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

Friday, September 23, 2016

8:30 – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:50 am

Bank Networks and Systemic Risk: Micro Evidence From the National Banking Acts

Presenter: Jessie Jiaxu Wang, Arizona State University
Coauthors: Mark Paddrik, U.S Treasury, Haelim Park, U.S. Treasury
Discussant: Kris Mitchener, Santa Clara University
9:50 – 10:05 am Break
10:05 – 10:55 am

A Macroeconomic Model of Liquidity, Wholesale Funding, and Banking Regulation

Presenter: Luisa Lambertini, EFP Lausanne
Coauthors: Corinne Dubois
Discussant: Aaron Hedlund, University of Missouri
10:55 – 11:10 am Break
11:10 – 12:00 pm

Banks, Liquidity Management, and Monetary Policy

Presenter: Javier Bianchi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Coauthors: Saki Bigio, UCLA
Discussant: Daniel Sanches, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:50 pm

Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound

Presenter: Ruchir Agerwal, IMF
Coauthors: Miles Kimball, University of Michigan
Discussant: Tai‐Wei Hu, Northwestern University
1:50 – 2:05 pm Break
2:05 - 2:55 pm

QE in the Future: the Central Bank’s Balance Sheet in a Fiscal Crisis

Presenter: Ricardo Reis, Columbia University and LSE
Discussant: Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
2:55 – 3:10 pm Break
3:10 – 4:00 pm

Can Currency Competition Work?

Presenter: Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania
Coauthors: Daniel Sanches, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Discussant: Lucas Herrenbrueck, Simon Fraser University
4:00 – 4:15 pm Break
4:15 – 4:55 pm

How Central Banks End Crises

Presenter: Guillermo Ordonez, University of Pennsylvania
Coauthors: Gary Gorton, Yale University
Discussant: Pamela Labadie, George Washington University
4:55 – 5:10 pm Break
5:10 – 6:00 pm

Bailouts, Moral Hazard, and Banks’ Home Bias for Sovereign Debt

Presenter: Ariel Zetlin Jones, Carnegie‐Mellon University
Coauthors: Gaetano Gaballo, Banque de France
Discussant: Todd Keister, Rutgers University
6:00 pm Reception and Dinner