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Minnesota Workshop in Macroeconomic Theory

2013

Organizers: Marco Bassetto, Juanpa Nicolini

Tuesday, July 30

10:30 Registration and Coffee

11:15 Equilibrium Labor Turnover, Firm Growth and Unemployment

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment in the Great Recession: The Role of Macro Effects

3:15 Break

3:45 Women's Emancipation through Education: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Wednesday, July 31

9:00 Coffee

9:30Sparse Dynamic Programming and Aggregate Fluctuations

10:45 Break

11:15 Economic Development and the Organization of Production

12:30 Lunch

2:00Segmented Housing Search

3:15 Break

3:45 Price Setting with Customer Retention Concerns

Thursday, August 1

9:00 Coffee

9:30 Uncertainty Shocks, Asset Supply and Pricing over the Business Cycle

10:45 Break

11:15 Rising Intangible Capital, Shrinking Debt Capacity, and the US Corporate Savings Glut

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Is There "Too Much" Inequality in Health Spending Across Income Groups?

3:15 Break

3:45 Old, Sick, Alone and Poor: A Welfare Analysis of Old-age Social Insurance Programs

Conference Dinner

Friday, August 2

9:00 Coffee

9:30 Extensive and Intensive Investment over the Business Cycle

10:45 Break

11:15 Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Persistent Shocks

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Crisis and Commitment: Inflation Credibility and the Vulnerability to Sovereign Debt Crises

3:15 Break

3:45 Bailouts, Time Inconsistency, and Optimal Regulation