Research Group Seminar Calendar
The Research Group at the New York Fed organizes multiple weekly seminar series on a variety of research and policy topics. Academic visitors and research staff present current research in a 90 minute seminar format in these series. Seminar attendance is limited to research staff and invited guests only.

(This schedule will be updated with topics periodically. So please check back frequently.)

2015 Schedule
Research & Statistics Group
January 8 Robert Townsend
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Segregated Security Exchanges with Ex Ante Rights to Trade: A Market-Based Solution to Collateral-Constrained Externalities
February 20 Eric Ghysels
University of North Carolina
Back to the Future: Backtesting Systemic Risk Measures During the Great Depression and Historical Bank Runs
March 27 Francesco Giavazzi
Bocconi University
The Composition of Fiscal Adjustments: New Evidence
June 5 Mariana Garcia
Columbia University
Monetary Policy Surprises and Expectations
June 9 Arpit Gupta
Columbia University
Default Contagion, Household Rollover Risk, and the Subprime Crisis of 2006-2007
June 10 Daniel Greenwald
New York University
Mortgage Refinancing and the Macroeconomy
June 11 Ameya Muley
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Reuse of Collateral
June 30 Kerstin Holzheu
University of Chicago
Selective Separations Over the Business Cycle
July 30 Ameya Muley
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Impact of Central Bank Actions on Collateralised Borrowing Markets
July 31 Vasia Panousi
University of
Implications of Business Income Risk: Theory and Data
August 14 Paul Klemperer
University of
Long Term Repo Auction
August 17 Arpit Gupta
Columbia University
Foreclosure Contagion, Household Rollover Risk, and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
August 21 Kerstin Holzheu
University of
Selective Separations Over the Business Cycle
Capital Markets
January 23 John Campbell
Harvard University
Inattention and Inertia in Household Finance: Evidence from the Danish Mortgage Market
April 2 Harrison Hong
Princeton University
Demographics, Real Estate Investments and the U.S. Housing Crisis
April 16 Christian Julliard
London School of Economics
Information Asymmetries, Volatility, Liquidity, and the Tobin Tax
April 30 Dimitris Papanikolaou
Kellogg School of Management
Technological Innovation: Winners and Losers
May 12 Marcus Opp
Berkeley, Haas School of Management
Macroprudential Bank Capital Regulation in a Competitive Financial System
May 28 Stefan Nagel
University of Michigan
The Liquidity Premium of Near-Money Assets
June 11 Matteo Maggiori
Harvard University
Financial Intermediation, International Risk Sharing, and Reserve Currencies
Sept 17 Lu Zhang
Fisher College, Ohio State
The CAPM Strikes Back? An Investment Model with Disasters
Sept 29 Anat Admati
Stanford University
The Leverage Ratchet Effect
Oct 22 Itamar Dreschsler
New York University Stern School of Business
Oct 27 Clemens Sialm
McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Nov 5 Daniel Andrei
UCLA, Anderson School of Management
Nov 19 Jules H. van Binsbergen
University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School
Financial Intermediation
March 17 Philipp Schnabl
New York University
The Deposits Channel of Monetary Policy
March 24 Josh Lerner
Harvard University
Private Equity and Industry Performance
April 7 Ali Hortaçsu
University of Chicago
Deposit Competition and Financial Fragility: Evidence from the U.S. Banking Sector
April 21 Mitchell Petersen
Northwestern University
Loans on Sale: Credit Market Seasonality, Borrower Need, and Lender Rent Seeking
May 12 Isil Erel
Ohio State University
Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stakes
June 2 Malcolm Baker
Harvard University
The Risk Anomaly Tradeoff of Leverage
August 18 Hao Zhou
Tsinghua University
The Great Wall of Debt: The Cross Section of Chinese Local Government Credit Spreads
Sept 15 Kevin Murphy
University of
Southern California
The Great Wall of Debt:
The Cross Section of Chinese Local
Government Credit Spreads
Sept 22 Antoinette Schoar
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Class
Sept 29 Anat Admati
Stanford University
The Leverage Ratchet Effect
Oct 13 Holger Mueller
New York University
Firm Leverage and Unemployment during the Great Recession
Oct 20 Dwight Jaffe
University of California
The Mortgage Pipeline Danger and the Role of FHLB Advances
Nov 10 Allen Berger
University of South Carolina
Nov 17 Giorgia Piacentino
Washington University in St. Louis
Dec 2 Gary Gorton
Yale School of Management
Money and Payment Studies
February 25 Roc Armenter & Benjamin Lester
FRB of Philadelphia
Excess Reserves and Monetary Policy Normalization
May 21 Brian Baisa
Amherst College
A Detail-Free and Efficient Auction for Budget Constrained Bidders
Sept 10 Martin Schmalz
University of
Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership
Oct 14 Alessandro Mennuni
University of
Liquidity as a Residual Store of Value
Macroeconomic & Monetary Studies / International Research (Macro)
March 4 Boragan Aruoba
University of Maryland
Macroeconomic Dynamics Near the ZLB: A Tale of Two Countries
March 18 Francisco Buera
FRB of Chicago
Liquidity Traps and Monetary Policy: Managing a Credit Crunch
March 25 Helene Ray
London Business School
World Asset Markets and the Global Financial Cycle
April 1 Guido Menzio
University of Pennsylvania
Agency Business Cycle
April 8 Oscar Jorda
FRB of San Francisco
Betting the House
April 15 Benjamin Malin
FRB of Minneapolis
Resurrecting the Role of the Product Market Wedge in Recessions
April 29 Jess Benhabib
New York University
Uncertainty and Sentiment - Driven Equilibria
May 6 Luigi Bocola
Northwestern University
The Pass-Through of Sovereign Risk
May 13 Christopher Huckfeldt
Cornell University
The Scarring Effect of Recessions: A Quantitative Analysis
May 20 Laura Veldkamp
NYU Stern School of Business
Understanding Uncertainty Shocks and the Role of Black Swans
June 3 Christopher Tonetti
Stanford GSB
Long Term Care Insurance, Annuities, and the Under-Insurance Puzzle
July 1 Luca Dedola
European Central Bank
If the Fed Sneezes, Who Catches a Cold?
