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CFM News and Upcoming Events

12.09.14: CFM Event
NIESR, ESRC and CFM present The Future Of Housing Finance| [PDF]. Examining the risks and consequences inherent in housing finance and their relationship with financial intermediation and stability, this conference will provide an opportunity to discuss ideas with leading experts in Housing finance. Enquiries/RSVP to b.hollingshead@niesr.ac.uk| by August 15th.

4-5 September: Cambridge Conference
INET, Cambridge University, and CFM will host a conference on Aggregate Demand, the Labor Market and Macroeconomic Policy| [PDF], at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Deadline for submissions passed on Wednesday 30 Arpil, contact cambridge.conferences2014@gmail.com| for details.

18-19 December: Call for Papers - CFM Event
The Bank of England, Centre for Macroeconomics, and CEPR are jointly organising a two day workshop focusing on international trade, finance & macroeconomics| [PDF] and related issues.
We invite 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.

23.07.14: Discussion Papers
CFM discussion papers 18 & 19 now available: Aggregate Demand, Idle Time|, and Unemployment by Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez, and The Cost of Human Capital Depreciation during Unemployment| by Lien Laureys.

22.07.14: Discussion Paper
CFM discussion paper 18 is now available, Shake me the money!| by Francesco Porcelli| and Riccardo Trezzi|.

07.07.14: CFM Survey, July
Results for the latest CFM Survey| now online, this month focusing on UK house prices and macro-prudential policy. Discussed in Pieria|, VoXEU|, Wall Street Journal|, The Conversation| and City A.M.|

19.06.14: New Media Available
Videocast for Richard Sharp's recent lecture on the Financial Policy Committee is now available. See Past Events| for other media formats.

Video of Richard Sharp Presenting The BoE Financial Policy Committee... at CFM.

17.06.14: CFM on RePEc

CFM now has an index on RePEc|, including an archive| of our discussion paper series.

11.06.14: Discussion Papers
Four new CFM Discussion Papers| now available:
Issues In The Design of Fiscal Policy Rules by Jonathan Portes| and Simon Wren-Lewis|.
Transparency and Deliberation within the FOMC: a Computational Linguistics Approach by Stephen Hansen|, Michael McMahon| and Andrea Prat|.
A procedure for combining zero and sign restrictions in a VAR-identification scheme by Alex Haberis| and Andrej Sokol|.
Peering into the mist: social learning over an opaque observation network by John Barrdear|.

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

06.06.14: New Media Available
Podcast| and transcript| [PDF] now online for CFM Public Lecture The BoE Financial Policy Committee, an experiment in macro prudential management and work in progress: and external member's view| with Richard Sharp| [PDF] now available.

03.06.14: Discussion Papers
Latest CFM Discussion Papers|; Productivity Dynamics in the Great Stagnation: Evidence from British businesses by Rebecca Riley|, Chiara Rosazza Bondibene| and Garry Young|, and Optimal Monetary Responses to Oil Discoveries by Samuel Wills| now available.

News| and  Events|

Event-201402-BalticSociety| Wouter Den Haan, Chris Pissarides and Ilmars Rimsevics with members of the LSE SU Baltic Society at Latvia's Road to the Eurozone| [PDF].



CFM congratulates Professor Charlie Bean, outgoing Deputy Governor 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.

Chairman of the CFM Advisory Board Ben Broadbent, to become Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at the Bank of England| from the beginning of July 2014.

CFM lectures for general public [PDF]

Cambridge Macro Seminars|