In this workshop, students, faculty, and invited visitors present their macroeconomics and international economics research and research papers. 

Students, faculty, and invited visitors present papers on the theoretical and empirical studies in real and monetary aspects of international trade and monetary policies and institutions.

The workshop is held in dual modality. Please contact workshop administrator Sarah Griebel to be added to the listserv for weekly updates or for information on accessing Zoom meeting invites. Please refer to the weekly announcement for updates or time changes.

Since Autumn Quarter 2019, the workshop has been organized jointly between Chicago Booth and the University of Chicago Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics. The majority of the talks are given by internal speakers presenting works in progress, though some talks are reserved for external speakers.

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page for printing. Occasionally, speakers choose not to circulate their papers. In such cases, the link will be unavailable.

Spring 2022

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution
Monday, March 28 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.   TBA (Cancelled) Ben Pugsley BFI Visitor
Monday, April 4 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
HC C10 and Zoom
Technology, Outsourcing, and Wages
Elisa Rubbo  BFI Visitor / Chicago Booth
Monday, April 11 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
HC C08 and Zoom
Market Size and Trade in Medical Services
Jonathan Dingel Chicago Booth
Monday, April 18 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
HC C08 and Zoom
New Pricing Models, Same Old Phillips Curves?
Adrien Auclert BFI Visitor
Monday, April 25 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
HC C08 and Zoom
National Wage Setting
Christina Patterson Chicago Booth
Monday, May 2 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. HC C08 and Zoom
Putting Quantitative Trade Models to the Test: Evidence from Import Tariff Changes
Rodrigo Adao Chicago Booth
Monday, May 9 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. HC C08 and Zoom
Optimal taxation of couples
Mikhail Golosov UChicago Economics
Monday, May 16 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Cancelled

Monday, May 23
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. HC C08 and Zoom
Strategic Complementarity in Fintech Adoption
Fernando Alvarez
UChicago Economics

Winter 2022

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution
Monday, January 31 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Dual Modality In Safe Hands: The Financial and Real Impact of Investor Composition Over the Credit Cycle
Antonio Coppola Harvard
Thursday, February 3 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Dual Modality
Attention Cycles
Karthik Sastry MIT
Monday, February 7 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Dual Modality
Trade, Labor Market Concentration, and Wages
Mayara Felix MIT
Wednesday, February 16 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Dual Modality
Eight centuries of global real interest rates, varieties of safety, and the ‘suprasecular’ decline, 1311-2018.
Paul Schmelzing Harvard
Thursday, February 17 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Dual Modality
Sovereign Default and Government Reputation
Stelios Fourakis University of Minnesota
Monday, February 28 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Dual Modality
Business Dynamism and Firm Dynamism Matthias Kehrig 
BFI Visitor
Monday, March 7 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Dual Modality
Why Working From Home Will Stick Steven Davis
Chicago Booth
Monday, March 14     No Seminar