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The 2018 Economic Policy and Growth Conference will take place 12-13 May. Details will be announced in due course.

Economic Growth and Policy Conference 2017

Frontier Issues in Macroeconomics

13-14 May 2017, MHL 405, Durham University Business School from 1.00 pm

Plenary Speaker: Professor Roger Farmer (Warwick University and UCLA): Let's all be Keynesians now (Slides from presentation)


Final Programme

Economic Growth and Policy Conference 2016

CEGAP's annual conference was held on 14-15 May 2016 at Durham University Business School.


Keynote speaker Professor Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton): "Monetary and Financial Policies in Emerging Markets"
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Alfred Duncan (Cambridge): "Financial Macroeconomics with Complete Business Cycle Risk Markets" (joint with Charles Nolan (Glasgow))

Roberto Billi (Sveriges Riksbank): "Price Level Targeting and Risk Management"

Oren Sussman (Oxford): "A welfare analysis of fragmented liquidity markets"

Sayantan Ghosal (Glasgow): "Staggered debt swaps for distressed sovereigns: fair but fragile?"

Tsvetelina Nenova (Bank of England): "The shocks matter: improving our estimates of exchange rate pass-through"
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Christoph Thoenissen (Sheffield): "Exchange rates and news-driven business cycles in small open economies"

Max Gillman (University of Missouri St Louis): "Tuning in RBC growth spectra"

Clive Bell (Heidelberg): “Untimely destruction: epidemics, war and accumulation in the long run”

Roman Sustek (Queen Mary): "On the Mechanics of New-Keynesian Models"

Guido Ascari (Oxford): "Monetary and fiscal policy interactions: Leeper (1991) Redux"

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View slideshow of images from the conference

Economic Growth and Policy Conference 2015

CEGAP's annual conference was held on 16-17 May 2015 at Durham University Business School. The theme of the conference was Growth or Slump after the Crisis?

Keynote speaker: Costas Azariadis, Washington University, St Louis and Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis: 'Self-fulfilling Credit Cycles'


Growth and Business Cycles Conference, 12-13 March 2011