Discussions and Other Presentations
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.
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 Pastorino, EF&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.
Discussion of “Understanding the Great Recession” by Christiano, Eichenbaum, and Trabant, NBER 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
Discussion of “Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion” by Alan Auerbach and Yuriy Gorodnichenko, NBER 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.
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.