Aug 13 Mariana Garcia
Columbia University
Are Low Interest Rates Deflationary? A Paradox of Perfect-Foresight Analysis
Sept 2 Xavier Gabaix
New York University
Behavioral Macroeconomics via Sparse Dynamic Programming
Sept 16 Manuel Amador
FRB of Minneapolis
Take the Short Route: How to Repay and Restructure Sovereign Debt with Multiple Maturities
Sept 18 Antonio Conti
Bank of Italy
Why is Inflation So Low in the Euro Area?
Sept 30 Athanasios Orphanides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan
Fear of Liftoff: Uncertainty, Rules, and Discretion in Monetary Policy Normalization
Oct 14 Alessandro Mennuni
University of Southampton
Liquidity as a Residual Store of Value
Nov 4 Javier Bianchi
FRB of Minneapolis
Nov 13 Harris Dellas
University of Bern
Dec 3 Gary Gorton
Yale School of Management
Dec 16 Petr Sedlacek
University of Bonn
Applied Micro Seminar Series
March 9 Pamela Giustinelli
University of Michigan
Group Decision Making with Uncertain Outcomes: Main Mechanisms and New Survey Data on Child-Parent Choice of the High School Track
March 16 Claire Lim
Princeton University
Dynamic Natural Monopoly Regulation: Time Inconsistency, Asymmetric Information, and Political Environments
March 23 Jan De Loecker
Princeton University
Firm Performance: A View from Production
March 30 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Princeton University
The Geography of Development: Evaluating Migration Restrictions and Coastal Flooding
April 6 Chris Neilson
New York University Stern
Student Loans, College Choice, and Information on the Returns to Higher Education
April 10 Pierre-André Chiappori
Columbia University
Matching with Transfers: An Economist's Toolbox
April 13 Claudia Steinwender
Princeton University
Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: When the States and the Kingdom became United
April 17 Alex Mas
Princeton University
The Individual and Market Level Effects of an Unemployment Insurance Duration Cut
April 20 Stephane Bonhomme
University of Chicago
A Distributional Framework for Matched Employers Employee Data
April 27 Bhash Mazumder
FRB of Chicago
New Perspectives on Intergenerational Economic Mobility
May 4 Dirk Krueger
University of Pennsylvania
High Marginal Tax Rates on the Top 1%? Lessons from a Life Cycle Model with Idiosyncratic Income Risk
May 11 Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley
Dark Trading at the Midpoint Pricing Rules, Order Flow and Price Discovery
May 18 Tal Gross
Columbia University
Hospitals as Insurers of Last Resort
June 1 Arnot Costinot
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Numbers We Can Believe In? Non-Parametric Counterfactuals in Neoclassical Models of International Trade
June 15 Adam Kapor
Yale University
Distributional Effects of Race-Blind Armative Action
June 29 Benedict-Guttman Kenney
UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Setting a Price Cap on the UK Payday Lending Market
August 10 Janet Currie
Princeton University
Lead Exposure and the Black White Test Score Gap
Sept 14 Daniel Gross
Harvard Business School
Creativity Under Fire: The Effects of Competition on Creative Production
Sept 21 Rajeev Dehejia
New York University
From Local to Global, External Validity in a Fertility Natural Experiment
Sept 28 Sarah Moshary
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Price Discrimination across PACs and the Consequences of Political Advertising Regulation
Oct 5 Anthony DeFusco
Northwestern University
Homeowner Borrowing and Housing Collateral: New Evidence from Expiring Price Controls
Oct 19 Enrico Moretti
University of
California, Berkeley
The Effect of State Taxes on the Geographical Location of Top Earners: Evidence from Star Scientists
Oct 26 Amalia Miller
University of
Nov 2 Tomasz Piskorski
Columbia University
Nov 9 Leonardo Bursztyn
University of
Los Angeles
Nov 16 Nathan Hendren
Harvard University
Nov 23 Jan Eeckhout
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Dec 7 Melinda Pitts
FRB of Atlanta
Dec 14 David Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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