48th Konstanz Seminar, 2017

Program 48th Konstanz Seminar (PDF)

Edouard Challe (Ecole Polytechnique): Uninsured unemployment risk and optimal monetary policy
Discussant: Monika Merz (University of Vienna)

Kurt Mitman (IIES): Monetary Policy, Heterogeneity and the Housing Channel,
with Fatih Karahan, Serdar Ozkan, an Aron Hedlund
Discussant: Vincent Sterk (University College London)

Julia Thomas (Ohio State): Default Risk and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Economy with Production Heterogeneity, with Aubhik Khan, Tatsuro Senga
Discussant: Petr Sedláček (University of Bonn)

Adrian Auclert (Stanford): Inequality and Aggregate Demand,
with Matt Rognlie
Discussant: Kathrin Schlafmann (IIES)

Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Carnegie-Mellon): The Maturity Structure of Inside Money,
with Burton Hollifield
Discussant: Fabrizio Mattesini (University of Rome “Tor Vergata”)

Todd B. Walker (Indiana Bloomington): Approximate Aggregation in Dynamic Economies,
with Karsten O. Chipeniuk and Nets Hawk Katz
Discussant: Michael Evers (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Fabio Ghironi (University of Washington): Market Reforms at the Zero Lower Bound,
with Matteo Cacciatore, Romain Duval, and Giuseppe Fiori
Discussant: Gernot Mueller (University of Tuebingen)

Evi Pappa (EUI): Fiscal Consolidations in a Low Inflation Environment: Pay cuts versus Lost Jobs,
with Guilherme Bandeira, Rana Sajedi, and Eugenia Vella
Discussant: Pablo Guerrón-Quintana (Boston College)

Michael Kumhof (Bank of England): The Macroeconomics of Central Bank Issued Digital Currencies,
with John Barrdear
Discussant: Paul Pichler (University of Vienna and OENB)

Policy Session Speaker:
Jens Weidmann (President, Deutsche Bundesbank): Low rates, loud talk?