Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy
Editors: Bennett McCallum
Charles I. Plosser
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April 23-24, 2004
Simon School, University of Rochester
Carnegie-Rochester Conference Schedule
"The Economics of Exchange Rates" in Honor of Alan Stockman
April 23-24, 2004
8:00 pm-11:00 pm Welcome Reception, Hyatt Regency - refer to hotel monitor
8:30 am Bus transportation to campus
8:45-9:15 am Packet Retrieval and Breakfast
CONFERENCE SESSION I - SCHLEGEL 207
Chairman: Charles Plosser
9:15-10:30 am "Explaining the Puzzling Tax Dynamics of the European Union: Quantitative Lessons of Tax Competition in Financially Integrated Countries"
by Enrique Mendoza and Linda Tesar
Discussant: Ellen McGrattan
10:30-10:45 am Break
10:45-12:00 pm "Latin America in the Rear View Mirror"
by Harold Cole, Lee Ohanian and James Schmitz
Discussant: William Easterly
12:00 pm Luncheon – Schlegel Hall Rotunda
CONFERENCE SESSION II - SCHLEGEL 207
Chairman: Bennett McCallum
1:30-2:45 pm "Exchange Rate Regime Durability and Performance in Developing Versus Advanced Economies"
by Aasim Husain, Ashok Mody and Kenneth Rogoff
Discussant: David Backus
2:45-3:00 pm Break
3:00-4:15 pm "Rational Speculation and Exchange Rates"
by Margarida Duarte and Alan Stockman
Discussant: Maurice Obstfeld
4:30 pm Bus Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency
6:30 pm Bus departs Hyatt Regency for transportation to the Country Club of Rochester
6:45 pm Cocktails, Country Club of Rochester
Dinner, Country Club of Rochester
9:30 pm Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency
8:00 am Bus transportation to campus
8:15-8:45 am Breakfast
CONFERENCE SESSION III - SCHLEGEL 207
Chairman: Thomas Cooley
8:45-10:00 am "Implications of State Dependent Pricing for Dynamic Macroeconomic Modeling"
by Michael Dotsey and Robert King
Discussant: Susanto Basu
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:30 am "Tax Distortions and the Case for Price Stability"
by Fabrice Collard and Harris Dellas
Discussant: Lawrence Christiano
11:30 am Lunch available in Schlegel Hall Rotunda.
12:15 pm Bus transportation to airport.
Transportation will also be available for earlier or later flights if needed.
COMMITTEE: Bennett McCallum and Charles Plosser, Co-chairs: Andrew
Abel, Thomas Cooley,
Janice Eberly, Marvin Goodfriend, Sergio Rebelo, Alan Stockman and Stanley Zin