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Dec 10 2018

The Guthrie Center for Real Estate Research hosted a Housing and Macroeconomics Conference at the Kellogg Global Hub on Friday, September 21, 2018.

The conference assembled expert scholars from the Chicago area to discuss topics related to housing markets and macroeconomics. The following papers were presented:

State Dependency and the Efficacy of Monetary Policy: The Refinancing Channel
Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University
Sergio Rebelo, Northwestern University
Arlene Wong, Princeton University

Bank Balance Sheet Capacity and the Limits of Shadow Banks
Greg Buchak, University of Chicago
Gregor Matvos, University of Texas Austin
Tomasz Piskorski, Columbia University
Amit Seru, Stanford University

Credit Supply and Housing Speculation
Atif Mian, Princeton University
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago

Dollar Safety and the Global Financial Cycle
Arvind Krishnamurthy, Stanford University
Hanno Lustig, Stanford University
Zhengyang Jiang, Northwestern University

No Job, No Money, No Refi: Frictions to Refinancing in a Recession
Anthony DeFusco, Northwestern University
John Mondragon, Northwestern University

Liquidity vs. Wealth in Household Debt Obligations: Evidence from Housing Policy in the Great Recession
Pascal Noel, University of Chicago
Peter Ganong, University of Chicago

Mortgage Prepayment and Path-Dependent Effects of Monetary Policy
David Berger, Northwestern University
Konstantin Milbradt, Northwestern University
Fabrice Tourre, Northwestern University
Joseph Vavra, University of Chicago

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