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Minnesota Workshop in Macroeconomic Theory

2011

Organizers: Emmanuel Farhi, Kjetil Storesletten

Tuesday, July 26Juan Pablo Nicolini and Tim Kehoe

 Customer Capital

Intergenerational Redistribution in the Great Recession

Decentralization, Communication, and the Origins of Fluctuations

Wednesday, July 27

Knowledge Growth and the Allocation of TimeLarry Jones and Itai Sher

Dynamic Adverse Selection: A Theory of Illiquidity, Fire Sales, and Flight to Quality

Optimal Taxation with Rent-Seeking

The Social Cost of Near-Rational Investment

Thursday, July 28

A Model of the Consumption Response to Fiscal Stimulus PaymentsEd Prescott and Thomas Mertens

Optimal Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle

From Hyperinflation to Stable Prices: Argentina's Evidence on Menu Cost Models

Optimal Life Cycle Unemployment Insurance

Friday, July 29Justin Barnette and Illenin Kondo

Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises

Aggregate Implications of a Credit Crunch

Financial Markets and Fluctuations in Uncertainty

Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship