Money, Macro and Finance Research Group 43rd Annual International Conference (MMF 2011)

Locations
Birmingham Business School (G03) University of Birmingham
Category
Social Sciences
Date(s)
Thursday 15th (12:00) - Saturday 17th September 2011 (14:30)
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Money, Macro and Finance Research Group 43rd Annual International Conference (MMF 2011)

The programme committee invites submissions from academic, government and business economists in any area of monetary, macro and financial economics by 29 April 2011.  Notification of acceptance by 31 May 2011.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Jean-Bernard Chatelain – (University of Paris) 
  • Michael Foot (Chairman of Promontory Financial Group UK Ltd and a former Managing Director of the FSA and Executive Director of the Bank of England)
  • Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge)

The ‘early bird’ conference fee (including dinner) will be £250 (£150 for PhD students thanks to the sponsorship of the Journal of Applied Econometrics) and £300 for registrations after 1 July 2011.

Papers should be sent as an electronic copy in PDF format by Friday 29 April 2011 to Karen Hanson,
email: k.hanson@bham.ac.uk. There is no submission fee. Selected papers will appear in the conference supplement of the Manchester School.

Further information on the Conference will be posted on MMFRG website in due course:

Conference at-a-glance

Event Programme

Thursday 15th September

Thursday 15 September
Time Activity 
12:00 : 12:45  

Registration (Library Meeting Room, G38) and

Light lunch (Senior Common Room, G37) 
12:45 - 13:00  Welcome by Head of Birmingham Business School and Conference Organisers (Main Lecture Theatre, G12) 
13:00 - 15:00  Plenary Session 1- Special Session organised by the Department of Economics and the Global Finance Research Group, University of Birmingham, (Main Lecture Theatre, G12).  The 2 speakers before the break are: Fabio Canova, (Pompeu Fabra); “Fiscal Policy, Pricing Frictions and Monetary Accommodation”; John Muellbauer (Nuffield College, Oxford); “Credit Market Architecture and US Consumption”.
15:00 – 15:15  Afternoon break and refreshments, (Senior Common Room, G37) 
15:15 – 16:15  Plenary Session 1 continued.

Richhild Moessner (Bank for International Settlements), “Banking Crises and the International Monetary System in the Great Depression and Now”. 

16:15-17:45 Concurrent Sessions 1 * (4 papers per session)
17:45 -19:00  Reception (Barber Institute) hosted by the Department of Economics and the Global Finance Research Network (BRiEF) 

Friday 16th September

 


Friday 16 September
Time  Activity 
07:00 - 09:00  Business Briefing**: Financial Products and Facilities for Local Businesses, organised by the West Midlands Economic Forum, (Main Lecture Theatre, G12) starting with Buffet Breakfast (07:00 – 07:30) in the Atrium, University House
09:00 - 10:30  Concurrent Sessions 2 *  (4 papers per session) 
10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break (Senior Common Room, G37) 
11:00 - 12:30  Plenary session 2 – GDRE special session, (Keynote Speaker): Jean-Bernard Chatelain – (University of Paris) ‘The failure of financial macroeconomics and what to do about it’, (Main Lecture Theatre, G12)  
12:30 - 13:30  Lunch (Senior Common Room, G37) 
13:30 - 15:00  Concurrent Sessions 3 * (4 papers per session) 
15:00 - 17:00  Plenary session 3 – Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture given by Michael Foot (Chairman of Promontory Financial Group UK Ltd and a former Managing Director of the FSA and Executive Director of the Bank of England) (Main Lecture Theatre G12), “Can macro-prudential regulation reduce financial instability”?
17:00 - 18:00  MMFRG Committee Meeting (Library Meeting Room, G38) 
18:00 - 19:00  Pre-dinner bar – Botanical Gardens 
19:00 - 22:30  Maxwell Fry Conference Dinner at the Botanical Gardens 

Saturday 17th September

 


Saturday 17 September
Time  Activity 
08:30 - 09:00   Coffee (Atrium)  
09:00 - 10:30  Concurrent Sessions 4 * (4 papers per session) 
10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break (Atrium) 
11:00 - 12:30  Plenary Session 4, Keynote Speaker: Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge)‘The Transmission of Fiscal Policy’, (Main Lecture Theatre, G12) 
12:30 - 13:30  Light Lunch (Senior Common Room, G37) 

Note:  There will be a special conference supplement of the Manchester School journal.  Please let c.g.kelly@bham.ac.uk know if you would like your paper to be considered for inclusion.

 *Concurrent Sessions and **Details of Business Briefing press links below.

Concurrent Sessions

Business Briefing

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