Fall, 2008 Conferences

Jordan River Conference

April 18, 2008



Location Time


WY 329 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Session A

WY 015 8:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Session Chair: Eric Leeper 8:45  a.m. Donghwa Shin "Markov Switching Terms of Trade"  
9:15  a.m. Huixin Bi "Debt Targeting in a Small Open Economy"
9:45  a.m. Seokgil Park "Monetary, Fiscal, and the Exchange rate Policy
Interactions with Central Bank Debt"
10:15 a.m. Michael Plante "Oil Price Shocks and Exchange Rate Management: The Implications of Consumer Durables"
10:45 a.m. Nora Traum "Monetary Policy and Fiscal Foresight"

Session B

WY 101

8:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Session Chair: James Self

8:45  a.m.          

Muhammad Rahman  "Dynamic Scoring with Heterogenous Agents? Challenging the Conventional wisdom"  
 9:15  a.m. Pei Pei "Backtesting Portfolio Value-at-Risk with Estimation Risk"
9:45  a.m. Zaichao Du "Testing for Serial Independence of Generalized Errors"
10:15 a.m. Undergraduate Paper  

Pearson/Addison Wesley Book Fair and Luncheon

WY 329

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session C

WY 015

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Session Chair: Michael Kaganovich

12:30 p.m.

Jialu Liu "Entrepreneurial Activities of Returning Migrants under Credit Constraint in Rural China"  
1:00 p.m. Greg Gilpin "The Quantity and Quality of Teachers: A Dynamic Trade-off"
1:30 p.m. Cristina Danciulescu "Monetary Policy Under Switching Fiscal Regime"

Session D

WY 005

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Session Chair: Frank Page

12:30 p.m.

Eunseok Han "Venture Capital Syndicates Network: A
Game-theoretical Model"
1:00 p.m. Woonam Seok "The Determinant of the Executive Incentive Contract"
1:30 p.m. Abhijit Ramalingam "Endogenous Status Concerns in Agency"

Special Discussion

WY 005

2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  "Credit Market Turmoil," discussion by Richard Rosen, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Gregory Udell, Department of Finance, Indiana University  

Coffee Break

WY 329 3:30 p.m. - 4:00  p.m.

Guest Speaker

WY 005 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.


"Technology and Income Distribution Issues in Trade Models," Ronald W. Jones, the Xerox Professor of Economics, Economics Department, University of Rochester




Grant Street Inn 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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