A mini macroeconomics conference
A mini macroeconomics conference by the Centre For Economic Growth and Policy (CEGAP) will take place on 24 April 2018.
Confirmed speakers are:
- Ricardo Reis, London School of Economics
Topic: 'Central Bank Swap Lines'
- Rafael Wouters, National Bank of Belgium
Paper Title: 'Estimation of Operational Macro-models at the Zero Lower Bound (joint paper with Jesper Lindé and Junior Maih)
Location: Durham University Business School, MHL 452
Economic Growth and Policy Conference 2018
The annual Economic Growth and Policy Conference will take place 19 - 20 May 2018. The keynote speaker is Martin Uribe from Columbia University, USA.
Confirmed speakers are:
- Martin Uribe (Columbia University),
- Kevin Lansing ( Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco), 'Real Business Cycles, Animal Spirits and Equity Prices'
- Evi Pappa (European University), 'Senitmental Business Cycles'
- Mauro Bambi (York University), 'Procyclical Endogenous Taxation and Aggregate Instability'
- Christoph Thoenissen (Sheffield University), 'Migration and Business Cycle Dynamics'
- Paul Levine (Surrey University), Topic: TBA
- Thijs Van Reis (Warwick University), 'The vanishing procyclicity of labour productivity'
- Andrea Gerali (Bank of Italy), Topic: 'Non-standard monetary policy, asset prices and macroprudential policy in a monetary union'
- Richard Harrison (Bank of England), 'Optimal Quantitative Easing'
Location: Durham University Business School, MHL 405
Economic Growth and Policy Conference 2017
Frontier Issues in Macroeconomics
13-14 May 2017, MHL 405, Durham University Business School from 1.00 pm
- Gianluca Benigno (LSE): Stagnation traps
- Andrea Ferrero (Oxford): Concerted efforts? Monetary and macro-prudential policies (joint paper with Richard Harrison and Benjamin Nelson, Bank of England)
- Sayantan Ghosal (Glasgow): Rationalizable Expectations Equilibria
- Campbell Leith (Glasgow): Optimal time-consistent monetary, fiscal and debt maturity policy (co-authored with Eric Leeper and Ding Liu)
- Riccardo Masolo (Bank of England): Ambiguity, monetary policy and trend inflation (joint with Francesca Monti)
- Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick): Non-Exclusivity Externality in Sovereign Bond Markets and Debt Dilution (joint with Luca Zavalloni)
- Thomas Sampson (LSE): The global productivity distribution and Ricardian comparative advantage
- Roman Sustek (Queen Mary): Nominal rigidities in debt and product markets
- Akos Valentinyi (Manchester): Unbalanced growth slowdown
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"
Watch keynote address
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"
Watch this presentation
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"
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'
- Niloy Bose, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee: ‘Explaining the Effect of Financial Development on the Quality of Property Rights’
- Chetan Ghate, Indian Statistical Institute: 'Factor Income Taxation, Growth, and Investment Specific Technological Change'
- Sayantan Ghosal, Glasgow University: ‘Expectations coordination in large games and markets’
- Max Gillman, University of Missouri, St Louis: 'US Monetary Policy Cointegration with Endogenous Markov-Switching VECM Regimes'
- Sanjay Banerji, University of Nottingham: 'Debt equity swap and restructuring of sovereign debt under incentives and austerities’
- Stephen Millard, Bank of England: ‘Oil shocks and the UK economy: the changing nature of shocks and impact over time’
- Patrick Minford, Cardiff University: 'Monetarism rides again? US monetary policy in a world of quantitative easing'
- Charles Nolan, Glasgow University: ‘How important are insurance markets for common shocks’
- Arnab Bhattacherjee, Heriot-Watt: ‘Cross Country Convergence in a General Lotka-Volterra Model’
- Christoph Thoenissen, Sheffield University: ‘Commodity prices and labour market dynamics in small open economies’
Growth and Policy Conference, 16-17 March 2013
- Gonzalo Forgues-Puccio, St Andrews: Does size matter? Scale, corruption and uncertainty
- Sayantan Ghosal, Warwick: Poverty and aspiration failure.
- Sugata Ghosh, Brunel: On the role of democracy in the ethnicity-growth relationship: theory and evidence
- Max Gillman, Cardiff: Real business cycle, human capital and endogenous growth
- Douglas Gollin, Oxford: Urbanization with and without structural transformation
- Stephen Millard, Bank of England: The effect of the financial crisis on TFP growth: a general equilibrium approach
- Charles Nolan, Glasgow: Universal banking, competition and risk in a macro model
- B Ravikumar, Federal Reserve Bank, St Louis: Capital goods trade and economic development.
- Thomas Renstrom, Durham: Population Growth and Technological Change: a Pure Welfarist Approach
- Dimitrios Varvarigos, Leicester: Endogenous Market Structure, Occupational Choice, and Growth Cycles
- Tiangxi Wang, Essex: Lend out what you do not have yet: a model of banking and (unconventional) central banking
Growth and Business Cycles Conference, 12-13 March 2011
- Nobu Kiyotaki (LSE, Princeton): Financial Crises, Bank Risk Exposure and Government Financial Policy | Accompanying slides
- Pierre-Richard Agenor (Manchester): Public Capital, Health Persistence and Poverty Traps
- Patrick Minford (Cardiff): Why crises happen - nonstationary macroeconomics
- Paul Levine (Surrey): CES Technology and Business Cycle Fluctuations
- Sumru Altug (Koç): Business cycles around the globe: a regime-switching approach
- Max Gillman (Cardiff): A simple theory of structural transformation
Growth-Innovation Conference, 5-6 December 2009
- Karl Shell: Could Making Banks Hold Only Liquid Assets Induce Bank Runs? | Video | Accompanying slides
- Omer Moav: Saving Rates and Poverty: The Role of Conspicuous Consumption and Human Capital | Video
- Sayantan Ghosal: Commercialisation, Factor Prices and Technological Progress in the Transition to Modern Economic Growth: History and Theory | Video
- Max Gillman: Monetary Effects on Nominal Oil Prices | Video
- Guido Cozzi: Upstream Innovation Protection: Common Law Evolution and the Dynamics of Wage Inequality | Video
- Sumru Altug: Interest Rate Shocks, Labor Market Search and Emerging Market Business Cycles | Video
- Keith Blackburn: Corruption and Development: Explaining the Evidence | Video
- Mauro Bambi: Endogenous growth and endogenous fluctuations in external habit formation models | Video
- Sai Ding: Why has China Grown so Fast? The Role of Structural Change | Video
- Christian Ghiglino: Patent Citation Patterns Without Preferential Attachment | Video