Demography for Economists Agenda

Friday, September 20, 2013

12:00-1:00pm: Lunch and Welcome
•1:00-3:00pm: 

SESSION 1

Efficient Sovereign Default 
Alessandro Dovis 
Discussant: Vivian Yue

BKK the EZ Way 
Ric Colacito, Max Croce, Steven Ho, and Phillip Howard
Discussant: Stan Zin

•3:00-3:30pm:  Break 

•3:30-5:30pm: 

SESSION 2

Good and Bad Uncertainties and the Macroeconomy 
Gill Segal, Ivan Shaliastovich, and Amir Yaron 
Discussant: Lukas Schmid

Asset Pricing with Heterogeneous Agents and Trading Technologies 
YiLi Chien, Harold Cole, and Hanno Lustig 
Discussant: Tony Smith

•7:00-11:00pm:  Cocktails and Dinner


Saturday, September 21, 2013

9:45-11:45am: 

SESSION 3

From Information Frictions and Financial Markets to Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity 
Joel David, Hugo Hopenhayn, and Venky Venkateswaran
Discussant: Yongseok Shin

Merger Activity in Industry Equilibrium 
Theodosios Dimopoulos and Stefano Sacchetto 
Discussant: Oliver Levine

• 12:00-1:00: Lunch

• 1:00-3:00pm: 

SESSION 4

Screening as a Unified Theory of Delinquency, Renegotiation, and Bankruptcy 
Natalia Kovrijnykh and Igor Livshits
Discussant:  Alexei Tchistyi

Liquidity Traps and Monetary Policy: Managing a Credit Crunch 
Francisco Buera and Juan Pablo Nicolini
Discussant:  Simon Gilchrist

• 3:00pm: Adjourn