University of California, Riverside


Economic Theory Spring 2006

Seminars & Colloquia

Economic Theory Spring 2006

Wednesdays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified) Sproul Hall 2206

Questions? Contact Marcelle Chauvet.

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

April 5 Fabio Milani (Economics Department/UC Irvine) Expectations, Learning and Macroeconomic Persistence
April 12 Kajal Lahiri (Economics Department/SUNY, Albany) joint with Econometrics Limits to Forcasting: How fast do we adapt to news? How far ahead can we forecast? Papers: 1 | 2 | 3
April 19 Michael J Ryan (Centre for Economic Policy Hull/University Business School) Simple Characterizations of Contraction Consistency and Inconsistency Conditions
April 26 James Stock (Economics Department, Harvard Univeristy) joint with Econometrics Title: TBA
April 28 Friday Allan Timmermann (Economics Department/UCSD) joint with Econometrics Predictability of stock returns and asset allocation under structural breaks
May 3 Nicolas L. Dromel (Economics Department/University of Aix-Marseille) Are Progressive Fiscal Rules Stabilizing?
May 10 Robert J. Gordon (Economics Department/Northwestern University) Two Centuries of Economic Growth: Europe Chasing the American Frontier M
May 12 Friday Friday Rosa Metzkin (Economics Department/Northwestern University) joint with Econometrics Title: TBA
May 17 Ayse Imrohoroglu (Marshall School of Business/USC) Secular Movements in U.S. Saving and Consumption
May 24 Hanno Lustig (Economics Department/UCLA) The Irrelevance of Idiosyncratic Income Risk for Risk Premia in Incomplete Market Models
May 31 oao Victor Issler (Getulio Vargas Graduate School of Economics) joint with Econometrics Estimating the Stochastic Discount Factor without a Utility Function

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