Summer Workshop

Sixth Annual Summer Workshop in International Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics, the Brandeis International Business School (IBS) and the Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance will hold an international economics and finance workshop.

Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017

Location: International Hall


Time Description
10 – 10:30 a.m. Breakfast
10:30 – 11 a.m.

Macroeconomic Fluctuations with HANK & SAM:
an Analytical Approach
Morten Ravn, Vincent Sterk

11 – 11:15 a.m. Discussion: TBD
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Coffee break
11 a.m. - noon

Monetary Policy through Production Networks: Evidence from the Stock Market
Ali Ozdagli, Michael Weber

Noon – 12:15 p.m. Discussion: TBD
12:15 – 1.45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 – 2:15 p.m.

IO in I-O: Competition and Volatility in Input-Output Networks
Basile Grassi

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Discussion: TBD
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Coffee Break
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Refugees and Local Agglomeration: Evidence from Germany's Post-War Population Expulsions
Michael Peters

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Discussion: TBD


For convenience of transportation, we will offer a ride to participants from the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge at 9:40 a.m. on July 16, and return them to the hotel or the airport.

If there’s interest at the workshop, there will be a brief walking tour across our beautiful campus.

Contact Organizers

Daniel Bergstresser
Daniel Bergstresser
Associate Professor of Finance, International Business School
781-736-5007 Sachar Building, Room 128C

Expertise: Municipal finance, corporate governance, household financial behavior

Raphael Schoenle
Raphael Schoenle
Associate Professor of Economics
781-736-2268 Sachar Building, Room 015
Office Hours: (on leave)

Expertise: International macroeconomics, macro- and monetary economics, international trade