The purpose of these workshops is to foster research in macroeconomics. The workshop is jointly organized by the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the Economics Department of University of Pennsylvania. The workshops last a day and a half and feature eight or nine papers on topics of current interest by leading researchers. By invitation only.


Organized by

  • George Alessandria, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Satyajit Chatterjee, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Harold Cole, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dirk Krueger, University of Pennsylvania

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Giuseppe Moscarini and Fabien Postel-Vinay, "Did the Job Ladder Fail After the Great Recession?"

Mark Bils, Yongsung Chang, and Sun-Bin Kim, "How Sticky Wages in Existing Jobs Can Affect Hiring"

Alisdair McKay, "Idiosyncratic Risk, Insurance, and Aggregate Consumption Dynamics: A Likelihood Perspective"

Ben Moll, Victor Zhorin, and Robert Townsend, "Economic Development and the Equilibrium Interaction of Financial Frictions"

Matthias Doepke and Martin Schneider, "Money as a Unit of Account"

Alessandro Dovis, V.V. Chari, and Patrick Kehoe, "Rethinking Optimal Currency Areas"

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Dean Corbae and Erwan Quintin, "Leverage and Foreclosure Crisis"

Monika Piazzesi, Martin Schneider, and Johannes Stroebel, "Segmented Housing Search"

Diego Restuccia and Guillaume Vandenbroucke, "Explaining Educational Attainment Across Countries and over Time