New York Area Workshop on Monetary Policy

November 18, 2005

This is the fall meeting of a workshop sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and open to monetary policy researchers from the greater New York area.

Preliminary Program

8:45 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:15 a.m. Robustly Optimal Monetary Policy Under Near-Rational Expectations
Michael Woodford, Columbia University

Discussants:
Tom Sargent, New York University
Ricardo Reis, Princeton University
10:45 a.m.

Coffee break

11:00 a.m. Money and Capital
Boragan Aruoba, University of Maryland
Christopher Waller, University of Notre Dame
Randall Wright, University of Pennsylvania

Discussants:
Christopher Sims, Princeton University
Jim Kahn, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
12:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:45 p.m. Intertemporal Disturbances
Giorgio Primiceri, Northwestern University
Ernst Schamburg, Northwestern University
Andrea Tambalotti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Discussants:
Mark Gertler, NYU
Marc Giannoni, Columbia University
3:15 p.m.

Coffee break

3:30 p.m. Inflation Band Targeting and Optimal Inflation Contracts
Frederic Mishkin, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
Niklas Westelius, Hunter College, City University of New York

Discussants:
Lars Svensson, Princeton University
Roc Armenter, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Workshop Location
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
10th Floor, Board Room
33 Liberty Street
New York, New York
Contact
Please address any questions to:

Argia Sbordone, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
argia.sbordone@ny.frb.org

Gauti Eggertsson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
gauti.eggertsson@ny.frb.org

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