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Professor Wouter den Haan and Dr Pontus Rendahl will teach the course. It is primarily aimed at participants in the Euro Area Business Cycle Network but applications will also be considered from doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers and economists working in central banks and government...
The conference covers a broad range of themes related to challenges and advancements in understanding business cycle behaviour. It seeks to bring together recent contributions in this area of research, including studies with strong theoretical basis and empirical papers. Topics: - Alternative...
This course covers methods designed to deal with prediction with “big data” in macroeconomics, and to conduct structural analysis. The three main subjects of the course are: - predictive regressions with big data ; - Bayesian VARs, as a popular example of big data multivariate models, which...
The conference will cover a broad range of themes related to empirical aspects of business cycles - in particular novel methodologies for dating business cycles and their effects on the economy. Topics of the conference include but are not limited to: - Dating Business Cycles, - Empirical...
The conference covers a broad range of themes related to challenges and advancements in understanding the monetary transmission mechanism. It seeks to bring together recent contributions in this area of research, including studies with strong theoretical basis as well as empirical...
Professor Fabio Canova will teach the course. Fabio Canova is a professor of Macroeconomics at the Norwegian Business School, director of Training of the Florence School of Banking and Finance, Research associate with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomics and Petroleum Studies and the CEPR. The...
The financial crisis and the subsequent economic recovery were associated with spectacular price movements in a number asset markets. Understanding these fluctuations and their interactions with the macro economy remains challenging. The conference seeks to bring together innovative work...
The training course will cover the following applications: - General equilibrium models with incomplete markets and uninsured idiosyncratic labour income risk as in Aiyagari (1994), Bewley (1986) and Huggett (1993) that are widely used to study the role of income and wealth distribution in the...
Prof. Lutz Kilian (U. Michigan) will cover the determination of the price of oil in global markets and the relationship between the price of oil and the macroeconomy (inflation, growth, financial markets). The program will include: - Determinants of historical oil price fluctuations - How...
The conference will cover a broad range of themes related to the estimation of the effects of unconventional monetary policies in the data. A special emphasis is on methodological, econometric, and especially empirical aspects of the estimation of the effects of unconventional monetary policies,...
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