Macroeconomics and Individual Decision Making

November 3, 2001

George A. Akerlof and Robert Shiller, Organizers

John C. Driscoll, Brown University and NBER and Steinar Holden, University of Oslo
"Fair Treatment and Inflation Persistence
    Discussant: Venkataraman Bhaskar, University of Essex

N. Gregory Mankiw, Harvard University and NBER and Ricardo Reis, Harvard University
"Sticky Information Versus Stick Prices: A Proposal to Replace the New-Keynesian Phillips Curve"
    Discussant: Xavier Gabaix, MIT

Laurence M. Ball and Robert A. Moffitt, John Hopkins University and NBER
"Productivity Growth and the Phillips Curve"
    Discussant: Pierre Fortin, Université du Québec à Montreal

David Laibson, Harvard University and NBER and Jeremy B. Tobacman, Harvard University (joint with Andrea Repetto, Universidad de Chile)
"Wealth Accumulation, Creditcard Borrowing and Consumption-Income Comovement"
    Discussant: Robert B. Barsky, University of Michigan and NBER

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Russell Sage Foundation and National Bureau of Economic Research