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Spring 2021 Seminar in Applied Economics


                    Organized by Professor Lilia Maliar
                      Tuesdays,  12:00pm-1:45pm

To Participants:

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others who participate in any of the following seminars with their camera on or use a profile image are agreeing to have their video or image recorded solely for the purpose of creating a record for participants in this seminar to refer to, including those enrolled students who are unable to attend live.  If you are unwilling to consent to have your profile or video image recorded, be sure to keep your camera off and do not use a profile image. Likewise, participants who un-mute during the seminar or class and participate orally are agreeing to have their voices recorded.  If you are not willing to consent to have your voice recorded, you will need to keep your mute button activated and communicate exclusively using the "chat" feature, which allows participants to type questions and comments live.
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Date Time Speaker Affiliation Paper Title
02/02 12:00 PM EST Emi Nakamura UC Berkeley "The Slope of the Phillips Curve: Evidence from U.S. States"
02/09 12:00 PM EST Kenneth Judd Hoover Institution “When Will the Fed join the Third Millennium”
Comments on Macro Models
02/16 12:00 PM EST Nick Bloom Stanford University "Why Working From Home Will Stick"
02/23 10:00 AM EST Per Krusell Institute for International Economic Studies, IIES
Stockholm University
Sources of U.S. Wealth Inequality: Past, Present, and Future

03/02 12:00 PM EST Xavier Gabaix Harvard University “In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis”
03/09 12:00 PM EST Thomas Piketty Paris School of Economics "A brief history of equality. Lessons from Capital and ideology"
03/16 12:00 PM EST Markus Brunnermeer Princeton University

Debt as Safe Asset


03/23 12:00 PM EST Matthew Jackson Stanford University "The Role of Social Networks and Homophily in Inequality and Immobility"
04/06 12:00 PM EST Timothy Kehoe University of Minnesota "Default and Interest Rate Shocks: Renogotiation Matters"
04/13 12:00 PM EST John Taylor Hoover Institution and Stanford University "The Optimal Reentry to a Monetary Policy Strategy"
04/20 12:00 PM EST Mark Duggan Stanford University and SIEPR "The Effects of Changes in Social Security's Delayed Retirement Credit: Evidence from Administrative Data"
04/27 12:00 PM EST Daron Acemoglu MIT “Automation and Inequality”
05/04 12:00 PM EST Marianna Kudlyak San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank Macro/Econometrics/Labor
05/11 12:00 PM EST Chad Jones Stanford GSM "Recipes and Economic Growth: A Combinatorial March Down an Exponential Tail"
05/18 12:00 PM EST Iván Werning MIT