CFM News and Upcoming Events
18-19 December 2014: CFM, Bank of England, and CEPR event
Centre for Macroeconomics, The Bank of England, and CEPR are jointly organising a two day workshop focusing on international trade, finance and macroeconomics [PDF] and related issues.
Wednesday 14 January 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture
Professor Lord Skidelsky will be inconversation about the topic of a recent book he edited; Are Markets Moral? Chaired by Wouter Den Haan.
Tuesday 20 January 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture
Inequality and Taxation in a Globalised World: Dr Gabriel Zucman (LSE) will discuss recent evidence on rising inequality, proposals made to curb these trends and challenges raised by international tax competition and evasion. Chaired by Wouter Den Haan.
Wednesday 21 January 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture
Hall of Mirrors: Professor Barry Eichengreen (Berkeley) will examine how popular understanding of the Great Depression shaped the response to the Great Recession. Chaired by Wouter Den Haan.
Wednesday 18 December 2014: Clash of the Titans 2014
CFM member Mike McMahon represents LSE at the Economic Research Council's Clash of the Titans competition 2014.
Tuesday 16 December 2014: CFM and Cambridge Macro Workshop
CFM and Cambridge University will be hosting a Macroeconomics Workshop [PDF] at the Faculty of Economics, Austin Robinson Building, Cambridge.
Monday 08 December 2014: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture
Wouter Den Haan chaired a public lecture at LSE: The Tyranny of Experts, with William Easterly. Podcast available here.
Thursday 04 December 2014: Event
Wouter Den Haan chaired the LSE SU Economics Society and UCL Economics Society's public lecture at LSE: The Consequences of Uncertainty, with 2013 Nobel Laureate Lars Hansen.
Tuesday 02 December 2014: CFM UCL Event
The CFM UCL branch, in association with CEMMAP, hosted the workshop Frontiers of Macroeconomics and Macroeconometrics on Tuesday 2nd December. The programme for the workshop can be found here.
Monday 27 October 2014: CFM, LSE Department of Economics, Systemic Risk Centre, and International Growth Centre public event
Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, Minouche Shafik, presented a speech, Making Markets Fair & Effective, at the Old Theatre, LSE.
Video and Podcast available via LSE Events, transcript available at the Bank of England.
Mentioned at BBC, Bloomberg, CityAM, Financial Times, The Guardian, and Wall Street Journal.
Thursday 04 December 2014: 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.
Tuesday 28 October 2014: CFM publication
Francesco Caselli, M. Morelli, and D Rohner The Geography of Interstate Resource Wars accepted for publication in the Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Monday 27 October: 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.
Past News and Events