Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2018

The Royal Economic Society’s Annual Conference is their flagship event, hosted in 2018 by the University of Sussex. It brings together hundreds of academic and professional economists to present the latest developments in economics and showcase their real-world application. NIESR and ESCoE  was delighted to present the following:

Session 8: Empirical Macro 1
March 26, 2018 11:45 to 13:15
FUL 109

Session Chair: Roger Farmer, University of Warwick
4. Keynesian Macroeconomics Without the Phillips Curve
By Roger Farmer; University of Warwick
Giovanni Nicolò; UCLA
   presented by: Roger Farmer, University of Warwick

 

Session 23: Labour Economics: Programme Evaluation
March 26, 2018 11:45 to 13:15
FUL 104

1. Can HRM Improve Schools’ Performance?
By Alex Bryson; UCL
Lucy Stokes; NIESR
David Wilkinson; UCL

   presented by: Alex Bryson, UCL​

Session 24: Labour Economics: Wages 1
March 26, 2018 11:45 to 13:15
FUL 101

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, NIESR

 

Session 26: A2: ESCoE – ONS Special Session: Economic Statistics for Times of Transition
March 26, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
FUL A

1. The UK Management and Expectations Survey: First Results
By Gaganan Awano; ONS
Nicholas Bloom; Stanford University
Paul Mizen; University of Nottingham
Rebecca Riley; National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Tatsuro Senga; Queen Mary University of London
Philip Wales; ONS
   presented by: Tatsuro Senga, Queen Mary University of London

 

Session 28: A4: Labour Share Dynamics, Heterogeneous Capital and Labour Market Regulation
March 26, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
JUB-115

1. The long-run decline of the labour share: technology and heterogeneous capital
By Mary O’Mahony; King’s College London
Michela Vecchi; Middlesex University Business School and NIESR
Francesco Venturini; Università di Perugia
   presented by: Michela Vecchi, Middlesex University Business School and NIESR

 

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, University of Warwick
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: Marco Del Negro, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
3. The Uses and Abuses of Macroeconomic Models
By Garry Young; NIESR
   presented by: Garry Young, NIESR
4. The Future of Large-Scale Models
By Roger Farmer; University of Warwick
   presented by: Roger Farmer, University of Warwick

 

Session 47: Industrial Organisation: Organisations and Firms
March 27, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
FUL 207

1. Productivity and Organization in Portuguese Firms
By Lorenzo Caliendo; Yale University
Giordano Mion; NIESR and University of Sussex
Luca David Opromolla; Banco de Portugal
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg; Princeton University
   presented by: Giordano Mion, NIESR and University of Sussex

Session 56: B1: NIESR 80th Anniversary Special Session: Productivity Puzzles
March 27, 2018 13:30 to 15:00
JUB Lrg LT

Session Chair: Jagjit Chadha, NIESR
1. Britain’s Persistent Productivity Failure: is the EU Really to Blame?
By Nicholas Crafts; University of Warwick
   presented by: 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, ONS
4. Below the aggregate: A detailed account of the UK productivity puzzle
By Rebecca Riley; National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Ana Rincon Aznar; The National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Lea Samek; NIESR, ESCoE
   presented by: Rebecca Riley, National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Session 68: Monetary Policy and Financial Crisis
March 27, 2018 15:30 to 17:00
FUL 109

2. The Money Multiplier in the Financial Crisis: a Quantitative Evaluation
By Jagjit Chadha; NIESR
Luisa Corrado; University of Rome Tor Vergata
Jack Meaning; Bank of England
Tobias Schuler; Ifo
   presented by: Tobias Schuler, Ifo

Session 86: Empirical International Economics
March 27, 2018 15:30 to 17:00
FUL 110

1. Trade Blocks, Common Markets, Currency Unions and FDI stocks: the impacts of NAFTA and the EU
By Ray Barrell; Brunel University
Abdulkader Nahhas; The University of Exeter
   presented by: Abdulkader Nahhas, The University of Exeter

Session 92: Monetary Policy Transmission
March 28, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
FUL 212

3. Animal Spirits in a Monetary Model
By Roger Farmer; Warwick University
Konstantin Platonov; UCLA
   presented by: Konstantin Platonov, UCLA

Session 124: Education: Teachers
March 28, 2018 15:15 to 16:45
FUL 107

Session Chair: Peter Dolton, University of Sussex
1. Are Schools Different? Wellbeing and Commitment Among Staff in Schools and Elsewhere
By Alex Bryson; UCL
Lucy Stokes; NIESR
David Wilkinson; UCL
   presented by: David Wilkinson, UCL
4. Public Opinion on Teacher Pay and Status: Cross Country Evidence
By Peter Dolton; University of Sussex
   presented by: Peter Dolton, University of Sussex

Session 130: Behavioural Decision Making
March 28, 2018 15:15 to 16:45
FUL 104

3. Fever pitch: are football fans irrational?
By Peter Dolton; NIESR, University of Sussex
George MacKerron; University of Sussex
   presented by: George MacKerron, University of Sussex