Friday, December 11, 2015
9:30 a.m. "Two-sided Search in International Buyer Seller Networks"
Jonathan Eaton, David Jinkins, James Tybout, and Daniel Xu
Presenter: Daniel Xu, Duke University
Discussant:  Lukasz Drozd, Philadelphia Fed and University of Pennsylvania – Wharton
10:30 "Trade and Labor Market Dynamics" Off-site link
Lorenzo Caliendo, Maximiliano Dvorkin, and Fernando Parro
Presenter: Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale School of Management
Discussant: Jonathan Vogel, Columbia University
11:30 Break
11:45 "Optimal City Structure" Off-site link
Treb Allen, Costas Arkolakis, and Xiangliang Li
Presenter: Costas Arkolakis, Yale University
Discussant: Stephen Redding, Princeton University
12:45 p.m. Lunch
2:00 "Distributional Incentives in an Equilibrium Model of Domestic Sovereign Default" Off-site link
Pablo D'Erasmo and Enrique Mendoza
Presenter: Enrique Mendoza, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Martin Uribe, Columbia University
3:00 "Reverse Speculative Attacks" PDF document
Manuel Amador, Javier Bianchi, Luigi Bocola, and Fabrizio Perri
Presenter: Fabrizio Perri, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Christopher Tonetti, Stanford Graduate School of Business
4:00 Break
4:15 "Financial Factors: Implications for Output Gaps" Off-site link
Pau Rabanal and Marzie Taheri Sanjani
Presenter: Pau Rabanal, International Monetary Fund
Discussant: Andrea Tambalotti, New York Fed
Saturday, December 12, 2015
9:00 a.m. "The Global Diffusion of Ideas" Off-site link
Paco Buera and Ezra Oberfield
Presenter: Ezra Oberfield, Princeton University
Discussant: Jeff Thurk, Notre Dame
10:00 "Financial Frictions and Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations" PDF document
David Kohn, Fernando Leibovici, and Michal Szkup
Presenter: Fernando Leibovici, York University
Discussant: Vivian Yue, Emory University and Atlanta Fed
11:00 Break
11:15 "Obstfeld and Rogoff's International Macro Puzzles: A Quantitative Assessment."
Jonathan Eaton, Brent Neiman, and Samuel Kortum
Presenter: Samuel Kortum, Yale University
Discussant: Michael Waugh, New York University – Stern