Michael Kors Outlet

Edward C. Prescott
Director

Lee E. Ohanian
Associate Director

Contact the Center:
CASEE@asu.edu

Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

Economic Policies and Economic Activity Conference

Friday, October 22, 2010

1:00 - 1:15 Welcome
1:15 - 2:15 "Specialization, Agriculture, and Cross-Country Productivity Differences"
David Lagakos (co-author, Michael Waugh)
2:15 - 3:15 "Capital Taxation during the U.S. Great Depression"
Ellen McGrattan
3:15 - 3:45 Break, refreshments
3:45 - 4:45 "Optimal Price Setting with Observation and Menu Costs"
Fernando Alvarez(co-authors, Francesco Lippi and Luigi Paciello)
6:00 PM Dinner at Caffe Boa

Saturday, October 23, 2010

8:30 - 9:30 Continental breakfast (Tempe Mission Palms - Delores Room)
9:30 - 10:30 "On the Optimality of a Dominant Unit of Account"
Martin Schneider(co-author, Matthias Doepke)
10:30- 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 "Cartelization Policies and the International Great Depression"
Hal Cole(co-author, Lee Ohanian)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Tempe Mission Palms – Campanile Room)
1:00 - 2:00 "Fixed Costs, Retirement and the Elasticity of Labor Supply"
Richard Rogerson (co-author, Johanna Wallenius)
2:00 - 3:00 TBD
Hugo Hopenhayn
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:30 "Firm Level Productivity, Risk and Return"
Ayse Imrohoroglu
4:30 - 5:30 "Housing Market(s) of San Diego"
Monika Piazzesi and Martin Schneider (co-author Tim Landvoigt)
6:30 Dinner