and Bubbles in a New Keynesian Model with Overlapping Generations”. My discussion can be found here.
- May 25th and 26th: I attended the 2017 Bristol Macroeconomics Workshop (BMW), and presented “Putting the Cycle Back into Business Cycle Analysis”. This great workshop was organized by Sekyu Choi, Alireza Sepahsalari and Pawel Doligalski. Presenters were Arpad Abraham (European University Institute), Giulio Fella (Queen Mary University of London), Marek Kapicka (CERGE-EI), Sarolta Laczo (University of Surrey), Serdar Ozkan (University of Toronto), Julien Prat (CREST), Víctor Ríos-Rull (University of Pennsylvania), Dominik Sachs (European University Institute) and Edouard Schaal (NYU and UPF).
- June 7th and 8th 2017: I attended the Bank of Canada -IGIER Conference at Bocconi, Milano “New Directions in Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy“. I discussed “Fiscal Policy, Sovereign Risk and Unemployment” by Javier Bianchi (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis), Pablo Ottonello (University of Michigan) and Ignacio Presno (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System). My discussion can be found here.