New York Area Workshop on Monetary Policy

May 12, 2006
8:45 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:15 a.m.

The time varying volatility of macroeconomic fluctuations PDF

Giorgio Primiceri, Northwestern University, visiting NYU
Alejandro Justiniano, Board of Governors

Discussants:
Noah Willliams, Princeton University
Simon Potter, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

10:30 a.m.

Coffee break

10:45 a.m.

Incomplete Markets, Heterogeneity and Macroeconomic Dynamics PDF

Bruce Preston, Columbia University
Mauro Roca, Columbia University

Discussants:
Tony Smith, Yale University
John Leahy, New York University

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Adjusting to Capital Account Liberalization PDF

Kosuke Aoki, London School of Economics
Gianluca Benigno, London School of Economics
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, London School of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Discussants:
Lars Svensson, Princeton University
Vasco Curdia, Princeton University

2:15 p.m.

Coffee break

2:30 p.m.

Overconfidence, Subjective Perception, and Pricing Behavior PDF

Pierpaolo Benigno, New York University
Anastasios Karantounias, New York University

Discussants:
Ricardo Reis, Princeton University
Giuseppe Moscarini, Yale University

3:45 p.m. Coffee break
4:00 p.m.

The New Deal as a Theory of the Optimal Second Best PDF

Gauti Eggertsson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Discussants:
Michael Woodford, Columbia University
Filippo Occhino, Rutgers University

5:15 p.m.

Adjourn

Workshop Location
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
10th Floor, Board Room
33 Liberty Street
New York, New York
Workshop Organizers
Argia Sbordone, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Gauti Eggertsson, Federal Reserve Bank of 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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