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Conferences
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  • Research Department
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
    P.O. Box 6387
    Cleveland, OH 44101-1387
  • t. 216-579-3111
    f. 216-579-3050

Macroeconomics Across Time and Space


May 18-19, 2007

Organizers: Jeremy Greenwood, Lee Ohanian and Peter Rupert

Sponsors: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the NBER

Conference Program

Please Note:
Conference Presenters
All travel and lodging for conference presenters must be arranged through the Bank's travel agency (Gateway Travel Management at
1-800-356-7830).
Nonpresenters
Limited space is available for nonpresenters to attend the conference. If you wish to attend, please contact Peter Rupert at 216-579-3131.

The inaugural meeting will take place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on May 18 and 19, 2007.

 

Friday, May 18

1:00 p.m.

  1st Session  
 

Female Labor Force Participation

STEFANIA ALBANESI, and Claudia Olivetti, “Gender Roles and Technological Progress.”

ALESSANDRA FOGLI and Laura Veldkamp, “Nature or Nurture? Learning and Female Labor Force Dynamics.”

2:40 p.m.  

20 min break

 

3:00 p.m.

  2nd session  
 

Financial Development and Economic Development

JEREMY GREENWOOD, Juan M. Sanchez and Cheng Wang, “Financing Development: The Role of Information Costs.”

Robert M. Townsend and KENICHI UEDA, “Welfare Gains from Financial Liberalization.”

4:40 p.m.  

20 min break

 

5:00 p.m.

  3rd session  
 
 

More on Economic Development

Rodi Manuelli and ANANTH SESHADRI, “Neoclassical Miracles.”

5:50 p.m.  

Adjourn

 



Saturday, May 19

9:00 a.m.

  1st Session  
 

U.S. Economic History

Benjamin Bridgman, Shi Qi and JAMES SCHMITZ, “Does Regulation Reduce Productivity? Evidence From Regulation of the  U.S. Beet-Sugar Manufacturing Industry During the Sugar Acts, 1934-74.”

HENRY SIU, “The Fiscal Role of Conscription in the U.S. World War II Effort.”

  
10:40 a.m.  

20 min break

 

11:00 a.m.

  2nd session  
 

Political Economy

Matthias Doepke and MICHELE TERTILT, “Women's Liberation: What was in it for Men?”

Betsy Caucutt, THOMAS COOLEY, and Nezih Guner, “The Farm, the City and the Emergence of Social Security.”

12:40 - 2:00 p.m.    

Lunch

 

2:00 p.m.

  3rd session  
 
 

Monetary Economics

FRANCOIS VELDE, “Chronicle of a Deflation Unforetold.”

HAL COLE and Lee Ohanian, “Deflation, Real Wages, and the International Great Depression: A Productivity Puzzle.”

3:40 p.m.  

Adjourn

 



If you have any questions, feel free to contact Peter Rupert at confer@clev.frb.org.