Tuesday, August 24: 15:45 CEST

Economic-Epidemiological models of Covid-19

Organiser: Cezar Santos (Bank of Portugal & Getulio Vargas Foundation)

Speakers: Marina Azzimonti (Stony Brook), Maryan Farboodi (MIT) and Cezar Santos (Bank of Portugal & Getulio Vargas Foundation)

Inequality Was Bad - Will the Pandemic Make it Worse?

Organiser: Michèle Belot (Cornell University)

Speakers: Jose G. Montalvo (UPF), Jonathan Ostry (IMF) and Richard Blundell (UCL)

Mental Health in the Profession

Organiser: Jérôme Adda (Bocconi University)

Speakers: Janet Currie (Princeton), Barbara Biasi (Yale) and Jonathan de Quidt (IIES, Stockholm)

The New Normal in Monetary Policy

Organiser: Jordi Galì (CREI)

Speakers: Marco Del Negro (NY Fed), Flora Budianto (BIS) and Cristina Manea (Bundesbank)


Thursday, August 26: 16:30 CEST

European Policies and Institutions in Times of Crisis

Organiser: Ramon Marimon (European University Insitute)

Speakers: Evi Pappa (Carlos III University, Madrid), Francesco Bianchi (Duke University) and Ramon Marimon (European University Insitute)

Exploiting Consumer Naïveté

Organiser: Botond Kozsegi (Central European University)

Speakers: Daniel Gottlieb (LSE), Michaela Pagel (Columbia Business School) and Botond Kozsegi (Central European University)

Medium Run Economic Consequences of the Pandemic

Organiser: Guido Menzio (New York University)

Speakers: Guido Menzio (New York University), Titan Alon (UCSD)Steve Davis (University of Chicago) and Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania)

The Economics of Discrimination

Organiser: Marianne Bertrand (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

Speakers: Pat Kline (UC Berkeley), Peter Hull (U Chicago) and Heather Sarsons (Chicago Booth)



Tuesday, August 24: 15:45 CEST


Chair: Robert Hall


Veronica Guerrieri - Countercyclical Fiscal Policies 

Loukas Karabarbounis - Persistent Wealth Gaps



Chair: Elie Tamer


Xavier D’Haultfoeuille - Difference-in-Differences Estimators of Intertemporal Treatment Effects 

Elena Manresa - Machine Learning in Structural Estimation



Chair: Phil Haile


Myrto Kalouptsidi - Global Transport Markets: Impact on Trade and Efficiency

Mar Reguant - Using IO Tools to Understand the Impacts of the Energy Transition



Thursday, August 26: 16:30 CET

Labor and Product Markets

Chair: Wouter den Haan


Vasco Carvalho - Market Power Bottlenecks in Production Networks

Christopher Tonetti - Labor Market Dynamics and the Value of a job



Chair: Larry Samuelson


Bruno Strulovici - Social learning, Institution Enforcement, and Ethical Necessity

Philipp Strack - Additive Statistics


Time Series 

Chair: Frank Schorfheide


Toru Kitagawa - Policy Choice in Time Series by Empirical Welfare Maximization

Barbara Rossi - Has the Information Channel of Monetary Policy Disappeared? Revisiting the Empirical Evidence