Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics (CFCM)
   
   
  

Previous Events

The CFCM Seminar Series provides lectures to staff and students in the school. They regularly host leading economists and external speakers from academic and financial institutions. These are complemented by an annual one-day conference.

Seminars in 2017/18

Morten Ravn (UCL)

Date
12 October 2017
Description
The macroeconomic effects of government asset purchases: Evidence from postwar US housing credit policy

 

Seminars in 2016/17

Christodoulos Stefanadis (University of Piraeus)

Date
29 September 2016
Description
Monopolistic Competition and Inadequate Aggregate Demand

Fabrice Collard (University of Bern)

Date
13 October 2016
Description
Public Debt as Private Liquidity: Optimal Policy

Alfred Duncan (Christ's College Cambridge)

Date
20 October 2016
Description
Financial Macroeconomics with Business Cycle Risk Markets

Christoph Thoenissen (University of Sheffield)

Date
27 October 2016
Description
Commodity prices and labour market dynamics in small open economies

Boris Hofmann (BIS)

Date
03 November 2016
Description
Monetary facts revisited

Herman van Dijk (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Date
17 November 2016
Description
Dynamic Predictive Density Combinations for Large Data Sets in Economics and Finance

Martin Kaae Jensen (University of Leicester)

Date
24 November 2016
Description
Large Dynamic Economies with Aggregate Uncertainty

CFCM Seminar Arno Hantzsche (Nottingham)

Date
08 December 2016
Description
Sovereign Credit Ratings under Fiscal Uncertainty (A41 SCG)

CFCM Seminar Sevi Rodriguez Mora (University of Edinburgh)

Date
26 January 2017
Description
Correlating Social Mobility and Economic Outcomes (A11 HH)

Filiz Unsal (IMF)

Date
02 February 2017
Description
Macroprudential policy, incomplete information and inequality: The case of low-income and developing countries

Galo Nuno (Bank of Spain)

Date
23 February 2017
Description
Optimal Monetary Policy with Heterogeneous Agents

Tom Schmitz (University of Bocconi)

Date
02 March 2017
Description
Endogenous growth, firm heterogeneity and the long-run impact of financial crises

Matthias Kredler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Date
09 March 2017
Description
Why do people leave bequests?

Guido Ascari (University of Oxford)

Date
16 March 2017
Description
Controlling Inflation with changing monetary and fiscal policies: expectations, fiscal guidance and timid regime changes

Javier Ferri and Jose E Bosca (Valencia)

Date
23 March 2017
Description
Heterogeneous Household Finances and the Effect of Fiscal Policy

Martin Summer (Austrian Central Bank)

Date
30 March 2017
Description
Systematic and Systemic Stress Tests: Improving current stress testing frameworks

David Hemous (University of Zurich)

Date
06 April 2017
Description
The spillover effect of top income inequality

Luca Fornaro (Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional & Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Date
18 May 2017
Description
Aggregate Demand Externalities in a Global Liquidity Trap

Petr Sedlacek (University of Bonn)

Date
25 May 2017
Description
The Nature of Firm Growth

Sudipto Karmakar (Bank of Portugal)

Date
08 June 2017
Description
Real Effects of Financial Distress: The Role of Heterogeneity

Andreas Fagereng (Statistics Norway, Research Department)

Date
15 June 2017
Description
Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth

 

Seminars in 2015/16

CFCM Seminar Joerg Breitung (University of Cologne)

Date
19 May 2016
Description
How far can we forecast? Statistical tests of the predictive content (A09 HH)

CFCM Seminar Livio Stracca (European Central Bank)

Date
02 June 2016
Description
Brutal moves? Winners and losers of exchange rate shifts (A09 HH)
 

