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2015 - 3rd edition

MONDAY 1 June 2015
11.45 - 12.00Registration
12.00 - 13.20Lunch
13.20 - 13.30Welcome remarks by Gert Peersman, Ghent University
Chair: Freddy Heylen, Ghent University
13.30 - 14.30Estimating Nonlinear Effects of Fiscal Policy using Quantile Regression Methods (PDF)
Roland Winkler, Technical University of Dortmund; L. Linnemann
Discussant: Peter Claeys, Free University of Brussels (VUB)
14.30 - 15.30If the Fed Sneezes, Who Gets a Cold? (PDF)
Luca Dedola, European Central Bank; G. Rivolta, L. Stracca
Discussant: Tatjana Dahlhaus, Bank of Canada
15.30 - 16.00Coffee break
Chair: Gerdie Everaert, Ghent University
16.00 - 17.00Noisy News in Business Cycles (PDF)
Luca Gambetti, Autonomous University of Barcelona; M. Forni, M. Lippi, L. Sala
Discussant: Ine Van Robays, European Central Bank
17.00 - 18.00Identifying Noise Shocks: a VAR with Data Revisions (PDF)
Riccardo M. Masolo, Bank of England; A. Paccagnini
Discussant: Carlo Altavilla, European Central Bank
18.00 - 18.15Coffee break
Chair: Gert Peersman, Ghent University
18.15 - 19.15Leveraged Bubbles (PDF)
Òscar Jordà, University of California at Davis & Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; M. Schularick, A. M. Taylor
Discussant: Koen Schoors, Ghent University
20.30Conference Dinner (Brasserie HA’, Kouter 29, 9000 Ghent)
TUESDAY 2 June 2015
09.00 – 09.30Coffee
Chair: Koen Schoors, Ghent University
09.30 - 10.30Explaining the Boom-Bust Cycle in the U.S. Housing Market: A Reverse-Engineering Approach (PDF)
Gisle J. Natvik, BI Norwegian Business School; P. Gelain, K. J. Lansing
Discussant: Enisse Kharroubi, Bank for International Settlements
10.30 - 11.30Monetary Policy When Households Have Debt: New Evidence on The Transmission Mechanism
Clodomiro Ferreira, London Business School; J. Cloyne, P. Surico
Discussant: Grégory Claeys, Bruegel
11.30 - 12.45PhD’s poster session
12.45 - 14.15Lunch
Chair: Gert Peersman, Ghent University
14.15 - 15.15Global Inflation Dynamics in the Post-Crisis Period: What Explains the Twin Puzzle? (PDF)
Christian Friedrich, Bank of Canada
Discussant: Gerdie Everaert, Ghent University
15.15 - 16.15Credit and Housing Booms and Busts: Implications for Output Gaps
Marzie Taheri-Sanjani, International Monetary Fund; P. Rabanal
Discussant: Vivien Lewis, Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) & Deutsche Bundesbank
Venue: Room Rector Vermeylen, Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent
Organizers: Marco Bernardini, Selien De Schryder, Gert Peersman