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Junior Finance and Macro Conference

The Junior Finance and Macro Conference gathered 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 was on informal interaction with peers and group discussion.


Friday, June 7, 2019
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Registration and Welcome Lunch
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm
Low Interest Rates, Market Power, and Productivity
Ernest Liu (Presenter), Princeton University
Atif Mian, Princeton University
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago
1:25 pm - 1:40 pm
1:40 pm - 2:35 pm
Inflows and spillovers: Tracing the impact of bond market liberalization
Cynthia Mei Balloch, Columbia University
2:35 pm - 2:50 pm
2:50 pm - 3:45 pm
Monetary Policy, Security Design, and Commitment
Michael R. Roberts, University of Pennsylvania
Michael Schwert (Presenter), University of Pennsylvania
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
Why Do Borrowers Default on Mortgages?
Peter Ganong, University of Chicago
Pascal Noel, University of Chicago
5:00 pm
Conference adjourns for the day
6:30 pm
Conference Dinner
Saturday, June 8, 2019
8:15 am - 8:45 am
Continental Breakfast
8:45 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 9:55 am
Shocks and Frictions in US Business Cycles with Heterogeneous Agents
Christian Bayer, University of Bonn
Benjamin Born, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Ralph Luetticke (Presenter), University College London
9:55 am - 10:10 am
10:10 am - 11:05 am
Salient Crises, Quiet Crises
Mathew Baron, Cornell University
Emil Verner (Presenter), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wei Xiong, Princeton University
11:05 am - 11:20 am
11:20 am - 12:15 pm
Credit Cycles with Market Based Household Leverage
William Diamond (Presenter), University of Pennsylvania
Tim Landvoigt, University of Pennsylvania
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm
Wealth and Demographics in the 21st Century
Adrien Auclert, Stanford University
Hannes Malmberg (Presenter), University of Minnesota
Frederic Martenet, Stanford University
1:30 pm
Conference Concludes