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Macroeconomics, Trade, and Finance Seminar Series 2020

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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.


Fall 2020 Schedule of Seminars

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DateTimeVenueSpeaker Paper
Wednesday
September 2
12:00–1 pm OnlineJames D. Hamilton (UCSD)Advances in Structural Vector Autoregressions With Imperfect Identifying Information
Thursday
September 17

12:30–1:45 pm

Online

Scott Gehlbach (Chicago)

The Oligarch Vanishes: Defensive Ownership, Property Rights, and Political Connections
Wednesday
October 7

12:30–1:45 pm

Online

Carolin Pflueger (Chicago)

Why Does the Fed Move Markets so Much? A Model of Monetary Policy and Time-Varying Risk Aversion
Thursday
October 22
9:00–10:15 amOnlineAdrien Bussy
(LSE)
Corporate Tax Evasion: Evidence from International Trade
Thursday
October 29
11:00–12:15pmOnlineShang-Jin Wei (Columbia)Natural Tariffs
Wednesday
November 4
12:00–1:00 pmOnlineMassimiliano Croce
(Bocconi University)
When the Markets Get Co.V.I.D.: Contagion, Viruses, and Information Diffusion
Thursday
November 19
12:30–1:45 pmOnlineEduardo Morales (Princeton)Firm-Export Dynamics in Interdependent Markets

 

Spring 2020 Schedule of Seminars

DateTimeVenueSpeakerPaper
Wednesday
February 5 
12:00-1:15 pmIMF HQ1 9-611Yan Bai (University of Rochester)World Financial Cycles
Thursday
March 5
12:30-2 pmMC 5-100Simon Alder
(UNC-Chapel Hill)
Political Distortions and Infrastructure Networks in China: A Quantitative Spatial Equilibrium Analysis
Thursday
March 12
12:30-2 pmMC 8-100Carolin Pflueger
(University of Chicago)
CANCELLED
A Consumption Based Model of Monetary Policy and Asset Prices
Thursday
March 19
12:30-2 pmMC 3-570Matthias Kehrig
(Duke)
WEBEX
Good dispersion, bad dispersion
Thursday
March 26
12:30-2 pmMC 7-100Arnaud Costinot (MIT) CANCELLED 
Thursday
April 9, 2020
12:30-2 pmMC 4-100Filipe Campante (Johns Hopkins University)
CANCELLED
 
Thursday
April 23, 2020
12:30-2 pmMC 5-100Cecile Gaubert (Berkeley)
CANCELLED
 
Thursday
April 30, 2020
12:30-2 pmMC 7-100Thuy Lan Nguyen (Santa Clara)
CANCELLED
 
Wednesday
May 6
12:30-2 pmMC 4-100Eduardo Morales
(Princeton)
CANCELLED
 
Thursday
May 14
12:30-2 pmMC 5-100Will Peterman (Federal Reserve Board) 
Thursday
May 21
12:30-2 pmMC 5-100Stephen J. Redding (Princeton)
WEBEX
The Making of the Modern Metropolis: Evidence from London

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Last Updated: Aug 31, 2020