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AWSOME Vol. 3

Third Annual Workshop of Southern Ontario Macro Economists - April 26, 2019

Bringing together leading economists from universities across Southern Ontario

The Department of Economics is hosting the 3rd Annual Workshop of Southern Ontario Macro Economists (AWSOME Vol. 3).  The workshop brings together leading economists from universities across Southern Ontario to discuss research on the latest developments in the study of macroeconomics.

Please register by sending an email to Gajendran Raveendranathan at raveeg1@mcmaster.ca.

Program

April 26, 2019,  Great Hall of the University Club

8:30 - 9:00                 Welcome and breakfast                      

9:00 - 10:30               Macro Theory Session

Ronald Wolthoff (University of Toronto): "Search, Screening, and Sorting"

Hyunju Lee (Ryerson University): "Capital Regulations and the Rise of Shadow Banking"                             

10:30 - 10:45             Coffee break

10:45 - 12:15             Default Session

Gabriel Mihalache (Stony Brook University): "Inflation Targeting with Sovereign Default Risk"

Juan Carlos Hatchondo (Western University): "Credit risk without commitment"

12:15 - 1:45               Lunch at the dining room of the University Club

1:45 - 3:15                 Quantitative Macro Session

Bettina Brueggemann (McMaster University): "Entrepreneurship, Housing, and Wealth"

Wyatt Brooks (University of Notre Dame): "Bringing Data to the Model: Quantitative Implications of an Equilibrium Diffusion Model"

3:15 - 3:30                 Coffee break

3:30 - 4:15                 Productivity Session

Yan Bai (University of Rochester): "Misallocation Under Trade Liberalization"

4:30                          Reception and refreshments

Past AWSOME conference programs