SaMMF Joint Workshop: Mad(ison) Money Meeting co-organized with Bank of Canada

February 10-12, 2021

SaMMF is pleased to host the Mad(ison) Money Meeting co-organized with Bank of Canada.

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The workshop consists of 9 papers spread over three days, and two keynote speeches by Ricardo Lagos (NYU) and David Andolfatto (St. Louis Fed). Each talk will have 35 minutes for the speaker to present, 15 minutes for the discussant and 10 minutes for coffee and questions. The format will be the same as our seminars and you can find its description here. The program is below.

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Program

Wednesday – February 10

10:30 am – 11:30 am EST

  • Money and Credit Revisited” by Han Han (Peking University) and Chao He (East China Normal University)
    • Discussion: Chao Gu (University of Missouri)

11:30 am -12:30 pm EST

  • Endogenous Liquidity and Capital Reallocation” by Wei Cui (UCL), Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Yu Zhu (Bank of Canada)
    • Discussion: Venky Venkateswaran (New York University)

12:30-1:00 pm EST – Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 pm EST

  • Central Bank Account for All: Efficiency and Stability” by Cyril Monnet (Bank for International Settlement), Asgerdur Petursdottir (University of Bath) and Mariana Rojas-Breu (Université Paris Dauphine)
    • Discussion: Janet Jiang (Bank of Canada)

2:00-3:00 pm EST – Keynote Talk

  • Ricardo Lagos (New York University) presenting “The Limits of onetary Economics”
Thursday – February 11

10:30 am – 11:30 am EST

  • Safe Assets as Collateral Multipliers by Emre Ozdenoren (London Business School), Kathy Yuan (LSE) and Shengxing Zhang (LSE)
    • Discussion: Bruno Sultanum (Richmond Fed)

11:30 am -12:30 pm EST

  • Fundamental Pricing of Utility Tokenst” by Julien Prat (CREST)
    • Discussion: Jason Donaldson (WUSTL)

12:30-1:00 pm EST – Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 pm EST

  • “Private Information and Repurchase Options in Competitive Search Markets” by Saki Bigio (UCLA) and Liyan Shi (EIEF)
    • Discussion: Mohammad Davoodalhosseini (Bank of Canada)

2:00-3:00 pm EST – Keynote Talk

  • David Andolfatto (St. Louis Fed) presenting “Time for some unpleasant monetarist arithmetic?”
Friday – February 12

10:30 am – 11:30 am EST

  • Credit Conditions, Inflation and Unemployment by Chao Gu (University of Missouri), Janet Jiang (Bank of Canada) and Liang Wang (University of Hawaii)
    • Discussion: Zach Bethune (University of Virginia)

11:30 am -12:30 pm EST

  • Getting Blockchain Incentives Right” by Zahra Ebrahimi (Carnegie Mellon University), Bryan Routeledge (Carnegie Mellon University) and Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Carnegie Mellon University)
    • Discussion: Dmitry Orlov (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

12:30-1:00 pm EST – Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 pm EST

  • Central Bank Digital Currency and Flight to Safety by Stephen Williamson (Western Univesity)
    • Discussion: Russell Wong (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)