17.10.2023: Oliver Pfäuti – The inflation attention threshold and inflation surges

Presenter: Oliver Pfäuti Affiliation: University of Texas at Austin and University of Bern, Department of Economics. Paper: The Inflation Attention Threshold and Inflation Surges Date: October 17, 2023 Time: 12:00 GMT (15:00 Israel Time) Abstract: At the outbreak of the recent inflation surge, the public’s attention to inflation was low but increased rapidly once inflation … Read more

26.09.2023: Wendy Morrison – Optimal monetary policy with redistribution

Presenter: Wendy A. Morrison Affiliation: Columbia University, Department of Economics. Paper: Optimal Monetary Policy with Redistribution Date: September 26, 2023 Time: 12:00 GMT (15:00 Israel Time) Abstract: We study optimal monetary policy in a dynamic, general equilibrium economy with heterogeneous agents. All heterogeneity is ex-ante: workers differ in type-specific, state-contingent labor productivity, yet markets are … Read more

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