St. Louis Advances in Research (STLAR) Conference


10:00 – 11:00 am

Banks Adjust Slowly. Lessons for Modeling
Presenter:  Juliane Begenau, Stanford University

11:00 – 12:00 pm

Granular Search, Market Structure, and Wages

Presenter:  Gregor Jarosch, Princeton University
Coauthors:  Jan Nimczik and Isaac Sorkin

12:00 – 1:00 pm


1:00 – 2:00 pm

Labor Reallocation and Wage Growth: Evidence from East Germany

Presenter:  Tommaso Porzio, University of California, San Diego

Coauthor:  ​Wolfgang Dauth, Sebastian Findeisen, and Tim Lee

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Declining Dynamism, Increasing Markups and Missing Growth: The Role of the Labor Force

Presenter:   Michael Peters, Yale University

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Marriage Market and Labor Market Sorting

Presenter:  Ilse Lindenlaub, Yale University

Coauthor:  Paula Calvo

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Latent Heterogeneity in the Marginal Propensity to Consume

Presenter:  Laura Pilossoph, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Coauthors:  Daniel Lewis and Davide Melcangi

6:30 pm

Reception at Mango

Friday, May 3, 2019


10:00 – 11:00 am

A Theory of Falling Growth and Rising Rents

Presenter:  Huiyu Li, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Coauthors:  Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Timo Boppart, and Pete Klenow 

11:00 – 12:00 pm

Investment Demand and Structural Change

Presenter:  Manuel Garcia-Santana, University Pompeu Fabra

Coauthors: Josep Pijoan-Mas and Lucciano Villacorta

12:00 – 1:00 pm


1:00 – 2:00 pm

Optimal Monetary Policy with Informational Frictions

Presenter:  Jennifer La’O, Columbia University

Coauthor: ​  George-Marios Angeletos

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Mortgage Prepayment and the Path-Dependent Effects of Monetary Policy 

Presenter:   David Berger, Northwestern University

Coauthors:  Konstantin Milbradt, Fabrice Tourre and Joe Vavra