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Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Policy

presentation

Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Richmond Office, Richmond, VA

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Overview

This conference brings together leading researchers to discuss fiscal policy issues and improve our understanding of how these issues affect the economy at both the national and regional levels.

 

Agenda

8:30 a.m.
Breakfast

8:50 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Kartik Athreya
Executive Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

9:00 a.m.
Iourii Manovskii
Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
The Fiscal Multiplier

10:00 a.m.
Marios Karabarbounis
Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Regional Consumption Responses and the Aggregate Fiscal Multiplier

11:00 a.m.
Break

11:30 a.m.
Dirk Krueger
Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
High Marginal Tax Rates on the Top 1%?

12:30 p.m.
Lunch

2:00 p.m.
Karel Mertens
Senior Economic Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
The Near Term Growth Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

3:00 p.m.
Christian Matthes
Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Understanding the Size of the Government Spending Multiplier: It's in the Sign

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Eric Leeper
Professor of Economics, University of Virginia
Recovery of 1933

5:30 p.m.
Reception

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