CARNEGIE BOSCH INSTITUTE
TEPPER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY



Microeconomic Sources of Real Exchange Rate Behavior

Mario J. Crucini and Chris Telmer, Organizers


Conference Location:

Tepper School of Business

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

September 16-17, 2005


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16


8:00 AM

BUS DEPARTS HOLIDAY INN

8:30 AM

COFFEE AND PASTRIES

9:00 AM

FERNANDO ALVAREZ, ANDREW ATKESON AND PATRICK KEHOE*

University of Chicago, UCLA and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis ,

Time-Varying Risk, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates in General Equilibrium

Discussion leader: MARTIN BERKA, Massey University

10:00 AM

TIMOTHY J. KEHOE* AND KIM J. RUHL

University of Minnesota and University of Texas at Austin,

Sudden Stops, Sectoral Reallocations, and Total Factor Productivity (abstract, for now)

Discussion leader: DAVID BACKUS, New York University

11:00 AM

BREAK

11:30 AM

CHARLES ENGEL* and MICHAEL DEVEREUX*

University of Wisconsin, Madison and University of British Columbia

Expectations and Exchange Rate Policy

Discussion leader: MASAO OGAKI, Ohio State University

12:30 PM

LUNCH

2:00 PM

LINDA TESAR* AND YURIY GORODNICHENKO

University of Michigan and Univeristy of Michigan

A Re-examination of the Border Effect

Discussion leader: JOHN ROGERS, Federal Reserve Board

3:00 PM

JEFFREY FRANKEL, DAVID C. PARSLEY* AND SHANG-JIN WEI

Vanderbilt University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Slow Passthrough Around the World: A New Import for Developing Countries?

Discussion leader: PAUL BERGIN, University of California, Davis

4:00 PM

BREAK

4:30 PM

PINELOPI GOLDBERG* and REBECCA HELLERSTEIN

Yale University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

A Framework for Identifying the Sources of Local-Currency Price Stability

Discussion leader: BEVERLY LAPHAM, Queen's University

5:30 PM ADJOURN



6:00PM BUS RETURNS TO HOLIDAY INN



7:00 PM CONFERENCE DINNER AT "LUCCA" on CRAIG STREET




SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17


8:00 AM

BUS DEPARTS HOLIDAY INN

8:30 AM

COFFEE AND PASTRIES

9:00 AM

CHRISTIAN AHLIN* AND MOTOTSUGU SHINTANI

Vanderbilt University

Menu Costs and Markov Inflation: A Theoretical Revision with New Evidence

Discussion leader: JEFFREY CAMPBELL, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

10:00 AM

VIRGILIU MIDRIGAN

The Ohio State University

International Price Dispersion in State-Dependent Pricing Models

Discussion leader: BENJAMIN EDEN, Vanderbilt University

11:00 AM

BREAK

11:30 AM

GEORGE ALESSANDRIA* and JOSEPH KABOSKI,

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and The Ohio State University

Violating Purchasing Power Parity

Discussion leader: MARVIN GOODFRIEND, Carnegie Mellon University

 

12:30 PM

GIANCARLO CORSETTI, LUCA DEDOLA and SYLVAIN LEDUC*

European University Institute, European Central Bank and Federal Reserve Board ,

DSGE Models of High Exchange-Rate Volatility and Low Pass-Through

Discussion leader: MARIOS ZACHARIADIS, University of Cyprus

1:30 PM

ADJOURN


9:00 PM PARTY AT TELMER's HOUSE