Heterogeneous Agents in Macroeconomic Models

14 May, 2024

The Czech National Bank and CERGE-EI are organizing a conference on the topic of heterogeneous agent models in macroeconomics in Prague on May 16-17, 2024.

Submitted papers cover (but are not limited to) the following areas:

  • Distributional aspects of monetary policy
  • Open-economy models with heterogeneous agents
  • Firms heterogeneity, networks and macroeconomic dynamics
  • Household heterogeneity in the high-inflation environment
  • Interactions between fiscal and monetary policy in a heterogeneous-agent framework

The keynote speakers are Vincent Sterk (University College London and CEPR): Cost-of-Living Shocks and Government Policies; Jonathan Heathcote (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and CEPR): Tax and Transfer Progressivity at the U.S. State Level, and Adrien Auclert (Stanford University and NBER): When do Endogenous Portfolios Matter for HANK?

CERGE-EI will be represented at the conference by Associate Professors Marek Kapička (Director of CERGE-EI) and Ctirad Slavík. The Thursday poster session will also feature CERGE-EI’s PhD candidates Ante Sterc (Tax Structures and Fiscal Multipliers in HANK Models, together with Othman Bouabdallah and Pascal Jacquinot) and Danilo Stojanovic (The 2003 Tax Reform and Corporate Payout Policy in the U.S.).

The full programme is available at:

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