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Archived News

Wednesday 06 May 2015: Congratulations Congratulations to CFM member Gianluca Benigno, on being awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship.

Monday 27 April 2015: CFM Publication CFM member Pascal Michaillat published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics: Aggregate Demand, Idle Time, and Unemployment [PDF] with Emmanuel Saez.

Tuesday 16 April 2015: CFM in the Media

Wouter Den Haan was interviewed by RT regarding the April CFM Survey.

Monday 30 March 2015: CFM Survey
The latest CFM Survey results, analysing the importance of elections for UK economic activity, are now available on the survey website. Mentioned on the BBC, Radio 4, The Guardian, and CityWire.

Friday 27 March 2015: CEP Election Analysis
The first of seven CEP election analyses is now available at the CEP Website.

Monday 16 March 2015: CFM Survey
Results of the latest CFM Survey, concerning transparency and effectiveness of Monetary Policy following the Warsh Review at the Bank of England, are now available on the survey website. Discussed in VoxEU and Wall Street Journal.

Thursday 26 February 2015: Congratulations to Chris Pissarides
Chis Pissarides is among the laureates of the well-respected 2015 Kiel Institute Global Economy Prize.

Tuesday 17 February 2015: Congratulations to Federico Rossi
Congratulations to CFM PhD student Federico Rossi, on receiving the LABOUR prize for best paper in Theoretical or Applied Microeconomics written by a young scientist, at the Sixth Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics, with his paper Barriers to College Investment and Aggregate Productivity [PDF].

Tuesday 20 January 2015: CFM Survey
The latest survey results now available, concerning the Greek elections and the future of the Eurozone. Discussed in an article in Pieria, and featured in a discussion between CFM Professor Francesco Caselli and presenter Ed Mitchelll on ShareRadio.

January 2015: CFM in the Media
Marco Bassetto, Marco Cagetti and Mariacristina de Nardi's paper, Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship [PDF], has been published in the Review of Economic Dynamics special issue (January 2015) on Money, Credit and Financial Frictions.

Tuesday 23 December 2014: CFM in the Media
CFM Co-Director, Professor Wouter Den Haan, was interviewed by VoxEU on How macroeconomics has changed since the financial crisis.

Monday 15 December 2014: Congratulations to Enrico Mallucci
Congratulations to CFM PhD student Enrico Mallucci, on winning the Young Economist Award at the 7th FIW Research Conference in Vienna, with his paper Domestic Debt and Sovereign Defaults [PDF].

Monday 15 December 2014: Congratulations to Saleem Bahaj
Congratulations to CFM Cambridge member and student Saleem Bahaj on winning the Klaus Liebscher Award at the 42nd Economics Conference of the OeNB, with his paper Systemic Sovereign Risk: Macroeconomic implications in the Euro area [PDF].

Thursday 04 December 2014: New Publication
CFM member Wendy Carlin, along with David Soskice, has authored a new book, published by Oxford University Press: Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System.

Friday 21 November 2014: CFM Survey
Results for the latest CFM survey Devolving income tax powers within the UK are now available, as featured in The Herald, the Financial Times, and The Scotsman.

Thursday 13 November 2014: Congratulations to Andrea Lanteri
Congratulations to CFM PhD student Andrea Lanteri on winning the UniCredit & Universities Econ. Job Market Best Paper Award, with his paper The Market for Used Capital Endogenous Irreversibility and Reallocation over the Business Cycle [PDF].

Monday 10 November 2014: Congratulations to Réka Juhász
Congratulations to CFM PhD Student and job market candidate Réka Juhász, who recently won the FREIT-EIIT Graduate Student Competition for her paper Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic blockade [PDF].

Tuesday 28 October 2014: CFM Publication
Francesco Caselli, M. Morelli, and D. Rohner's The Geography of Interstate Resource Wars [PDF] accepted for publication in the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Monday 27 October 2014: CFM Student in the Media
CFM PhD Student Thomas Drechsel's recent paper, Following the Trend: Tracking GDP when long-run growth is uncertain [PDF] (written with J. Antolin-Diaz and I. Petrella) has been referenced in the Financial Times and The Telegraph.

Tuesday 07 October 2014: CFM Survey
The results for the latest CFM survey, questioning secular stagnation, are now available on the survey website. Mentioned in The Guardian and VoxEU.

Tuesday 09 September 2014: Publication
Marco Bassetto, Marco Cagetti, and Mariacristina de Nardi's paper Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming Review of Economic Dynamics special issue on Money, Credit, and Financial Frictions.

Monday 08 September 2014: Publication
Pascal Michaillat published in the American Economic Journal 6.1 (Jan. 2014): A theory of countercyclical government multiplier.

Friday 08 August 2014: CFM Survey
Results for August's survey discussing migration and UK economy are now available on the CFM Survey website. As referenced in Bloomberg and VoxEU.

Thursday 24 July 2014: CFM in the Media
CFM discussion paper Transparency and Deliberation within the FOMC: a Computational Linguistics Approach by Stephen Hansen, Michael McMahon, and Andrea Prat is cited in this week's Economist magazine.

Monday 21 July 2014: CFM Publication
Wouter den Haan's paper written with Petr Sedlacek: Inefficient continuation, decisions, job creation costs, and the costs of business cycles, has been published in Vol. 5, issue 2, of Quantitative Economics.

