18 October 2002
An Afternoon with Ron McKinnon : CASS Business School
Conference hosts : CASS Business School and Money, Macro And Finance Research Group (MMF)
Ron will give one main talk 2.00 until 3.30 on "Japan's liquidity trap and the East Asian Crisis".
We will then have a tea break and Ron will talk more informally about: "Is Europe an optimal currency area?"
Room 1218 on the seventh floor of Frobisher Crescent. People
should enter by the Silk Street entrance and can find a map on
www.multimap.com by typing our postcode: EC2Y 8HB.
October so that we can plan for room size
Organiser : Alec Chrystal
16 October 2002
Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture and Workshop : The University of Birmingham
Conference hosts : Money, Macro And Finance Research Group (MMF), University of Birmingham Global Finance Research Group
Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecturer:
Ronald I McKinnon (Stanford)
"The World Dollar Standard and Emerging Markets"
Stijn Claessens (Amsterdam) and Luc Laeven (World Bank)
"Financial Development, Property Rights and Growth".
Discussant: Victor Murinde (Birmingham)
S Andrianova (Loughborough), P Demetriades and A Shortland (Leicester)
"State Banks, Institutions and Financial Development".
Discussant: Charles Goodhart (LSE)
L. Deidda and B Fattouh (SOAS)
"Concentration in the Banking Industry and Economic Growth".
Discussant: Jean Bernard Chatelain (University of Orleans and Bank of France)
Venue: University of Birmingham, Winterbourne Annexe
Organisers : Panicos Demetriades and Andy Mullineux
19/20 September 2002
Policy Rules - The Next Steps
Conference hosts : Money, Macro And Finance Research Group (MMF), ESRC Understanding the Evolving Macroeconomy Programme and Bank of England
Sumru Altug (Koch)
Seppo Honkapohja (Helsinki)
Timothy Kehoe (Minnesota)
Ed Nelson (Bank of England)
Robert Tetlow (Federal Reserve Board)
Ignazio Angeloni (ECB)
Peter Isard (IMF)
Bennett McCallum (Carnegie-Mellon)
Mark Salmon (CAS Business School)
Martin Weale (NIESR)
Full programme and registration information is available here: Conference Web Site
Venue: Clare College, Cambridge
Organisers : Jagjit Chadha and Sean Holly
Monday 10th June 2002 at 9.00 am
International Capital Movements
Conference hosts : Money, Macro And Finance Research Group (MMF) and the Bank of England's Centre for Central Banking Studies
Ken Rogoff (IMF)
Mike Wickens (University of York)
Hyun Shin (London School of Economics)
Alan Sutherland (University of St Andrews)
Organisers : CCBS
Friday 10th May 2002 at 11.00 am
Transparency in Monetary Policy
Conference hosts : Money, Macro And Finance Research Group (MMF) and the Bank of England
Dan Thornton (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) "Monetary Transparency: Transparent About What?"
Andrew Hughes Hallett (Strathclyde University and Vanderbilt University) "Transparency and Credibility under Asymmetric Information"
Seppo Honkanpohja, (University of Helsinki) and Kaushik Mitra (Royal Holloway College) "Performance of Monetary Policy with Internal Central Bank Forecasting"
Sylvester Eijffinger (Centre for Economic Policy Research, Tilburg University) and Petra Geraats (Cambridge University) "How Transparent Are Central Banks?"
Georgios Chortareas (Bank of England) David Stasavage (London School of Economics) and Gabriel Sterne (Bank of England) "Does Central Bank Transparency make Disinflations Cheaper? Theory and International Evidence"
Jakob de Haan (University of Groningen, and CESifo) and Fabian Amtenbrink (University of Groningen) "Transparency of the European Central Bank"
David Cobham (St. Andrews University) "Interest Rate Smoothing: Some Direct Evidence from the UK"
Venue: Bank of England, Oak Rooms
Organisers : Philip Arestis and Georgios Chortareas
Friday 22nd March 2002 at 12.30 pm
KNIGHTIAN UNCERTAINTY IN FINANCE
Conference hosts : Money, Macro And Finance Research Group (MMF), Financial Econometrics Research Centre and ESRC Evolving Macro Economy Programme
"Robust portfolio rules, Hedging and asset pricing"
Pascal Maenhout (INSEAD)
"Risk, robustness and Knightian uncertainty in continuous time, heterogenous agents, financial equilibria"
Fabio Trojani (Lugano)
"Knightian uncertainty causes price intervals in financial markets"
Marcello Basili (University of Siena)
"Assessing the merits of rank-based optimisation for portfolio construction"
Soosung Hwang (CUBS)
Venue: City University Business School (Room 1216)
Organiser : Mark Salmon (CUBS)