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Macroeconomics Network in the South West workshop

Join us for this workshop where we'll discuss advanced research in the area of macroeconomics and finance.

  • 20 Sep 2019, 10.30am to 20 Sep 2019, 5.30pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • Room 2.104, 1 West, University of Bath
  • This event is free

In this workshop we will first focus on how labor market frictions and institutions affect fluctuations of major macroeconomics aggregates such as consumption, wages and GDP growth.

Secondly, we will explore how new developments in central banking practises and financial markets affect the stability and efficiency of the economic system overall.

Workshop programme

Time Activity Speaker
10.30am Coffee and Registration
11.00am Opening Remarks
11.10am Contributed Session #1
Central Bank Account for All: Stability and Efficiency Asgerdur Petursdottir, University of Bath
Imperfect Financial Markets and the Cyclicality of Social Spending Wojtek Paczos, University of Cardiff
12.40pm Lunch
2.00pm Contributed Session #2
Optimal Income Taxation and Commitment on the Labor Market Pawel Doligalski, University of Bristol
Immigration with Labor Mobility Frictions Rish Singhania, University of Exeter
3.30pm Coffee Break
4.00pm Contributed Session #3
The Dynamic Armington Elastiscity Dudley Cooke, University of Exeter
Wage Cyclicality Revisted: The Role of Hiring Standards Se Kyu Choi, University of Bristol
6.30pm Workshop dinner

Sign-up for this workshop

Book your place You must book your place by 2nd September 2019


University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY

Room 2.104 1 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Contact us

For queries or further information about the workshop, please contact Nikos Kokonas.