Macro Program

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3rd Annual CALIFORNIA MACROECONOMICS CONFERENCE | October 26, 2018
All sessions held in Freeberg Forum in the Kravis Building at Claremont McKenna College

PROGRAM
8:00 – 8:40

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST


8:40 – 8:50 
WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS


8:50 – 9:45
New Evidence on Cyclical Variation in Labor Costs in the U.S.
Grace Weishi Gu, UC Santa Cruz
Esward Prasad, Cornell

Discussant:  Victor Ortego Marti, UC Riverside


9:45 – 9:55
BREAK


9:55 – 10:50
The Globe as a Network: Geography and the Origins of the World Income Distribution
Matt Delventhal, Claremont McKenna College

Discussant: Pablo Fajgelbaum, UCLA


10:50 – 11:05 BREAK


11:05 – 12:00
Regional Consumption Responses and the Aggregate Fiscal Multiplier
Bill Dupor, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Marios Karabarbounis, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Marianna Kudlyak, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
M. Saif Mehkari, University of Richmond

Discussant: Adrien Auclert, Stanford


 12:00 – 12:05 WALK TO LUNCH AT THE MARIAN MINER COOK ATHENAEUM


12:05 – 13:30 LUNCH AND KEYNOTE

José-Víctor Ríos-Rull, University of Pennsylvania


13:45 – 14:40
Real Business Cycles, Animal Spirits, and Stock Market Valuation
Kevin Lansing, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Discussant: Jang-Ting Guo, UC Riverside

14:40 – 14:55 BREAK


14:55 – 15:50
Financial Engineering and the Macroeconomy

Pedro Amaral, California State University, Fullerton
Dean Corbae, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Erwan Quintin, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Discussant: Nicolas Caramp, UC Davis


15:50 – 16:05 BREAK


16:05 – 17:00
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Fire Sales
Pablo Kurlat, Stanford University

Discussant: Andy Atkeson, UCLA


17:00 ADJOURN AND HAPPY HOUR – LOCATION TBA