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May 25, 9:00-17:15 & May 26, 9:00-13:35, 2015  Venue:CIGS Meeting Room3

CIGS Conference on Macroeconomic Theory and Policy 2015

On May 25 & 26, 2015, CIGS hosted the “CIGS Conference on Macroeconomic Theory and Policy 2015” under the theme of “Growth and Fluctuations with Heterogeneous Firms and Households” where world-leading scholars and researchers in macroeconomics as well as Japanese young researchers gathered for deep discussions.

  • Agenda for the conference on May 25 & 26, 2015
    AgendaPDF:179KB

  • Presentations and papers


    Opening Remarks

    • Toshihiko Fukui
      President, The Canon Institute for Global Studies

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    Presentation

    • Presenter:Richard Rogerson (Princeton University)
      "Skill-Biased Structural Change" (with Francisco J. Buera and Joseph P. Kaboski)



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    • Presenter:Shuhei Takahashi (Kyoto University)
      "Time-Varying Wage Risk, Incomplete Markets, and Business Cycles"



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    • Presenter: Christopher Tonetti (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
      "Long-Term Care Insurance, Annuities, and the Under-Insurance Puzzle" (with John Ameriks, Joseph Briggs, Andrew Caplin and Matthew D. Shapiro)



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    • Presenter:Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Carnegie Mellon University)
      "Screening and Adverse Selection in Frictional Markets" (with Benjamin Lester, Ali Shourideh and Venky Venkateswaran)



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    • Presenter:Huiyu Li (Stanford University and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
      "Leverage and Productivity"



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    • Presenter:Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California and CEPR)
      "Bank Liabilities Channel"



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    • Presenter:Ezra Oberfield (Princeton University)
      "The Global Diffusion of Ideas" (with Francisco J. Buera)



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    • Presenter: Daisuke Ikeda (Bank of Japan)
      "The Effects of Barriers to Technology Adoption on the Japanese Prewar and Postwar Economic Growth" (with Yasuko Morita)



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    • Presenter:David Lagakos (University of California, San Diego and NBER)
      "Measuring and Explaining International Differences in Hours Worked" (with Alexander Bick and Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln)



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    • Presenter:Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University)
      "Wholesale Banking and Bank Runs in Macroeconomic Modeling of Financial Crises" (with Mark Gertler and Andrea Prestipino)



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    Closing Remarks

    • R. Anton Braun (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)

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