AMF VI Agenda

Friday, September 18, 2015

•9:30-11:30pm: 

SESSION 1

Political Economy of Sovereign Debt: Cycles of Debt Crisis and Inequality Overhang 
Alessandro Dovis (Penn State University)
Mikhail Golosov (Princeton University)
Ali Shourideh (Wharton)
Discussant: Anastasios Karantounias (FRB Atlanta)

A Macrofinance View of US Sovereign CDS Premiums 
Mikhail Chernov (UCLA)
Lukas Schmid (Duke University)
Andres Schneider (UCLA)
Discussant: Adrien Verdelhan (MIT Sloan)

•12:00-1:30pm:  Lunch 

•1:30-3:30pm: 

SESSION 2

Monetary Shocks and Bank Balance Sheets 
Sebastian Di Tella 
Pablo Kurlat
Discussant: Ed Nosal

Financial Frictions in Production Networks 
Saki Bigio (UCLA) 
Jennifer La'O (Columbia University)
Discussant: V.V. Chari (University of Minnesota)

•3:30-4:00pm:  Break

4:00-6:00pm: 

SESSION 3

Firm Selection and Corporate Cash Holdings 
Juliane Begenau (Harvard University)
Berardino Palazzo (Boston University)
Discussant: Stefano Sacchetto (Carnegie Mellon University)

The Market Price of Capital Misallocation 
Cedric Ehouarne (Carnegie Mellon University)
Lars Kuehn
David Schreindorfer
Discussant: Rüdiger Bachmann (University of Notre Dame)

•8:15pm:  Dinner


Saturday, September 19, 2015

9:00am-12:00pm: 

SESSION 4

Managing Risk Taking with Interest Rate Policy and Financial Regulation 
Simona E. Cociuba (University of Western Ontario)
Malik Shukayev (Bank of Canada)
Alexander Ueberfeldt (Bank of Canada)
Discussant: Ali Ozdagli (FRB Boston)

Financing Intangible Capital 
Qi Sun (Shanghai University)
Mindy X. Zhang (UT Austin)
Discussant: Hengjie Ai (University of Minnesota)

The Globalization Risk Premium 
Jean-Noël Barrot (MIT Sloan)
Erik Loualiche (MIT Sloan)
Julien Sauvagnat (Toulouse School of Economics)
Discussant: Nikolai Roussanov (Wharton)

• 12:30-2:00pm: Lunch and Adjourn