Minnesota Seminar Series

Photo of audience members at the Minnesota Seminar Series

The Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute co-sponsors a seminar and visitor series launched in 2014 by Professor Ellen McGrattan. The series covers a wide range of topics and provides graduate students with a unique opportunity to collaborate with leaders in the field.

2020-21 Visitors

Stephane Bonhomme, University of Chicago, January 11
Income risk inequality - Evidence from Spanish administrative records
Jennifer La'o, Minneapolis Federal Reserve, January 12
Optimal Monetary Policy in Production Networks
Gideon Bornstein, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton, January 19
Amine Ouazad, HEC-Montreal, January 22
Mortgage Finance and Climate Change: Securitization Dynamics in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters
Richard Setterstein, Oregan State University, Glen Elder, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Lisa Pierce, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, January 25
Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the Twentieth Century
Kyle Herkenhoff, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, January 26
Yueran Ma, University of Chicago, January 29
Corporate Flexibility in a Time of Crisis
Rachel Hardeman, University of Minnesota, February 1
Structural Racism, Police Violence, and Population Health Research
Dmitry Mukhin, UW - Madison, February 2
Optimal Currency under Dollar Pricing
Juanpa Nicolini, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, February 4
Ariell Zimran, Vanderbilt University, February 4
Valentin Haddad, UCLA, February 4
How Competitive is the Stock Market? Theory, Evidence from Portfolios, and Implications for the Rise of Passive Investing
Martin Dribe, Lund University, February 8
Has it Always Paid to be Rich? Income and Cause-Specific Mortality in Southern Sweden 1905-2014
Eduardo Davila, Yale University, February 9
Rob Gullezeau, University of Victoria, February 11
Ben Oiken, MIT, February 12
Food vs. Food Stamps: Evidence from an At-Scale Experiment in Indonesia
Zhengyang Jiang, Northwestern University, February 12
A Portfolio Approach to Global Imbalances
Matt McGue, University of Minnesota, February 15
Non-cognitive Skills and Social Success: Evidence from the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR) Longitudinal Studies
Dirk Niepelt, University of Bern, February 16
Matthias Doepke, Northwern University, February 18
Jeremy MacGruder, UC - Berkeley, February 19
Factor Market Failures and the Adoption of Irrigation in Rwanda
Sydney Ludvigson, NYU, February 19
How the Wealth Was Won: Factor Shares as Market Fundamentals
Abigail Wozniak, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, February 22
A Shock by Any Other Name? Understanding Migration Responses to Local Demand Shocks
Martina Kirchberger, Trinity College Dublin, February 23
Concrete Thinking About Development
Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University, February 25
Ulrike Malmendier, UC - Berkeley, February 26
CEO Stress, Aging, and Death
Kristen Jacklin, University of Minnesota - Duluth, March 1
Dementia Inequities in Indigenous Populations: Translation of Ethnographic Community-Based Participatory Research Findings to Culturally Safe Dementia Care Tools
Jose-Luis Peydro, March 2
Monetary Policy and Inequality
Tiffany Green, University of Wisconsin, March 8
The Impact of Income on Maternal Health Behaviors and Outcomes: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Jonathan Heathcote, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, March 9
The End of Privilege
Terry-Ann Craigie, Connecticut College, March 11
Mayor's Courts and Electoral Incentives
Yufeng Wu, University of Illinois, March 12
Human Capital Portability and Worker Career
Christopher Winship, Harvard University, March 15
Models of Social Change: Principles and Methods for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis
Melanie Morten, Stanford University, March 16
Transportation, Gentrification, and Urban Mobility: The Inequality Effects of Place-Based Policies
Maia Guell, University of Edinburgh, March 18
Holger Mueller, NYU, March 19
Productivity Spillovers within Firms across Regions
Elizabeth Frankenberg, University of North Carolina, March 22
Long-Term Dynamics of Health, Well-Being, and Population Change after a Disaster
Nir Jaimovich, University of Zurich, March 23
Job Hunting: A Costly Quest
Adrien Auclert, Stanford University, March 25
Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy With Heterogeneous Agents: Resurrecting the Real Income Channel
Yunzhi Hu, University of North Carolina, March 26
Intermediate Financing without Commitment
Jacob Faber, NYU, March 29, March 29
Push, Pull, and Trap: How Federal Housing Policy Racialized Metropolitan Development
Cristoph Trebesch, Kiel University, March 30
Coping with Disasters: Two Centuries of International Official Lending
Krista Ruffini, UC - Berkeley, April 1
Minimum Wages and Employment Composition
Chris Flinn, NYU, April 6 
Labor Market Returns to Personality: A Job Search Approach to Understanding Gender Gaps
Derek Neal, University of Chicago, April 8
Heterogeneous Impacts of Sentencing Decisions
Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California, April 12
The Process of Health Change with Aging: Evidence on Social, Psychological, Behavioral and Biological Risks from the HRS
Amit Seru, Stanford University, April 16
Banking Without Deposits: Evidence from Shadow Bank Cell Reports," with Erica Jiang, Gregor Matvos, and Tomasz Piskorski
Angie O'Rand, Duke University, April 19
Cohort Differences in the Relationship Between Debt and Risk of Heart Attack
Ricardo Reis, London School of Economics, April 20
Costas Arkolakis, Yale University, April 22
Combinatorial Discrete Choice with Heterogeneous Agents Aggregation
Pascal Noel, University of Chicago, April 23
Why Do Borrowers Default on Mortgages? A New Method For Causal Attribution
Chris Wildeman, Duke University, April 26
Does Incarceration Shape Trust in the State, Community Engagement, and Civic Participation?
Elisa Rubbo, Harvard University, April 27
Networks, Phillips Curves, and Monetary Policy
Abdoulye Ndiaye, NYU, April 29
Michael Fishman, Northwestern University, April 30
A Dynamic Theory of Lending Standards
Sarah Burgard, University of Michigan, May 3
