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CDMA Conference 2008

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The fifth annual Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis workshop takes place at the University of St Andrews on 3rd-5th September 2008, from Wednesday lunch time to Friday lunch time. This year the workshop is generously funded, in part, by the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).

For further information, contact Charles Nolan (Charles.Nolan@st-andrews.ac.uk, +44(0)1334 462425) or Liz Pert Davis (lapd2@st-andrews.ac.uk, +44(0)1334 462398).

Information on past conferences can be found here: 2004; 2005; 2006; 2007.

 

Programme [Top]

Download in PDF format.

 

Wednesday 3th September

1300-1400
Welcome and Lunch
 
1400-1500
George Evans (Oregon and St Andrews)
Paper
"Robust Learning Stability with Operational Monetary Policy Rules" (co-authored with Seppo Honkapohja)
 
1500-1600
Parantap Basu (Durham)
Paper
"Who pays for job training?"
   
1600-1630
Coffee
 
1630-1730
Campbell Leith (Glasgow)
Paper
"Electoral Uncertainty and the Deficit Bias in a New Keynesian Economy"
 
1730-1830
Guido Ascari (Pavia)
Paper
"Sacrifice Ratio or Welfare Gain Ratio?  Disinflation in a DGSE monetary model"
 
1900

Buffet Supper, Castlecliffe

 

Thursday 4th September

0900-1000
Klaus Waelde (Glasgow)
Paper
"Estimating insurance and incentive effects of labour market reforms"
 
1000-1100
Tony Yates (Bank of England)
Paper

"Using time-varying VARs to diagnose the source of 'Great Moderations': a Monte Carlo analysis"

 
1100-1130
Coffee
 
1130-1230
Max Gillman (Cardiff)
Paper
"The Optimum Quantity of Money with Gold Reserves"
 
1230-1330
Eric Schaling (Pretoria)
Paper "Managing Disinflation Under Uncertainty"
 
1330-1430
Lunch
 
1430-1530
Sean Holly (Cambridge)
Paper
"Factor demand linkages and the business cycle: interpreting aggregate fluctuations as sectoral fluctuations"
   
1530-1630
Paul Levine (Surrey)
Paper

"Monetary and Fiscal Rules in an Emerging Small Open Economy" (with joint with Nicoletta Batini (IMF and Surrey) and Joe Pearlman (London Met)).

 
1630-1700 Coffee
   
1700-1800 Patrick Minford (Cardiff)
Paper "Can a pure Business Cycle Model explain the real exchange rate?"
 
2000
Dinner, The Grange Inn

 

Friday 5th September

0900-1000
Matthew Canzoneri (Georgetown)
Paper

"Macroeconomic Implications of a Key Currency"

 
1000-1030
Coffee
 
1030-1130
Peter Sinclair (Birmingham and Bank of England)
Paper

"How we can model the credit crunch"

 
1130-1230
Richard Mash (New College, Oxford)
Paper "Sticky information versus efficient indexation"
 
1230-1330
Lunch

 

 

Participants [Top]

External (confirmed so far)

Guido Ascari, Professor, University of Pavia
Parantap Basu, Professor, University of Durham
Matthew Canzoneri, Professor, Georgetown University
John Driffill, Professor, Birkbeck College London
George W Evans, Professor, University of St Andrews and University of Oregon
Max Gillman, Professor, Cardiff University
John Hardman Moore, Professor, University of Edinburgh
Sean Holly, Professor, University of Cambridge
Richard Holt, Lecturer, Edinburgh
Campbell Leith, Professor, University of Glasgow
Paul Levine, Professor, University of Surrey
Richard Mash, Professor, University of Oxford
Patrick Minford, Professor, Cardiff University
Hassan Molana, Professor, University of Dundee
Elisa Newby, College Lecturer, University of Cambridge
Joe Pearlman, Professor, London Metropolitan University
Laura Polovedo, Lecturer, UWE
Neil Rankin, Professor, Warwick University
Eric Schaling, Professor, University of Pretoria
Peter Sinclair, Professor, University of Birmingham
Klaus Waelde, Professor, University of Glasgow
Tony Yates, Senior Economist, Bank of England

Internal

Leonidas Barbopoulos, Lecturer (new member of staff)
John Beath, Professor
Arnab Bhattacharjee, Lecturer
Tatiana Damjanovic, Lecturer
Vladislav Damjanovic, Lecturer
Gonzalo Forgues-Puccio, Lecturer
Laurence Lasselle, Senior Lecturer
Rod McCrorie, Professor
Kaushik Mitra, Professor
Charles Nolan, Professor
Ozge Senay, Lecturer
Gary Shea, Reader
Alan Sutherland, Professor
Kannika Thampanishvong, Lecturer
Christoph Thoenissen, Lecturer
Alex Trew, Lecturer
Aihua Zhang, May Wong Smith Fellow
Johannes Geissler, CDMA Associate
 

 

Travel Information [Top]

Getting to St Andrews

Directions from Google Maps

University Map. Accomodation is in New Hall (4 on the map); Conference is in the School of Economics and Finance (60 on the map).

 

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