The 9th FARFE Conference and 8th Ross Prize

MIT's Endicott House, 80 Haven Street, Dedham, MA 02026

Friday, October 20, 2023
6:00-7:30 Reception (The Den)
7:30-10:30 Dinner and Drinks, with Toast to Doug Diamond and Phil Dybvig (Living Room)
Saturday, October 21, 2023
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast (Dining Room)
Ross Prize Lecture - Chair: S. "Vish" Viswanathan, Duke (Brooks Center - Lecture Hall)
8:30-9:15 Leverage Cycles and the Anxious Economy - AER (2008)
Ana Fostel, Virginia, and John Geanakoplos, Yale
9:15-10:00 The Leverage Cycle: A Survey of the Literature
Alp Simsek, Yale
10:00-10:30 Break
Leverage and the Macroeconomy - Chair: Nobu Kiyotaki, Princeton (Brooks Center)
10:30-11:15 Financial Cycles with Heterogeneous Intermediaries
Helene Rey, LBS (with Nuno Coimbra)
Discussant: Tano Santos, Columbia
11:15-12:00 Dollar Safety and the Global Financial Cycle
Arvind Krishnamurthy, Stanford (with Zhengyang Jiang and Hanno Lustig)
Discussant: Rohan Kekre, Chicago
12:00-1:30 Lunch (Living Room)
Leverage in Financial Markets - Chair: Pete Kyle, Maryland (Brooks Center)
1:30-2:15 Intermediary Balance Sheets and the Treasury Yield Curve
Wenxin Du, Columbia (with Benjamin Hebert and Wenhao Li)
Discussant: Alexi Savov, NYU
2:15-3:00 Safe Assets, Collateralized Lending and Monetary Policy
Moritz Lenel, Princeton
Discussant: Zhiguo He, Chicago
3:00-3:30 Break
Panel Discussion on Leverage and Financial Stability (Brooks Center)
3:30-4:45 Moderator: Itay Goldstein, Wharton. Panelists: Tobias Adrian, IMF; Doug Diamond, Chicago; Phil Dybvig, Wash U; Amit Seru, Stanford
4:45-5:00 Break
5:00-6:00 FARFE Annual Members Meeting (Brooks Center)
6:00-7:30 Reception (The Den)
7:30-10:30 Dinner (Living Room) and Drinks (The Den)

Organizers: Adriano Rampini and Dimitri Vayanos, with Ana Fostel, John Geanakoplos, Isil Erel, Leonid Kogan, Nick Roussanov, Chester Spatt, and Stavros Panageas