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CFM News and Upcoming Events

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|, will present a speech at the Old Theatre, LSE. The event is free and open to all, however a ticket is required. To request a ticket or for more information, please visit LSE 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 & macroeconomics| [PDF] and related issues.

Tuesday 07 October 2014: CFM Survey
The results for the latest CFM Survey, questioning secular stagnation are now available on the Survey wesbite|. Mentioned in The Guardian| and VoxEU|.

Tuesday 30September 2014: CFM, FMG and SRC Event

Giving guidance on future monetary policy in a very uncertain world|, with David Miles| (MPC Member, Bank of England). Chaired by Wouter Den Haan| and joined by Charles Goodhart| (discussant). Transcript| and podcast| also available.

Friday 26 September 2014: Discussion Papers
CFM discussion papers #26 and #27 now available: Financial disruption as a cost of sovereign default: a quantitative assessment| by Andre Diniz and Bernardo Guimaraes, and A model of the confidence channel of fiscal policy| by Bernardo Guimaraes, Caio Machado and Marcel Ribeiro

Tuesday 23 September: Seminar, Cambridge University
Professor Joel Mokyr| (Northwestern University) presented A Culture of Growth|, 2pm (preceded by lunch at 12:45) at the University of Cambridge.
Prof. Mokyr discussed his latest book, analysing the 1500-1700 market for ideas and how it gave rise to the Industrial Revolution and the Modern Economy.

Wednesday 17 September 2014: Discussion Paper
CFM discussion paper #25 now available: An Economical Business Cycle by Pascal Michaillat| and Emmanuel Saez|.

Tuesday 16 September 2014: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture.

Prof. Wouter Den Haan introduced the first CFM and Dept. of Economics public lecture of 2014-15: The Shifts and The Shocks: What we've learned - and still have to learn - from the financial crisis|, with Martin Wolf. Chaired by Lord Turner. Visit LSE Events| for other media formats.

Friday 12 September 2014: CFM Event
CFM, ESRC, and NIESR 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.

Tuesday 09 September 2014:  Publication
Marco Bassetto|, Marco Cagetti|, and Mariacristina De Nardi's| paper Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship| has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming Review of Economic Dynamics special issue on Money, Credit and Financial Frictions.

Monday 08 September 2014: Publication
Pascal Michaillat| published in the American Economic Journal 6.1 (Jan. 2014): A theory of countercyclical government multiplier|.

4-5 September 2014: Cambridge Conference
CFM, Cambridge, and INET will host a conference on Aggregate Demand, the Labor Market and Macroeconomic Policy| [PDF], at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Monday 01 September 2014: Discussion Paper
CFM discussion paper #24 is now available: The "Mystery of the Printing Press" Monetary Policy and Self-fulfilling Debt Crises by Giancarlo Corsetti and Luca Dedola.

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, became Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at the Bank of England| from the beginning of July 2014.

Notable Publications:
Pascal Michaillat's paper A theory of countercyclical geovernment multiplier pubished 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 accepted for publication in the forthcoming Review of Economic Dynamics special issue on Money, Credit and Financial Frictions|.

CFM Seminar Schedule Michaelmas Term2014 [PDF]   |

CFM Reading Group |

Cambridge Macro Seminars|

LSE Macro Seminars|

UCL (Macro)economics Seminars|

NIESR Monthly Estimates of GDP [PDF]|