New York Area Macro Workshop
October 15, 1999

New York University
The Kaufman Management Center Building
44 West 4th Street
Room KMC 4-90

Organizer:
Sydney Ludvigson
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
sydney.ludvigson@ny.frb.org


Schedule

9.30 AM
Robert Shimer, Princeton, "Productivity Gains from Unemployment Insurance," with Daron Acemoglu, MIT.

10:20 AM
Stefan Krieger, Yale, "Bankruptcy Costs, Financial Constraints and the Business Cycle."

11:15 AM
Coffee



11:30 AM
Nicholas S. Souleles, Wharton, "Household Securities Purchases and Household Risk."

12:30 PM
Alessandra Casella, Columbia, "Tradable Deficit Permits."

1:30 PM
Lunch


2:30 PM
Jonathan McCarthy, Federal Reserve Bank of New York "Pass-Through of Exchange Rates and Import Prices to Domestic Inflation in Some Industrialized Economies."

3:30 PM
Lars E. O. Svensson, Institute for International Economic Studies "Eurosystem Monetary Targeting: Lessons from U.S. Data," with Glenn D. Rudebusch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

4:30
Adjourn