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This workshop is organized jointly between the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI), the Kenneth. C. Griffin Department of Economics, and the Chicago Booth School of Business. The majority of the talks are given by external speakers presenting works in progress; however, some talks are reserved for internal speakers. Please refer to the weekly announcement for up-to-date time changes.

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Agenda

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mechanics of Spatial Growth

Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Selection and Sorting of Heterogenous Firms through Competitive Pressures

Kiminori Matsuyama, Northwestern University

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Diffusion of New Technologies

Tarek Hassan, Boston University

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Macroeconomic Consequences of Exchange Rate Depreciations

Jon Steinsson, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Martin Beraja, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Pascual Restrepo, Boston University

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Sydney Ludvigsson, New York University

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ben Moll, London School of Economics

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Jennifer La’O, Columbia University

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Price Level and Inflation Dynamics in Heterogeneous Agent Economies

Greg Kaplan, University of Chicago (Co-author)

Georgios Nikolakoudis, Princeton University (Co-author)

Gianluca Violante, Princeton University (Presenter)

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Anatomy of the Phillips Curve: Micro Evidence and Macro Implications

Mark Gertler, New York University

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Frank Smets, European Central Bank