NIESR's Special Sessions at RES 2018 Conference

Date: 
Monday, 26 March, 2018 - 10:00 to Wednesday, 28 March, 2018 - 18:00
Location: 
University of Sussex
Sussex House, Falmer
BN1 9RH Brighton
United Kingdom

 

 

Please find below NIESR Special Sessions at RES Conference 2018:

NIESR 80th Anniversary Special Session on Productivity Puzzles

NIESR Special Session on Large-Scale Econometric Models: Do they have a Future? (with the University of Warwick)

NIESR contribution to the Labour Economics Session

 

 

Session 24: Labour Economics: Wages 1
March 26, 2018 11:45 to 13:15
FUL 101
 
Session Chair: rainer.kotschy [at] econ.lmu.de (Rainer Kotschy), LMU Munich
1. Resolving the Public Sector Wage Premium Puzzle by Indirect Inference
By Patrick Minford; Cardiff University and CEPR
Yi Wang; Cardiff Metropolitan University
Peng Zhou; Cardiff University
   presented by: ywang [at] cardiffmet.ac.uk (Yi Wang), Cardiff Metropolitan University
2. Follow the Leader? The Interaction between Public and Private Sector Wage Growth in the UK
By Arno Hantzsche; NIESR
Peter Dolton; NIESR, University of Sussex
Amit Kara; NIESR
   presented by: arno.hantzsche [at] gmail.com (Arno Hantzsche), NIESR - Download the slides here
3. Changing the Structure of Minimum Wages: Employment Adjustment and Wage Spillovers
By Giulia Giupponi; London School of Economics
Stephen Machin; LSE
   presented by: g.giupponi [at] lse.ac.uk (Giulia Giupponi), London School of Economics
4. Life Expectancy and Life-Cycle Wages: Evidence from the Cardiovascular Revolution in U.S. States
By Rainer Kotschy; LMU Munich
   presented by: rainer.kotschy [at] econ.lmu.de (Rainer Kotschy), LMU Munich

 

 

Session 30: A6: NIESR Special Session on Large-Scale Econometric Models: Do they have a Future? (with the University of Warwick)
March 26, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
JUB-144
 
Session Chair: Roger Farmer, University of Warwick
1. Benchmarking the macroeconomic forecasting performance of expert forecasters in the UK
By Ana Beatriz Galvao; University of Warwick
Anthony Garratt; University of Warwick
James Mitchell; University of Warwick 
   presented by: anthony.garratt [at] wbs.ac.uk (Anthony Garratt), University of Warwick - Download the slides here
2. DSGE Forecasts of the Lost Recovery: The New York Fed Experience
By Michael Cai; Duke University
Marco Del Negro; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Marc Giannoni; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Abhi Gupta; Federal Reserve Bank 
Pearl Li
Erica Moszkowski; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
   presented by: delnegrojae [at] gmail.com (Marco Del Negro), Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Download the slides here
3. The Uses and Abuses of Macroeconomic Models
By Garry Young; NIESR
   presented by: Garry Young, NIESR - Download the slides here
4. The Future of Large-Scale Models
By Roger Farmer; University of Warwick
   presented by: Roger Farmer, University of Warwick - Download the slides here

 

 

Session 56: B1: NIESR 80th Anniversary Special Session: Productivity Puzzles
March 27, 2018 13:30 to 15:00
JUB Lrg LT
You can watch back the session here
Session Chair: J.Chadha [at] niesr.ac.uk (Jagjit Chadha), NIESR
1. Britain’s Persistent Productivity Failure: is the EU Really to Blame?
By Nicholas Crafts; University of Warwick
   presented by: n.crafts [at] warwick.ac.uk (Nicholas Crafts), University of Warwick
2. What Can We Learn from Cross-Country Firm-Level Analysis?
By Eric Bartelsman; Vrije Univesiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute
   presented by: Eric Bartelsman, Vrije Univesiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute
3. The Anatomy of Labour Productivity in the UK: Lessons from New and Existing Data Sources
By Gaganan Awano; ONS
Philip Wales; ONS
   presented by: philip.wales [at] ons.gsi.gov.uk (Philip Wales), ONS
4. Winners and Losers in the Knowledge Economy: The Role of Intangible Capital
By Rebecca Riley; National Institute of Economic and Socia
Chiara Rosazza Bondibene; KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
   presented by: r.riley [at] niesr.ac.uk (Rebecca Riley), National Institute of Economic and Social Research

 

You can view the full Conference programme here.