MMPALM Agenda

•1:25-1:30pm: 

Opening Remarks 
Finn Kydland, Director - LAEF

•1:30-2:30pm 

The Decline of the U.S. Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis
Simeon Adler, David Lagakos, and Lee Ohanian (UCLA and NBER)

•2:30-3:30pm 

Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recession
Zhen Huo and José-Víctor Ríos-Rull (University of Minnesota, CAERP, CEPR, and NBER) 

•3:30-4:00pm: Coffee Break 

•4:00-5:00pm:  

Optimal Employment Contracts with Hidden Search 
Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin-Madison, LMDG and NBER)

•5:00-6:00pm:  

On Financing Retirement with an Aging Population 
Edward Prescott (Arizona State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis) and Ellen McGrattan

•7:45pm:  Meet in Upham lobby – 
Walk to Dinner at Opal Restaurant & Bar, 1325 State Street 



Saturday, April 19, 2014

• 10:00-11:00am: 

The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth
Chad Jones (Stanford GSB and NBER) with Chang-Tai Hsieh, Erik Hurst, and Peter Klenow

• 11:00am-12:00pm: 

TBA
Erik Hurst (University of Chicago-Booth) with Loukas Karabarbounis

• 12:00-1:45pm: Lunch

•1:45-2:45pm: 

The (Q, S, s) Pricing Rule
Kenneth Burdett (University of Pennsylvania) with Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania)

•2:45-3:45pm: 

Understanding the Great Recession
Lawrence Christiano (Northwestern University) with Martin S. Eichenbaum and Mathias Trabandt

• 3:45-4:15pm: Coffee Break

•4:15-5:15pm: 

Immigration Restrictions and Labor Market Skills
John Kennan (University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER)

• 5:15pm: Adjourn
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