Atlanta, September 9-10, 2011

Conference program

(Each session is chaired by the last speaker on that session.)

September 9, 2011

08:30-09:00 Continental breakfast

09:00-10:30 Parallel session A

  • Session A1: Forecasting
    • R. Edge, R. Gurkaynak and B. Kisacikoglu Judging the DSGE model by its forecast.
    • M. Wolters Forecasting under model uncertainty.

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 Parallel session B

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Plenary session

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-17:00 Parallel sessions C

17:15-18:00 Reception

18:00 Conference Dinner

September 10, 2011

08:30-09:00 Continental breakfast

09:00-11:15 Parallel session D

  • Session D2: Optimal policy and commitment
    • E. Mertens Discreet commitments of policymakers with private information.
    • L. Coroneo, V. Corradi and P. Santos Monteiro Testing for the degree of commitment via set-identification.
    • R. Anton Braun, L. Mareen Koerber and Y. Waki Some unpleasant properties of log-linearized solutions when the nominal rate is zero.

11:15-11:45 Coffee break

11:45-12:45 Plenary session

  • L. Hansen Exploring macroeconomic models through the lens of asset pricing based on joint work with J. Borovicka.

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Parallel session E

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-17:30 Parallel session F

  • Session F2: Advances in estimation
    • J. Benes and M. Fukac (Log)-linear approximation of stochastic growth models. Why scratch the right ear with the left hand?
    • S. Ivashchenko DSGE model estimation on the basis of second order approximation.

      The conference is organized by the Center for Quantitative Economic Research (QCER) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Bank of France, DSGE-NET and the Dynare Project at CEPREMAP.

Date: 2011-09-08 20:54:11 CEST

Author: Michel Juillard

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