10.07.2023: ‪Moritz Schularick‬ – Loose monetary policy and financial instability

Presenter: ‪Moritz Schularick‬‬ Affiliation: Sciences Po and University of Bonn, Department of Economics Paper: Loose Monetary Policy and Financial Instability Date: July 10, 2023 Time: 13:00 GMT (15:00 Israel Time) Abstract: Do periods of persistently loose monetary policy increase financial fragility and the likelihood of a financial crisis? This is a central question for policymakers, … Read more

20.06.2023: Xavier Jaravel – Five facts about MPCs

Presenter: Xavier Jaravel Affiliation: London School of Economics Paper: TBA Date: June 20, 2023 Time: 13:00 GMT (15:00 Israel Time) Abstract: We conduct a randomized controlled trial to study the consumption response of French households to unanticipated one-time money transfers of 300 Euros. Using prepaid debit cards, we consider three implementation designs: (i) a transfer … Read more

13.06.2023: Oleg Itskhoki – Optimal exchange rate policy

Presenter: Oleg Itskhoki Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Economics Paper: Optimal Exchange Rate Policy Date: June 13, 2023 Time: 13:00 GMT (15:00 Israel Time) Abstract: We develop a general policy analysis framework that features nominal rigidities and financial frictions with endogenous PPP and UIP deviations. The goal of the optimal policy is … Read more

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