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Joint Central Banker's Conference: Unconventional Government Policies - November 16-17, 2012

Conference jointly sponsored by the Bank of Canada, the Swiss National Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Agenda

Friday, November 16, 2012
8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:00 Welcome remarks
David Altig, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Session 1
9:05 "Banking, Liquidity, and Bank Runs in an Infinite Horizon Economy" PDF icon
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University

Discussant: Steve Williamson, Washington University and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
10:05 Coffee break
10:20 "Can a Transaction Tax or Capital Gains Tax Smooth House Prices?" PDF icon
Enzo Rossi, Swiss National Bank and University of Zurich

Discussant: Mehmet Pasaogullari, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
11:20 Coffee break
11:30 "A Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics" PDF icon
Dean Corbae, University of Wisconsin

Discussant: John Rust, Georgetown University
12:30 p.m. Lunch
Session 2
1:45 "A Macroeconomic Framework for Quantifying Systemic Risk" PDF icon
Zhiguo He, University of Chicago

Discussant: Josef Schroth, Bank of Canada
2:45 Coffee break
3:00 "A General Equilibrium Model with Banks and Default on Loans" PDF icon
Tamon Takamura, Bank of Canada

Discussant: Pablo D'Erasmo, University of Maryland
4:00 Coffee break
4:30 "The Macroeconomic Effects of Large-Scale Asset Purchase Programs" PDF icon
Andrea Ferrero, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Discussant: Marcel Savioz, Swiss National Bank
6:00 Conference dinner
Saturday, November 17, 2012
8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
Session 3
9:00 "International Recessions" PDF icon
Vincenzo Quadrini, University of Southern California

Discussant: Anastasios Karantounias, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
10:00 Coffee break
10:15 "Inflation and Output in New Keynesian Models with a Transient Interest Rate Peg" PDF icon
Charles Carlstrom, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Discussant: Alex Wolman, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
11:15 Coffee break
11:30 "Responding to a Shadow Banking Crisis: The Lessons of 1763" PDF icon
William Roberds, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Discussant: James Chapman, Bank of Canada
12:30 Boxed lunch