Work-Family Histories and Cognitive Function in Later Life
Juan Pablo Nicolini, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, May 4
Real Exchange Rates and Primary Commodity Prices: Mussa meets Backus-Smith
Sevi Rodriguez Mora, University of Edinburgh, May 6
Giant: Oil Shocks and Intergenerational Mobility
Guillermo Ordonez, University of Pennsylvania, May 11
Interbank Networks in the Shadows of the Federal Reserve Act
Louphou Coulibaly, University of Pittsburgh, May 13
Simon Mongey, NYU, May 20
Minimum Wages And Welfare
Todd Schoellman, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, May 25
The Missing Middle Managers: Labor Costs, Firm Structure, and Development
Diana Van Patten, UCLA, May 27
Voting on a Trade Agreement: Firm Networks and Attitudes towards Openness
Milena Almagro, NYU, June 3
The Effects of Urban Renewal Programs on Gentrification and Inequality
Troup Howard, University of Utah, June 10
Are Unfunded Public Pension Liabilities Capitalized in Local Real Estate Markets?
Rishabh Kirpalani, UW - Madison, June 15
On the Efficiency of Competitive Equilibria During Pandemics
Jim Schmitz, Minneapolis Federal Reserve, June 22
By Ignoring Our Forebears, and Forgetting Their Great Knowledge About Monopolies, A Steep Price Has Been Paid
Andrew Goodman Bacon, Minneapolis Federal Reserve, August 12
Jerry Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania, September 14
Will the Robots Take Care of Grandma? Reconceptualizing Technology and Health Aging
Paola Martellini, Minneapolis Federal Reserve, September 15
The City-Size Wage Premium: Origins and Aggregate Implications
Karthik Muralidharan, UC San Diego, September 18
Improving Early-Childhood Human Development: Experimental Evidence from India
Benjamin Cornwell, Cornell University, September 21
Patterns of Social Network Change and Homeostasis in Later Life: Results from a National Survey
Hannes Malmberg, University of Minnesota, September 22
Demographics, Wealth, and Global Imbalances in the 21st Century
Eeshani Kandpal, World Bank, September 25
Cash Transfers, Food Prices, and Nutrition Impacts on Non-beneficiary Children
Ellen Demerath, University of Minnesota, September 28
Lactation, Human Milk, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Health and Disease
Thomas Dreschel, University of Maryland, September 29
Earnings-Based Borrowing Constraints and Macroeconomic Fluctuations
Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton University - Wood Wilson School, October 2
The Strength of Weak Ties: Education Externalities and Intergenerational Mobility in Benin
Janet Fast, University of Alberta, October 5
Life course trajectories of family care: Implications for care policy
Venky Venkatswaran, NYU, October 6
Scalable Expertise
Lauren Falcao Berquist, University of Michigan, October 9
Scaling Up Agricultural Policy Interventions: Theory and Evidence from Uganda
Emily Oster, Brown University, October 12
Long-Run Trends and Selection in Breastfeeding in the United States
Reka Juhasz, Columbia University, October 13
Technology Adoption and Productivity Growth Evidence from Industrialization in France
Jonathan Dingel, University of Chicago, October 15
Spatial Economics for Granular Settings
Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Minnesota, October 19
The Black Deaths America Treats as Normal (and How to Stop)
Gaetano Gaballo, HEC Paris, October 20
Learning by Shopping: Consumers’ Expectation and Monetary Shocks
Michael Peters, Yale University, October 22
European Immigrants and the United States' Rise to the Technological Frontier
Gustavo Manso, UC - Berkeley Haas School of Business, October 23
Recommendations with Feedback
Lori Bearman, Northwestern University, October 23
Using Information within Networks to Improve Targeting: Evidence from Liberia
Jonathan Vogel, UCLA, October 27
Discrimination and Racial Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from World War II
Paul Willen, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, October 29
Do Lenders Still Discriminate? A Robust Approach for Assessing Differences in Menus
Natalia Ordaz Reynoso, University of Minnesota, October 30
Paid Maternity Leave and Women's Human Capital: Evidence from California
Ivory Achebe Toldson, Howard University, November 2
A Duboisian Framework for Humanizing Data
Marco Bassetto, Minneapolis Federal Reserve, November 3
A Ramsey Theory of Financial Distortions
Jen Doleac, Texas A & M, November 5
Misdemeanor Prosecution
Leah Bevis, The Ohio State University, November 6
Soils and South Asian Stunting: Soil Zinc Deficiency Drives Child Stunting in Nepal
Chad Jones, Stanford University, November 10
Recipes and Economic Growth: A Combinatorial March Down an Exponential Tail
Phillip Strahan, Boston College, November 13
Who Supplies PPP Loans (And, Does it Matter)? Banks, Relationships and the COVID Crisis
Nava Ashraf, LSE, November 13
Maternal Mortality Risk and Spousal Differences in Desired Fertility
Melissa Hardy, Penn State University, November 16
Social Structure and Locus of Control Across the Life Course
Fabien Postel-Vinay, University College London, November 17
A Structural Analysis of Mental Health and Labor Market Trajectories
Nathan Hendren, Harvard University, November 19
Jose-Luis Peydro, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 20
Expectations and Bank Lending
Haseeb Ali, University of Minnesota, November 20
Food Price Disparities in Africa: The Role of Borders, Geography and Roads
Sarah Flood, IPUMS and Associate Director of Life Course Center, 
November 23
Current Population Survey Microdata from IPUMS: New Developments and Future Plans
Hannes Malmberg, University of Minnesota, November 24
Demographics, Wealth, and Global Imbalances in the 21st Century
Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago, December 1
Khadidja Doucoure, University of Minnesota, December 4
Debt Relief in Low Income Countries
Jon Steinsson, UC - Berkeley, December 8
Kevin Williams, Yale University, December 10
Learning about Demand: An Empirical Investigation of Dynamic Pricing in the Airline Industry
Wei Xiong, Princeton University, December 11
A Model of Cryptocurrencies
Joyce Chen, The Ohio State University, December 11
Tracking Climate Migration in Bangladesh
Yvette Efevbera, Harvard University, December 14
Girl Child Marriage, Intimate Partner Violence, and Health in Conakry, Guinea


