Tsinghua Workshop in Macroeconomics

Tsinghua Uinversity, Beijing, China

TWMY 2014

**Tsinghua Workshop in Macroeconomics for Young Economists 2014**
May 29, 2014
SEM, Tsinghua University
Venue: Room 418, Shunde Building

9:00-9:15 Registration

9:15-10:00: Jianhuan Xu (New York University):
“Mergers and Acquisitions: Quantity vs Quality and Aggregate Implications”

10:00-10:45: Yicheng Wang (University of Rochester)
“Decentralized Labor Market, Credit within the Firm and Macroeconomic Implications”

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45: Jian Wang (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas), Xiao Wang (University of North Dakota), Shang-Jin Wei (Tsinghua and Columbia University)

“FDI and Firm Productivity: The Role of Financial Constraints”

11:45-12:30: Jie Chen (SHUFE), Kevin X.D. Huang (Vanderbilt University), Zhe Li (SHUFE), Jianfei Sun (SHJT University):
“Financial Conditions and Slow Recovery”

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:45: Yun Liu (HKUST), Pengfei Wang (HKUST):

“Household and Business Investment Dynamics in a Demand Rigidity RBC Model”

14:45-15:30: Li Li (University of Toronto):

“Sovereign Defaults and Interest Rate Spread in the Presence of Self-Control Problems”

15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:30: Liang Wang (University of Hawaii Manoa), Fang Yao (Reserve Bank of New Zealand)
“Can Sale Price Adjustments Affect the Neutrality of Money?”

16:30-17:15: Kyoung Jin Choi (University of Calgary), Hyeng Keun Koo (Ajou University),

Byung Hwa Lim (Korea Economic Research Institute), Jane Yoo (Ajou University):
“Can the Endogenous Credit Constraint Explain the Heterogenous Investment Behavior?”