Call for Papers - Deadline Extended
May 24-25, 2012, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, Rimini, Italy
"After(?) The Storm: Lessons from the Great Recession" Conference
The Great Recession, which started with Lehman Brothers collapse three and a half years ago, had a big impact on both the theory and practice of macroeconomic policy. Effectiveness of monetary policy at zero bound, fiscal policy over the business cycle, prudential supervision of the financial system, the role of regulation, reaction to bubbles, and many other issues have been reassessed. The conference will be devoted to discussing lessons learned and theoretical and practical issues in implementing them.
TOPICS: Topics include, but are not restricted to:
- Advances in modelling financial/banking crises
- Unconventional monetary policies and forward guidance
- Deficit stagnation: fiscal policy when the economy is weak and the deficit is large
- Fiscal devaluations
- Regulation and monitoring of the financial system
- Disunion in the Euro area: PIIGS versus FANGs (Finland, Austria, The Netherlands and Germany)
- John Murray (Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)
- Volker Wieland (Chair for Monetary Theory and Policy, Goethe University, Frankfurt)
SPONSORS: Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Italy, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis in Canada (RCEA Canada) and Review of Economic Analysis (REA)
ORGANIZERS: Jerzy (Jurek) Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA); Jean Paul Lam (University of Waterloo and RCEA); Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA); Pierre Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)
REGISTRATION FEES: The registration fee is 120 Euro. A reduced fee for graduate students is 60 Euro. Registration is free for RCEA scholars. The fee includes meals.
SUBMISSIONS AND DEADLINES: Extended abstracts will be considered but preference will be given to completed papers. Academics and policy makers are strongly encouraged to submit papers.
Submissions should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.The extended deadline is March 30, 2012. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by March 30, 2012. Participants should register, and drafts are due, by April 30, 2012.
Website (NEW): http://www.rcea-canada.org/news
SPECIAL ISSUE: Review of Economic Analysis ( http://www.rofea.org), an open access journal is planning a special issue. Submitted papers will go through the regular refereeing process.