Monday 21 July 2014: Call For Papers
Centre for Macroeconomics, The Bank of England, and CEPR are jointly organising a two day workshop focusing on international trade, finance & macroeconomics [PDF] and related issues. Inviting theoretical and empirical research aimed at improving our understanding of the sources of fluctuations, their propagation, and their implications for macro policy in today’s globalised environment. For submissions, please send draft papers to nclarke@cepr.org, deadline: 19th September 2014.

Monday 07 July 2014: CFM Survey
Results for the latest CFM Survey now online, this month focusing on UK house prices and macro-prudential policy. Discussed in CityAM, The Conversation, Pieria, VoxEU, and Wall Street Journal.

Tuesday 17 June 2014: CFM on RePEc
CFM now has an index on RePEc, including an archive of our discussion paper series.

Monday 16 June 2014: Congratulations to Charlie Bean
CFM congratulates Professor Charlie Bean, former Deputy Head of the Bank of England and visiting professor in the Dept. of Economics at LSE, on his knighthood for services to monetary policy and central banking.

Monday 09 June 2014: CFM Survey
Results for June's Survey, discussing the economic consequences of an independent Scotland, are now available. Discussed in the Financial Times, Independent, NASDAQ, Pieria, and Wall Street Journal.

Wednesday 14 May 2014: CFM Survey
May CFM survey results now online at CFMSurvey.org. Discussed at The Times and VoxEU.

Wednesday 07 May 2014: New Media Available
Podcast now online for CFM Public Lecture Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Financial Crisis with Kevin Sheedy.

Monday 28 April 2014: CFM Survey
Results from the first month's Survey have been published, and discussed in The Guardian, Tutor2u, and VoxEU.

Friday 04 April 2014: New Media Available
Podcast, Video and a copy of the Presentation [PDF] for CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture Is Everything You Hear About Macroeconomics True? with Wouter Den Haan, now available online:
 Event-1403-DenHaanW Still from videocast of Wouter Den Haan presenting Is Everything You Hear about Macroeconomics True?

25 March 2014: CFM Survey
Centre for Macroeconomics launches The CFM Survey, published monthly with the aim of informing the public about the views held by prominent UK-based economists on important macroeconomic and public policy questions.

Wednesday 19 March 2014: CFM Publication
CFM members Rachel Ngai and Silvana Tenreyro's paper Hot and Cold Seasons in the Housing Market [PDF] accepted for publication in forthcoming edition of The American Economic Review, 2014.

Tuesday 18 March 2014: Congratulations to Ben Broadbent
Chairman of the CFM Advisory Board, Ben Broadbent, became Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at the Bank of England from the beginning of July 2014.

Monday 03 March 2014: New Media Available
Video and Podcast now online for CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture Fiscal Policies During Recessions and Recoveries with Ethan Ilzetzki.
 Event-1402-IlzetzkiE Still from videocast of Ethan Ilzetzki presenting Fiscal Policies During Recessions and Recoveries. Friday 31 January 2014: New media available Video and Podcast now online for CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture China's Role in the Global Economy: myths and realities with Keyu Jin, available here.

January 2014: CFM in the Media
Pascal Michaillat's paper, A theory of countercyclical government multiplier, published in the American Economic Journal (Vol. 6.1).

Friday 20 December 2013: Grant Awarded to CFM Member
CFM member Pascal Michaillat awarded INET grant of $200,000 USD over 2 years with Emmanuel Saez.

Monday 09 December 2013: CFM in the Media
CFM members comment on Britain's Autumn Statement at the Economists' free exchange blog: Professor Teulings' contribution and Professor Den Haan's contribution.

Wednesday 13 November 2013: CFM Member Wins Award
Ethan Ilzetzki wins ERC's second annual Clash of the Titans forecasting competition.

Friday 01 November 2013: CFM Appointments
CFM branches have hired three world-renowned economists. Cambridge has appointed Coen Teulings as a full professor, UCL has appointed Pat Kehoe as a part-time professor, and LSE has appointed Per Krusell as Centennial professor.

Wednesday 23 October 2013: CFM Member Published
VoxEU has published a new eBook on forward guidance, edited by Wouter Den Haan.

October 2013: Visiting Lecturer
Robert Shimer, professor at The University of Chicago visited CFM during Michaelmas Term 2013. As part of his visit, he gave a number of lectures to PhD students during the month of October. The lectures were in the areas of Macroeconomics and Labour.

Silvana Tenreyro received Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review 2013.

Wednesday 14 August 2013: CFM in the Media
Wouter Den Haan cited in DW article on choice of new FED chairman.

Tuesday 06 August 2013: CFM in the Media
Wouter Den Haan cited in Volkskrant article on EU economic recovery.

Pascal Michaillat, CFM member at LSE received a Future Research Leaders grant from the ESRC for his research proposal Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Inequality.

Award from the Royal Economic Society, grant total £2000, to fund a visit by Professor Robert Shimer from October – December 2013.

Friday 07 June 2013: CFM in the Media
Paul Krugman discussed article by CFM member Giancarlo Corsetti in his New York Times column.

Morten Ravn published in the June issue of the American Economic Review The Dynamic Effects of Personal and Corporate Income Tax changes in the United States (with Karel Mertens).

Banking Reform: do we know what has to be done? VoxEU debate moderated by Professor Wouter Den Haan.
 Event-1306-LanteriA CFM PhD student Andrea Lanteri presenting his research at the 2013 annual Meeting of the Society of Economic Dynamics in Seoul.







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