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Fifth Annual Conference on Macroeconomics Across Time and Space

Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14, 2011
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the NBER

Program

Friday, May 13

1:00 - 2:40 p.m.

FERTILITY

COFFEE BREAK: 20 Minutes

3:00 - 4:40 p.m.

FINANCE

BREAK: 20 Minutes

5:00 - 6:15 p.m.

Distinguished Speaker: “Financial Systems Across Time and Space: The Thailand Project,” Robert Townsend PDF (6.02 MB, 48 pages)

7:30 p.m.

DINNER

Saturday, May 14

8:30 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00 - 10:40 a.m.

LONG-RUN ISSUES IN BUSINESS CYCLES

BREAK: 20 Minutes

11:00 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

HUMAN CAPITAL

12:45 - 2:25 p.m.

LUNCH

Distinguished Speaker: “Labor Supply, Frictions, and the Business Cycle,” Richard Rogerson PDF (728 KB, 56 pages)

2:30 - 4:10 p.m.

GROWTH

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