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Discussion of “Stagnation Traps” by Gianluca Benigno and Luca Fornaro, July 2015.

Discussion of “The Aggregate Implications of Regional Business Cycles” by Martin Beraja, Erik Hurst, and Juan Ospina, NBER EF&G, July 11, 2015.

Discussion of “Credit Supply and the Housing Boom” by Alejandro Justiniano, Giorgio E. Primiceri, and Andrea Tambalotti, 8th Conference on Monetary Economics, Banco de Portugal, June 13, 2015.

Discussion of “Declining Desire to Work and Downward Trends in Unemployment and Participation” by Regis Barnichon and Andrew Figura, July 8, 2015.

Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, U. S. Congress, Washington, DC, Jan. 22, 2015.

Discussion of “On the Dynamics of Unemployment, Sectoral Reallocation, and Housing Prices under Financial Frictions” by Branch, Petrosky-Nedeau, and Rocheteau, AEA Session on Housing, Boston, Jan. 5, 2015

Discussion of “The Cyclicality of the Opportunity Cost of Employment” by Chodorow-Reich and Karabounis, EF&G Meeting, New York Federal Reserve, Feb. 7 2014

Discussion of “Debt Constraints and Employment” by Kehoe, Midrigan, and PastorinoEF&G Meeting, Chicago Federal Reserve, Oct. 24, 2014 – Matlab Files

Discussion of Mian and Sufi’s “House Price Gains and U.S. Household Spending from 2002 to 2006,” Conference on the Lessons from the Financial Crisis and the Great Recession for Economic Modeling, Jerusalem, June 19, 2014.

Slides for the University of Michigan Woytinsky Lecture Nov. 13, 2013: “New Ideas about the Long-Lasting Collapse of Employment after the Financial Crisis”

Discussion of “Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment in the Great Recession: The Role of Macro Effects” by Hagedorn, et al. Nov. 6, 2013

Congressional Budget Office Meeting November 2013: Robert Hall Slides

Discussion of “Understanding the Great Recession” by Christiano, Eichenbaum, and TrabantNBER Conference “Lessons from the Financial Crisis for Monetary Policy,” Oct.18-19, 2013

Presentation on “The Great Recession: What Recovery” Twelfth Annual BIS Conference, Lucerne, Switzerland, 20-21 June 2013

AEA 2013: Slides for Kaplan-Menzio discussion

AEA 2013: Slides for Sapienza-Zingales discussion

NBER EF&G Oct 26 2012: Slides

NBER Summer Institute 2012: Slides for Chodorow-Reich discussion

NBER Summer Institute 2012: Slides for Fernald discussion

NBER Summer Institute 2012: Slides for Mian-Sufi discussion

Presentations at the 2012 AEA Meetings

Discussion of “Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion” by Alan Auerbach and Yuriy GorodnichenkoNBER Conference “Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis,” IGIER-Bocconi University, December 12-13, 2011.

How the Financial Crisis Caused Persistent Unemployment. Presentation at Hoover Conference on Restoring Robust Economic Growth in America, December 2011.

Slides for “Why is the Recovery from the Financial Crisis So Sluggish?” Keynote address for the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, July 2011. 

Discussion of “Credit Crises, Precautionary Savings, and the Liquidity Trap” by Veronica Guerrieri and Guido Lorenzoni. EF&G Research Meeting, NBER Summer Institute, July 16, 2011.

Discussion of “Debt, Deleveraging, and the Liquidity Trap” by Gauti Eggertsson and Paul Krugman. Annual Macro/Monetary Economics Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, February 25, 2011.

Discussion of “Job Search and Job Finding in a Period of Mass Unemployment: Evidence from High-Frequency Longitudinal Data” by Alan Krueger and Andreas Mueller:  slides, narrative, and source material. NBER EF&G Meeting, New York, February 4, 2011.

Materials for My Gorman Lectures 2008

Discussion of Card, Chetty, and Weber, “Cash-on-Hand and Competing Models of Intertemporal Behavior: New Evidence from the the Labor Market,” NBER EF&G Meeting, San Francisco, February 9, 2007.

Discussion of Davis, Faberman, Haltiwanger, and Rucker, “Adjusted Estimates of Worker Flows and Job Openings in JOLTS,” Nov. 13, 2007.