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1st MONFISPOL conference

When Nov 04, 2010 12:00 AM to
Nov 05, 2010 12:00 AM
Where London Metropolitan University
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Conference Program

Thursday November 4

09:00-10:00 Cristiano Cantore "CES Technology and business cycle fluctuations" with P. Levine and B. Yang. [paper] [slides]

Discussant: Peter McAdam [slides]
10:00-11:00 Marco Ratto "Parallel and identification toolbox for Dynare." [paper 1] [slides 1] [paper 2] [slides 2]

Discussant: Stephen Wright
11:20-12:10 Sumudu Kankanamge "Solutions for discretionary equilibrium." [slides]

Discussant: Andrew Blake
12:10-13:00 Ferhat Mihoubi "Solving stochastic models with block decomposition."
14:00-15:00 Ester Faia "Exit strategies" with I. Angeloni and R.Winkler [paper]

Discussant: Jagjit Chadha
15:00-16:00 Joe Pearlman "On the implementation and identification of optimal timeless policy" with P. Levine. [paper] [slides]

Discussant: Kevin Sheedy
16:00-17:00 Michel Juillard "Welfare evaluation under optimal policy" [slides]
16:30-16:50 Dominik Sobczak "Dissemination and communication in FP7 projects." [slides]

Friday November 5

08:45-09:45 Volker Wieland "A new comparative approach to model building and policy analysis: An update." [paper] [slides]

Discussant: Helen Solomon
09:45-10:45 Plenary Talk: Jesper Linde (member of the scientific committee) "Asymmetric shocks in a currency union with fiscal and monetary handcuffs" with Christopher Erceg.
11:00-12:00 Marek Jarocinski and Albert Marcet "Autoregressions in small samples, priors about observables and initial conditions."

Discussant: Vasco Gabriel
12:00-13:00 Plenary Talk: Harald Uhlig (member of the scientific committee) "Fiscal stimulus and distortionary taxation" with Thorsten Drautzburg.
14:00-16:00 Meeting of MONFISPOL scientific committee
16:15-18:00 Meeting of MONFISPOL consortium

Conference organized by the London Metropolitan University and the European Research project (FP7-SSH) MONFISPOL.