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2017 - 5th edition

MONDAY 15 May 2017
08.30 - 09.00Registration + coffee
09.00 - 09.10Welcome remarks by Gert Peersman
Chair: Gert Peersman
09.10 - 10.00 Central Bank Information Shocks
Peter Karadi, European Central Bank
; M. Jarocinski
10.00 - 10.50The Behavior of Uncertainty and Disagreement, and their Roles in Economic Prediction: A Panel Analysis
Robert Rich, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; J. Tracy
10.50 - 11.20Coffee break
Chair: Sebastian Rüth
11.20 - 12.10Asymmetric Effects of Monetary Policy in Regional Housing Markets
André Anundsen, Norges Bank; K. Are Aastveit
12.10 - 13.00Monetary Policy, Heterogeneity, and the Housing Channel
Fatih Karahan, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; A. Hedlund, K. Mitman, and S. Ozkan
13.00 - 15.00Lunch + UGENT macro PhD's poster sessions
Chair: Selien De Schryder
15.00 - 15.50Starting From a Blank Page? Semantic Similarity in Central Bank Communication and Market Volatility
Michael Ehrmann, European Central Bank; J. Talmi
15.50 - 16.40Central Bank Communication and Inflation Expectations
Michael McMahon, University of Warwick; S. Hansen, and P. Hubert
16.40 - 17.10Coffee break
Chair: Sebastian Rüth
17.10 - 18.00Income inequality, Financial Crises and Monetary Policy
Jae Sim, Federal Reserve Board; I. Cairó
20.00Conference Dinner (Brasserie HA’, Kouter 29, 9000 Ghent)
TUESDAY 16 May 2017
08.30 – 09.00Coffee
Chair: Selien De Schryder
09.00 - 09.50Bank Capital Redux: Solvency, Liquidity, and Crisis
Björn Richter, University of Bonn; Ò. Jordà, M. Schularick, and A.M. Taylor
09.50 - 10.40Financial Regulation and Shadow Banking: A DSGE perspective
Olivier Pierrard, Banque Centrale du Luxembourg; P. Fève
10.40 - 11.00Coffee break
Chair: Gert Peersman
11.00 - 11.50Oil, Equities, and the Zero Lower Bound
Deepa Datta, Federal Reserve Board; B.K. Johannsen, H. Kwon, and R.J. Vigfusson
11.50 - 12.40Common Factors of Commodity Prices
Simona Delle Chiaie, European Central Bank; L. Ferraraz, and D. Giannone
12.40 - 14.00Closing lunch
Venue: Room Rector Vermeylen, Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent
Organizers: Selien De Schryder, Gert Peersman, Sebastian Rüth