Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy

Semi-annual Conference

Editors:    Bennett McCallum

                 Charles I. Plosser

Upcoming Conference

 

November 9-10, 2007

Tepper, Carnegie-Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

 


Carnegie-Rochester Conference on Public Policy
November 9
-10, 2007

Schedule 

Thursday, November 8

8:00 p.m.         Welcoming Reception – Holiday Inn Select, Oakland

Friday, November 9

 

8:15 a.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Holiday Inn Select to CMU/Tepper School - Posner Hall

8:30 a.m.         Buffet Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m.         Conference Session I: Tepper School – Posner Hall – Room 151
                        Chairman: Bennett McCallum     

 

·         Authors:  Kai Christoffel and Keith Kuester

                                  Title:  Resuscitating the wage channel in models with unemployment fluctuations

                                  Discussant:   Julio Rotemberg   

 

·         Authors:  Michael Krause, David Lopez-Salido, and Thomas Lubik

     Title:   Inflation dynamics with search frictions: A structural econometric analysis

      Discussant:  Miguel Casares

 

 

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

 

 

1:30 p.m.         Conference Session II: Tepper School – Posner Hall – Room 151
                        Chairman: Charles Plosser

 

·         Authors:   Tommy Sveen and Lutz Weinke 

           Title:  New Keynesian perspectives on labor market dynamics

                                   Discussant:  Robert Shimer

 

·         Author:  Carlos Thomas

                       Title:  Search and matching frictions and optimal monetary policy

     Discussant:  Ester Faia 

 

                                                           

5:00 p.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Posner Hall to Holiday Inn Select

 

7:15 p.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Holiday Inn Select to The Pittsburgh Golf Club

 

7:30 p.m.         Dinner at The Pittsburgh Golf Club

  

Saturday, November 10

 

8:00 a.m.         Molly’s Trolleys from Holiday Inn Select to CMU/Tepper School - Posner Hall

8:15 a.m.         Buffet Breakfast

 

8:45 a.m.         Conference Session III: Tepper School – Posner Hall – Room 151
                        Chairman: Stanley Zin

 

·         Authors:  Per Krusell, Toshihiko Mukoyama, Richard Rogerson, and Aysegul Sahin 

           Title: The aggregate implications of indivisible labor, incomplete markets, and labor market dynamics

           Discussant: Robert Hall

 

              

·        Authors: Luca Sala, Ulf Söderström, and Antonella Trigari

          Title:  Monetary policy under uncertainty in an estimated model with labor market frictions

          Discussant:  Frank Schorfheide

 

 

 

11:45 a.m.       ADJOURN

        

 

 

 

12:00 p.m.       Box Lunches will be available.