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The Junior Finance and Macro Conference gathers a small group of young faculty working at the intersection of finance and macro to discuss early stage research in an informal setting. The emphasis of the conference is on informal interaction with peers and group discussion.

Registration is closed for this private conference. 


Thursday, September 30, 2021
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Registration and Welcome Lunch
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm
Spending and Job Search Impacts of Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Administrative Micro Data
Peter Ganong, University of Chicago
Fiona Greig, JPMorgan Chase Institute
Max Liebeskind, JPMorgan Chase Institute
Pascal Noel (Presenter), University of Chicago
Daniel M. Sullivan, JPMorgan Chase Institute
Joseph Vavra, University of Chicago
1:25 pm - 1:40 pm
1:40 pm - 2:35 pm
The Investment and Employment Channels of Monetary Policy
Jin Cao, Norges Bank
Ragner Juelsrud, Norges Bank
Tobias König, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Mikkel Riiser, Norges Bank
2:35 pm - 2:50 pm
2:50 pm - 3:45 pm
Heterogeneity, Monetary Policy, and the Term Premium
Rohan Kekre, University of Chicago
Moritz Lenel (Presenter), Princeton University
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
The Reserve Supply Channel of Unconventional Monetary Policy
William Diamond, University of Pennsylvania
Zhengyang Jiang, Northwestern University
Yiming Ma (Presenter), Columbia University
4:55 pm
Conference adjourns for the day
Friday, October 1, 2021
8:15 am - 8:45 am
Continental Breakfast
8:45 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 9:55 am
The Long and Short (Run) of Trade Elasticities
Christoph Boehm, University of Texas at Austin
Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan
Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (Presenter), University of Texas at Austin
9:55 am - 10:10 am
10:10 am - 11:05 am
Minimum Wages and Welfare
David Berger, Duke University
Kyle Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota
Simon Mongey (Presenter), Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
11:05 am - 11:20 am
11:20 am - 12:15 pm
U.S. Market Concentration and Import Competition
Mary Amiti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Sebastian Heise (Presenter), Federal Reserve Bank of New York
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm
Corporate Borrowing, Investment, and Credit Policies during Large Crises
Mahdi Ebsim, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Miguel Faria-e-Castro, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Julian Kozlowski (Presenter), Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
1:30 pm
Conference concludes