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Spring 2019 Guest Speakers

All Seminars held in 452 Snow at 3:30 pm unless noted otherwise.

* indicates "Oswald Distinguished Speaker"

Date Speaker Seminar Title Faculty Host
Jan 16 Misaki Matsumura
What price index should central banks target? An open economy analysis [pdf]  
Jan 18 Gabriela Cugat
(Northwestern University)
Emerging markets, household homogeneity, and exchange rate policy [pdf]  
Jan 22 Christopher D. Cotton
The inflation target and the equilibrium real rate [pdf]  
Jan 24 Rupal Kamdar
The inattentive consumer: Sentiment and expectations [pdf]  
Jan 28
Eungsik Kim
(Carnegie Mellon)

Preference heterogeneity, aggregate risk and the welfare effects of social security
Jan 30 Shujaat Khan (Johns Hopkins University) Macroprudential policies in a heterogeneous agent model of housing default [pdf]  
Feb 8* Xue (Yuki) Wang*
(Jinan University in China)
Network and spillovers of sector index returns in China’s Stock Market [pdf] Barnett
Feb 20
Note: 3pm start
Diane Alexander
(Chicago Fed)
Diesel emissions, pollution, and health outcomes Slusky
Feb 15      
Feb 22      
March 1* Salam Fayyad*
March 6, Wed      

March 8



March 15 Spring Break, No Seminar    
March 22* Pablo Kurlat*
March 29  
April 5

Lianfen Qian
(Florida Atlantic University)

April 10 Hoa Vu    
April 12  


April 17 Gregory Leung    

April 19 

April 26      
May 1
Emily Gallagher
May 8 Zoë Cullen
May 10 Stop Day, No Seminar    

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