2019-20 Visitors

Carlos Esquivel, University of Minnesota, Janary 7, 2020
Sovereign Risk and Dutch Disease
Pengpeng Xiao, Yale University, Janurary 13, 2020
Wage and Employment Discrimination by Gender in Labor Market Equilibrium
Elena Manresa, NYU, January, 16, 2020
Artificial intelligence for structural estimation
Rustin Partow, UCLA, January, 17, 2020
The Inverted Job Ladder in Skilled Professions
Yanyou Chen, Duke University, January, 21, 2020
Efficiency Gain from Mergers: Evidence from the U.S. Railroad Network
Ester Fala, Goethe University Frankfurt and Harvard University, January, 22, 2020
Automation, Globalization and Vanishing Jobs: A Labor Market Sorting View
David Van Riper, University of Minnesota, January, 27, 2020
Differential Privacy and the 2020 Decennial Census
Todd Schoellman, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, January, 28, 2020
Labor Market Flows and Development
Joe Root, UC Berkeley, January 30, 2020
Incentives and Efficiency in Constrained Allocation Mechanisms
Yili Chien, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, February 3, 2020
Don’t Tax Capital—Optimal Ramsey Taxation in Heterogeneous Agent Economies with Quasi-Linear Preferences
Misty Heggeness, U.S. Census Bureau, February 3, 2020
Manning Up and Womaning Down: How Husbands and Wives Report Earnings When She Earns More
Eric Zwick, University of Chicago Booth, February 6, 2020
Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich
Claudia Buch, Bundesbank, February 6, 2020
Risks and Resilience in the Financial System: A German Perspective
Michael Greinecker, University of Graz, February 6, 2020
Pairwise stable matching in large economies
Christian Opp, University of Rochester, February 7, 2020
Large Shareholders and Financial Distress
Lukasz Wozny, Warsaw School of Economics, February 7, 2020
Equilibria in Dynamic Behavioral Games with Generalized Discounting
Jennifer Van Hook, Pennsylvania State University, February 10, 2020
Intergenerational Educational Mobility Among Mexican Americans Across the 20th Century
Diana Van Patten, UCLA, February 11, 2020
Multinationals, Monopsony and Local Development: Evidence from the United Fruit Company
Conor Walsh, Yale University, February 14, 2020
Firm Creation and Local Growth
Anders Humlum, Princeton University, February 17, 2020
Robot Adoption and Labor Market Dynamics
Jason Kerwin, University of Minnesota, February 17, 2020
Appointments Versus Commitments: Overcoming Self-Control Problems in Preventive Health
Dean Corbae, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Minneapolis Federal Reserve, February 18, 2020
Employer Credit Checks: Poverty Traps versus Matching Efficiency
Christopher Clayton, Harvard University, February 19, 2020
Multinational Banks and Financial Stability
Robert Marquez, UC Davis, February 21, 2020
Financial Frictions, Foreign Currency Borrowing, and Systemic Risk
Michael Esposito, University of Michigan, February 24, 2020

