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Macroeconomics, Trade, and Finance Seminars

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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 2022 Seminars

For connection information, please contact Anna Goodman (agoodman@worldbank.org)

DateTimeVenueSpeaker Paper
Wednesday
7 September 2022
(Joint with & hosted by IMF)
12:00-1:00pm ETVirtual onlyLena Draeger 
Thursday
15 September 2022
12:00-1:15pm ET Sebnem Kalemli-OzcanCOVID-19 and International Linkages
Thursday
22 September 2022
12:00-1:15pm ET James CloyneTaxes and Growth: New Narrative Evidence from Interwar Britain
Thursday
29 September 2022
12:00-1:15pm ET Marco TabelliniFaith and Assimilation: Italian Immigrants in the U.S.
Wednesday
5 October 2022
(Joint with IMF & hosted by WB)
12:00-1:15pm ET Will Peterman 
Thursday
27 October 2022
12:00-1:15pm ET Eunhee Lee 
Wednesday
2 November 2022
(Joint with & hosted by IMF)
12:00-1:00pm ETVirtual onlyEmi Nakamura 
Thursday
10 November 2022
12:00-1:15pm ET tbd 
Thursday
17 November 2022
12:00-1:15pm ET Jonathan DingelForeign demand shocks and the spatial spread of Brazilian deforestation
Thursday
1 December 2022
12:00-1:15pm ET tbd 
Wednesday
7 December 2022
(Joint with IMF & hosted by WB)
12:00-1:15pm ET Nicholas TrachterThe Big Push in Distorted Economies

 

Spring 2022 Seminars

For connection information, please contact Anna Goodman (agoodman@worldbank.org)

DateTimeVenueSpeaker Paper
Wednesday
2 March 2022    
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineAmit Khandelwal
(Columbia)
The US-China Trade War and Global Reallocations
Thursday
10 March 2022
10:00-11:00am ETYouTubePeter Blair Henry (NYU)The Global Infrastructure Gap: Potential, Perils, and a Framework for Distinction
Thursday
17 March 2022
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineLiliana Varela (LSE)The Micro and Macro Dynamics of Capital Flows
Wednesday
6 April 2022
12:00-1:00pm ETOnlineErik Hurst (University of Chicago)Task-Based Discrimination
Thursday
21 April 2022
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineMonica Martinez-Bravo (CEMFI)Political Power, Elite Control, and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Brazil
Wednesday
4 May 2022
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineAlan Auerbach (Berkeley)Fiscal Multipliers in the COVID-19 Recession
Wednesday
25 May 2022
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineDevaki Ghose (World Bank)Production Networks and Firm-level Elasticities of Substitution
Wednesday
1 June 2022
12:00-1:00pm ETOnlineMartina Jasova (Barnard College)Monetary Policy, Labor Income Redistribution and the Credit Channel: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee and Credit Registers
Thursday
16 June 2022
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineVanessa Alviarez (IADB)Firm-Embedded Productivity and Cross-Country Income Differences

 

Fall 2021 Seminars

DateTimeVenueSpeaker Paper
Thursday
16 September 2021    
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineMelanie Morten
(Stanford)
Transportation, Gentrification, and Urban Mobility: The Inequality Effects of Place-Based Policies
Wednesday
5 October 2021      
1:30-2:45pm ETOnlineElias Papaioannou (London Business School)
Religion and Educational Mobility in Africa
Thursday
21 October 2021    
12:15-1:30pm ETOnlineAlessandra Peter (NYU)Nonlinear Pricing and Misallocation
Wednesday
3 November 2021
12:00 – 1:00 pm ETOnlineChristine A. ParlourWhen FinTech Competes for Payment Flows
Thursday
18 November 2021
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineDaniel Xu (Duke)Search and Information Frictions on Global E-Commerce Platforms: Evidence from AliExpress
Wednesday
1 December 2021
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineOscar Jorda (UC Davis/SF Fed)
Decomposing the Fiscal Multiplier
Thursday
9 December 2021 
12:30-1:45pm ETOnlineJonas Hjort (Columbia)Local or Imported? Middlemen, Market Power, and Input Sourcing in a Network Economy

 

Spring 2021 Seminars

DateTimeVenueSpeaker Paper
Wednesday
February 3, 2021
12:00 - 1pm
ET
OnlineKristin Forbes
(MMIT)
 
Spillovers at the Extremes: Macroprudential Tools and Vulnerability to the Global Financial Cycle
Wednesday
March 3, 2021
12:30 - 1:45pm
ET
OnlineThuy Lan
(Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Santa Clara University)
Quantifying the Real Exchange Rate (Dis)Connect
Thursday
March 25, 2021
12:30 - 1:45pm
ET
OnlineArnaud Costinot
(MIT)
International Trade and Earnings Inequality: A New Factor Content Approach
Thursday
April 1, 2021
12:30 – 1:45 pm ETOnlinePhilippe Aghion
(Harvard)
What Are the Labor and Product Market Effects of Automation? New Evidence from France
Thursday
April 15, 2021
12:30 - 1:45pm
ET
Online

Cecile Gaubert
(Berkeley)

Granular Comparative Advantage
Government Policies in a Granular Global Economy
Thursday
April 29, 2021
11:00am - 12:15pm
ET
OnlinePaula Bustos (CEMFI)Industrialization without Innovation
Wednesday
May 5, 2021
 
12:00 – 1:00 pm
ET
OnlineAmine Ouazad 
(HEC Montreal)
Mortgage Finance and Climate Change: Securitization Dynamics in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters
Thursday
May 20, 2021
12:30 - 1:45pm
ET
OnlineTommaso Porzio
(Columbia)
Transforming Institutions: Labor Reallocation and Wage Growth in a Reunified Germany
Wednesday
June 2, 2021
12:30 - 1:45pm
ET
OnlineDiana Van Patten (Princeton)Multinationals, Monopsony, and Local Development: Evidence from the United Fruit Company

 

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