Latin Agenda

“Latin America’s Total Factor Productivity Puzzle”
Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF)
University of California, Santa Barbara
September 20-22, 2007
Afternoon of September 20, 2007
Arrival and Check In (check-in at 3:00 p.m., but rooms will be held for guests)
The Upham Hotel
1404 De La Vina Street 
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 
(805) 962-0058
Daily continental breakfast is included in guest stay.

7:45 p.m. Cocktails9:00 p.m. Conference Kick-Off Dinner
El Paseo Mexican Restaurant
800 block of State Street, in the El Paseo Presidio
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 
(805) 962-6050
As restaurant is a short walk from the hotel, guests will walk between hotel and restaurant.  Meet in Upham lobby at 7:30 p.m.

 “Latin America’s Total Factor Productivity Puzzle”
Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF)
University of California, Santa Barbara

Friday, September 21, 2007 

*note that speakers are highlighted in author listings*

8:15 a.m. 
Shuttle van picks up participants at The Upham, transports to UCSB University Center/Santa Barbara Harbor Room

8:45 a.m. 
Arrival at Santa Barbara Harbor Room, University Center

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.:  SESSION ONE – GROWTH AND/OR BUSINESS CYCLE IMPLICATIONS OF ALTERNATIVE MEASURES AND MODELS OF TFP

  • 10:00-10:15:  Coffee Break 
  • 11:15-11:30:  Coffee Break

11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.:  SESSION TWO – TFP AND OPEN ECONOMY/INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

  • 12:30-2:30:  Lunch – Beachside Restaurant (by shuttle van)
  • 2:30-3:30: “The Terms of Trade and Latin America’s Lost Decade” 
    Andy Neumeyer
  • 3:30- 3:45  Coffee Break
  • 4:45-5:00:  Coffee Break

6:15 p.m. 
Shuttle van picks up participants, transports to The Upham

7:45 p.m. 
Meet in Upham lobby to walk to dinner

8:00 p.m.
Dinner
University House
Hosted by Chancellor Henry and Mrs. Dilling Yang

10:00 p.m.
Shuttle van picks up participants, transports to The Upham

 

Saturday, September 22, 2007 

*note that speakers are highlighted in author listings*

8:15 a.m. 
Shuttle van picks up participants at The Upham, transports to UCSB University Center/Santa Barbara Harbor Room

8:45 a.m. 
Arrival at Santa Barbara Harbor Room, University Center

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.:  SESSION THREE – TFP AND FINANCIAL FRICTIONS/OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE

  • 9:00-10:00: “East Asia vs. Latin America: TFP and Human Capital Policies”
    Rody Manuelli
  • 10:00-10:15: Coffee Break
  • 11:15-11:30:  Coffee Break 
  • 12:30-2:00:  Lunch – Catered barbecue on patio outside conference room, overlooking lagoon

2:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.:  SESSION FOUR – TFP: MICROECONOMIC EVIDENCE AND GOVERNMENT REGULATION

  • 3:00-3:15:  Coffee Break 
  • 4:15-4:30:  Coffee Break

4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.:   PANEL DISCUSSION

Finn Kydland - Moderator
Edward Prescott
José de Gregorio
Timothy Kehoe
Michele Boldrin
Carlos Zarazaga

6:30 p.m.
Shuttle van picks up participants, transports to The Upham

7:45 p.m.
Meet in lobby, walk to dinner
Opal Restaurant
1325 State Street

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