Crisis Reading Group

Location: Tydings Hall 4118F, University of Maryland

Meeting time: Tuesday, 5:15pm

Session 1: November 11th, 2008: Empirical Crisis Research

(Discussions by Pablo Federico and Eduardo Olaberria)

*) Brunnermeier, Markus (2008), Deciphering the 2007-08 Liquidity and Credit Crunch [paper | slides ]

*) Chari, V.V., Lawrence Christiano, and Patrick J. Kehoe (2008), Facts and Myths about the Financial Crisis of 2008, Fed Minneapolis Working Paper 666 [ paper ]

*) Cohen-Cole, Ethan, Burcu Duygan-Bump, Jose Fillat and Judit Montoriol-Garriga (2008), Looking Behind the Aggregates: A Reply to "Facts and Myths About the Financial Crisis of 2008," Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Working Paper No. QAU08-5 [ paper ]

Session 2: December 9th, 2008: Theoretical Crisis Research

(Discussions by Julien Bengui and Javier Bianchi)

Papers to be announced