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Macroeconomics: Where are the Women? 

Dr Carolina Alves together with Dr Ingrid Kvangraven (University of York, Decon) and Dr Angus Armstrong (Director of Rebuilding Macroeconomics, NIESR) is organising the Rebuilding Macroeconomics’ Second Annual Conference on ‘Women in Economics’, which is part of the ESRC’s Festival of Science. See the event page for details.

Event Date - Wednesday 6th November 2019

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Women in Economics

Macroeconomics



Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's edited volume "Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies", joint with Jeffrey B. Nugent (University of Southern California) and Hoda Selim (International Monetary Fund), has just been published by Oxford University Press.

In addition to editing the book, Dr. Mohaddes also co-authored the following chapters (links to the working paper versions included where available):

Chapter 1. Objectives, Issues, and Findings, with Jeffrey B. Nugent and Hoda Selim, in Kamiar Mohaddes, Jeffrey B. Nugent, and Hoda Selim (eds.), Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies, Oxford University Press.

Chapter 3. Oil, Volatility and Institutions: Cross-Country Evidence from Major Oil Producers, with Amany El-Anshasy and Jeffrey B. Nugent, in Kamiar Mohaddes, Jeffrey B. Nugent, and Hoda Selim (eds.), Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies, Oxford University Press.

Chapter 9. Reforming Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies: Policy Proposals, with Jeffrey B. Nugent and Hoda Selim, in Kamiar Mohaddes, Jeffrey B. Nugent, and Hoda Selim (eds.), Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies, Oxford University Press.

Published on - Friday 31st May 2019

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Institutions

Macroeconomics

Policy

Resource-Rich



The Political Economy of Anger, Rebuilding Macroeconomics 

Rebuilding Macroeconomics are hosting an afternoon talk "The Political Economy of Anger". The event will feature Professor Mark Blyth and macro fund manager Eric Lonergan discussing their forthcoming book on the political economy of anger, along with two discussants Professor Anand Menon and Dr. Carolina Alves. It will be held at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), London, on 5th February 2019, from 1.00-3.00pm.

Event Date - Tuesday 5th February 2019

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Macroeconomics

Political Economics

Women in Economics



Rebuilding Macroeconomics - Women in Economics 

Rebuilding Macroeconomics are holding a Women in Economics event as part of the ESRC Festival of Social science at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. The event will take place on the 9th of November 2018 between 12.00 and 05.40pm, at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London.

Event Date - Friday 9th November 2018

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Macroeconomics

Women in Economics



Rebuild Macroeconomics's Sustainability Research Hub 

Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti, along with Prof. Michael Grubb have joined Rebuild Macroeconomics's Sustainability Research Hub as Co-Leaders. You can read their profiles and find out about the Sustainability Research Hub on the Rebuild Macro site.

Published on - Friday 3rd August 2018

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Macroeconomics

Sustainability



Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics 

Cambridge-INET is hosting the Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics a Decade after the Crisis event on the 4th and 5th of May 2018, between 9.00am and 5.00pm each day, in Jesus College, Cambridge.

Event Date - Friday 4th May 2018 - Saturday 5th May 2018

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Heterogeneity

Macroeconomics

Women in Economics



Panel Data Workshop 

This workshop will take place on the 23rd - 24th May 2017, Winstanley theatre, Trinity College and will involve a number of speakers domestic and international presenting their work on panel data methods with applications in finance and macroeconomics.

Event Date - Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - Wednesday 24th May 2017

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Panel Data

Finance

Macroeconomics



Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti co-authers ECB Discussion Paper 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti has co-authored (with Luca Dedola, Marek Jarociński, Bartosz Maćkowiak, Sebastian Schmidt) an ECB Discussion Paper on ""Macroeconomic Stabilization, Monetary-fiscal Interactions, and Europe’s Monetary Union".

Abstract:
The euro area has been experiencing a prolonged period of weak economic activity and very low inflation. This paper reviews models of business cycle stabilization with an eye to formulating lessons for policy in the euro area. According to standard models, after a large recessionary shock accommodative monetary and fiscal policy together may be necessary to stabilize economic activity and inflation. The paper describes practical ways for the euro area to be able to implement an effective monetary-fiscal policy mix.

Paper:
https://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecbwp1988.en.pdf

Published on - Thursday 15th December 2016

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Macroeconomics

Stability

Monetary

Fiscal



Labour Market Dynamics and the Macroeconomy Mini Conference 

Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh), Kurt Mitman (IIES) and Fabian Postel-Vinay (UCL) will all be giving talks at the Macroeconomics Mini Conference to be held at Old Kitchens, Queens' College, Cambridge, on 5th October, 12.55pm - 4.30pm.

Event Date - Wednesday 5th October 2016

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Macroeconomics



Firms in Macroeconomics 

The Firms in Macroeconomics event will be held at Jesus College, on the 31st August - 1st September 2016. This conference aims to provide an overview of frontier research analyzing the micro-level underpinnings of aggregate technology and aggregate economic performance. The purpose is to create a meeting of frontier researchers in the areas of firm dynamics, inequality, innovation and production networks interested in understanding how micro aspects of production shape economic growth and income distribution.

