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Economic Measurement and Analysis: A Conference in Honour of Martin Weale

Event date
Friday, 13 January, 2017
Event time
09:30 to 17:15
Event place
NIESR
Event Type
Offline Event
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Prof Martin Weale, CBE, was Director of NIESR from 1995 to 2010 and subsequently a Fellow whilst he sat on the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England. He was appointed Honorary Fellow of the Institute in 2016 and took up the Chair of Economics at King's College London in the same year. The Conference will include papers from colleagues reflecting the breadth of his intellectual interests.  

You can listen to the Conference podcast here

 

 

9.45-10.00am

Introduction and Opening Remarks

Jagjit Chadha (NIESR)

 

10.00-11.00am

Session 1 – Human Capital and the Population

Justin van de Ven (University of Melbourne and NIESR)LINDA: A dynamic microsimulation model for analysing policy effects on the evolving population cross-section

James Sefton (Imperial College London)Economic Fluctuations, Human Capital and Life-Cycle Asset Allocation

 

11.00-11.30am

Coffee

 

11.30am-1.00pm

Session 2 – Econometrics and Forecasting

James Mitchell (Warwick Business School)National Institute Density Forecasts

Andrew Harvey (University of Cambridge) Co-integration and control: seat belts, German re-unification and Brexit

George Kapetanios (King’s College London) – A One-Covariate at a Time, Multiple Testing Approach to Variable Selection in High-Dimensional Linear Regression Models 

 

1.00-2.00pm

Lunch

 

2.00-3.00pm

Session 3 – Employment and Labour Markets

Alex Bryson (University College London)The Case for Personnel Economics

Mary O’Mahony (King’s College London)Beyond Wages: The Impact of Employment Protection on International Comparisons of Earnings, with Ana Rincon-Aznar and Stanley Siebert

 

3.00-3.30pm

Coffee

 

3.30-5.00pm

Session 4 – Macroeconomic Policy

Andrew Blake (Bank of England)Can we escape our certain fate?

Jagjit Chadha (NIESR) Mapping the Monetary and Financial Sectors, 1790-1850, with Ryland Thomas

David Vines (University of Oxford)The Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policy: 28 Years on from the Weale-Blake-Christodoulakis-Meade-Vines Book

 

5.00-5.15pm

Closing Remarks

Martin Weale (King’s College London)

Attendance is by invitation only and for further information please contact:

Luca Pieri

j.chadha [at] niesr.ac.uk 

Details

Date:
13 January 2017
Time:
09:30 - 17:15

Venue

NIESR
2 Dean Trench StreetSmith Square
London, SW1P 3HE United Kingdom

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Type
Offline Event