New York Area Monetary Policy Workshop

November 18, 2011
8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. Fiscal Volatility Shocks and Economic Activity PDF

Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania
Pablo Guerron-Quintana, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Keith Kuester, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Juan Rubio-Ramirez, Duke University

Discussant: Stefano Eusepi, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

10:00 a.m.

Coffee break

10:15 a.m.

The Size of the U.S. Finance Industry: A Puzzle? PDF

Thomas Philippon, New York University

Discussant: Paul Krugman, Princeton University

11:15 a.m.

Coffee break

11:30 a.m. Pegs and Pains PDF offsite

Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe, Columbia University
Martin Uribe, Columbia University

Discussant: Paolo Pesenti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
12:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:45 p.m. Inflation Dynamics and Time-Varying Uncertainty: New Evidence and an Ss Interpretation PDF

Joseph Vavra, Yale University

Discussant: John Leahy, New York University
2:45 p.m. Coffee break
3:00 p.m. Financial Crisis, Bank Risk Exposure and Government Financial Policy PDF

Mark Gertler, New York University
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University
Albert Queralto, New York University

Discussant: Frederic Mishkin, Columbia Business School

4:00 p.m. Coffee break
4:15 p.m. Foreign Ownership of U.S. Safe Assets: Good or Bad? PDF offsite

Jack Favilukis, London School of Economics
Sydney C. Ludvigson, New York University
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, New York University

Discussant: Jaromir Nosal, Columbia University

5:15 p.m.

Adjourn

5:30 p.m. Drinks at Pounds and Pence
Workshop Location
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
10th Floor, Benjamin Strong Room
33 Liberty Street
New York, New York
Workshop Organizers
Gauti Eggertsson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Marc Giannoni, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Contact
Please address any questions to:

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

Marc Giannoni, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
marc.giannoni@ny.frb.org

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