Macro,Money&Finance

 

Online-Live Course across 8 Universities

Syllabus

1. Introduction                                                                                                 slides   zoom video

Real Models with Financial Frictions
2. A Simple Macro-Finance Model in Continuous Time                          slides   zoom video
     Problem Set #0    Sannikov Handout: Stochastic Calculus Basics
     Problem Set #1    Merkel Review Session                                               slides   zoom video
3. Macro-Finance Model with Hetereogenous Agents                            slides   video1, video2, video3
     Problem Set #2    Merkel Handout: Differential Equations               
                                 Merkel Review Session                                                  slides   video     
4. A Symmetric International Model with Runs/Sudden Stops            slides   zoom video

Monetary Models with Aggregate and Idiosyncratic Risk
5. A Simple Money Model                                                                            slides
      Optimal Inflation (Target) and                                                              video1 
      Fiscal Theory of the Price Level and Medium of Exchange             video2
      Problem Set #3    Merkel Review Session                                             slides   zoom video
6. Money versus Debt                                                                                   slides   zoom video
7. The I Theory of Money                                                                             slides   zoom video

The following is a list of papers studying the intersection of macroeconomics and finance using continuous-time methods. The list is not exhaustive and will be updated.

The Core

Brunnermeier, Markus K. and Yuliy Sannikov (2014), A Macroeconomic Model with a Financial Sector, American Economic Review 104(2), pp. 379-421. Slides.

He, Zhiguo, and Arvind Krishnamurthy (2013), Intermediary Asset Pricing, American Economic Review 103(2): pp. 732-70. Slides.

He, Zhiguo, and Arvind Krishnamurthy (2012), A Model of Capital and Crises, Review of Economic Studies 79(2): pp. 735-777. Slides.

Di Tella, Sebastian (2013), Uncertainty Shocks and Balance Sheet Recessions, Stanford GSB, mimeo. Slides.

Isohätälä, Jukka, Alistair Milne and Donald Robertson (2014), The Net Worth Trap: Investment and Output Dynamics in the Presence of Financing Constraints, Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers 26-2014.

Klimenko, Nataliya, Sebastian Pfeil and Jean-Charles Rochet (2015), Bank Capital and Aggregate Credit, University of Zurich, mimeo.

Surveys

Brunnermeier, Markus K. and Yuliy Sannikov (2015), Macro, Money and Finance: A Continuous Time Approach, forthcoming in the Handbook of Macroeconomics, Volume 2.

Isohätälä, Jukka, Nataliya Klimenko and Alistair Milne (2015), Post-crisis Macrofinancial Modelling: Continuous Time Approaches, forthcoming in the Handbook of Post-Crisis Financial Modelling, Palgrave-MacMillan.

Monetary Economics

Brunnermeier, Markus K. and Yuliy Sannikov (2014), The I-Theory of Money, Princeton University, mimeo. Slides.

Drechsler, Itamar , Alexi Savov and Philipp Schnabl (2018), A Model of Monetary Policy and Risk Premia, Journal of Finance, 73(1), pp. 317-373.

MacroPru: Quantifying Capital Requirements

Phelan, Gregory (2014), Financial Intermediation, Leverage, and Macroeconomic Instability, Williams College, mimeo.

Mankart, Jochen, Alexander Michaelides, and Spyros Pagratis (2014), A Dynamic Model of Banking with Uninsurable Risks and Regulatory Constraints , SSRN, mimeo.

Begenau, Juliane (2015), Capital Requirements, Risk Choice, and Liquidity Provision in a Business Cycle Model, Harvard Business School, Working Paper 15-072.

Quantitative/Calibration

He, Zhiguo, and Arvind Krishnamurthy (2013), A Macroeconomic Framework for Quantifying Systemic Risk, AEJ Macro, forthcoming. Slides.

Mittnik, Stefan, and Willi Semmler (2013), The Real Consequences of Financial Stress, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 37(8): pp. 1479-1499. Slides.

Muir, Tyler (2017), Financial Crises and Risk Premia, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 765-809.

International Economics

Brunnermeier, Markus and Yuliy Sannikov (2015), International Credit Flows, Pecuniary Externalities and Capital Controls, AEJ Macro, 7,1, pp. 297-338. Slides.

Maggiori, Matteo (2017), Financial Intermediation, International Risk Sharing, and Reserve Currencies, American Economic Review, 107(10), pp. 3038-3071. Slides.

Richer Models

Adrian, Tobias and Nina Boyarchenko (2012), Intermediary Leverage Cycles and Financial Stability, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Report no. 567.

Adrian, Tobias and Nina Boyarchenko (2013), Intermediary Balance Sheets, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Report no. 651.

Adrian, Tobias and Nina Boyarchenko (2013), Liquidity Policies and Systemic Risk, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Report no. 661.

Boyarchenko, Nina (2012), Information Acquisition and Financial Intermediation, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Report no. 571.

Moreira, Alan and Alexi Savov (2013), The Macroeconomics of Shadow Banking, NBER Working Paper w20335.

Huang, Ji (2014), Banking and Shadow Banking, Princeton University, mimeo.

Robatto, Roberto (2014), Financial Crises and Systemic Bank Runs in a Dynamic Model of Banking, University of Wisconsin-Madison, mimeo.

Finance Focus

Kondor, Peter and Dimitri Vayanos (2014), Liquidity Risk and the Dynamics of Arbitrage Capital, NBER Working Paper No. 19931.

Discrete-Continuous Time Link

Rappoport, David and Kieran Walsh (2012), A Discrete-Time Macroeconomic Model with a Financial Sector, Yale University, mimeo. Slides.

Production Heterogeneity

Cui, Rui (2013), What is Cyclical in Credit Cycles, University of Chicago, mimeo. Slides.