Seminars in 2014/15

CFCM Public Lecture Richard Barwell (RBS)
Description
The life and times of an investment bank economist
Stylianos Asimakopoulos (Nottingham) -The optimal distribution of the tax burden over the business cycle
Description
Title - The optimal distribution of the tax burden over the business cycle
CFCM Lecture Panicos Demetriades (Leicester)
Description
Title: Europe and the Cyprus Crisis: The Governor's Perspective
Sule Alan (Essex) Good Things Come To Those...
Description
Title:Good Things Come to Those Who (Are Taught How to) Wait: Results from a Randomized Educational Intervention on Time Preference
Peter Smith (York) -Carry, Momentum and Trend Following Returns in the Foreign Exchange Market
Description
Title: Carry, Momentum and Trend Following Returns in the Foreign Exchange Market
Paloma Taltavull (Alicante) The sources of House Price Change: Identifying Liquidity Shocks to the Housing Market
Description
Title: The sources of House Price Change: Identifying Liquidity Shocks to the Housing Market
Marco Bassetto (UCL) -Speculative Runs on Interest Rate Pegs
Description
Title: Speculative Runs on Interest Rate Pegs
Spiros Bougheas (Nottingham) Optimal Organization of Financial Intermediaries
Description
Title: Optimal Organization of Financial Intermediaries
Ivan Jaccard (ECB) Capital flows, intermediation frictions and the adjustment to common shocks
Description
Title: Capital flows, intermediation frictions and the adjustment to common shocks
Michael McMahon (Warwick) Transparency and Deliberation within the FOMC: a Computational Linguistics Approach
Description
A pre-seminar lunch will be served from 12.30pm to 2pm. The presentation will commence at 2pm - title: Transparency and Deliberation within the FOMC: a Computational Linguistics Approach
 

Seminars in 2013/14

Juan S Mora-Sanguinetti (Bank of Spain)
Description
Entrepreneurship, enforcement institutions and access to finance: disaggregated evidence for Spain
Ivan Petrella (Birkbeck, University of London)
Description
"Loss Aversion and the Asymmetric Transmission of Monetary Policy"
Manolis Galenianos (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Description
Hiring Through Referrals
Tianxi Wang (University of Essex)
Description
Simultaneous Reporting of Credit Ratings May Discipline Rating Agencies
Anindya Banerjee (University of Birmingham)
Description
Structural FECM: Cointegration in large-scale structural FAVAR models
Milan Vanko (University of Nottingham) "Persistence of Shocks to Output and Prices in the Eurozone: A Time Series Analysis of Biases in Area-Level Estimates"
Description
Persistence of Shocks to Output and Prices in the Eurozone: A Time Series Analysis of Biases in Area-Level Estimates
Stephen Trypsteen (University of Nottingham)
Description
The role of benefit indexation and the government budget in the growth-volatility nexus
Vanessa Smith (Cambridge) - 'Constructing Multi-country Rational Expectations Models'
Description
'Constructing Multi-country Rational Expectations Models' (Note New Venue: A11, Highfield House)
Ana Galvao (Warwick Business School) - "Forecasting with DSGE models in the presence of data revisions"
Description
"Forecasting with DSGE models in the presence of data revisions" (C43)
Ron Smith (Birkbeck)
Description
"Counterfactual Analysis in Macroeconometrics: An Empirical Investigation into the Effects of Quantitative Easing"
Jagjit S Chadha (University of Kent) - "Stabilisation Policy in a Model of Consumption, Housing Collateral and Bank Lending"
Description
"Stabilisation Policy in a Model of Consumption, Housing Collateral and Bank Lending" C43
Eric French (UCL) - "Medicaid Insurance in Old Age"
Description
"Medicaid Insurance in Old Age". (C43)
Petra Geraats (University of Cambridge) - "The Effects of Inflation Targeting: A Mean-Reverting Mirage?"
Description
"The Effect of Inflation Targeting: A Mean-Reverting Mirage?" (C43)
John Gathergood (University of Nottingham) - House Prices, Wealth Effects and Labour Supply
Description
House Prices, Wealth Effects and Labour Supply (A45, SCGB)
Garry Young (Bank of England) - The Pass-through of Bank Funding Costs to Loan and Deposit Rates: UK Evidence
Description
"The Pass-through of Bank Funding Costs to Loan and Deposit Rates: UK Evidence" (C43)
Sean Holly (Cambridge) - International Sources of Technology Shocks
Description
International Sources of Technology Shocks (C43)
 

Seminars in 2012/13

 

Seminars in 2011/12

 

One-day conferences

 

CFCM Lecture Series

  • 8th lecture - Richard Anderson (Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis) 2009 - slides (PowerPoint)
  • 7th lecture - Steve Fazzari (Washington University, St Louis) 2007
  • 6th lecture - Simon Price (Bank of England) 2006
  • 5th lecture - Lyndon Nelson (Financial Services Authority) 2005
  • 4th lecture - Professor Michael Artis (EUI professorial fellow and George Fellow Bank of England) 2005
  • 3rd lecture - Professor Stephen Nickell (MPC member, Bank of England and LSE) 2004
  • 2nd lecture - Professor Charlie Bean (Chief Economist and MPC member, Bank of England) 2003
  • 1st lecture - Professor Alec Chrystal (Bank of England) 2002
 

 

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