Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control Conference on

Frontiers in Structural Macroeconomic Modeling:

Thirty Years after “Macroeconomics and Reality”
Five Years after “Nominal Rigidities and the Dynamic Effects of a Shock to Monetary Policy”

Tokyo, 23-24 January 2010

Organized by
Global Centers of Excellence (COE) Program, Hitotsubashi University
Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan

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This conference will serve as a forum for original research on recent developments in structural macroeconomic modeling. The organizers welcome submissions on a broad range of topics associated with macroeconomic modeling. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
(1) Estimating structural models for policy simulation and forecasting
(2) Non-linear estimation of structural models
(3) Identifying structural shocks using either structural VAR or DSGE models
(4) The importance of informational frictions in business cycles
(5) Modeling financial frictions
(6) Finance and macroeconomic links

The keynote speakers will be Lawrence Christiano, Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University) and Christopher Sims (Princeton University).
All papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

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Program & Papers

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Ippei Fujiwara (Bank of Japan)
Michel Juillard (Bank of France and CEPREMAP)
Shigenori Shiratsuka (Bank of Japan)
Toshiaki Watanabe (Hitotsubashi University)

Conference Location

Mercury Tower, Hitotsubashi University
2-1 Naka, Kunitachi City, Tokyo 186-8603, JAPAN
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