First Annual Missouri Economics Conference
The Department of Economics at the University of MissouriColumbia
Schedule as of April 20, 2001
FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2001
Concurrent Session I - 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
between the Federal Funds Rate and the Fed's Federal Funds Rate
Target: Is It Open Market or Open Mouth Operations?"
"An Examination of IPO Trading Restrictions
Imposed by Multiple Lockups and Rule 144"
"Corporate Governance and Credible Commitments"
"The Remarkable Stability of Monetary Base Velocity in the United States, 1919-1999"
"Can Narrow Banking
Provide a Substitute for Depository Intermediaries?"
"Use of Market
Information in Bank Supervision: Interest Rates on Large Time Deposits"
Estimation under Non-Normality when Higher Moments Do Not Depend
on the Regressors, Using Residual-Augmented Least Squares"
"Foreign Ownership and Firm Value in Japan"
"On Unit Root Tests when the Alternative is a Trend-Break Stationary Process"
Concurrent Session II - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Transparency and Market Efficiency: An Econometric Analysis"
of Heterogeneity among Agents and Volatility Persistence in Real
"Changes in Monetary
Policy and Term Structure of Interest Rates: Theory and Evidence"
"Bayesian Inference of Long-Memory Dependence
in Volatility via Wavelets"
Cycles: New Indices and Analysis of Their Synchronicity"
and Monetary Policy Measurement"
"The Impact of Segmented Labor Markets on
the Distribution of Private Pension Benefits"
and the Market for Health Insurance in the U.S."
"Banking on the King: The Evolution of Organizations
Dedicated to Tax Collection in Old Regime France"
"Coordinating Macroeconomic Policy in a
Simple AK Growth Model"
"International Financial Crises and the
Term Structure of Debt Contract"
"Equilibrium and Welfare in an Economy with
Concurrent Session III - 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Teacher Quality, Pay and Turnover"
of Old-Age Insurance on Male Retirement: Evidence from Historical
of Welfare Reform on the Dynamics of Welfare Receipt and Employment"
"Inflationary Finance in a Simple Voting
"Escapist Policy Rules"
of a Monetary Model with State-Dependent Pricing"
from a Distant Firm may be Good for Duopolists"
"On the Importance
of Geographic and Technological Proximity for R&D Spillovers:
An Empirical Investigation"
"Interpreting Permanent and Transitory Shocks
to Output: What if Aggregate Demand Shocks are not Neutral in the
"Why are Bevridge-Nelson
and Unobserved-Component Decompositions of GDP so Different?"
for the Existence of Open Mouth Operations"
"Getting Markets in Synch with Monetary
Reception - 6:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2001
Continental Breakfast - 8:00 a.m.
Plenary Speaker II - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
"Current Unemployment in Historical Perspective"
Refreshment Break - Coffee, Juice, Tea - 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Change as a Series of Localized Technical Gains: Evidence from South
Korea and Taiwan"
"Does Trade Cause Growth in Nigeria?"
"The U.S. as a Coastal Nation"
"Inflationary Finance, Money Demand and Capital
Accumulations: A Welfare Analysis"
"End of Days"
"Monetary Stability and Liquidity Crises:
The Lender of Last Resort in a Small Open Economy"
"Welfare Costs of
Sticky Wages when Effort Can Respond"
"Technology Diffusion, Intertemporal Substitution
and Business Cycles"
"Engines of Liberation"
"Structural VARs of Exchange Rate Determination"
"Consumption and Aggregate Constraints: Evidence
from U.S. States and Canadian Provinces"
"Testing of Trend Models in the Presence of
Serial Correlation and Heteroskedasticity"
Activities will take place at the Memorial Union.
Co-authored papers are listed with the names of only one author.