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Discussion Section: Names, Faces, and Ideas

Lars Peter Hansen

In this episode, Hansen dives into the evolution of his work spanning three broad areas that are linked closely together: macroeconomics, finance and econometrics.

April 11, 2018

Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, featuring Lars Peter Hansen: Names Faces and Ideas Part 2

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Lars Peter Hansen

As Lars Peter Hansen describes in this episode, incorporating learning into models is complicated, and not just including the ability of agents in the model to learn, but also their incentive to learn.
 

April 11, 2018

Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, featuring Lars Peter Hansen: Incentives to Learn

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Lars Peter Hansen

Kevin Murphy talks to Lars Peter Hansen about climate change models and areas of uncertainty — an area ripe for Hansen’s research approach.
 

April 11, 2018

Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, featuring Lars Peter Hansen: Climate Change

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Discussion Section: Unpacking Policy Consequences

Lars Peter Hansen

Murphy and Hansen discuss the 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent need for transparent, simple and robust policies.

April 11, 2018

Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, featuring Lars Peter Hansen: Unpacking Policy Consequences

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Lars Peter Hansen

Hansen notes that simple, transparent approaches to economic policy reduce uncertainty by the private sector, particularly in the area of banking regulation.
 

April 11, 2018

Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, featuring Lars Peter Hansen: Bank Regulations

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