50th Konstanz Seminar, 2019

The conference will be held on June 5 and June 6, 2019.

Wednesday, June 5

Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé (Columbia University): Exchange Rates and Uncovered Interest Differentials: The Role of Permanent Monetary Shocks
with Martín Uribe

Roberto Rigobon (MIT Sloan): tbd

Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics): The People versus the Markets: Inflation and Monetary Policy

Ana Maria Santacreu (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis): Knowledge Diffusion, Trade and Innovation across Countries and Sectors
with Jie Cai and Nan Li

Michael Weber (Chicago Booth): Human Frictions in the Transmission of Economic Policy
with Francesco D’Acunto, Daniel Hoang, and Maritta Paloviit

Thursday, June 6

Policy Session. Speaker: Thomas Jordan (President, Swiss National Bank)
Followed by a panel discussion on the international monetary architecture

Barry Eichengreen (UC Berkeley): What Drives Central Bank Profits?

Nir Jaimovich (University of Zurich): Automation, Labor, and the Macroeconomy: Facts and Policy

Paolo Surico (London Business School): Monetary Policy, Corporate Finance, and Investment
with James Cloyne, Clodomiro Ferreira, Maren Froemel


The seminar is by invitation only and held under Chatham House Rule.