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Macroeconomics, Trade, and Finance Seminars

February 07-June 05, 2024
Washington, DC
The World Bank

The Macroeconomics, Trade, and Finance Seminar Series is a weekly series hosted by the World Bank's research department. The series invites leading researchers from the fields of macroeconomics, growth, trade, international integration, and finance to present the results of their recent research in a seminar format.
 

Spring 2024 Seminars

For connection information, please contact Carmen Andira Watson (cwatson@worldbank.org).

DateTimeVenueSpeakerPaper
Wednesday
February 7, 2024
(Joint with & hosted by IMF)
  Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University) 
Wednesday
March 6, 2024
(Joint with & hosted by IMF)
  Julieta Caunedo (Toronto) 
Thursday
March 14, 2024
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Kirill Borusyak (University of California, Berkeley)                                                                        
Thursday
March 21, 2024
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Ariel Burstein (UCLA) 
Thursday
March 28, 2024
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Klaus Desmet (Southern Methodist University) 
Thursday
April 4, 2024
(Joint with IMF, hosted by World Bank)
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Mathilde Munoz (University of California, Berkeley) 
Thursday
April 11, 2024
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Laura Alfaro (Harvard Business School) 
Thursday
May 2, 2024
(Joint with IMF, hosted by World Bank)
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Kerem Cosar (University of Virginia) 
Thursday
May 30, 2024
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Gerard Padro (Yale University) 
Wednesday
June 5, 2024
(Joint with & hosted by IMF)
  Diego Comin (Dartmouth) 

 

Fall 2023 Seminars

DateTimeVenueSpeakerPaper
Thursday
September 28, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETOnlineMatteo Maggiori (Stanford University)A Framework for Geoeconomics                     
Thursday
October 5, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Joseph Kaboski (University of Notre Dame)How Important are Investment Indivisibilities for Development? Experimental Evidence from Uganda 
Thursday
October 12, 2023

12:00 - 1:15pm ET

MC 3-570Felipe Saffie (University of Virginia)Political Connections, Allocation of Stimulus Spending, and the Jobs Multiplier
Thursday
October 19, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Sina Ates (Federal Reserve Board)Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World
Wednesday
November 1, 2023
(Joint with and hosted by IMF)
12:00 - 1:00pm ETHQ1-9-611 (IMF)Sean Higgins (Northwestern University)Why Small Firms Fail to Adopt Profitable Opportunities
Thursday
November 2, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia SIPA)The Trade War and American Soft Power: Evidence from Movies, Cars, and Trust
Thursday
November 9, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Ebehi Iyoha (Harvard Business School)Third-Country Effects of the US-China Trade War: A Firm-level Analysis
Thursday
November 16, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Ishan NathAgriculture, Trade, and the Spatial Efficiency of Global Water Use
Thursday
November 30, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Kory Kroft (University of Toronto)Earnings Inequality in Production Networks
Thursday
December 7, 2023
(Joint with IMF)
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Conor Walsh (Columbia Business School)Urban-Biased Growth: A Macroeconomic Analysis


Spring 2023 Seminars

DateTimeVenueSpeakerPaper
Wednesday
February 1, 2023
(Joint with IMF)
12:00 - 1:00pm ETOnlineJohn Cochrane (Stanford University)The Fiscal Theory of the Price Level and Expectations and the Neutrality of Interest Rates
Thursday
March 2, 2023
(Joint with IMF & hosted by WB)
12:00 - 1:15pm ETOnlineThomas Philippon (NYU)Additive Growth               
Thursday
March 9, 2023

Part 1:
12:00 - 12:45pm ET

Part 2:
12:45 - 1:45pm ET

MC 3-570Anton Korinek (U VA/Brookings)

Part 1: Using Large Language Models and Cognitive Automation for Economic Research

Part 2: “The economics of transformative AI” (covering papers on work, development, growth and alignment)

Note that attendees are welcome to attend either or both parts of this seminar.

Thursday
March 16, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Will Peterman (Federal Reserve Board)Understanding the Inequality and Welfare Impacts of Carbon Tax Policies
Thursday
March 23, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Diego Perez (NYU)The Macroeconomic Implications of US Market Power in Safe Assets
Thursday
March 30, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Dietrich Vollrath (U Houston)Agrarian Origins of Individualism and Collectivism
Thursday
April 6, 2023
(Joint with IMF & hosted by WB)
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Costas Arkolakis (Yale)Clean Growth
Wednesday
May 3, 2023
(Joint with & hosted by IMF)
12:30 - 1:45pm ET Ryan Kim (Johns Hopkins SAIS)Spillovers through Multimarket Firms: The Uniform Product Replacement Channel
Thursday
May 11, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Sebastian SoteloDeforestation: A Global and Dynamic Perspective
Thursday
May 18, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Nancy Qian (Kellogg School of Management)The Impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act on the U.S. Economy
Thursday
May 25, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (University of Chicago)On the Geographic Implications of Carbon Taxes
Thursday
June 8, 2023
(Joint with IMF & hosted by WB)
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570David Nagy (Princeton)The Death and Life of Great British Cities
Thursday
June 15, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Ezra Oberfield (Princeton)Growth and the Fragmentation of Production
Thursday
June 22, 2023
12:00 - 1:15pm ETMC 3-570Joseph ShapiroInstitutions, Comparative Advantage, and the Environment

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2023