MMCN Webinar Series on Macroeconomic Modelling and Pandemics


The MMCN Webinar Series is being launched under the auspices of the CEPR Network on Macroeconomic Modelling and Model Comparison (MMCN) and the Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative supported by the IMFS at Goethe University Frankfurt and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.


Monday, May 4, 2020
8:00-9:00 am Pacific Time
5:00-6:00 pm Central European Summer Time

Macroeconomic Dynamics and Reallocation in an Epidemic
Prof. Harald Uhlig, Ph.D. (jointly with Dirk Krueger, Taojun Xie)
Bruce Allen and Barbara Ritzenthaler Professor of Economics
University of Chicago
Paper | Slides | Video


Wednesday, May 6, 2020
7:00-8:00 am Pacific Time
4:00-5:00 pm Central European Summer Time

The Macroeconomics of Epidemics
Prof. Dr. Mathias Trabandt (jointly with Martin S. Eichenbaum, Sergio Rebelo)
Chair in Macroeconomics
Freie Universität Berlin
Paper | Slides


Monday, May 11, 2020
8:00-9:00 am Pacific Time
5:00-6:00 pm Central European Summer Time

Strategies for Controlling the Medical and Socio-economic Costs of the Corona Pandemic
Daniel Gros, Ph.D. (jointly with Claudius Gros, Roser Valenti, Killian Valenti)
Director
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Paper | Slides I | Slides II | Video


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
8:00-9:00 am Pacific Time
5:00-6:00 pm Central European Summer Time

The COVID19-Pandemic in the EU: Macroeconomic Transmission and Economic Policy Response
Werner Roeger, Ph.D. (jointly with Jan in't Veld and Philipp Pfeiffer)
Head of Models and Databases unit, DG Economics and Finance
European Commission
Slides | Video


Monday May 18, 2020

2:00-3:00 pm Pacific Time
11:00 pm-12:00 am Central European Summer Time

The Global Macroeconomic Impacts of COVID-19: Seven Scenarios
Prof. Warwick McKibbin, Ph.D. (jointly with Roshen Fernando)
Professor and Director, ANU Centre for Applied Macroeconomics Analysis
Australian National University
Paper | Slides | Video


Monday, May 25, 2020
8:00-9:00 am Pacific Time
5:00-6:00 pm Central European Summer Time

The Corona Stimulus Package: How Large is the Transfer Multiplier?
Prof. Dr. Gernot Müller
(jointly with Christian Bayer, Benjamin Born, Ralph Luetticke)
Professor for International Macroeconomics and Finance
University of Tübingen
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
8:00-9:00 am Pacific Time
5:00-6:00 pm Central European Summer Time

Social Distancing and Supply Disruptions in a Pandemic
Luca Guerrieri, Ph.D.
(jointly with Martin Bodenstein and Giancarlo Corsetti)
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
8:00-9:00 am Pacific Time
5:00-6:00 pm Central European Summer Time

Health vs. Wealth: On the Distributional Effects of Controlling an Epidemic
Prof. Dirk Krueger, Ph.D.
(jointly with Andrew Glover, Jonathan Heathcote and José-Victor Rios-Rull)
University of Pennsylvania
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