Frontiers of Macroeconomics
Organized by/Organisée par
UQAM and/et CIRPÉE

June 5 and 6 2006/ Les 5 et 6 juin 2006

AUBERGE DES GOUVERNEURS
1415 RUE ST-HUBERT/CORNER STE-CATHERINE

SALLE/ROOM QUÉBEC
 4e ÉTAGE/4H FLOOR

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Monday June 5th/Lundi le 5 juin 2006

June 5/5 juin: 13:00-14:00

Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern U.), Ernst Schaumburg (Northwestern U.) and/et Andrea Tambalotti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

“Intertemporal Disturbances”

Discussant/Commentateur: Chris Otrok (Virginia)

 
June 5/5 juin: 14:00-15:00

Zheng Liu (Emory, CIRPÉE) and/et Louis Phaneuf (UQAM, CIRPÉE):

“Technology Shocks and Labor Market Dynamics: Some Evidence and Theory”

Discussant/Commentateur: Susanto Basu (Boston College, NBER)

 

June 5/5 juin: 15:00-15:20

Coffee break/Pause café

 
June 5/ 5 juin: 15:20-16:20

Olivier Blanchard (MIT) and/et Jordi Gali (CREI, MIT):

“A New Keynesian Model with Unemployment"

Discussant/Commentateur: Peter Ireland (Boston College, NBER)

 
June 5/5 juin: 16:20-17:20

· Michael Dotsey (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), Robert King (Boston University) and/et Alex Wolman (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond):

“Inflation and Real Activity with Firm-level Productivity Shocks: A Quantitative Framework”

Discussant/Commentateur: John Leahy (New York University)

 
Tuesday June 6th/ Mardi le 6 juin 2006
 
 
June 6/6 juin: 9:00-10:00

· André Kurmann (UQAM,CIRPÉE) and/et Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau (UQAM, CIRPÉE):

“Costly Capital Allocation and Credit Market Frictions as a Propagation Mechanism”

Discussant/Commentateur: Charles Carlstrom (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)

 
June 6/6 juin: 10:00-11:00

· Peter Ireland (Boston College, NBER) and/et Scott Schuh (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston):

“Productivity and U.S. Macroeconomic Performance: Interpreting the Past and Predicting the Future with a Two-Sector Real Business Cycle Model”

Discussant/Commentateur: Jonas Fisher (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

 
June 6/6 juin: 11:00-11:15

Coffee break/Pause café

 
June 6/6 juin: 11:15-12:15

· Susanto Basu (U. of Michigan, NBER) and/et Miles Kimball (U. of Michigan, NBER):

“Investment Planning Costs and the Effects of Fiscal and Monetary Policy”

Discussant/Commentateur: Jordi Gali (CREI and MIT)

 
June 6/6 juin: 12:15-13:30

Lunch

 
June 6/6 juin: 13:30-14:30

· Alisdair McKay (Princeton) and/et Ricardo Reis (Princeton):

“The Brevity and Violence of Contractions and Expansions”

Discussant/Commentateur: Bill Dupor (Ohio State University)

 
June 6/6 juin: 14:30-15:30

· Guido Lorenzoni (MIT, NBER):

“Demand Shocks and Monetary Policy”

Discussant/Commentateur: Marvin Goodfriend (Carnegie-Mellon)

 
June 6/6 juin : 15:30

End of Conference/Fin de la conférence