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Connecting Policy with Frontier Research 2016

Economist Interviews from the St. Louis Advances in Research Conference

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis hosted its inaugural St. Louis Advances in Research (STLAR) Conference on April 7-8, 2016. David Andolfatto, a vice president and economist at the St. Louis Fed, sat down with the conference presenters and discussed their work in plain English.

The views expressed in these videos are those of the individuals presenting them and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis or the Federal Reserve System.


Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries” – Ufuk Akcigit

House Prices and Consumer Spending” – David Berger

How Do Average Hours Worked Vary with Development? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications” – Alexander Bick

How Credit Constraints Impact Job Finding Rates, Sorting & Aggregate Output” – Kyle Herkenhoff

Consumption and House Prices in the Great Recession: Model Meets Evidence” – Greg Kaplan

Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Allocation of Credit” – Amir Kermani

Do Banks Pass Through Credit Expansions to Consumers Who Want to Borrow?” – Johannes Stroebel