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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 John Van Reenen.

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.

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26-27 February 2015: LSE SU Emerging Markets Forum
CFM wa sproud 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] and Podcast| available.

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|.

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Thursday 26 February 2015: Congratulation to Chris Pissarides
Congratulations to CFM Chairman, Chris Pissarides|, on being named winner of the 2015 Kiel Institute Global Economy Prize|.

Wednesday 19 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 yound 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.


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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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Congratulations to CFM Chairman Chris Pissarides| on being named winner of the 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].

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