53rd Konstanz Seminar, 2022

The conference was held from Tuesday, May 31st to Thursday, June 2nd, 2022.

Participation was by invitation only.

Program as pdf.

Presenters and discussants:

Alaïs Martin-Baillon, Sciences Po, slides

Should Monetary Policy Care about Redistribution? Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy with Heterogeneous Agents (with François Le Grand and Xavier Ragot)

Discussant: Anna Rogantini Picco, Sveriges Riksbank, slides

Galo Nuño, Banco de España, slides

Firm Heterogeneity, Capital Misallocation and Optimal Monetary Policy (with Beatriz Gonzalez, Dominik Thaler, and Silvia Albrizio)

Discussant: Agnieszka Markiewicz, Erasmus Univ Rotterdam, slides

Stephie Fried, Arizona State University and San Francisco Fed, slides

Understanding the Inequality and Welfare Impacts of Carbon Tax Policies (with Kevin Novan and William B. Peterman)

Discussant: Simon Fuchs, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, slides

Kjetil Storesletten, University of Minnesota, slides

Business Cycles During Structural Change: Arthur Lewis’ Theory from a Neoclassical Perspective (with Bo Zhao and Fabrizio Zilibotti)

Discussant: Gregor Boehl, University of Bonn, slides

Harris Dellas, University of Bern

Public Debt as Private Liquidity: Optimal Policy (with George-Marios Angeletos and Fabrice Collard)

Discussant: Dmitriy Sergeyev, Bocconi University, slides

Gauti Eggertsson, Brown University, slides

The Aging Hypothesis (with Neil Mehrotra)

Discussant: Guido Ascari, De Nederlandsche Bank, slides

Salome Baslandze, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, slides

Entrepreneurship through Employee Mobility, Innovation, and Growth

Discussant: Rüdiger Bachmann, University of Notre Dame, slides

Andrew Atkeson, University of California, Los Angeles, slides

The End of Privilege: A Reexamination of the Net Foreign Asset Position in the United States (with Jonathan Heathcote and Fabrizio Perri)

Discussant: Federica Romei, Oxford University, slides

Policy session:

Christopher J. Waller,
Governor, Board of Governors of Federal Reserve System