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Thursday 05 February 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture
How to See into the Future|: Tim Harford will explain 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.

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 will examine the latest research into the best ways of determining the optimal level of welfare provision and social insurance in developed economies.

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 Caselli will ask whether recent economic research could shed new light on the political and economic impact of natural resource windfalls. Chaired by Wouter Den Haan.

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Wednesday 21 January 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Hall of Mirrors|: Professor Barry Eichengreen (Berkeley) examined how popular understanding of the Great Depression shaped the response to the Great Recession. Chaired by Wouter Den Haan. Video and Podcast available on the LSE Events page|.

Tuesday 20 January 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Inequality and Taxation in a globalised World|: Dr Gabriel Zucman (LSE) discussed 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. Video and Podcast available on the LSE Events page|.

Tuesday 20 January 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Event

In conversation with Professor Lawrence H. Summers|: Professor Summers discussed secular stagnation and his current work on new approaches to Progressive Policy. Video and Podcast available on the LSE Events page|. Mentioned in Reuters|.

Wednesday 14 January 2015: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Professor Lord Skidelsky| was in conversation with Felix Martin| on the topic of a recent book he edited; Are Markets Moral?| Chaired by Wouter Den Haan. Podcast| also available.

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Tuesday 20 January 2015: CFM Survey
Latest CFM Survey results now available|, concerning the Greek elections and the future of the Eurozone. Discussed in an article in Prieria|, and featured in a discussion between CFM professor Francesco Caselli and presenter Ed Mitchell on ShareRadio|.

Tuesday 13 January 2015: Discussion Papers
CFM Discussion Paper: Demand expectations and the timing of stimulus Policies| by CFM member B. Guimaraes and C. Machado is now available.

Friday 09 January 2015: Discussion Papers
Latest CFM discussion paper now available: Job Uncertainty and Deep Recessions by Morten O. Ravn and Vincent Sterk, and Capital Values and Job Values by Eran Yashiv, are now available on our Discussion papers page|.

January 2015: CFM in the Media
Marco Bassetto, Marco Cagetti and Mariacistina de Nardi's paper, Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship has been published in the Review of Economic Dynamics special issue (January 2015) on Money, Credit and Financial Frictions|.


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Results of the latest CFM Survey, concerning the Greek elections and the future of the Eurozone, are now available|.

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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].

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CFM congratulates Professor Charlie Bean, former 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.

Notable Publications:
Pascal Michaillat's paper A theory of countercyclical government multiplier published in American Economic Journal (Vol. 6.1)|.

Marco Bassetto, Marco Cagetti, & Mariacristina de Nardi's paper Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship has been published in the January 2015 Review of Economic Dynamics special issue on Money, Credit and Financial Frictions|.

CFM Public Lectures Lent Term| 

CFM Seminar Schedule 2014-15 [PDF]|

CFM Reading Group |

Cambridge Macro Seminars|

LSE Macro Seminars|

UCL (Macro)economics Seminars|

NIESR Monthly Estimates of GDP [PDF]|