Tepper School Simon School at University of Rochester NYU

Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference
on Public Policy

Public Policy Conference Series Semi-annual Conference

Editors

MARVIN GOODFRIEND, Carnegie Mellon University
STANLEY E. ZIN, New York University

Upcoming Conference

April 25-26, 2014

Simon School of Business, University of Rochester

 

 

CARNEGIE-ROCHESTER-NYU CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
“Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy”

The 83rd Meeting of the Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference on Public Policy

Thursday, April 24

8:00 - 11:00 pm                        Welcome Reception at Hyatt Regency – refer to hotel monitor

Friday, April 25

                                              Bus transportation to campus – refer to bus schedule

8:45 - 9:15 pm                        Packet Retrieval and Breakfast

 

                                  CONFERENCE SESSION I – SCHLEGEL 207

                                     Chairman: TBD

9:15-10:30 am             “Macroeconomic Volatility and External Imbalances”
                                   Alessandra Fogli and Fabrizio Perri
                                   Discussant: Javier Bianchi

10:30-10:45 am             Break

10:45-12:00 am             “Microeconomic Uncertainty, International Trade, and Aggregate Fluctuations”
                                   George Alessandria, Horag Choi, Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan
                                   Discussant: Hanno Lustig

12:00 pm                       Luncheon – Schlegel Hall Rotunda

 

                                  CONFERENCE SESSION II – SCHLEGEL 207

                                     Chairman: TBD

1:30-2:45 pm             “TFP Risk vs. Uncertainty”
                                   David Backus, Axelle Ferriere and Stanley Zin
                                   Discussant: Cosmin Ilut
                                   slides

2:45-3:00 pm               Break

3:00-4:15 pm             “Growth Uncertainty, Generalized Disappointment Aversion, and Production-Based Asset Pricing”
                                   Hening Liu and Jianjun Miao
                                   Discussant: Lars Lochstoer

4:30 pm                       Bus Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency and Radisson Riverside

                                     Bus departs Hyatt Regency and Radisson Riverside for transportation to the Country Club of Rochester – refer to bus schedule

6:45 pm                       Cocktails, Country Club of Rochester

7:30 pm                       Dinner, Country Club of Rochester

9:30 pm                      Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency and Radisson Riverside

 

Saturday, April 26

                                              Bus transportation to campus – refer to bus schedule

8:15 - 8:45 pm                      Breakfast

 

                                  CONFERENCE SESSION III – SCHLEGEL 207

                                     Chairman: TBD

8:45-10:00 am             “Four Types of Ignorance”
                                   Lars Peter Hansen and Thomas J. Sargent
                                   Discussant: Harald Uhlig

10:00-10:15 am             Break

10:15-11:30 am           “Uncertainty, Investment, and Managerial Incentives”
                                   Brent Glover and Oliver Levine
                                   Discussant: Francois Gourio

11:30 am                       Box Lunches available in Schlegel Hall Rotunda

12:15 pm                       Transportation to airport and hotels

                                       Transportation will also be available for earlier or later flights if needed