School of Economics

5th Money, Macroeconomics and Finance PhD Conference

Venue: University of Kent

Date: 19-20 April 2018


University of Kent Canterbury CampusThe School of Economics would like to invite academic staff and postgraduate research students to participate in this workshop to be held at the University of Kent on 19-20 April 2018 - see full programme below.

Local organising committee: Wei Jiang, Alex Klein, Miguel León-Ledesma, Anthony Savagar (Kent).

Sponsored by the Money, Macro and Finance Research Group; the Bank of England; the Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre (MaGHiC), University of Kent; the Centre for International Macro Studies (CIMS), University of Surrey.

Programme

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Thursday 19 April 2018

Time Activity/Presenter Topic Room
10.00-11.00 Registration and coffee Keynes College Atrium
11.00-12.30 SESSION 1: MACRO-LABOUR

Chair: Wei Jiang
Keynes Lecture Theatre 1 (KLT1)
  Jiajia Gu
(LSE)
'Financial Intermediation and Occupation Choice'
  Andrea Benecchi
(University of Glasgow)
'Can Subsidising Job-related Training Reduce Inequality?'
12.30-14.00 Lunch/Poster Session Keynes College Atrium
14.00-15.30 SESSION 2: NETWORKS EFFECTS

Chair: Stephen Millard
Keynes Lecture Theatre 1 (KLT1)
  Issam Samiri
(Birkbeck – University of London)
'Firms Asymmetric Spending and the Business Cycle'
  Nikolay Chernyshev
(University of St Andrews)
'From Productivity Shifts to Economic Growth: Intersectoral Linkage as an Amplifying Factor'
15.30-16.00 Tea/coffee break Keynes College Atrium
16.00-17.30

SESSION 3: MACRO-FINANCE

Chair: Alfred Duncan

Keynes Lecture Theatre 1 (KLT1)
  Valeria Patella
(Goethe University Frankfurt & Sapienza University Rome)
'Ambiguous Leverage Cycles'
  Stylianos Tsiaras
(University of Surrey)
'Financial Crisis, Monetary Base Expansion and Risk'
19.30 Workshop Dinner Cafe du Soleil, Canterbury


Friday 20 April 2018

Time Activity/Presenter Topic Room
09.00-10.30 SESSION 4: INTERNATIONAL MACRO

Chair: Peter Sinclair
Keynes Lecture Theatre 2 (KLT2)
  Ayobami E Ilori
(University of Sheffield)
'Tales of Two Countries: Cross-Border Fiscal Spillovers in Euro Area and the United Kingdom'
  Jan-Philipp Dueber
(University of Kent)
'Endogenous Time-Varying Volatility and Emerging Market Business Cycles'
10.30-11.00 Tea/coffee break Keynes College Atrium
11.00-12.30 SESSION 5: MACROECONOMETRICS

Chair: Pei Kuang
Keynes Lecture Theatre 2 (KLT2)
  Alessio Volpicella
(Queen Mary University of London)
'Shrinkage in Set-identified SVARs'
  Rong Fu
(Heriot-Watt University)
'Financial Integration in a Changing World’
12.30-13.30 Lunch/poster session Keynes College Atrium
13.30-15.00

SESSION 6: FIRMS

Chair: Anthony Savagar

Keynes Lecture Theatre 2 (KLT2)
  Tevy Chawwa
(Durham University)
'Macroprudential Policy, Firms' Debt Structure and Macroeconomic Stability'
  Michael Nower
(Durham University)
'International Trade, Non-Trading Firms and their Impact on Labour Productivity'
15.00 End  
 


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