The Macroeconomics and International Finance workshop invites UVA and outside speakers to present current research on the broad macroeconomic spectrum. Topics covered in the workshop include, among others, economic growth, heterogeneity under incomplete markets, monetary and fiscal policy, firm dynamics and exchange rate determinants. The work presented ranges from pure theoretical to empirical analysis.

Upcoming Seminars

All meetings are Zoom from 3:30 - 5:00pm unless otherwise noted

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Louphou Coulibaly will present his paper: Liquidity Traps and International Spillovers

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Juliane Begenau will present her paper: A Q-theory of Banks​

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton)  will present her paper: TBA

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Joint Darden-Macro Workshop

Adrien Auclert (Stanford) will  present his paper: TBA

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
(Job talk Presentation- Zoom 12:30 -2:00pm)

Seunghyeon Lee will present is paper: Optimal Monetary Policy under Heterogeneous Consumption Baskets

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Leena Rudanko will present her paper: Firm Wages in a Frictional Labor Market​

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Nobuhiro Kiyotaki will present his paper: TBA

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Ludwig Straub will present his paper: TBA

Wednesday February 10, 2021

Bartosz Mackowiak will present his paper: Rational Inattention and the Business Cycle Effects of Productivity and News Shocks

Wednesday March 10, 2021

Pascual Restrepo will present his paper:Task Displacement and the Rise of US Wage Inequality” (joint with Daron Acemoglu)

Wednesday March 24, 2021
(Note change in time : 2:30 - 4:00pm)

Giuseppe Moscarini will present his paper: The Job Ladder: Inflation vs. Reallocation” joint with Fabien Postel-Vinay

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Carlos Vegh will present his paper: Fiscal Cyclicality and Market Incompleteness

Wednesday April 21 2021-Cancelled

Arlene Wong will present her paper: “Debt, Human Capital Accumulation, and the Allocation of Talent”


Related Faculty

Faculty with related teaching and research interests include:

Other faculty who attend the workshop regularly: