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Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, 2014
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Program

Friday, April 11, 2014

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Giuseppe Moscarini and Fabien Postel-Vinay, "Did the Job Ladder Fail After the Great Recession?" PDF (448 KB, 42 pages)

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.

Mark Bils, Yongsung Chang, and Sun-Bin Kim, "How Sticky Wages in Existing Jobs Can Affect Hiring" PDF (630 KB, 49 pages)

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Break

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alisdair McKay, "Idiosyncratic Risk, Insurance, and Aggregate Consumption Dynamics: A Likelihood Perspective" PDF (413 KB, 51 pages)

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Ben Moll, Victor Zhorin, and Robert Townsend, "Economic Development and the Equilibrium Interaction of Financial Frictions" PDF (765 KB, 51 pages)

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Matthias Doepke and Martin Schneider, "Money as a Unit of Account" PDF (181 KB, 50 pages)

4:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Break

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Alessandro Dovis, V.V. Chari, and Patrick Kehoe, "Rethinking Optimal Currency Areas" PDF (452 KB, 59 pages)

6:15 p.m.

Conference Dinner (by invitation): Cocktails, 6:15 p.m.; dinner, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Dean Corbae and Erwan Quintin, "Leverage and Foreclosure Crisis" PDF (448 KB, 69 pages)

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Monika Piazzesi, Martin Schneider, and Johannes Stroebel, "Segmented Housing Search" PDF (8 MB, 47 pages)

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Diego Restuccia and Guillaume Vandenbroucke, "Explaining Educational Attainment Across Countries and over Time" PDF (710 KB, 53 pages)

12:30 p.m.

Box Lunch

 

Adjourn