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Tsinghua Workshop in Macroeconomics 2014

May 30 - June 1, 2014
SEM, Tsinghua University

Venue: Room 418, Shunde Building, SEM


Keynote Speakers: Francesco Caselli and Jeremy Greenwood



Friday, May 30   

8:30-8:50           Registration
8:50-9:00           Opening Remark


Morning session:

9:00-10:00       Nicolas Roys (Wisconsin-Madison), Ananth Seshadri (Wisconsin-Madison):

                           "Economic Development and the Organization of Production"


10:00-11:00     Ping Wang (Washington University in St. Louis), Tsz-Nga Wong (Bank of Canada),

                        Chong-Kee Yip (Chinese University of Hong Kong):

                           "Technology Assimilation and Aggregate Productivity"


11:00-11:15     Coffee Break


11:15-12:15     Keynote Speech by Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania):

                           "Buy, Keep or Sell: Economic Growth and the Market for Ideas "

                          by Funk Akcigit, Murat Alp Celik, Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania)


12:15-1:45    Lunch    


Afternoon session:

1:45-2:45       Petr Sedlacek ( University of Bonn), Vincent Sterk ((University College London):

                          "The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle"


2:45-3:00      Coffee Break


3:00-4:00       Gabriel Chodorow-Reich (Harvard University), Loukas Karabarbounis (University of Chicago):

                          “The Cyclicality of the Opportunity Cost of Employment”


4:00-4:15      Coffee Break


4:15-5:15        Vincent Sterk (University College London), Silvana Tenreyro (London School of Economics):

                           "The Transmission of Monetary Policy Operations through Redistributions and Durable Purchases"


6:00-8:00      Conference Dinner



Saturday, May 31    

Morning session:

9:00-10:00       Jose Asturias (Georgetown University), Manuel García-Santana (ECARES),

                        Roberto Ramos (Bank of Spain):

                           "Misallocation, Internal Trade, and the Role of Transportation Infrastructure"


10:00-11:00     Trevor Tombe (University of Calgary), Xiaodong Zhu (University of Toronto and SAIF):

                           "Trade Liberalization, Internal Migration and Regional Income Differences: Evidence from China"


11:00-11:15     Coffee Break


11:15-12:15     Keynote Speech by Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics):

                           "Diversification through Trade"

                          by Francesco Caselli (LSE), Miklos Koren (Central European University),

                            Milan Lisicky (European Commission), Silvana Tenreyro (LSE)


12:15-1:45    Lunch    


Afternoon session:

1:45-2:45       Timothy Kehoe (Minnesota), Kim Ruhl (New York University), Joseph Steinberg (University of Toronto):

                          "Global Imbalances and Structural Change in the United States"


2:45-3:00      Coffee Break


3:00-4:00       Anton Cheremukhin (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas), Mikhail Golosov (Princeton University),

                      Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po), Aleh Tsyvinski (Yale University), :

                          “The Economy of People's Republic of China from 1953”


4:00-4:15      Coffee Break


4:15-5:15        Chong-En Bai (Tsinghua University), Qing Liu (Tsinghua University), Wen Yao (Tsinghua University):

                           "Investing Like China"



Sunday, June 1    

Morning session:

9:00-10:00       Chen Wang (Iowa State University and Fudan University), Youzhi Yang (SHUFE):

                           "Equilibrium Matching and Termination"


10:00-11:00     Yuzhe Zhang (Texas A&M University), David L. Fuller (Concordia University and CIREQ),

                       B. Ravikumar (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis):

                           "Unemployment Insurance Fraud and Optimal Monitoring"


11:00-11:15     Coffee Break


11:15-12:15     Daoju Peng (CUHK), Kang Shi (CUHK), Juanyi Xu (HKUST):

                           "SOE and Chinese Business Cycle"


12:15-1:30    Lunch    

1:30-6:00      Tour