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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 discuss Lord Desai's latest book. Chaired by Tim Besley.

Wednesday 17 June 2015: CFM and Department of Economics Public Lecture
Disinflation and Deflation: Where? Why? And what's next?| Professor Kristin Forbes| (MIT & Bank of England) will present an informative overview of topical macroeconomic questions, and discuss policy-related issues in international macroeconomics. Chaired By Silvana Tenreyro.


Tuesday 31 March 2015: Royal Economic Society Conference 2015
CFM UCL sponsors special EJ 125th Birthday sessions at the RES annual conference| in Manchester.

Wednesday 04 March 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Yes, it is a curse: politics and the adverse impact of natural resource riches|: Professor Franceso Caselli| questioned whether recent economic research could shed new light on the political and economic impact of natural resource windfalls. Chaired by Chris Pissarides. Slides| [PDF] available, video and Podcast available on the LSE Events page|.


Thursday 16 April 2015: CFM in the Media

Wouter den Haan was interview by RT regarding the latest CFM Survey|.

Friday 10 April 2015: CFM Discussion Paper
CFM Discussion Paper Time-Consistent Consumption Taxation| by Sarolta Laczó and Raffaele Rossi is now available.

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

Monday 30 March 2015: Discussion Paper
CFM Discussion Paper House Prices and Job Losses| by Gabor Pinter is now available.

Friday 27 March 2015: CEP Election Analysis
The first of seven CEP election analyses is now available at the CEP website: cep.lse.ac.uk/election|

Monday 16 March 2015: CFM Survey
Results of the latest 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 05 March 2015: CFM Discussion Paper
CFM Discussion Paper Monetary Policy with Ambiguity Averse Agents| by Riccardo M. Masolo and Francesca Monti is now available.





Professor Sir Chris Pissarides| is among the laureates of the well-respected 2015 Kiel Institute Global Economy Prize|.

Congratulations to CFM PhD Student Federico Rossi, on receiving the LABOUR Prize for the best paper in Theoretical or Applied Microeconometrics 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].

CFM Co-Director, Professor Wouter Den Haan, was interviewed by VoxEU on how macroeconomics has changed since the financial crisis|.

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].

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].

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].

Congratulations to CFM PhD student and job market candidate Réka Juhász, who recently won the FREIT-EIIT Graduate Student Competition| with her paper Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic Blockade| [PDF].

CFM Public Lectures Summer Term [PDF]| 

CFM Public Lectures Lent Term [PDF]|

CFM Seminar Schedule 2014-15|

CFM Reading Group |

Cambridge Macro Seminars|

LSE Macro Seminars|

UCL (Macro)economics Seminars|

NIESR Monthly Estimates of GDP [PDF]|