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LSE faculty urge both sides in the Eurozone/Greek drama to find a solution by acting in a more economically responsible manner.
Letter can be found here [PDF].

Wouter Den Haan discussed these ideas with USA Today, and press coverage includes VoxEU and Voice of America

3-4 September 2015: CFM Cambridge, INET, and EABCN Conference
Persistent Output Gaps: Causes and Policy Remedies [PDF]. Conference bringing together academics entertaining different views about the likely sources and remedies to the European situation. Application deadline: May 15th.

10-11 December 2015: Call for Papers - Bank of England, ECB, CEPR, and CFM Conference
Credit Dynamics and the Macroeconomy [PDF]: Call for submissions of suitably related theoretical and empirical work, especially using UK or Euro Area data. Please email your paper and the application form included in the call to Nadine Clarke at nclarke@cepr.org. The deadline for applying is 14 August 2015.

Wednesday 17 June 2015: CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture
When, Why, and What's Next for Low Inflation? No Magic Slippers Needed. Professor Kristin Forbes (MIT & Bank of England) presented an informative overview of topical macroeconomic questions, and discussed policy-related issues in international macroeconomics. Chaired by Silvana Tenreyro. Transcript available.

Monday 08 June 2015: Public Event
No Ordinary Disruption: the four global forces breaking all the trends: Richard Dobbs and Jonathan Woetzel discussed fundamental disruptive trends: growth and urbanisation in emerging markets, technological disruption, increasing connectivity, and the ageing of populations. Chaired by Silvana Tenreyro.

26-29 May 2015: CEPR Event
CEPR European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics (ESSIM) 2015. CFM was proud to be a sponsor of the annual meeting, providing an opportunity for macroeconomists from different institutions to discuss research and develop callaborative partnerships. Hosted in Tarrogina, Spain.

Wednesday 27 May 2015: CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture
When to Rob a Bank: a rouge economist's guide to the worldFreakanomics author Stephen Dubner shared the secrets to making economic ideas fresh and entertaining. Chaired by Tim Harford. Audiocast available on the LSE Events page.

Wednesday 27 May 2015: CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture
When to Rob a Bank: a rogue economist's guide to the world. Freakanomics author Stephen Dubner shared the secrets to making economic ideas fresh and entertaining. Chaired by Tim Harford. Audiocast available on the LSE Events page.

Wednesday 27 May 2015: CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture
Hubris: Why Economists failed to predict the crisis and how to avoid the next one. Professor Lord Desai and HSBC's Stephen King discussed Lord Desai's latest book. Chaired by Tim Besley. Video and audiocast available on the LSE Events page.

Thursday 7 May 2015: CFM Cambridge and INET Event
Financial crises: lessons from history [PDF]. A symposium in economics and history with presentations by Michael Bordo (Rutgers), Barry Eichengreen (Berkerley & Cambridge), and Solomos Solomou (Cambridge).

Tuesday 21 July 2015: CFM Survey
July's CFM Survey results are now available, focusing on Monetary Policy and Zero Lower Bound.

Wednesday 03 May 2015: CFM in the Media
CFM Director Wouter Den Haan mentioned in Financial Times article Has the rethinking of macroeconomic policy been successful?

Friday 29 May 2015: CFM Survey in the Media
March's CFM Survey results cited in Financial Times report on the Bank of England's move to enhance transparency.

Friday 01 May 2015: Gearty Grililng with Chris PIssarides
CFM Chairman and LSE Regius Professor Sir Chris PIssarides was interviewed as part of LSE's Gerty Grillings series.

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Congratulations to CFM student Markus Riegler on winning the Society of Computational Economics prize for best paper.

Congratulations to CFM member Silvana Tenreyro, on being awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship of £65,113 for her project on the redistributaive effects of monetary policy.

Congratulations to CFM member Gianluca Benigno, on being awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship.

CFM member Pascal Michaillat published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics Aggregate Demand, Idle Time, and Unemployment with Emmanuel Saez.