49th Konstanz Seminar, 2018

The conference was held on May 16 and May 17, 2018.

Program as a pdf with schedule.

Wednesday, May 16th

Franck Portier (University College London): Real Keynesian Models and Sticky Prices
with Paul Beaudry, presentation
Discussant: Edouard Challe (Ecole Polytechnique), discussion

Jesper Lindé (Riksbank): Resolving the Missing Deflation Puzzle
with Matthias Trabandt, presentation
Discussant: Nils Gornemann (Board of Governors), discussion

Sylvain Leduc (Bank of Canada): Precautionary Pricing: The Disinflationary Eff ects of ELB Risk
Discussant: Pablo Guerrón (Boston College)

Cyril Monnet (University of Bern): Risk and Liquidity Requirements in a Model of Fractional Reserve Banking
with Stefan Imhof and Shengxing Zhang
Discussant: Régis Breton (Banque de France)

Agnieszka Markiewicz (Erasmus University, Rotterdam) Cyclicality of Add-on Pricing
with Branko Boskovic, Sacha Kapoor, Barry Scholnick
Discussant: Sarah Lein (U Basel), discussion


Thursday, May 17th

Leonardo Melosi (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago): The Role of TFP News in
U.S. Recessions and Booms

with Renato Faccini
Discussant: Federico Ravenna (Danmarks Nationalbank)

Miguel Faria-e-Castro (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis): Fiscal Multipliers and Financial Crises, presentation
Discussant: Almuth Scholl (U Konstanz), discussion

Roman Sustek (Queen Mary): MONK: Mortgages in a New Keynesian Model
with Carlos Carriga and Finn Kydland
Discussant: Carlos Thomas (Banco de España), discussion

Andrea Ferrero (Oxford) Concerted Efforts? Monetary Policy and Macro-Prudential Tools
with Richard Harrison and Benjamin Nelson
Discussant: Zeno Enders (U Heidelberg), discussion


Policy Session.  Speaker: Sylvain Leduc (Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)


The seminar is closed to media and held under Chatham House Rule.