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Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule

Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Public Policy Conference
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
April 24-25, 2020

The next Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference on Public Policy is about “Central Banking in the 2020s and Beyond”. It will be held at the University of Rochester on April 24-25, 2020. Accepted papers and comments will be published in the January 2021 issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics.
 
A preliminary schedule is below.
 
 
 
Central Banking in the 2020s and Beyond
 
Scheduled Presenters are Emboldened
 
 
Friday, April 24
 
8:30-9:30am: 
 
“Stabilization Policy in a Low-Interest-Rate World: Consequences of Limited Foresight”
 
Authors: Michael Woodford (Columbia University) and Yinxi Xie (Columbia University)
Discussant: Chen Lian (MIT)
 
9:30-10:30am:
 
“No Firm is an Island? How Industry Conditions Shape Firms’ Aggregate Expectations”
 
Authors: Philippe Andrade (FRB-Boston), Olivier Coibion (UT-Austin), Erwan Gautier (Banque de France), and Yuriy Gorodnichenko (UC-Berkeley)
Discussant: Isabelle Salle (Bank of Canada)
 
10:30-11:00am:
 
Break
 
11:00am-12:00pm:
 
“Climate Change and Central Bank Policy”
 
Author: Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago)
Discussant: Anthony Smith (Yale University)
 
12:00-1:30pm:
 
Lunch
 
1:30-2:30pm:
 
“Designing Central Bank Digital Currencies”
 
Authors: Itai Agur (IMF), Anil Ari (IMF), and Giovanni Dell’Ariccia (IMF)
Discussant: Carolyn Wilkins (Bank of Canada)
 
2:30-3:30pm:
 
“On the Welfare Implications of Eliminating Cash”
 
Authors: Fernando Alvarez (University of Chicago), David Argente (Penn State), and Francisco Lippi (EIEF)
Discussant: Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Harvard University
 
3:30-4:00pm:
 
Break
 
4:00-5:00pm:
 
“Optimal Monetary Policy and Transparency with an Imperfectly Informed Central Banker”
 
Authors: Luigi Iovino (Bocconi), Jennifer La’O (Columbia), and Rui Mascarenhas (Columbia)
Discussant: V. V. Chari (Minnesota)
 
6:00-8:00pm:
 
Reception and Dinner
 
 
 
Saturday, April 25, 2020
 
8:45-9:45am:
 
“The Supply and Demand for Safe Assets”
 
Authors: Gary Gorton (Yale) and Guillermo Ordonez (Penn)
Discussant: Moritz Lenel (Princeton)
 
9:45-10:15am:
 
Coffee Break
 
10:15-11:15am:
 
“Central Bank Policy and the Concentration of Risk”
 
Authors: Nuno Coimbra (PSE), Daisoon Kim (NC State), and Helene Rey (London Business School) 
Discussant: Nina Boyarchenko (FRB-New York)
 
11:15am:
 
Close of Conference – Box Lunches Available
 
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