Carnegie Mellon University

Past Conferences


September 23-24, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA
Organized by: Laurence Ales, Lars-Alexander Kuehn and Finn Kydland


Conference Session 1 (September 23, 2016 - p.m.)

  • The Misallocation of Finance [pdf]
    Authors: Toni Whited and Jake Zhao
    Discussant: Joel David (University of Southern California)
  • Real Anomalies [pdf]
    Authors: Jules van Binsbergen and Christian Opp
    Discussant: Dimitris Papanikolaou

Conference Session 2 (September 23, 2016 - p.m.)

Conference Session 3 (September 24, 2016 - a.m.)

Conference Session 4 (September 24, 2016 - p.m.)

September 18-19, 2015
Santa Barbara, CA
Organized by: Brent Glover, Finn Kydland and Ariel Zetlin-Jones


Conference Session 1 (September 18, 2015 - a.m.)

  • Political Economy of Sovereign Debt: Cycles of Debt Crisis and Inequality Overhang
    Authors: Alessandro Dovis, Mikhail Golosov and Ali Shourideh
    Discussant: Anastasios Karantounias
  • A Macrofinance View of US Sovereign CDS Premiums
    Authors: Mikhail Chernov, Lukas Schmid and Andres Schneider
    Discussant: Adrien Verdelhan

Conference Session 2 (September 18, 2015 - p.m.)

  • Monetary Shocks and Bank Balance Sheets
    Authors: Sebastian Di Tella and Pablo Kurlat
    Discussant: Ed Nosal
  • Financial Frictions in Production Networks
    Authors: Saki Bigio and Jennifer La'O
    Discussant: V.V. Chari

Conference Session 3 (September 18, 2015 - p.m.)

  • Firm Selection and Corporate Cash Holdings
    Authors: Juliane Begenau and Berardino Palazzo
    Discussant: Stefano Sacchetto
  • The Market Price of Capital Misallocation
    Authors: Cedric Ehouarne, Lars Kuehn and David Schreindorfer
    Discussant: Rüdiger Bachmann

Conference Session 4 (September 19, 2015 - a.m.)

  • Managing Risk Taking with Interest Rate Policy and Financial Regulation
    Authors: Simona E. Cociuba, Malik Shukayev (Bank of Canada) and Alexander Ueberfeldt
    Discussant: Ali Ozdagli
  • Financing Intangible Capital
    Authors: Qi Sun and Mindy X. Zhang
    Discussant: Hengjie Ai
  • The Globalization Risk Premium
    Authors: Jean-Noël Barrot, Erik Loualiche and Julien Sauvagnat
    Discussant: Nikolai Roussanov

September 26-27, 2014
Tepper School of Business
Organized by: Brent Glover, Finn Kydland and Ariel Zetlin-Jones


Conference Session 1 (September 26, 2014 - p.m.)

Conference Session 2 (September 26, 2014 - p.m.)

Conference Session 3 (September 27, 2014 - a.m.)

Conference Session 4 (September 27, 2014 - p.m.)

September 20-21, 2013
Tepper School of Business
Organized by: Brent Glover, Finn Kydland and Ariel Zetlin-Jones


Conference Session 1 (September 20, 2013 - p.m.)

Conference Session 2 (September 20, 2013 - p.m.)

Conference Session 3 (September 21, 2013 - a.m.)

Conference Session 4 (September 21, 2013 - p.m.)

September 14-15, 2012
The Garden Room at the Upham, Santa Barbara, California
Organized by: Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Finn Kydland and Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau


Conference Session 1 (September 14, 2012 - a.m.)

  • Aggregate Issuance and Savings Waves
    Author: Andrea Eisfeldt and Tyler Muir
    Discussant: Wouter den Haan
  • External Financing and the Role of Financial Frictions over the Business Cycle: Measurement and Theory
    Authors: Ali Shourideh and Ariel Zetlin-Jones
    Discussant: François Gourio

Conference Session 2 (September 14, 2012 - p.m.)

  • Uncertainty as Commitment
    Authors: Jaromir Nosal and Guillermo Ordoñez
    Discussant: Ron Giammarino
  • Short-term Debt and Financial Crises: What we can Learn from U.S. Treasury Supply
    Author: Arvind Krishnamurthy and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen
    Discussant: Burton Hollifield

Conference Session 3 (September 14, 2012 - p.m.)

  • Sovereign Debt Crises and International Financial Contagion: Estimating Effects in an Endogenous Network
    Authors: Brent Glover and Seth Richards-Shubik
    Discussant: Raoul Minetti
  • Why Doesn’t Technology Flow from Rich to Poor Countries?
    Authors: Harold L. Cole, Jeremy Greenwood and Juan M. Sanchez
    Discussant: Harjoat Bharma

Conference Session 4 (September 15, 2012 - a.m.)

  • Subsidizing Price Discovery
    Authors: Braz Carmago, Kyungmin Kim and Benjamin Lester
    Discussant: Philip Bond
  • Competing on Speed
    Authors: Emiliano Pagnotta and Thomas Philippon
    Discussant: Pierre Olivier-Weill

Conference Session 5 (September 15, 2012 - p.m.)

  • Can Investment-Specific Technology Shocks Explain the Cross-Section of Stock Returns?
    Authors: Lorenzo Garlappi and Zhongzhi Song
    Discussant: Lu Zhang
  • The Nature of Countercyclical Income Risk
    Authors: Fatih Guvenen, Serdar Ozcan and Jae Song
    Discussant: Yi Li Chien

September 16 - 17, 2011
Tepper School of Business
Organized by: Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Finn Kydland and Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau


Conference Session 1 (September 16, 2011 - p.m.)

Conference Session 2 (September 16, 2011 - p.m.)

Conference Session 3 (September 17, 2011 - a.m.)

Conference Session 4 (September 17, 2011 - p.m.)

October 22-23, 2010
Tepper School of Business
Organized by: Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Finn Kydland and Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau


Conference Session 1 (October 22, 2010 - p.m.)

Conference Session 2 (October 22, 2010 - p.m.)

  • Credit Shocks and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Economy with Production Heterogeneity
    Authors: Aubhik Khan and Julia Thomas
    Discussant: Gian Luca Clementi
  • Credit Spreads and Business Cycle Fluctuations [pdf]
    Author: Simon Gilchrist and Egon Zakraysek
    Discussant: Lu Zhang

Conference Session 3 (October 23, 2010 - a.m.)

  • Liquidity and Asset Price Dynamics [pdf]
    Authors: Guillaume Rocheteau and Randall Wright
    Discussant: Ben Lester
  • Bubbly Liquidity
    Authors: Emmanuel Fahri and Jean Tirole
    Discussant: Adriano Rampini

Conference Session 4 (October 23, 2010 - p.m.)

  • The Term-Structure of Sharpe-Ratios
    Authors: Jules van Binsbergen and Ralph Koijen
    Discussant: Adlai Fisher

Conference Session 5 (October 23, 2010 - p.m.)