Minnesota-Wisconsin International/Macro
Student Workshop: Spring 2019

Conference location: Social Science Building: 1180 Observatory Dr, Madison, WI 53706

Friday: Room 6104 // Saturday: Room 7142

Friday, April 26

Time Event
12:00-1:00 Lunch (by invitation) Social Science 8417
1:00-2:00 Anson Zhou (UW)
Consumption Volatility and Demographic Structure
2:20-3:20 Anthony Priolo (UMN)
Multinationals, Competition, & Long-run Growth
3:40-4:40 Francesco Celentano (UW)
Public Listing Choice with Persistent Hidden Information
5:00 MN delegation checks into the hotel
6:00 Happy hour at Memorial Union Terrace
800 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706
8:00 Dinner (by invitation) at Madison’s
119 King St, Madison, WI 53703

Saturday, April 27

Time Event
8:00-8:20 Coffee and pastries
8:20-9:20 Lichen Zhang (UMN)
Firm Dynamics, Knowlede Capital, Credit-Market Friction, and the Macroeconomic Implications
9:40-10:40 Eirik Eylands Brandsaas (UW)
Stock Market Participation and Exit: The Role of Homeownership
11:00-12:00 Carlos Esquivel (UMN)
Sovereign Risk and Natural Resources: a Cost of the Dutch Disease
12:00-1:00 Lunch (by invitation) Social Science 8417
1:00-2:00 Steve Pak Wu (UW)
Corporate Balance Sheets and Sovereign Risk Premia
2:20-3:20 Agustin Samano Penaloza (UMN)
International Reserves and Central Bank Independence
3:40-4:40 Kuan Liu (UW)
The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Small U.S. Banks: A Cost-Effectiveness Perspective
5:00-6:00 Yang Zhou (UMN)
The US-China Trade War and Global Value Chain
7:00 Dinner (by invitation) at Dean Corbae’s