Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy

Semi-annual Conference

 

Editors:    Bennett McCallum

                 Charles I. Plosser

 

 

Upcoming Conference

 

November 16-17, 2001

GSIA, Carnegie-Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

 

Carnegie-Rochester Conference on Public Policy

November 16-17, 2001

Thursday, November 15

 

8:00 p.m.         Welcoming Reception Holiday Inn Select-University Center

 

 

Friday, November 16

 

8:15 a.m.         Bus from Holiday Inn to CMU/GSIA-Posner Hall

8:30 a.m.         Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m.         Conference Session I: GSIA Posner Hall Room 151

                        Chairman:  Bennett McCallum

 

         Authors:  Richard Clarida, Jordi Gali, and Mark Gertler        Discussant:  Edward Nelson

      Title:        A simple framework for international monetary policy Analysis

 

         Authors:  Michael Devereux and Charles Engel                   Discussant:  Alan Stockman

                              Title:        Exchange rate pass-through, exchange rate volatility, and exchange rate disconnect

 

12:00 p.m.       Lunch GSIA Grand Room 3rd floor Posner Hall

 

1:30 p.m.         Conference Session II: GSIA Posner Hall Room 151

Chairman:  Charles Plosser

 

         Authors:  Frank Smets and Raf Wouters                             Discussant: Dale Henderson     

        Title:           Monetary policy in an open economy: an application to the Euro area

 

         Author:   Robert Kollmann                                                 Discussant:Andrew Levin

      Title:        Monetary policy rules in the open economy: Effects on welfare and business cycles                                                          

5:00 p.m.         Bus from GSIA to Holiday Inn

 

7:30 p.m.         Dinner at The University Club

 

 

Saturday, November 17

 

8:15 a.m.         Bus from Holiday Inn to CMU/GSIA-Posner Hall

8:30 a.m.         Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m.         Conference Session III: GSIA Posner Hall Room 151

Chairman:  Stanley Zin

 

         Authors:  Martin Evans andRichard Lyons                         Discussant:  Robert Hodrick

                                Title:        Time-varying liquidity in foreign exchange

              

         Authors:  Michele Cavallo and Fabio Ghironi                       Discussant:  Philip Lane

                                Title:         Net foreign assets and the exchange rate: Redux revived

 

12:00 p.m.       Adjourn