The 2021 ifo Conference on Macroeconomics and Survey Data will be held as an online event, and its aim will be to facilitate the discussion of ongoing research on survey and micro data and its role and usage in macroeconomics.
The organizers are pleased to announce that the keynote speeches will be delivered by Emi Nakamura (University of California, Berkeley) and Benjamin Moll (London School of Economics).
Preference will be given to papers over abstracts. There is no registration fee for presenters.
Papers (theoretical, empirical and/or policy-oriented) are actively solicited on issues such as (non-exhaustive list):
- usage of micro-data to address macroeconomic questions
- role of expectations for behavior (of firms or individuals)
- measuring and modeling of uncertainty and its effect on behavior and/or the business cycle
- transmission of cyclical fluctuations
- distributional effects of macroeconomic shocks
- heterogeneity and evaluation of policies
- labor markets and the business cycle
- methodology of business surveys and forecasting performance of survey/micro data in business-cycle research