Social Inequalities in the Risk of Police-Involved Homicide

Shai Bernstein, Stanford University, February 28, 2020

The Contribution of High-Skilled Immigrants to Innovation in the United States

Tom Vanheuvelen, University of Minnesota, March 2, 2020

Higher Education and Earnings Inequality

Krishnamurthy Iyer, University of Minnesota, March 2, 2020

Persuading Risk-Conscious Agents: A Geometric Approach

Martin Bodenstein, Board of Governors, March 4, 2020

The Elusive Gains from Nationally-Oriented Monetary Policy

Gianluca Violante, Princeton University, March 5, 2020
Firm and Worker Dynamics in a Frictional Labor Market
Vish Viswanathan, Duke University, March 6, 2020
Financing Insurance
Ferdinando Monte, Georgetwon University, March 10, 2020
Consumer Mobility and the Local Structure of Consumption Industries
Antoine Camous, University of Mannheim, March 12, 2020
Credibility of Monetary Policy under Fiscal Influence
Teodora Boneva, University of Zurich, June 23, 2020
Socio-Economic Gaps in University Enrollment: TheRole of Perceived Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Returns
Andy Atkeson, UCLA and Minneapolis Fed, July 21, 2020
Estimating and Forecasting Disease Scenarios for COVID-19 with an SIR Model
Christian Moser, University of Minnesota, July 28, 2020
The Gender Pay Gap: Micro Sources and Macro Consequences
Caitlin Carroll, University of Minnesota, August 4, 2020
Physician Response to Malpractice Allegations: Evidence from Florida Emergency Departments
Damien Capelle, Princeton University, August 11, 2020
The Great Gatsby Goes to College: Tuition, Inequality and Integrational Mobility in the U.S.
David Blanchflower, Dartmouth University, September 3, 2020
Underemployment in the US and Europe
Maria Eismann, University of Amsterdam, September 4, 2020
Retirement Decisions in a Couple Context
Rohan Gudibande, University of Minnesota, September 6, 2020
Immigration and Crime in Switzerland: Evidence from Micro Data
Matthias Kehrig, Duke University, September 6, 2020
Good Dispersion, Bad Dispersion
John Casterline, Ohio State University, September 9, 2020
Unwanted Fertility: Measures and Trends
David Beger, Northwestern University, September 10, 2020
Mortgage Prepayment and the Path-Dependent Effects of Monetary Policy
Chang-tai Hsieh, University of Chicago - Booth, September 11, 2020
The Industrial Revolution in Services
Janette Dill, University of Minnesota, September 11, 2020
Is Health Care the New Manufacturing?: Industry, Gender, and "Good Jobs" for Low- and Middle-Skill Workers
David Lagakos, UC San Diego, September 12, 2020
The Welfare Effects of Subsidizing Rural-Urban Migration
Christopher Neilson, Princeton University, September 13, 2020
Screening and Recruiting Talent at Teacher Colleges using Predicted Teacher Effectiveness
Isaac Baley, UPF/CREI, September 16, 2020
Aggregate Dynamics in Lumpy Economies
Logan Spector, University of Minnesota, September 16, 2020
Population-Based Registries in the United States: History and Application to Pediatric Cancer
Jihye Jeon, Boston University, September 17, 2020
A Computational Framework for Analyzing Dynamic Procurement Auctions: The Market Impact of Information Sharing
Maurizio Massocco, UCLA, September 18, 2020
Taxation and Household Decisions: an Intertemporal Analysis
Sarah Damaske, Penn State, September 18, 2020
The Path to Job Loss
Matt Wiswall, University of Wisconsin - Madison, September 19, 2020
Child Care and Early Childhood Skill Development
C. Ford Runge and Linnea Graham, University of Minnesota, September 20, 2020
Hunger as War: Hitler's Hunger Plan, Native American Resettlement and Yemen
Fabrizio Zilibotti, Yale University, September 20, 2020
From Imitation to Innovation: Where is all that Chinese R&D Going?
Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University, September 23, 2020
Algorithmic Risk Assessment in the Hands of Humans
David Wiczer, Stony Brook University, September 24, 2020
Earnings Growth, Job Flows and Churn
Xuelin Li, University of Minnesota, September 27, 2020
The Race of Unicorns: A Signaling Story of Private Acquisitions
Markus Goldstein, World Bank, September 27, 2020
Empowering Adolescent Girls in the Face of War and Disease: Evidence from South Sudan and Sierra Leone
James Stock, Harvard University, September 27, 2020
An Econometric Model of International Long-run Growth Dynamics
Gonzalo Paz-Pardo, University College London, September 30, 2020
Earnings Dynamics, Homeownership, and Portfolio Choice Over the Generations
