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 (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

Speakers: Veronica Guerrieri - Countercyclical Fiscal Policies, and Loukas Karabarbounis - Persistent Wealth Gaps


Chair: Elie Tamer

Speakers: Xavier D’Haultfoeuille - Difference-in-Differences Estimators of Intertemporal Treatment Effects, and Elena Manresa - Machine Learning in Structural Estimation


Chair: Phil Haile

Speakers: Myrto Kalouptsidi - Global Transport Markets: Impact on Trade and Efficiency, and Mar Reguant - Using IO Tools to Understand the Impacts of the Energy Transition


Thursday, August 26: 16:30 CET

Labor and Product Markets

Speakers: Vasco Carvalho - Market Power Bottlenecks in Production Networks, and Christopher Tonetti - Labor Market Dynamics and the Value of a job

Chair: Wouter den Haan


Chair: Larry Samuelson

Speakers: Bruno Strulovici - Social learning, Institution Enforcement, and Ethical Necessity, and Philipp Strack - Additive Statistics

Time Series 

Chair: Frank Schorfheide

Speakers: Toru Kitagawa - Policy Choice in Time Series by Empirical Welfare Maximization, and Barbara Rossi -