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System Committee on International Economic Analysis—April 28–29, 2011

Papers and Presentations

The purpose of these System Committee meetings is to foster research in the areas of open economy macroeconomics, international trade and international finance. The workshops last a day and a half. This year's meeting included a panel discussion on forecasting and monetary policy making.

Thursday, April 28, 2011
  Welcoming remarks
John Rogers, Board of Governors

Hours Worked Over the Business Cycle in OECD Countries, 1960–2010 PDF document
Andrea Raffo, Board of Governors

Discussant
Lei Fang, Atlanta Fed [Presentation] PDF document

Trade and Synchronization in a Multi-Country Economy PDF document
Luciana Juvenal, St. Louis Fed

Discussant
Roc Armenter, Philadelphia Fed [Presentation] PDF document

International Transmission of Investment-Specific Technology Shocks with Incomplete Asset Markets
Enrique Martinez Garcia, Dallas Fed

Discussant
Luca Guerrieri, Board of Governors
  Risk, Returns, and Multinational Production PDF document
Jose Fillat, Boston Fed

Discussant
George Alessandria, Philadelphia Fed [Presentation] PDF document

Time to Produce and Emerging Market Crises PDF document
Felipe Schwartzman, Richmond Fed

Discussant
Horacio Sapriza, Board of Governors [Presentation] PDF document

New Keynesian Dynamics in a Low Interest Rate Environment PDF document
Toni Braun, Atlanta Fed

Discussant
Roberto Billi, Kansas City Fed [Presentation] PDF document
Friday, April 29, 2011
  Making Sense of China's Excessive Foreign Reserves PDF document
Yi Wen, St. Louis Fed

Discussant
Mark Spiegel, San Francisco Fed [Presentation] PDF document

Fiscal Positions and Government Bond Yields in OECD Countries PDF document
Joseph Gruber, Board of Governers

Discussant
Christian Grisse, New York Fed [Presentation] PDF document
  Robust Control, Informational Frictions, and International Consumption Correlations PDF document
Jun Nie, Kansas City Fed

Discussant
Anastasios Karantounias, Atlanta Fed [Presentation] PDF document

On the Sources of Oil Price Fluctuations
Luca Guerrieri, Board of Governors

Discussant
Sylvain Leduc, San Francisco Fed
  Panel on Forecasting and Monetary Policy Making

Panel
Neil Ericsson, Board of Governors; Michael McCracken, St. Louis Fed; and David Altig, Atlanta Fed
  Self-Employment in the Global Economy PDF document
Federico Diez, Boston Fed

Discussant
David Arseneau, Board of Governors [Presentation] PDF document

Emerging Market Business Cycles: The Role of Labor Market Frictions PDF document
Bora Durdu, Board of Governors