April 14, 2018 | 8:30 am

April 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm


104 Rackley

2018 Cornell-PSU Macro Conference


Saturday, April 14
8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:55 AM Greeting, Neil Wallace
9:00 AM Pricilla Maziero (Wharton) - "CEO Compensation and the Capital Structure of Firms"
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Arthur Robson (Simon Fraser) - "Evolved Attitudes to Idiosyncratic and Aggregate Risk in Age-Structured Populations"
11:15 AM Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Cornell) - "Herding, Technology Adoption and Boom-Bust Cycles"
12:20 PM LUNCH – Nittany Lion Inn
Afternoon Chair: 

Ruilin Zhou

2:00 PM

Elisa Giannone (Penn State University/Princeton) - "The Large Consequences and the Spillover ffects of a Small Shock"

3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM

Yu Awaya (Rochester University) - "Speculative Bubbles in an Economy with Flippers" (with Makoto Watanabe)

4:15 PM

Karl Shell (Cornell University) - "On Sunspots, Bank Runs, and Glass-Steagall" (with Yu Zhang)

6:30 PM

Dinner at Penn Stater
(Out of town guests and invited Penn Staters)

Sunday, April 15
Chair: Chris Huckfeldt (Cornell University)
8:30 AM      Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM

Andrew Fieldhouse (Cornell University) - "The Bank Lending Channel of US Housing Credit Policy"

10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM

Lixiong Li (Penn State University) - "Sharp Bounds for Structural Parameters and Counterfactuals"

11:15 AM

Rishabh Kirpalani (Penn State University) - "Reputation, Bailouts and Interest Rate Spread Dynamics" (with Alessandro Dovis)

12:15 PM

Sandwich Lunch in Kern Lobby


 Download the 2018 Cornell-PSU Conference Program