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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" with Xiaoming Cai and Pieter Gautier

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

10:30 - 10:45             Coffee break

10:45 - 12:15             Default Session

Gabriel Mihalache (Stony Brook University): "Inflation Targeting with Sovereign Default Risk" with Cristina Arellano and Yan Bai

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

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" with Zach Mahone

Wyatt Brooks (University of Notre Dame): "Bringing Data to the Model: Quantitative Implications of an Equilibrium Diffusion Model" with Kevin Donovan and Terrence Johnson

3:15 - 3:30                 Coffee break

3:30 - 4:15                 Productivity Session

Yan Bai (University of Rochester): "Misallocation Under Trade Liberalization" with Keyu Jin and Dan Lu

4:30                          Reception and refreshments

Past AWSOME conference programs