FALL 2012

Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Monday, August 27, 2012
R. Anton Braun, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Some Unpleasant Properties of Log-Linearized Solutions When the Nominal Rate Is Zero"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, September 3, 2012 
Michael Hoy, University of Guelph
"Managing Genetic Tests, Surveillance, and Preventive Medicine Under a Public Health Insurance System"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, September 7, 2012
Rick Bond, Vanderbilt University
"Cap and Escape Agreements"

Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Monday, September 10, 2012
Boyan Jovanovic, New York University
"On the REE with Endogenous Information" [abstract only]

Econometrics Workshop
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Arthur Lewbel, Boston College
"Generalized Random Coefficients With Equivalence Scale Applications"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, September 14, 2012
Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University
"Accounting for Real Exchange Rates Using Micro-Data"

Empirical-Micro Workshop
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Andres Aradillas-Lopez, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Generalized Conditional Moment Inequality Models in Empirical IO"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, September 21, 2012
Philippe Andrade, Banque de France
"Tails of inflation forecasts and tales of monetary policy"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, September 24, 2012
Nizar Allouch, University of London
"The cost of diversity: public good provision and redistribution" [related paper]

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, October 1, 2012
Nicholas Yannelis, University of Iowa
"Implementation under Ambiguity"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, October 8, 2012
Jingfeng Lu, National University of Singapore
"Team Contests with Multiple Pairwise Battles"

Econ-History Workshop
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Petra Moser, Stanford University
"Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from 20 U.S. Industries under the New Deal"

Econometrics Workshop
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Yuanyuan Wan, University of Toronto
"An Integration-Based Approach to Moment Inequality Models"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, October 12, 2012
Joel Rodrigue, Vanderbilt University
"Selection, Survival and Sorting Across International Markets: Evidence from Chinese Exporters"

Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Monday, October 15, 2012
Jianjun Miao, Boston University
"A Bayesian DSGE Model of Stock Market Bubbles and Business Cycles"

Empirical-Micro Workshop
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania
"Complexity, Efficiency, and Fairness in Multiproduct Liquor Pricing"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, October 19, 2012
Kalina Manova, Stanford University
"Firms along the value added chain: processing trade in China" (abstract only)

Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Monday, October 22, 2012
Aubhik Khan, Ohio State University
"Credit Shocks and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Economy with Production Heterogeneity"

Econ-History Workshop
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Noam Yuchtman, University of Califormia, Berkeley
Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution"

Econometrics Workshop
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Stefan Hoderlein, Boston College
"Estimating Treatment Effects with a Nonparametric Random Coefficients Selection Equation"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, October 26, 2012
Anthony Landry, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
“IKEA: Products, Pricing, and Pass-through"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, October 29, 2012
Roger Lagunoff, Georgetown University
"Do Actions Speak Louder Than Words? Disclosure and Auditing in Organizations"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, November 2, 2012
Youngwoo Rho, Vanderbilt University
"Tariff Overhang and Temporary Trade Barrier: Substitutes or Complements?"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, November 5, 2012
Guillaume Haeringer, Stanford University, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
"Two-Sided Matching with One-Sided Preferences"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Diego Moreno, University of Carlos III de Madrid
"Optimal Bank Transparency"

Econometrics Workshop
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Shengjie Hong, Tsinghua University
"Inference in Semiparametric Conditional Moment Models with Partial Identification"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, November 9, 2012
Morihiro Yomogida, Sophia University
"Foreign Direct Investment and Border Carbon Adjustments"

Monday, November 12, 2012
Ziyi Guo, Vanderbilt University
"Noisy Information, Risk Sharing and International Business Cycles"

Economic History Workshop
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Mauricio Drachlman, University of British Columbia
"Risk Sharing with the Monarch: Contingent Debt and Excusable Defaults in the Age of Philip II, 1556-1598"

Empirical-Micro Workshop
Thursday, November 15, 2012
David Rivers, University of Western Ontario
"On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity?"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, November 16, 2012
Siraj Bawa, Vanderbilt University and Nam Vu, Vanderbilt University
"Tax Competition Under Heterogeneous Firms: An Argument Against Tax Harmonization" (Bawa)
"Stock Market Volatility and International Business Cycle Dynamics: Evidence from OECD Countries" (Vu)

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, November 26, 2012
Simon Wilkie, California Institute of Technology
"A Theoretical Analysis of the Impact of Local Media Market Structure on the Range of Viewpoints Supplied"

Economic History Workshop
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Martha Bailey, University of Michigan
"The Effects of U.S. Family Planning Programs on Children's Economic Well-Being"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Soo Hong Chew, National University of Singapore
"Partial Ambiguity"

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Yong Tan, Vanderbilt University
"Dynamic Entry with Demand and Supply Side Spillovers"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Marc Fleurbaey, Princeton University
"Behavioral Welfare Economics and Redistribution"

Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Monday, December 3, 2012
Matthew Shapiro, University of Michigan

Econometrics Workshop
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Vadim Marmer, University of British Columbia
"Efficient Inference in Econometric Models When Identification Can Be Weak"

International Economics Workshop
Friday, December 7, 2012
Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University
"The Anatomy of French Production Hierarchies"

Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Monday, December 10, 2012
Gautam Gowrisankaran, University of Arizona
"Mergers When Prices Are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry"