Conference on Money, Credit, and Financial Frictions
for a special issue of the Review of Economic Dynamics

December 5-6, 2013

All events are at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Gateway Conference Center.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

1:30 – 2:30 pm
 
Repos, Fire Sales, and Bankruptcy Policy
Francesca Carapella (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

Coauthors:
Gaetano Antinolfi (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Washington University in St. Louis), Charles Kahn (University of Illinois), Antoine Martin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), David Mills (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System), Ed Nosal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Discussant:
Saki Bigio (Columbia University)

2:30 – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 – 3:45 pm Balance Sheet Recessions
Zhen Huo (University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

Coauthor:
Jose-Victor Rios-Rull (University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

Discussant:
Sebastian di Tella (Stanford Graduate School of Business)

3:45 – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 – 5:00 pm Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship
Marco Bassetto (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Coauthors:
Marco Cagetti (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System), and Cristina De Nardi (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Discussant:
Ali Shourideh (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania)

5:00 – 6:00 pm Reception
6:00 pm Dinner

Friday, December 6, 2013

8:30 – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 am Labor Market Upheaval, Default Regulations, and Consumer Debt
Kartik Athreya (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)

Coauthors:
Juan Sanchez (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis), Xuan Tam (University of Cambridge), Eric Young (University of Virginia)

Discussant:
Dean Corbae (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:15 am Aggregate Unemployment and Household Unsecured Debt
Zach Bethune (University of California-Santa Barbara)

Coauthors:
Guillaume Rocheteau (University of California-Irvine), Peter Rupert (University of California-Santa Barbara)

Discussant:
Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California)

11:15 – 11:30 am Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Anatomy of a Credit Crunch: From Capital to Labor Markets
Roberto Fattal-Jaef (International Monetary Fund)

Coauthors:
Francisco Buera (University of California-Los Angeles), and Yongseok Shin (Washington University of St. Louis and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

Discussant:
Aubhik Khan (Ohio State University)

12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 pm Financial Business Cycles
Matteo Iacoviello (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

Discussant:
Tommaso Monacelli (Bocconi University)

3:15 –4:15 pm Household Leveraging and Deleveraging
Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern University)

Coauthors:
Alejandro Justiniano (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago), and Andrea Tambalotti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

Discussant:
Gauti Eggertsson (Brown University)

4:15 pm Adjourn

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