Past Conference

RISE Inflation Conference and Keynote Lecture

  • Rice University

  • October 28-29, 2022

  • In Kraft Hall 110 unless otherwise noted

Friday, October 28
Time Event Details
12:00-1:00pm Informal Lunch Kraft 110 (Outside)

Welcome/Opening Remarks by Dean of Social Sciences, Rachel Kimbro

1:15-2:15pm "A Monetary/Fiscal Theory of Sudden Inflations" by Marco Bassetto (FRB Minneapolis) and David Miller
2:15-3:15pm "Unemployment, Inflation, and the Distribution of Liquidity" by Zach Bethune (Rice) and Guillaume Rocheteau
3:15-3:45pm Coffee Break
3:45-4:45pm “(Un)Conventional Monetary and Fiscal Policy” by Cynthia Wu (Notre Dame), Eric Sims, and Ji Zhang
5:00-5:45pm Reception Kraft Hall 418 (Lounge)
6:00-7:00pm RISE Keynote Lecture “Conquests of American Inflation: North and South” by Tom Sargent (New York University) Hudspeth Auditorium, Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
Saturday, October 29
Time Event Details
9:00-10:00am “Firm Heterogeneity, Capital Misallocation, and Optimal Monetary Policy” by Galo Nuno (Bank of Spain), Beatriz Gonzalez, Dominik Thaler, and Silvia Albrizio
10:00-11:00am “Q-Monetary Transmission” by Ricardo Lagos (New York University) and Priit Jeenas
11:15-12:15pm “The Effect of Macroeconomic Uncertainty on Firm Decisions” by Kinda Hachem (UVa Darden) , Haelim Anderson, and Simpson Zhang
12:15-1:15pm “Reallocating Liquidity to Reslve a Crisis: Evidence from the Panic of 1873” with Rod Garratt and Gabriele Camera

Zach Bethune, Flavio Cunha

The Rice Initiative for the Study of Economics (RISE) is pleased to sponsor the Rice Inflation Conference and Keynote Lecture, hosted by the Department of Economics at Rice University.