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Biased Technological Change and Employment Reallocation

Time Variation in Lifecycle Consumption, Income and Housing Wealth

  • Speaker: Yunus Aksoy (Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Date: 21 November 2019.

One Size Fits All? The Effects of Marginal Tax Changes across Time

  • Speaker: Raffaele Rossi (University of Manchester)
  • Date: 14 November 2019.

Climbing Wage Ladders: The Sources of Idiosyncratic Wage Dynamics (and Policy Implications)

  • Speaker: Arpad Abraham (University of Bristol)
  • Date: 13 November 2019.

Risk-taking under Relative Performance Pay and Bonus Regulation

  • Speaker: Misa Tanaka (Bank of England)
  • Date: 06 November 2019.

Workers, Capitalists, and the Government: Fiscal Policy and Income (Re)Distribution

CB Intervention & Exchange Rate Volatility

Labor income Risk, Asset Prices, and Unemployment Cyclicality

  • Speaker: Pontus Rendahl (University of Cambridge)
  • Date: 10 October 2019.

Understanding the Size of the Government Spending Multiplier: It’s in the Sign 

Household Taxation and Intra-Household Redistributions in a Limited Commitment Household Model

  • Speaker: Luca Rondina (University of Surrey)
  • Date: 12 June 2019.

Real Effects of Financial Distress: The Role of Heterogeneity

Expectations and Monetary Policy

Asset Purchases, Limited Asset Markets Participation and Inequality

Union Debt Management

Limited Participation and Local Currency Sovereign Debt

Sovereign Debt Overhang, Expenditure Composition, and Debt Restructuring

Loose Commitment in a Sticky Wages New Keynesian Model

  • Speaker: Luca Rondina (University of Surrey)
  • Date: 6 December 2018.

Interest Rate Uncertainty as a Policy Tool

The Relationship between VAR and DSGE Models when Agents have Imperfect Information

Agnostic Structural Disturbances (ASDs): Detecting and Reducing Misspecification in Empirical Macroeconomic Models

Putting the Cycle Back into Business Cycle Analysis

The Effects of US Monetary Policy on Canada and Mexico: A Tale of Two Worlds

  • Speaker: Omar Boye (University of Surrey)
  • Date: 24 May 2018.

Global Financial Intermediaries, Risk-Taking Channel and Monetary Policy International Transmission

  • Speaker: Sandra Rhouma (University of Surrey)
  • Date: 17 May 2018.

Leverage and Deepening Business Cycle Skewness

A General and Intuitive Envelope Theorem

RBC Model of Capital-Skill Complementarity and Skill Premium Cyclicality

  • Speaker: Joe Grilli (University of Surrey)
  • Date: 1 May 2018.

Taxation Regimes and Intra-household Redistributions: The Role of Human Capital

  • Speaker: Luca Rondina (University of Surrey)
  • Date: 26 April 2018.

Monetary Policy with Heterogeneous Agents: Insights from TANK models

Financial Crisis, Monetary Base Expansion and Risk

A New Series Representation for Nonlinear Dynamic Stochastic Model Solutions: General Error Bounds and a New Solution Algorithm

Firm Dynamics at the Zero Lower Bound

  • Speaker: Alex Clymo (University of Essex)
  • Date: 14 December 2017.

How do Assets Affect Worker Productivity?

Do Security Prices Rise or Fall When Margins Are Raised?

State Dependence in Labor Market Fluctuations: Evidence, Theory and Policy Implications

Financial Crises and Optimal Unconventional Policies in International Business Cycles

Banks are Not Intermediaries of loanable funds - and Why This Matters

Government Debt Management: The Long and the Short of It

Banks' Balance Sheets, Uncertainty and Macroeconomy

Deconstructing Job Search Behavior

Financial Intermediation, Resource Allocation, and Macroeconomic Interdependence

Mortgages and Monetary Policy

  • Speaker: Roman Sustek (Queen Mary University of London)
  • Date: 19 November 2016.

Housing and Intergenerational Welfare Redistribution

  • Speaker: Chiara Forlati (University of Southampton)
  • Date: 12 November 2016.

Unsurprising Shocks: Information, Premia, and the Monetary Transmission

Enter The Dragon: Revisiting the Reform Period in China

  • Speaker: Peter McAdam (European Central Bank and University of Surrey)
  • Date: 5 May 2016.

Managing Capital Outflows: The Role of Foreign Exchange Intervention

Quality Growth: From Process to Product Innovation along the Path of Development

Heterogeneity and the Public Sector Wage Policy

  • Speaker: Pedro Gomes (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  • Date: 17 March 2016.

Labour Market Imperfections and Optimal Policy at the Zero Lower Bound

Job Search and Unemployment Insurance Fraud

  • Speaker: Vito Polito (University of Bath)
  • Date: 10 December 2015.

Search-based Endogenous Illiquidity and the Macroeconomy

Local Bayesian Estimation and Forecasting with Time-Varying Parameter DSGE Models

  • Speaker: Katerina Petrova (Queen Mary University of London)
  • Date: 30 April 2015.

Structural Change and the Optimal Price of Carbon

Self-fulfilling Recessions at the Zero Lower Bound

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