2016 QED Frontiers of Macroeconomics Workshop

Friday, May 6, 2016

Hand-Purvis Conference Room 213
Dunning Hall
Queen's University


9:00 - 9:30 a.m.           Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.        Valerie Ramey (University of California, San Diego)
                                   "News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries" (with Rabah Arezki and Liugang Sheng)   
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.       Break

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.       Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania)
                                     "The (Q, S, s) Pricing Rule" (with Kenneth Burdett)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.        Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.          Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé (Columbia University)
                                    "Multiple Equilibria in Open Economy Models with Collateral Constraints: Overborrowing Revisited" (with Martin Uribe)
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.          Break

2:15 - 3:15 p.m.          Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)
                                    "Optimal City Structure" (with Treb Allen and Xiangliang Li)


3:15 - 3:30 p.m.          Break

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.          Tony Smith (Yale University)
                                    "The Historical Evolution of the Wealth Distribution: A Quantitative-Theoretic Investigation" (with Joachim Hubmer and Per Krusell)
6:30 p.m.                     Reception
7:30 p.m.                     Dinner

To REGISTER or for more information, please e-mail Sharon Sullivan at sullivas@econ.queensu.ca.  Please register by April 15th.




A block of rooms has been reserved at the
Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel (formerly Radisson Hotel Kingston Harbourfront), 1 Johnson Street (in downtown Kingston), for the nights of Thursday, May 5th and/or Friday, May 6th at a special conference rate of $139.00 per night, plus taxes. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 1-888-548-6726, and say that you are booking under the Block of Rooms "Frontiers of Macroeconomics Workshop".  The block of rooms will be available until April 5th, so please book your room as soon as possible.


Park in the underground Nixon Field garage on the corner of Stuart and University as show on this map. Exit the garage in the back and walk up the hill on University Avenue. Dunning Hall is at the southwest corner of University and Union before the traffic light.


Sponsored by the Scarthingmoor Fund and Weatherall Fund.