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Wednesday 15 November: Ricardo Reis Award Junior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance (Banque de France), and Bernacer Prize.
Congratulations to CFM member Ricardo Reis on receiving the Junior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance, from Banque de France and Toulouse School of Economics. Full details (in French) are available on the Banque de France's website. Additionally, Ricardo has aslo been awarded the 16th edition of the Bernacer Prize for young economists, fulls details available here.


Thursday 26 October: CFM Member Publication

Congratulations to Kilian Huber, LSE and CFM PhD student, who has just got a paper accepted at the American Economic Review. The paper is called “Disentangling the Effects of a Banking Crisis: Evidence from German Firms and Counties” and is available at https://sites.google.com/site/kilianhuberecon/


Friday 13 October: CFM Survey

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Results are now online for the latest CFM Survey looking at Global risks from rising debt and asset prices.


 

Monday 18 September: CFM Survey
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Latest Survey results now available, economists discuss the benifits of the Euro following Juncker's State of the Union address. Full results are available on the Survey Website.


Thursday 22 June: CFM Member Publication
CFM members Vincent Sterk and Petr Sedláček's The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle to be published in the forthcoming Amercian Economic Review.


Monday 19 June: Congratulations, Silvana Tenryero appointed to the external Monetary Policy Committee
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Congratulations to CFM's Silvana Tenreyro, who has been appointed to the Bank of England's external Monetary Policy Committee.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney stated: "I am delighted to welcome Silvana Tenreyro to the Monetary Policy Committee and am very much looking forward to working with her."


Tuesday 30 May: CFM Survey
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Latest Survey results now available, questioning the relationship between wage growth and post-crisis recovery. Full results are available on the Survey Website.


Friday 06 May: Oxford University joins CFM
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We are pleased to announce that Oxford has joined the Centre for Macroeconomics. To mark the occasion, Oxford hosted a one-day international macroeconomics workshop on May 18th. with speakers Hélène Rey, Ken Rogoff, Andrea Ferrero, and Silvana Tenreyro, see programme for more details.


Tuesday 02 May 2017: Congratulations
Congratulations to CFM Student Thomas Drechsel on winning this year's Department of Economics Teacher Award.


19-20 May 2017: CFM-UCL and ADEMU Conference
CFM UCL and ADEMU would be holding The new macroeconomics of aggregate fluctuations and stabilisation policy conference, at 30 Euston Square. Please contact Nirusha Vigi to confirm attendance.


Call for Papers: Deadline 15 May 2017CallForPapers-CEBRA
The First annual meeting of CEBRA's International Finance and Macroeconomics pragram, sponsored by the Bank of England, will focus on all aspects of international finance and trade flows with emphasis on on how they may respond to protectionist measures, actual and hypothetical. Please click the image above for more details - deadline for submissions is 15 May, drafts should be sent to cebra_2017@bankofengland.co.uk.


Thursday 23 March 2017: CFM-CEPR Survey Survey-1703 Should subjective measures of wellbeing influence the objectives of macroeconomic policy? Results of the latest CFM Survey now available on the CFM Survey Wesbite.


Monday 20 February 2017: CFM-CEPR Survey Survey-1702 February's Survey results are now available: A "New" Industrial Strategy for the UK, questioning industrial and regional strategy. Results available on the CFM Survey website, and discussed in VoxEU and City A.M.


Wednesday 11 January 2017: Chris Pissarides in the Meida CFM's Christopher PIssarides was part of a Sky News panel discussing the state of Great Britain since the Brexit vote on 06 January, and interviewd by the BBC News on 10 January regarding the concept wage caps.


 

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Saturday 11 November 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

A World of Three Zeros: the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero carbon emissions: Nobel Peace Prize-winning economist Dr Muhammad Yunus outlines his radical economic vision for fixing the capitalist system, as explored in his new book A World of Three Zeroes. Podcast and Video are available on the LSE website.


Thursday 09 November 2017: CFM Oxford Event
Taking Fiscal Policy Seriously  [PDF]: A one-day workshop  in London focused on fiscal policy, debt management and fiscal rules. The event was sponsored by the Money, Macro and Finance Research Group (MMF), Nuffield College Centre for Applied Macro Policy (NuCamp) and the Centre for Applied Macro-Finance at the University of York (CAMF).


Friday 27 October 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Assessing Global Financial Stability: where do we stand? Tobias Adrian discussed the main features of a framework to assess global financial stability in a comprehensive and consistent way. He also presents the analysis of the October 2017 Global Financial Stability Report, which identifies sources of financial instability and the policies to mitigate risks to growth. Podcast and video are available on the LSE event page.


