30th Macroeconomics Annual Conference.

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The NBER's 30th Annual Conference on Macroeconomics, organized by Research Associates Martin Eichenbaum of Northwestern University and Jonathan Parker of MIT, took place in Cambridge on April 17-18. Theses papers were discussed:

* Nicola Gennaioli, Bocconi University; Yueran Ma, Harvard University; and Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University and NBER, "Expectations and Investment" (NBER Working Paper No. 21260)

* Chun Chang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Kaiji Chen, Emory University; Daniel F. Waggoner, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; and Tao Zha, Emory University and NBER, "Trends and Cycles in Chinas Macroeconomy" (NBER Working Paper No. 21244)

* Hamming Fang, University of Pennsylvania and NBER; Quanlin Gu and Li-An Zhou, Peking University; and Wei Xiong, Princeton University and NBER, "Demystifying the Chinese Housing Boom" (NBER Working Paper No. 21112)

* Daron Accmoglu, MIT and NBER; Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania and NBER; and William Kerr, Harvard University and...

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