Call for Papers - October 15 Deadline

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Sciences Po (Paris) 

May 15-16, 2014

Sciences Po will hold a conference on Goods Markets, the Macroeconomy and Policy, designed to bring together leading scholars in the field. The meeting will take place Thursday May 15, and Friday May 16, 2014.

Conference theme:

The conference is to focus on research incorporating trading frictions in the goods market for the performance of the macroeconomy and the design of policy. Topics include, but are not limited to: equilibrium trade and prices in economies with goods market frictions; dynamics of aggregates in models with demand externalities; the design of optimal scal, monetary and labor market policy. Preference will be given to recent papers that have not previously been presented at major conferences.

Confirmed Speakers: Wouter den Haan, Robert Hall, and Guido Menzio.

Submission procedure:

Please submit an electronic version of the paper (PDF format) no later than March 10th, 2014 to: Paper selections will be finalized by the end of March 2014.

Tentative schedule:

Thursday May 15          Presentations 10:00 to 17:30            Dinner: 20:00

Friday May 16               Presentations: 10:00 to 15:00

Organizers: Pascal Michaillat, Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau, Emmanuel Saez, Etienne Wasmer and Philippe Weil.


Funded by the European Research Council, Banque de France, OFCE and LIEPP.