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Winter-Spring 2016

This workshop meets Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. in Saieh Hall for Economics 112. For questions, please contact the Department of Economics.

February 17
Per Krusell (Stockholm University)
"Labor Supply in the Past, Present, and Future: A Balanced-Growth Perspective"

March 2
Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar)
"Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth"

March 9 
Elena Mattana (University of Chicago)
"A Dynamic Quantitative Macroeconomic Model of Bank Runs"

March 30 
Fabrizio Zilibotti (University of Zurich)
"Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa"

April 6
Stephen Redding (Princeton University)
"Unified Approach to Estimating Demand and Welfare" (joint with David Weinstein)

April 13
Larry Schmidt (University of Chicago)
"Layoff Risk, the Welfare Cost of Business Cycles, and Monetary Policy"

April 20 
Gita Gopinath (Harvard University)
"Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe"

April 27
Vasco Carvalho (University of Cambridge and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar)
"Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake"

May 4
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)
"Diagnostic Expectations and Credit Cycles"

May 11
Ezra Oberfield (Princeton University and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar)
"Balanced Growth Despite Uzawa"

May 18
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
"Management as a Technology"

May 25
Pete Klenow (Stanford University and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar)
"How Destructive is Innovation?"

June 1
Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln (Goethe University Frankfurt)
"Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Couples across Countries: A Macroeconomic Analysis"

June 8
Dave Donaldson (MIT)

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