New York Area Workshop on Monetary Policy

May 2, 2008
9:00 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:30 a.m.

Stepping on a rake: When monetary policy can cause recessions, but not control inflation

Christopher Sims, Princeton University

Discussants:
John Leahy, New York University

10:40 a.m.

Coffee break

11:00 a.m.

Information Constrained State-Dependent Pricing PDF

Michael Woodford, Columbia University

Discussant:
Alexander Wolman, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

12:10 p.m.

Lunch

1:20 p.m.

Aggregation and the PPP Puzzle in a Sticky Price Model pdf

Carlos Carvalho, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Fernanda Nechio, Princeton University

Discussant:
Roberto Chang, Rutgers University

2:30 p.m.

Coffee break

2:50 p.m.

Robust Learning Stability with Operational Monetary Policy Rules PDF

George Evans, University of Oregon
Seppo Honkapohja, University of Cambridge and Bank of Finland

Discussant:
Stefano Eusepi, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

4:00 p.m. Coffee break
4:20 p.m.

Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Euro Area PDF

Jean Boivin, HEC Montreal
Marc Giannoni, Columbia University
Benoit Mojon, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and ECB

Discussant:
Alexei Onatski, Columbia University

5:30 p.m.

Adjourn

Workshop Location
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
13th 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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