The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is hosting the 2012 System Committee on Business and Financial Analysis. The program organizers are Michael W. McCracken (Michael.W.McCracken@stls.frb.org) from the St. Louis Fed and Giovanni Olivei (Giovanni.Olivei@bos.frb.org) from the Boston Fed. The local organizers are Elaine Clokey (email@example.com) and John Robertson (John.C.Robertson@atl.frb.org).
"The Expected Real Return to Equity"
Presenter: Missaka Warusawitharana, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Discussant: Fernando Duarte, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
"Sales, Inventories, and Real Interest Rates: A Century of Stylized Facts"
Presenter: Thomas Lubik, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
(with Luca Benati)
Discussant: Dan Waggoner, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"The Cyclical Behavior of Equilibrium Unemployment and Vacancies Across OECD Countries"
Presenter: Pedro Amaral, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
(with Murat Tasci)
Discussant: Marios Karabarbounis, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
"Monetary Policy Shocks and Stock Returns: Identification Through Impossible Trinity"
Presenter: Ali Ozdagli, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
(with Yifan Yu)
Discussant: Kurt Lewis, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
"Neighborhood Dynamics and the Distribution of Opportunity"
Presenter: Daniel Carroll, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
(with Dionissi Aliprantis)
Discussant: Pedro Silos, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"International Channels of the Fed’s Unconventional Monetary Policy"
Presenter: Chris Neely, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
(with Michael D. Bauer)
Discussant: Carlo Rosa, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
"Expectations about the Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet and the Term Structure of Interest Rates"
Presenter: Elizabeth Klee, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
(with Jane Ihrig, Canlin Li, Brett Schulte, and Min Wei)
Discussant: Emanuel Moench, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
"Changes in Bank Lending Standards and the Macroeconomy"
Presenter: William F. Bassett, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
(with Mary Beth Chosak, John C. Driscoll, and Egon Zakrajsek)
Discussant: Joe Peek, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
"Intermediary Leverage, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Macroprudential Policy"
Presenter: Jae Sim, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
(with Michael T. Kiley)
Discussant: Daniel Sanches, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Concluding Remarks and Lunch