CFM News and Upcoming Events
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 17 June 2015: CFM 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.
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.
26-27 February 2015: LSE SU Emerging Markets Forum
CFM was proud to be part of this year's LSE SU Emerging Markets Forum: an opportunity for current and future leaders to discuss and shape global growth.
Tuesday 17 February 2015: CFM and LSE Economics Department Public Lecture
Are Welfare Programmes Just Keeping People Out of Work? An Economist's Take on Benefits Street: Dr Camille Landais examined the latest research into the best ways of determining the optimal level of welfare provision and social insurance in developed economies. Slides [PDF] available, video and Podcast available on the LSE Events page.
Thursday 05 February 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture
How to See into the Future: Economist Tim Harford explained what's really going on in the large-scale economic world - and what it means for us all in the future. Chaired by Wouter Den Haan. Video and Podcast available on the LSE Events page.
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.
Thursday 26 February 2015: Congratulation to Chris Pissarides
Chris Pissarides is among the laureates of the well-respected 2015 Kiel Institute Global Economy Prize.
Wednesday 18 February 2015: CFM Discussion Paper
CFM Discussion Paper Can a data-rich environment help identify the sources of model misspecification [PDF] by Francesca Monti is now available.
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 03 February 2015: CFM Discussion Paper
CFM Discussion Paper Time-dependant or State-dependent pricing? Evidence from a large devaluation episode, by Celio Feltrin and Bernardo Guimaraes, is now available.