Natalia Ramondo, UC San Diego, October 1, 2020
Trade with Correlation
Tommaso Porzio, Columbia University, October 2, 2020
Workers’ Home Bias and Spatial Wage Gaps: Lessons from the Enduring Divide between East and West Germany
Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, October 3, 2020
Trends in Work and Leisure: It’s a Family Affair
Constantine Yannelis, University of Chicago - Booth, October 4, 2020
Corporate Taxes and Retail Prices
Dylan Conner, Arizona State University, October 7, 2020
Economic and Cultural Assimilation in Immigrant Enclaves: Evidence from the Industrial Removal Office
Kevin Williams, Yale School of Medicine, October 8, 2020
Aiming for the Goal: Contribution Dynamics of Crowdfunding
Andrea Lanteri, Duke University, October 8, 2020
Credit Shocks and Equilibrium Dynamics in Consumer Durable Goods Markets
June Carbone, University of Minnesota, October 9, 2020
Three-Parent Families and the Redefinition of Parenthood
Morris Davis, Rutgers School of Business, October 10, 2020
The Long-Run Effects of Low-Income Housing on Neighborhood Composition
Ayse Imrohoroglu, USC - Marshall, October 10, 2020
Chinese Savings and Wealth Inequality in the U.S.
Rema Hanna, Harvard Kennedy School, October 11, 2020
The Challenges of Universal Health Insurance in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Large-scale Randomized Experiment in Indonesia
Alexander Bick, Minneapolis Federal Reserve and ASU, October 11, 2020
Hours and Wages
Martha Bailey, University of Michigan, October 14, 2020
The Long-Run Effects of California's Paid Family Leave on Women's Careers: Evidence from U.S. Tax Records
Giancarlo Corsetti, Cambridge University, October 15, 2020
Invoicing and Pricing to Market: A Study of Price and Markup Elasticities of UK Exporters
Tobias Salz, MIT, October 15, 2020
Auto Dealer Loan Intermediation: Consumer Behavior and Competitive Effects
Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota, October 16, 2020
Child Care and Early Childhood Skills
Mark Westerfield, University of Washington-Foster School, October 18, 2020
Dynamic Resource Allocation with Hidden Volatility
Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University, October 21, 2020
Goods and Factor Market Integration: A Quantitative Assessment of the EU Enlargement
Nancy Luke, Pennsylvania State University, October 21, 2020
Father's Time Investments in India: A Preference for Sons?
Aysegul Sahin, New York Fed, October 22, 2020
Job Search Behavior among the Employed and Non-Employed
Deborah Carr, Boston University, October 23, 2020
Does Disability Increase the Risk of Interpersonal and Institutional Discrimination? Life Course Patterns and Consequences
Adrien Auclert, Stanford University, October 24, 2020
Using the Sequence-Space Jacobian to Solve and Estimate Heterogeneous-Agent Models
Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics, October 25, 2020
Is There a Zero Lower Bound? The Effects of Negative Policy Rates on Banks and Firms
Rob Garlick, Duke University, October 25, 2020
Job Search and Hiring with Two-Sided Information Frictions
Ben Moll, Princeton University, October 25, 2020
Uneven Growth: Automation’s Impact on Income and Wealth Inequality
Gauti Eggertsson, Brown University, October 28, 2020
Fundamental Driven Liquidity Traps: A Unified Framework to analyze the Great Recession and the Great Depression
Ellora Dereoncourt, Princeton University, October 28, 2020
Can You Move to Opportunity: Evidence from the Great Migration
Matthias Kehrig, Duke University, October 30, 2020
The Micro-Level Anatomy of the Labor Share Decline
Connie Wanberg, University of Minnesota, October 30, 2020
How Strong is My Safety Net? Perceived Unemployment Insurance Generosity and Implications for Job Search, Mental Health, and Remployment Careers and Caregiving
Ana Maria Santacreu, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, October 31, 2020
Knowledge Diffusion, Trade, and Innovation across Countries and Sectors
Jose Casco Guerra, University of Minnesota, November 1, 2020
Intra-Household Allocations and Consumption Inequality under Cash Transfers and Violence
Fernando Leibovici, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November 1, 2020
Financial Development and International Trade
Andrew Goodman-Bacon, Vanderbilt University, November 4, 2020
The Intergeneration Effect of Medicaid's Introduction
Brianna Chang, UW - Madison, November 5, 2020
OTC Market Structure under Reforms
Rafael Dix Carneiro, Duke University, November 6, 2020
Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Friction and Regulations
Steven Berry, Yale University, November 7, 2020
An Instrumental Variables Approach to Dynamic Models,
Yao Deng, University of Minnesota, November 8, 2020
Extrapolative Expectations, Financial Frictions, and Asset Prices
Steven Berry, Yale University, November 8, 2020
Rising Markups? Lessons from Empirical IO
Laura Derksen, University of Toronto Mississauga, November 8, 2020
Searching for Answers: The Impact of Student Access to Wikipedia
Fernando Parro, Pennsylvania State University, November 8, 2020
The Quantitative Effects of Trade Policy on Industrial and Labor Location
Angela Fertig, University of Minnesota, November 11, 2020
The Long-Term Health Consequences of Childhood Food Insecurity
Corina Boar, NYU, November 12, 2020
Markups and Inequality
Paco Buera, Washington University - Saint Louis, November 14, 2020
The Stable Transformation Path
Moritz Lenel, Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance, November 15, 2020
Monetary Policy, Redistribution, and Risk Premia
Yang Song, Colgate University, November 15, 2020
Labor Market Outcomes, Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills in Rural China
David Blanchflower, Dartmouth University, November 18, 2020
Underemployment in the US and Europe
Julia Drew, University of Minnesota, November 18, 2020
Reviving the USDA/Purnell Act 1920s and 1930s Time Use Diary Data: Exploring Changes in Women's Activity Patterns
Michael Waugh, NYU - Stern, November 19, 2020
The Consumption Response to Trade Shocks: Evidence from the US-China Trade War
Toben Melson, University of Minnesota, November 20, 2020
Methods for Studying the Effects of Alcohol Policies and Enforcement
Michael Waugh, NYU - Stern, November 21, 2020
Quantifying the Losses from International Trade
Pengfei Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, November 22, 2020
A Theory of Housing Demand Shocks
Jeffrey Michler, University of Arizona, November 22, 2020
Empirically Estimating the Impact of Weather on Agriculture
Andrea Prestipino, Federal Reserve Board, November 22, 2020
Credit Booms, Financial Crises and Macroprudential Policy
Hengjie Al, University of Minnesota, November 25, 2020
Identifying preference for early resolution from asset prices
Amanda Michaud, Western, November 26, 2020
Dynamics of Deterrence
Andrew J. Shepard, University of Pennsylvania, November 27, 2020
Household Labor Search, Spousal Insurance, and Health Care Reform
Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, December 2, 2020
Employment Protection, Investment in Job-Specific Skills, and Inequality Trends in the United States and Europe
Dustin Duncan, NYU, December 2, 2020
The U.S. HIV Epidemic in High-Priority Populations: A Spatial Demographic and Spatial Epidemiological Analysis
Marco Tabellini, Harvard Business School, December 3, 2020
Stereotypes and Politics
Juanpa Nicolini, Minneapolis Federal Reserve, December 4, 2020
On a Risk of Leaving the Euro
Siobhan McMahon, University of Minnesota, December 4, 2020
In Search of Effective Strategies for Promoting Physical Activity in Older Adults: Research in Progress
Willie Fuchs, University of Texas, December 5, 2020
Self-Enforcing Contracts with Persistence
Chris Blattman, University of Chicago, December 6, 2020
Gangs of Medellín: How Organized Crime is Organized
Saloman Garcia, University of Minnesota, December 9, 2020
Regulation and Financial Intermediation in the Mortgage Market
Alexander Jacobsen, University of Calgary, December 9, 2020
A Revealed-Preference Theory of Strategic Information Disclosure
Vladimir Smirnyagin, University of Minnesota, December 10, 2020
Compositional Nature of Firm Growth and Aggregate Fluctuations
Job Boerma, University of Minnesota, December 11, 2020
Housing Policy Reform
Adam Blandin, Virginia Commonwealth University, December 12, 2020
Family Structure, Human Capital Investment, and Aggregate College Attainment
Mary Kate Batistich, Purdue University, December 16, 2020
Skill-Biased Technical Change and Employment in U.S. Manufacturing
Carter Braxton, University of Minnesota, December 17, 2020
Technological Change and the Consequences of Job Loss
Molly Schnell, Northwestern University, December 18, 2020
Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids
Andy Atkeson, UCLA, December 18, 2020
Idiosyncratic Risk and the Wealth Distribution: A Toy Model
Hannes Schwandt, Northwestern University, December 19, 2020
The Impact of Car Pollution on Infant and Child Health: Evidence from Emissions Cheating


2018-19 Visitors

Aleh Tsyvisnki, Yale University, April 25, 2019
Tax Mechanism and Gradient Flows
Kurt Mitman, Institute for International Economics Studies, April 18, 2019
The Fiscal Multiplier
Nick Bloom, Stanford University, March 28, 2019
The Finance Uncertainty Multiplier
Pol Antràs, Harvard University, March 7, 2019
Global Sourcing and Assembly with Scale Economies

Michael Peters, Yale University, November 29, 2018
Spatial Structural Change

Laura Veldkamp, Columbia University, November 15, 2018
Taking Orders and Taking Notes:  Dealer Information Sharing in Treasury Auctions

Vasiliki Skreta, University College of London, October 25, 2018
Mechanism Design with Limited Commitment: A Revelation Principle

Jeremy Fox, Rice University, October 4, 2018
Geographic Expansion Mergers and FCC Spectrum Policy: Estimating a Matching Game with Externalities

Jon Steinsson, UC Berkeley, September 27, 2018
Women, Wealth Effects, and Slow Recoveries

Costas Arkolakis, Yale University, September 13, 2018
The Welfare Effects of Transportation Infrastructure Improvements

2017-18 Visitors

Alessandra Voena, University of Chicago, May 3, 2018
Marriage, Labor Supply and the Dynamics of the Social Safety Net

Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University, April 19, 2018
Dancing with the Stars: Innovation through Interactions

Flavio Cunha, Rice University, April 12, 2018
Parental Beliefs and Investments in Human Capital

Nick Papageorge, Johns Hopkins University, April 5, 2018
Innovation and Diffusion of Medical Treatment

Tarek Hassan, Boston University, March 22, 2018
Currency Manipulation

Larry Samuelson, Yale University, March 8, 2018
The Wisdom of a Confused Crowd: Model-Based Inference

Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 1, 2018
Government Expenditure on the Public Education System

Jan Eeckhout, University College London, November 9, 2017

Pablo Kurlat, Stanford University, October 26, 2017
Signaling to Experts

Jose Victor Rios Rull, University of Pennsylvania, October 19, 2017
Banking Dynamics and Capital Regulation

Greg Lewis, Microsoft Research, October 12, 2017
Dynamic Demand Estimation in Auction Markets

Daniel McFadden, University of California, Berkeley, September 27, 2017
Foundations of Welfare Economics and Product Market Applications

Pierre Yared, Columbia Business School, September 7, 2017
Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Self-Enforcement

