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Macro and Finance Society (MMF) PhD conference

Tuesday, 11 August 2020
09:15 to 17:15
Virtual Conference

This virtual conference is sponsored by the Money, Macro and Finance Society (MMF), Durham University Business School, Centre for Macroeconomic Policy (CEMAP) and the Bank of England

Conference Programme


Each 30-minute session consists of a 20-minute presentation, followed by a 5-minute response by a discussant, and 5 minutes of general discussion.


9.15-9.30 Welcome Coffee

9.30 -10.00 Philip Schnattinger, Oxford, “Is noise driving Job creation”
Discussant: Susanne Karbe, Durham

10.00-10.30 Simon Ganem, LSE, “Risk, Knightian Uncertainty and Investment in Advanced Economies during the Great Recession”
Discussant: Ernil Sabaj, Exeter

10:30-11:00 Bazil A. Sansom, Warwick, “Local and global synchronisation of persistent sub-national price cycles and the destabilisation of US housing and finance”
Discussant: Jayant Yadav, Glasgow

11:00-11:30 - Break

11:30-12:00 Lingsi Wei, Bath, Financial Innovation, Collateral Hedging and Macro-prudential policy”
Discussant: Henry Aviomoh, Durham

12:00-12:30 Arthur Galichere, Glasgow, Bubbles, Endogenous Growth and Financial Stability
Discussant: Julian Ashwin, Oxford
12:30-13:00 TBC

13:00-13:30 - Break

13:30-14:00 Leonardo Ferreira, QMUL, “Forward Guidance Matters: Disentangling Monetary Policy Shocks”
Discussant: Alistair Macaulay, Oxford

14:00-14:30 Arisyi Raz, Birmingham, “The Dark Side of Liquidity Regulation: Bank Opacity and Liquidity Risk”
Discussant: Lijie Yu, Manchester

14:30-15.00 Francesca Vinci, Nottingham,” Switching-track after the Great Recession”
Discussant: Alexandros Skouralis, Lancaster

15.00-15.30 - Break

15.30-16.00 Alexander Haas, Oxford, “The Signalling Channel of Negative Interest Rates”
Discussant: Zhiting Wu, St Andrews

16.00-16.30 Gustavo Mellior, Kent and Oxford, “Higher education funding, welfare and inequality in equilibrium”.
Discussant: Huan Yang, Lancaster

16.30-17:00 Seung Hyun, Cambridge, Debt crises, fast and slow
Discussant: Xiangguo Zhang, Birmingham

17:00-17:15 Closing remarks and award of the Peter Sinclair Prizes
Programme committee
Tatiana Damjanovic (Durham University Business School)
Sara Eugeni (Durham University Business School)
Stephen Millard (Bank of England)
Gulcin Ozkan (King’s College London and MMF)

Sponsors
The 7th Annual MMF PhD Conference is sponsored by the Centre for Macroeconomic Policy (CEMAP) at Durham University Business School, and the Bank of England.

Final programme and conference attendance

For the most recent version of this programme, and information on how to register and attend this virtual conference, please visit our website: https://www.mmf.ac.uk/phd/2020-phd-conference/

Macro and Finance Society (MMF) PhD conference

Tuesday, 11 August 2020
09:15 to 17:15
Virtual Conference

This virtual conference is sponsored by the Money, Macro and Finance Society (MMF), Durham University Business School, Centre for Macroeconomic Policy (CEMAP) and the Bank of England

Conference Programme


Each 30-minute session consists of a 20-minute presentation, followed by a 5-minute response by a discussant, and 5 minutes of general discussion.


9.15-9.30 Welcome Coffee

9.30 -10.00 Philip Schnattinger, Oxford, “Is noise driving Job creation”
Discussant: Susanne Karbe, Durham

10.00-10.30 Simon Ganem, LSE, “Risk, Knightian Uncertainty and Investment in Advanced Economies during the Great Recession”
Discussant: Ernil Sabaj, Exeter

10:30-11:00 Bazil A. Sansom, Warwick, “Local and global synchronisation of persistent sub-national price cycles and the destabilisation of US housing and finance”
Discussant: Jayant Yadav, Glasgow

11:00-11:30 - Break

11:30-12:00 Lingsi Wei, Bath, Financial Innovation, Collateral Hedging and Macro-prudential policy”
Discussant: Henry Aviomoh, Durham

12:00-12:30 Arthur Galichere, Glasgow, Bubbles, Endogenous Growth and Financial Stability
Discussant: Julian Ashwin, Oxford
12:30-13:00 TBC

13:00-13:30 - Break

13:30-14:00 Leonardo Ferreira, QMUL, “Forward Guidance Matters: Disentangling Monetary Policy Shocks”
Discussant: Alistair Macaulay, Oxford

14:00-14:30 Arisyi Raz, Birmingham, “The Dark Side of Liquidity Regulation: Bank Opacity and Liquidity Risk”
Discussant: Lijie Yu, Manchester

14:30-15.00 Francesca Vinci, Nottingham,” Switching-track after the Great Recession”
Discussant: Alexandros Skouralis, Lancaster

15.00-15.30 - Break

15.30-16.00 Alexander Haas, Oxford, “The Signalling Channel of Negative Interest Rates”
Discussant: Zhiting Wu, St Andrews

16.00-16.30 Gustavo Mellior, Kent and Oxford, “Higher education funding, welfare and inequality in equilibrium”.
Discussant: Huan Yang, Lancaster

16.30-17:00 Seung Hyun, Cambridge, Debt crises, fast and slow
Discussant: Xiangguo Zhang, Birmingham

17:00-17:15 Closing remarks and award of the Peter Sinclair Prizes
Programme committee
Tatiana Damjanovic (Durham University Business School)
Sara Eugeni (Durham University Business School)
Stephen Millard (Bank of England)
Gulcin Ozkan (King’s College London and MMF)

Sponsors
The 7th Annual MMF PhD Conference is sponsored by the Centre for Macroeconomic Policy (CEMAP) at Durham University Business School, and the Bank of England.

Final programme and conference attendance

For the most recent version of this programme, and information on how to register and attend this virtual conference, please visit our website: https://www.mmf.ac.uk/phd/2020-phd-conference/