LSE Workshop on Networks in Macro & Finance


June 19th 2017
Time: 9.00 to 18.30
Venue: BOX, 5th Floor, LSE Tower 3, Clement's Inn (map)
Speakers: Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard), Xavier Giroud (MIT), Hanno Lustig (Stanford), Isabelle Mejean (Ecole Polytechnique), Ezra Oberfield (Princeton), Michael Weber (Chicago Booth)
Organisers: Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi (Columbia) and Andrea Vedolin (Department of Finance and SRC, LSE)
This event brings together researchers working in the emerging area that applies network theory to macroeconomics and finance. The workshop aims to stimulate the academic discourse on the aggregate implications of network interactions in propagating and amplifying shocks in the economy. This event is open to anyone interested in network theory and its applications to macroeconomics and finance.
Materials available for download
Hanno Lustig (Stanford)
Gravity in FX R^2: Understanding the Factor Structure in Exchange Rates
Discussant: Ric Colacito (UNC)
Michael Weber (Chicago Booth) - slides
Nominal Rigidities and the Granular Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations
Discussant: Jennifer La’O (Columbia University)
Xavier Giroud (MIT) - slides
Firms’ Internal Networks and Local Economic Shocks
Discussant: Vikrant Vig (LBS)
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard) - slides
The Macroeconomic Impact of Microeconomic Shocks: Beyond Hulten's Theorem
Discussant: Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi (Columbia University) - slides
Isabelle Mejean (Ecole Politechnique) - slides
Volatility in the Small and in the Large: The Lack of Diversification in International Trade
Discussant: Felix Tintelnot (Chicago) - slides
Ezra Oberfield (Princeton) - slides
Misallocation in the Market for Inputs
Discussant: David Baqaee (LSE)

The suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users was: #LSEMacro&Finance

This event was generously supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) [Future Leader in Research grant, number ES/L011352/1].