The Joint Montreal Macro Brownbag gives Montreal-based researchers in macroeconomics the opportunity to meet and discuss each others’ work. The event brings together researchers from all economics departments in Montreal and promotes their collaboration. This edition was combined with Concordia University’s CIREQ Macro-Montreal Seminar.
9:00 Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs
Theodore Papageorgiou (McGill University)
9:50 Modelling and Implications of Endogenous Schumpeterian Growth for Business Cycles in a New Keynesian DSGE Model
Adil Mahroug (UQAM)
11:00 Inequality, Portfolio Choice and the Business Cycle
Heejeong Kim (Université Concordia)
11:50 Risk Aversion, Uninsurable Idiosyncratic Risk, and the Financial Accelerator
Giacomo Candian (HEC Montréal)
2:00 - 3:30 pm Labor Market Implications of Unemployment Benefit Extensions
Iourii Manovskii (University of Pennsylvania)
Part of CIREQ-Concordia Seminar
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