New Instruments of Monetary Policy: The Challenge

March 12th 2010
Winstanley Lecture Theatre
Trinity College, Cambridge

Sponsored by The Money Macro and Financial Research Group and the Centre for International Macroeconomics and Finance.

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Conference Programme

12th March

Registration and coffee: 10.30

Session 1: 11.00-1.00

Introduction: Hamid Sabourian (Cambridge)

Spencer Dale (Bank of England)
“Quantitative Easing: one year on”, Slides

Sharon Kozicki, Lena Suchanek and Eric Santor (Bank of Canada)
Central Bank Balance Sheets and Long-Term Forward Rates”, Slides

Discussant: Demosthenes Tambakis (University of Cambridge), Comments

Lunch Break 1.00-2.00

Session 2: 2.00-3.50

Round Table (Chairman, Sean Holly, University of Cambridge)

Huw Pill (European Central Bank (ECB))
Colin Ellis (Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd)
Charles Goodhart (LSE and Morgan Stanley)
David Cobham (Herriot-Watt), Remarks
Marcus Miller (Warwick) "When money matters", Slides

Douglas Gale (NYU)
Liquidity and Monetary Policy Instruments”, Slides

Discussant: Jagjit Chadha (University of Kent), Comments

Tea 3.50-4.10

Session 3: 4.10-6.30

Hans Gerbach (ETH, Zurich) and Jan Wenzleberger
(University of Keele)
Interest Rate Policy and Stability of Banking Systems”, Slides

Discussant: Peter Sinclair (University of Birmingham)

Richard Harrison (Bank of England)
Asset purchase policy at the effective lower bound for interest rates”, Slides

Discussant: Mike Wickens (University of York), Comments

Stephania Villa (Birkbeck College) and Jing Yang (Bank of England)
Financial intermediaries in an estimated DSGE model for the UK”, Slides

Discussant: Tiago Cavalcanti (University of Cambridge), Comments

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