St. Louis Advances in Research (STLAR) Conference


10:00 – 11:00 am

Reputation, Bailouts, and Interest Rate Spread Dynamics

Presenter:   Alessandro Dovis (University of Pennslvania)

Coauthor:   Rishabh Kirpalani

11:00 – 12:00 pm

International Currencies and Capital Allocation

Presenter:   Matteo Maggiori (Havard University)

Coauthors:  Brent Neiman; Jesse Schreger

12:00 – 1:00 pm


1:00 – 2:00 pm

On the Origin of Core and Periphery Countries

Presenter:   Maryam Farboodi (Princeton University)

Coauthor:    Peter Kondor

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Inequality, Business Cycles and Monetary-Fiscal- Policy

Presenter:   Anmol Bhandari (University of Minnesota)

Coauthors:  David Evans; Mikhail Golosov; Thomas J. Sargent

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Employment Hysteresis from the Great Recession

Presenter:   Danny Yagan (University of California- Berkeley)

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Measuring the equilibrium impacts of credit: Evidence from the Indian microfinance crisis

Presenter:   Cynthia Kinnan (Northwestern University)

Coauthors:  Emily Breza

5:30 pm

Conference Dinner

Friday, May 4, 2018


10:00 – 11:00 am

The Global Productivity Distribution and Ricardian Comparative Advantage

Presenter:   Thomas Sampson (LSE)

11:00 – 12:00 pm

Trade and Domestic Production Networks

Presenter:   Felix Tintelnot (University of Chicago)

Coauthors:  Ayumu Ken Kikkawa; Magne Mogstad; Emmanuel Dhyne

12:00 – 1:00 pm


1:00 – 2:00 pm

The rise in household spending concentration

Presenter:   Joe Vavra (University of Chicago)

2:00 – 3:00 pm

The Sources of Capital Misallocation

Presenter:   Venky Venkateswaran (New York University)

Coauthors:  Joel David