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Conference Discussions

Discussion of Daniel Lewis, “Announcement-Specific Decompositions of Unconventional Monetary Policy Shocks and Their Macroeconomic Effects,” presented at the Allied Social Science Association/Society for Computational Economics meetings (online), January 7, 2022.
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Discussion of Gabriele Ciminelli, John Rogers, and Wenbin Wu, “The Effects of U.S. Monetary Policy on International Mutual Fund Investment,” presented at the Asia Economic Policy Conference, online, November 18, 2021.
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Discussion of Maik Schmeling, Andreas Schrimpf, and Sigurd Steffensen, “Monetary Policy Expectation Errors,” presented at the European Finance Association Meetings, online, August 27, 2021.
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Discussion of Carolin Pflueger and Gianluca Rinaldi, “Why Does the Fed Move Markets So Much? A Model of Monetary Policy and Time-Varying Risk Aversion,” presented at the IMF conference on Advances in Monetary Economics, online, July 19, 2021.
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Discussion of Vania Stavrakeva and Jenny Tang’s paper, “The Dollar During the Great Recession: US Monetary Policy Signaling and the Flight to Safety,” presented at the CEBRA/CEPR Conference on Monetary Policy and Exchange Rates, Sveriges Riksbank, online, October 1, 2020.
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Discussion of Michiel De Pooter, Giovanni Favara, Michele Modugno, and Jason Wu’s paper, “Monetary Policy Uncertainty and Monetary Policy Surprises,” presented at the Asia Economic Policy Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, November 14, 2019.
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Discussion of Monika Piazzesi, Ciaran Rogers, and Martin Schneider’s paper, “Money and Banking in a New Keynesian Model,” presented at the Federa Reserve Bank of San Francisco Conference on Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy, March 22, 2019.
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Discussion of Carlos Carvalho, Stefano Eusepi, Emmanuel Moench, and Bruce Preston’s paper, “Anchored Inflation Expectations,” presented at the American Economic Association Meetings in Philadelphia, January 7, 2018.
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Discussion of Sameuel Hanson, David Lucca, and Jonathan Wright’s paper, “Interest Rate Conundrums in the Twenty-First Century,” presented at the American Economic Association Meetings in Philadelphia, January 6, 2018.
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Discussion of Tim Kroencke, Maik Schmeling, and Andreas Schrimpf’s paper, “The FOMC Risk Shift,” presented at the American Economic Association Meetings in Philadelphia, January 5, 2018.
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Discussion of Refet Gürkaynak, Burçin Kisaciko─člu, and Jonathan Wright’s paper, “Identifying the Effects of Partially-Measured News Surprises,” presented at the Bank of Canada-Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco-Simon Fraser University Conference on Fixed Income and Macro-Finance in Vancouver, August 17-18, 2017.
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Discussion of Stefania D’Amico and Thomas King’s “What Does Anticipated Monetary Policy Do?” presented at the ASSA Meetings in San Francisco, January 3-5, 2016.
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Discussion of Jonathan Wright’s “Options-Implied Probability Density Functions for Real Interest Rates,” presented at the IJCB/Banco de Mexico research conference, November 23-24, 2015.
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Discussion of Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez’s “An Economical Business Cycle Model,” presented at the San Francisco Fed’s conference on Monetary Economics, March 27, 2015.
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Discussion of Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson’s “High Frequency Identification of Monetary Non-Neutrality,” presented at the ASSA Meetings in Boston, January 3-5, 2015.
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Discussion of Michael Ehrmann’s “Targeting Inflation from Below–How Do Inflation Expectations Behave?” presented at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand conference on 25 Years of Inflation Targeting, Wellington, New Zealand, December 1-2, 2014.
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Discussion of Michael Chin, Thomai Filippeli, and Konstantinos Theodoridis’ “Cross-Country Co-Movement in Long-Term Interest Rates: A Regime-Switching DSGE Analysis,” presented at the Aarhus/CREATES Macro-Finance Workshop, Aarhus, Denmark, June 4-5, 2014.
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Discussion of Mark Gerter and Peter Karadi’s “Monetary Policy Surprises, Credit Costs, and Economic Activity,” presented at the NBER Conference on Lessons from the Financial Crisis for Monetary Policy, Boston, October 18-19, 2013.
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Discussion of Alex Hsu, Erica Li, and Francisco Palomino’s “What Do Nominal Rigidities and Monetary Policy Tell Us about the Real Yield Curve?” presented at the Bank of Canada Conference on Advances in Fixed Income Modeling, Ottawa, May 2, 2013.
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Presentation and discussion of Joseph Gagnon, Matthew Raskin, Julie Remache, and Brian Sack’s “Large-Scale Asset Purchases by the Federal Reserve: Did They Work?” presented at the American Economic Association Meetings, Denver, January 8, 2011.
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Discussion of Simon Gilchrist and Egon Zakrajšek’s “Credit Risk and the Macroeconomy,” presented at the Conference on Financial Shocks and the Real Economy, UC Davis, April 16, 2010.
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Discussion of Nicholas Bloom, Max Floetotto, and Nir Jaimovich’s “Really Uncertain Business Cycles” (authors presented empirical results only), presented at the Conference on Inequality in a Time of Contraction, Stanford University, November 13, 2009.
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Discussion of three papers: Maria Athanasopoulou, Claus Brand, and Rasmus Pilegaard’s “Does Real-Time Macroeconomic Information Affect the Yield Curve?” Hiona Balfoussia’s “An Affine Factor Model of the Greek Term Structure;” and Michael Fleming and Monika Piazzesi’s “Monetary Policy Tick-by-Tick;”  presented at the Conference on the Analysis of the Money Market, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, November 14, 2007.
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Dsicussion of Lars Svensson and Noah Williams’ “Bayesian and Adaptive Optimal Policy under Model Uncertainty,” presented at the Oslo Conference on Monetary Policy and Uncertainty, University of Oslo, June 9, 2006.
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Discussion of Michael Fleming and Monika Piazzesi’s “Monetary Policy Tick-by-Tick,” presented at the Bank of Canada Conference on Fixed Income, Bank of Canada, Ottawa, May 3, 2006.
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Discussion of Keith Küster and Volker Wieland’s “Insurance Policies for Monetary Policy in the Euro Area,” presented at the American Economic Association Meetings, Boston, January 7, 2006.
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Discussion of Fabio Milani’s “Expectations, Learning, and Macroeconomic Persistence,” presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Conference on DSGE Models and Macroeconomic Forecasting, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, October 14, 2005.
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