Event Date - Wednesday 31st August 2016 - Thursday 1st September 2016

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Macroeconomics



Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti "The Pound and the Macroeconomic Effects of Brexit" 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Gernot Müller have published a new VoxEU article "The Pound and the Macroeconomic Effects of Brexit".

For decades, the UK government has been very careful in ensuring a low-risk status for its public and private debt. This column warns that if the UK opts to leave the EU, uncertainty over the implications of Brexit would put this low-risk status in jeopardy. A depreciation of the pound could well generate an export boom, but this would not compensate for the damage to internal demand and to the UK’s ability to access external financing of its deficits.

Please click here to open the article on the Vox EU page.

Published on - Monday 20th June 2016

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Brexit

Macroeconomics

Currency

EU



Networks in Trade and Macroeconomics 

The Cambridge-INET and the Centre for History and Economics will hold a 'Networks in Trade and Macroeconomics' event on June 13th-14th 2016, in Magdalene College, Cambridge.

Published on - Monday 13th June 2016

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Networks

Trade

Macroeconomics



Macro/Trade Mini Conference 

The Macro/Trade Mini Conference will be held on 31 May 2016, New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College. From 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Event Date - Tuesday 31st May 2016

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Macroeconomics

Trade



Mini Conference on Heterogeneous Agents and Macroeconomic Modelling 

The Heterogeneous Agent Model Mini Conference will take place onTuesday 10th May 2016 in the New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College.

Event Date - Tuesday 10th May 2016

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Macroeconomics

Heterogeneity

Modelling



Growth Mini Workshop 

Cambridge-INET and the Centre for Macroeconomics are hostings a Growth Mini Workshop on Tuesday 3rd May 2016, from 1.00pm-5.00pm, in the New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College.

Published on - Tuesday 3rd May 2016

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Economic Growth

Macroeconomics





CEPR Annual International Macroeconomics and Finance (IMF) Programme Meeting  

The CEPR Annual International Macroeconomics and Finance (IMF) Programme Meeting will be held on 21st-22nd April 2016 in Suite 2, Moller Centre, Cambridge.

Event Date - Thursday 21st April 2016 - Friday 22nd April 2016

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Macroeconomics

Finance



Macroeconomics of Financial Frictions Mini Conference 

Giancarlo Corsetti, Vasco Carvalho and Charles Brendon are holding a Macroeconomics of Financial Frictions Mini Conference in the Old Kitchens, Queens' College, Cambridge on Tuesday 19th April 2016.

Event Date - Tuesday 19th April 2016

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Macroeconomics

Finance



Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti "Beyond Competitive Devaluations" 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Paul Bergin have published a VoxEU article, "Beyond Competitive Devaluations: The Monetary Dimensions of Comparative". Their column takes a step back from the current debate on competitive devaluation in international macroeconomic theory, and assesses a different perspective on monetary and exchange rate policies.

Published on - Monday 11th January 2016

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Monetary

Exchange Rate

Macroeconomics



International Trade, Finance, and Macroeconomics Conference 

Supported by: CEPR, The Bank of England, Centre For Macroeconomics and Cambridge-INET Institute.

Event Date - Thursday 18th December 2014 - Friday 19th December 2014

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Trade

Finance

Macroeconomics



Aggregate Demand, the Labor Market and Macroeconomic Policy Conference 

In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis a number of policy issues have been brought at the center stage of both policy debates and academic research.

Event Date - Thursday 4th September 2014 - Friday 5th September 2014

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Demand

Labor Market

Macroeconomic Policy

Macroeconomics



Economics May Gala 

The Cambridge-INET is proud to host three economic conferences between May 9 and 15, 2014 at King's College Cambridge.

Event Date - Friday 9th May 2014 - Tuesday 13th May 2014

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Macroeconomics

Economic Studies

Microeconomics



Eight New Postdoctoral Fellows Appointed 

We are pleased to announce that Cambridge-INET has just appointed eight new Postdoctoral Fellows

Juan Block (Washington University) Microeconomics
Maren Froemel (EUI) Macroeconomics
Abhimanyu Khan (Maastricht) Microeconomics
Rohit Lamba (Princeton) Microeconomics
Peter Malec (Berlin) Econometrics, Finance
Miguel Morin (Columbia) Macroeconomics, Economic history
Christopher Rauh (Barcelona) Political Economy, Education, and Labor
Scott Swisher (University of Wisconsin–Madison) Macroeconomics, Networks, Economic History

Published on - Friday 28th February 2014

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Macroeconomics

Microeconomics

Finance

Economic history



The Causes and Consequences of the Long UK Expansion: 1992 to 2007 Conference 

The Centre for International Macroeconomics and Finance, which is based at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, is holding this conference at Clare College Cambridge on 19th and 20th September 2013. The proceedings to be published by Cambridge University Press.

Event Date - Thursday 19th September 2013 - Friday 20th September 2013

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Macroeconomics

Finance




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