10th RCEA Macro-Money-Finance Conference “Is a Recession Coming?”

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The current macroeconomic situation indicates a growing possibility of the next recession. Economic growth has slowed down in Europe and China and is likely to slow down in the US once the stimulative effect of tax cuts passes. Combined with tariff war between US and China, erratic economic policies in some countries and financial markets volatility, a recession in the next two years is more likely than it appeared to be a few moths ago. The current situation makes dealing with the next recession a formidable challenge: interest rates are low, public debts are high and some macroprudential reforms introduced in the wake of the Great Recession have been rolled back.

 

The goal of the conference is to assemble a group of leading researchers in macroeconomics, monetary economics and finance to present and discuss their recent work. While the focus of the conference is on theoretical and empirical work related to macro prospects, we welcome papers in all areas of economics and finance related to the overarching theme of the conference.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: 

 

- Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard University, NBER and CEPR)

- Enrique Mendoza (University of Pennsylvania and NBER)

 

RCEA (Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) is a private, international non-profit organization dedicated to independent research in applied and theoretical economics and related fields. Originally set up in Rimini, Italy, it is now headquartered at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario with branches in Italy and in Poland.

 

RCEA has organized numerous conferences and workshops. Past invited speakers include Nobel Prize laureates Robert Mundell and Michael Spence as well as, among others, Philippe Aghion, Costas Azariadis, Larry Ball, Steven Cecchetti, Gilles Duranton, Gauti Eggertsson, Elhanan Helpman, David Hendry, Peter Howitt, Charles Jones, Thomas Lemieux, Hashem Pesaran, Peter C. B. Phillips, James Robinson, Steven Ross and Arnold Zellner.

 

Further information about RCEA and its activities is on our website, RCEA.org.

 

PAPER SUBMISSION: Authors should submit an extended abstract of up to 500 words

 

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FURTHER INFORMATION about the conference can be found in the Call for Papers 

For additional information about paper submission, accommodation and registration please contact 10th_rcea_mmf_conference@rcea.org

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES

  • Submission deadline:  June 17, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance:  June 27, 2019
  • Opening of early registration:  June 27, 2019
  • Late registration starts:   August 17, 2019
  • Event dates: September  13-14, 2019

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

 

Jerzy (Jurek) Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University), Chair; David Andolfatto (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA and Simon Fraser University, Canada), Michał Brzoza-Brzezina (National Bank of Poland), Laurence Ball (Johns Hopkins University, USA), Stephen G. Cecchetti, (Brandeis University, USA), Wing Hong Chan (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Edda Claus (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Gianluca Clementi (New York University, USA), Leif Danziger (Bar-Ilan University, Israel), Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia, Canada), Giovanni Gallipoli (University of British Columbia, Canada), Nikola Gradojevic (University of Guelph, Canada), Jan Hegemejer (University of Warsaw, Poland), Peter Howitt (Brown University, USA), Gueorgui T. Kambourov (University of Toronto, Canada), Ryszard Kokoszczyński (Warsaw University and National Bank of Poland), Andros Kourtelos (University of Cyprus), David Laidler (University of Western Ontario and C.D. Howe Institute, Canada), Jean-Paul Lam (University of Waterloo, Canada), Daniel Levy (Bar-Ilan University, Israel and Emory University, USA), Paolo Manase (University of Bologna, Italy), Angelo Melino (University of Toronto, Canada), Claudio Michelacci (Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros-CEMFI, Spain), Leo Michelis (Ryerson University, Canada), Costas Milas (University of Keele, UK), Claudio Morana (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy), Marcello Pagnini (Bank of Italy, Italy), Theodor Palivos (University of Macedonia, Greece), Theodore Panagiotidis (University of Macedonia, Greece), Michael Parkin (University of Western Ontario, Canada), Mehmet Pinar (Edge Hill University, UK), Michael Plummer (John’s Hopkins Bologna Centre, USA/Italy), Joanna Poyago-Theotoky (La Trobe University, Australia), Christopher T.S. Ragan (McGill University, Canada), Pietro Reichlin (University LUISS Guido Carli, Italy), Lucio Sarno (City University, UK), Apostolos Serletis (University of Calgary, Canada), Pierre Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Willem Spanjers (Kingston University, UK), Mark Stabile (INSEAD, France), Thanassis Stengos (University of Guelph, Canada), Ming Chih Tan (University of North Dakota, USA), Ilias Tsiakas (University of Guelph, Canada), Wendy (Yan) Wu (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Joseph Zeira (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) and Christian Zimmermann (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA).

 

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