25th October 2004 
Workshop: Interacting Agents
Monday 25th October
Mathematics Institute Lecture Room B3.02
Central Campus Warwick University. 
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20th October 2004 
Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture: Whither Financial Regulation?

Professor C.A.E. Goodhart
Deputy Director, Financial Markets Group
London School of Economics 
Wednesday 20 October 2004
4.30 for 4.45pm
The Birmingham Business School
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17th & 18th September 2004 
Conference : Corporate Information Disclosure and News Management by Firms

Xfi Building, University of Exeter 
The conference will examine discretionary information releases by firms, and will be organized around a number of themes including sessions on:

  1. How do companies release discretionary news items?
  2. Presentation of profit forecasts and prospective financial information
  3. Transparency and new reporting models for business
  4. Regulation FD and equal access to corporate information

Further details and how to register for the conference from: Francine Carter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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11th June 2004 
Modelling the Yield Curve with Macro Factors
Bank of England

Modelling the Yield Curve with Macro Factors. The conference will take place on Friday, 11th June at the Bank of England. Papers will be presented by:

Balfoussia and Wickens: Macroeconomic sources of risk in the term structure, (pdf)
Lildholdt and Peacock,
Dewachter and Lyrio: Macro factors and the Term Structure of Interest Rates, (pdf)
and by Rudebusch and Wu: A Macro-Finance Model of the Term Structure, Monetary Policy, and the Economy(pdf)

This conference hosted jointly by the Bank of England, Warwick Business School and the Financial Econometrics Research Centre. Further details are available here.

Please note that pre-registration is essential and an email confirming attendence should be sent toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Monday 7th June.


14th May 2004 
Finance and Growth: Recent Developments
CASS Business School

2pm: Stijn Claessens (Amsterdam)
"Accessing International Equity Markets: What Firms from Which Countries Go Abroad?" (with Daniela Klingebiel and Sergio Schmukler) 
2.40 pm: Elias Papaioannou (London Business School)
"International Bank Flows: Determinants and Institutional Role" 
3.20 pm: Coffee break 
3.40pm: Colin Mayer (Oxford)
"Ownership: Evolution and Regulation" (with Julian Franks and Stefano Rossi) 
4.20pm: Panicos Demetriades (Leicester)
"Finance, Institutions and Economic Growth" (with Siong Hook Law) 
5.00pm: John Driffill (Birkbeck)
ESRC Research Programme on World Economy and Finance 
5.30pm: Close

Acknowledgement

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Further information

Further information about membership of the MMFRG can be obtained from the secretary:

MMF Secretary
Email: secretary@mmf.ac.uk
Fax: 01904 433759

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