2016-17 Visitors

Juuso Toikka, MIT, May 4, 2017
Robust Incentives for Teams

Eric French, UCL, April 27, 2017
The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on the Labor Supply, Savings, and Social Security of Older Americans

Christopher Flinn, NYU, April 13, 2017
Actors in the Child Development Process

Jean-Marc Robin, Sciences Po, April 6, 2017
Marriage, Labor Supply, and Home Production

Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford, March 30, 2017
Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth

Joseph Vavra, Chicago Booth, December 8, 2016
Regional Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy

Robert Townsend, MIT, December 1, 2016
Financial Centrality and Liquidity Provision

Robert Town, Texas, November 17, 2016
Externalities and Benefit Design in Health Insurance

Rebecca Diamond, Stanford, November 3, 2016
Who Wants Affordable Housing in their Backyard? An Equilibrium Analysis of Low Income Property Development

Tomasz Strzalecki, Harvard, October 27, 2016
Speed, Accuracy, and the Optimal Timing of Choices

Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton, October 20, 2016
Dynamics of Firms and Trade in General Equilibrium

Johannes Stroebel, NYU Stern, October 13, 2016
Do Banks Pass Through Credit Expansions to Consumers Who Want to Borrow? Evidence from Credit Cards

Sebastian Di Tella, Stanford, October 6, 2016
Optimal Asset Management with Hidden Savings

Mihai Manea, MIT, September 29, 2016
Information Resale in Networks

2015-16 Visitors

Ken Wolpin, Rice University, May 5, 2016
Accounting for Mathematics Performance of High School Students in Mexico: Estimating a Coordination Game in the Classroom

Chris Taber, University of Wisconsin Madison, April 28, 2016
Estimation of a Life-Cycle Model with Human Capital, Labor Supply and Retirement

Kjetil Storsletten, University of Oslo, April 21, 2016
Sovereign Debt and Structural Reforms

Mariacristina De Nardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, April 14, 2016
The Implications of Richer Earnings Dynamics for Consumption, Wealth, and Welfare

Iourii Manovskii, University of Pennsylvania, March 31, 2016
Identifying Neutral Technology Shocks

Amy Finkelstein, MIT, December 3, 2015
The Value of Medicaid: Interpreting Results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

Benjamin Moll, Princeton University, November 19, 2015
Monetary Policy According to HANK

Florian Scheuer, Stanford University, November 12, 2015
The Taxation of Superstars

Bronwyn Hall, University of California, Berkeley, November 5, 2015
Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thickets

Helene Rey, London Business School, October 29, 2015
Financial Integration and Growth in a Risky World
Edouard Schaal, NYU, October 22, 2015
Coordinating Business Cycles

Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago, October 15, 2015
Disability Benefits, Consumption Insurance, and Household Labor Supply

William Fuchs, University of California, Berkeley, October 8, 2015
Information Spillovers in Asset Markets with Correlated Values

Jeremy Lise, University College London, October 1, 2015
Multidimensional Skills, Sorting, and Human Capital Accumulation

Virgiliu Midrigan, NYU, September 17, 2015
Liquidity Constraints in the U.S. Housing Market

Kim Ruhl, NYU, September 10, 2015
Trade Adjustment Dynamics and the Welfare Gains from Trade

2014-15 Visitors

Janet Currie, Princeton University, April 23, 2015
Diagnosing Expertise: A Two Factor Model of Physician Skill

Mark Aguiar, Princeton University, April 16, 2015
Sovereign Debt Crises

Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University, March 12, 2015
Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

Drew Fudenberg, Harvard University, February 26 & 27, 2015
Cooperation in Repeated Games: When and How

Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania, February 26, 2015
How the Design of a Pension System Influences Old Age Poverty and Gender Equity: A Study of Chile's Private Retirement Accounts System

Igor Livshits, Western Ontario, November 20, 2014
Sovereign Default and Banking

Monika Piazzesi, Stanford University November 13, 2014
Payments and Credits

Costas Meghir, Yale University, November 6, 2014
Female Labour Supply, Human Capital and Tax Reform

Pascaline Dupas, Stanford University, October 30, 2014
Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Chiefs in Rural Malawi

Pinelopi Goldberg, Yale University, October 23, 2014
Competition, Markups and Cost Pass – Through: A View From the Production Side

Matteo Maggiori, Harvard University, December 11, 2014
Very Long-Run Discount Rates

Susan Athey, Stanford Graduate School of Business, September 11, 2014
Designing Large Advertising Markets: A Structural Empirical Approach