Posted in December 2013

Understanding Low Growth, Bank of England, December 9-10, 2013

Understanding Low Growth, Bank of England, December 9-10, 2013

I have attended a BOE and Centre for Macroeconomics conference entitled “Understanding low growth“. I discussed “The Great Recession: A Self-fulfilling Global Panic” presented by Philippe Bacchetta (UNIL) and coauthored with Eric van Wincoop (University of Virginia). Here are the slides of my discussion. The program of the conference can be found here.  

Heterogeneity in Currency Areas and Macroeconomic Policies, ECB, November 28 and 29, 2013, Frankfurt

Heterogeneity in Currency Areas and Macroeconomic Policies, ECB, November 28 and 29, 2013, Frankfurt

I attended a CEPR-ECB conference on Heterogeneity in Currency Areas and Macroeconomic Policies. Great keynote speeches were  given by Atif Mian and Emmanuel Farhi. I discussed “Sudden stops and expenditure switching: The role of income and relative prices” presented by Rudolfs Bems (IMF and Bank of Latvia) and coauthored with Julian di Giovanni. Here are the … Continue reading