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Webinar series: Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics
One of the most pressing current macroeconomic issue is the global phenomenon of inflation.

The series (co-organized with the Center for Inflation Research @ the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland) brings together speakers on inflation topics of interest to academics, central bankers and economic policy makers. The webinar series aims to highlight recent research into the drivers of current inflation trends.

Scientific committee: Dominic Smith (US Bureau of Labor Statistics) & Raphael Schoenle (Brandeis University, CEBRA)

All sessions are at 11 AM EST / 5 PM CET

S5: Feb. 2

Lars Svensson, Affiliated Professor @ Stockholm School of Economics: "Are Swedish House Prices Too High? Why the Price-to-Income Ratio Is a Misleading Indicator"

Carola Binder, Associate Professor of Economics @ Haverford College: “Political Party Affiliation and Inflation Expectations”

Moderator: Saroj Bhattarai (University of Texas at Austin)

S6: Feb. 9

Alexander Dietrich, PhD Candidate in Economics @ University of Tuebingen: “Consumption Categories, Household Attention, and Inflation Expectations: Implications for Optimal Monetary Policy"

Olivier Coibion, Professor @ UT Austin: “Inflation Expectations and the Misallocation of Resources: Evidence from Italy”

Moderator: Ina Hajdini (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)

S7: Feb. 23

Adam Hale Shapiro, Federal Reserve Bank of SF: "Decomposing Supply and Demand Driven Inflation"

Chengcheng Jia, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland: "Average Inflation Targeting: Time Inconsistency & Intentional Ambiguity"

Moderator: Ina Hajdini (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)

S8: March 2

Speakers: TBC
Moderator: Rob Rich
You can choose to attend one or more of the following webinars.

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Moderator (Jan. 19, March 3): Rob Rich
Director of the Center for Inflation Research & Senior Economic and Policy Advisor @Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Speaker (Feb. 2): Lars Svensson
Affiliated Professor @Stockholm School of Economics
Speaker (Feb. 9): Alexander Dietrich
PhD Candidate in Economics @University of Tuebingen
Speaker (Feb. 2): Carola Binder
Associate Professor of Economics @Haverford College
Speaker (Feb. 9): Olivier Coibion
Professor @The University of Texas at Austin
Speaker (Feb. 23): Chengcheng Jia
Research Economist @Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Speaker (Feb. 23): Adam Hale Shapiro
Vice President Macro Analysis and Economic Geography @Federal Reserve Bank of San Fransisco
Moderator (Feb. 2): Saroj Bhattarai
Associate Professor @The University of Texas at Austin
Moderator (Feb. 9 & 23): Ina Hajdini
Research Economist @Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland