International Seminar on Macroeconomics.
A meeting of the NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics took place on June 27-28 in London. Research Associates Kristin Forbes of MIT and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas of the University of California, Berkeley organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:
* Francois Fontaine, Paris School of Economics; Julien Martin, UQAM; and Isabelle Mejean, Ecole Polytechnique, "Price Discrimination within and across EMU Markets: Evidence from French Exporters"
* Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University and NBER, and Yinxi Xie, Columbia University, "Monetary Policy in a World of Global Supply Chains"
* Olivier Coibion, University of Texas at Austin and NBER; Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California, Berkeley and NBER; Saten Kumar, Auckland University of Technology; and Mathieu Pedemonte, University of California, Berkeley, "Inflation Expectations as a Policy Tool?" (NBER Working Paper 24788)
* Sergio de Ferra, Stockholm University; Kurt Mitman, Institute for International Economic Studies; and Federica
Romei, Stockholm School of Economics, "Household Heterogeneity and the Transmission of Foreign Shocks"
* Chris Redl, Bank of England, "Uncertainty Matters: Evidence from Close Elections"
* Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley and NBER; Demian Pouzo, University of California, Berkeley; and Victoria Vanasco, Center for Research in International Economics, "Investor Experiences, Capital Flows and Debt Pricing" (NBER Working Paper 24697)
* Nuno T. Coimbra, Paris School of Economics, "Sovereigns at Risk: A Dynamic Model of Sovereign Debt and Banking Leverage"
* Julia Bevilaqua, Galina Hale, and Eric Tallman, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, "Corporate Spreads, Sovereign Spreads, and Crises"
Summaries of these papers are at www.nber.org/conferences/2019/ISOM19/summary.html