Tuesday 17 October 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Economics for the Common Good: Nobel Prize recipient Jean Tirole discusses his new book, Economics for the Common Good, a manifesto for a world in which economics is a positive force for the common good. A podcast of this event is available on the LSE's event page.


Wednesday 02 August 2017: NIESR Economists' Briefing

Presentation and discussion of analysis associated with NIESR's quarterly UK and global economic forecasts. The briefing will concentrate on the question of Interest Rate Normalisation with presentations from Jagjit Chadha, William Allen and Amit Kara. RSVP to Luca Pieri: l.pieri@niesr.ac.uk.


14-15 September 2017: CFM UCL Event
Conference on Housing, Housing Credit, and the Macroeconomy organised by Morten Ravn, Paolo Surico and Amanda Vincent-Rous will be held at Euston Square, London. Enquiries should be directed to Anthea Keeping.


28-29 September 217: CFM Oxford and Federal Reserve Bank of New York Event
Monetary Economics Conference: The 3rd Oxford – Federal Reserve Bank of New York conference on monetary economics will take place at Exeter College’s Cohen Quad on Walton Street on 28-29 September 2017. The preliminary programme is available here. If you would like to attend the conference, then please send an email to ox.nyf.2017@gmail.com.


 

Monday 12 June 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

The End of Globalisation, the Return of History: Globalisation, long considered the best route to economic prosperity and the apparent norm for decades, may not be as inevitable as we think.  It now threatens to go abruptly into reverse.  What went wrong?  And what is the likely impact upon our future prosperity? A Podcast and video of this event are available at the LSE's event page.


19-20 May 2017: CFM-UCL and ADEMU Conference
CFM UCL and ADEMU held The new macroeconomics of aggregate fluctuations and stabilisation policy conference.


Thursday 18 May: Oxford International Macroeconomics Workshop
1704-OxfordWorkshopTo mark the occasion of Oxford University joining the Centre for Macroeconmics, Oxford hosted a one-day international macroeconomics workshop on May 18th. With speakers are Hélène Rey, Ken Rogoff, Andrea Ferrero, and Silvana Tenreyro, see programme for more details.


Monday 24 April 2017:
CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

The Facts Matter: from policy to politics: While being a university professor, Jean-Yves Duclos had the opportunity to comment on governmental decisions. Now that he is the one making the decisions and as an economist, he sees the process in a much different perspective. Video and a Podcast for this event are available at the LSE's event page.


Wednesday 22 March 2017:Stamp Memorial Lecture

The Forces Shaping the World Economy: Professor Blanchard (MIT) discussed the main forces interacting to shape the world economy, and the uncertainties associated with them, namely the legacies of the financial crisis; the decrease in productivity growth; and populism and populist policies. A podcast and video of this event are available on the LSE's website.


Monday 20 March 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

The Productivity Puzzle: Andrew Haldane (Bank of England) examined how roductivity growth has weakened across a number of economies over recent years, particularly in the UK. Does this reflect a slowing of innovation? What role can public policy play in supporting productivity growth? A transcript of  the speech is available on the Bank of England's website, Video and a podcast of this event is avilable on the LSE's Event website.


Wednesday 01 March 2017: A Budget that Works for Women A Budget that Works for Women, a Keynote speech and panel discussion from the Women's Budget Group. Hosted by LSE Department of Economics, LSE EDI and CFM.


Wednesday 08 February 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

The Production of Money: how to break the power of the bankers: Political economist Ann Pettifor (PRIME) demystifies history’s most misunderstood invention: the money system. Arguing that democracies can reclaim control over money production, Pettifor sets out the possibility of linking the money in our pockets (or on our smartphones) to the change we want to see in the world around us. Video and a podcast of this event is avilable on the LSE webiste.


Wednesday 08 February 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Politics after Brexit and Trump: Rick Pildes in conversation with Mervyn King: Professor Rick Pildes (New York University) and Lord Mervyn King (LSE) look back at a year of unpredictable political upheavals in the industrialised world, which promises an interesting period ahead. What are the lessons from Brexit and the Trump election for our democracy? Video and a Podcast of this event is available on the LSE website.


Monday 16 January 2017: CFM and LSE Department of Economics Public Lecture

Policy Issues Affecting the Bank of England: A talk by Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, followed by a response from Amartya Sen, Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. A transcript of Mark's speach is available at the Bank of England's webpage, video and audio recordings of this event are also available on the LSE website.


 

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