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2018 - 6th edition

THURSDAY June 7 2018
08.30 - 08.50Registration + coffee
08.50 - 09.00Welcome remarks by Gert Peersman
Chair: Gert Peersman
09.00 - 09.50 Corporate Debt Structure and Unconventional Monetary Policy in the United States
Urszula Szczerbowicz, Banque de France; S. Lhuissier
09.50- 10.40Unconventional Monetary Policy and Credit Rating Inflation: Evidence from the Corporate QE
Matteo Falagiarda, European Central Bank
; N. Abidi, and I. Miquel-Flores
10.40 - 12.10Poster session I
Coffee break
Chair: Sebastian Rüth
12.10 - 13.00The Signalling Channel of Negative Interest Rates
Alexander Haas, DIW Berlin; O. de Groot
13.00- 14.00Lunch
Chair: Selien De Schryder
14.00 - 14.50Housing Wealth Effects and U.S. Consumer Spending Anthony Murphy, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; J. Duca, and J. Muellbauer
14.50 - 15.40Anticipated Changes in Household Debt and Consumption
Zac Gross, University of Oxford
15.40 - 17.10Poster session II
Coffee break
Chair: Sebastian Rüth
17.10 - 18.00Euro Area and U.S. External Adjustment: The Role of Commodity Prices and Emerging Market Shocks
Robert Kollmann, Université Libre de Bruxelles & Lukas Vogel, European Commission; M. Giovannini, M. Ratto, and W. Roeger
20.00Conference Dinner (Brasserie HA’, Kouter 29, 9000 Ghent)
FRIDAY June 8 2018
08.30 – 09.00Coffee
Chair: Selien De Schryder
09.00 - 09.50The Macroeconomic Effects of Bank Capital Requirement Tightenings: Evidence from a Narrative Approach Benedikt Kolb, Deutsche Bundesbank; S. Eickmeier, and E. Prieto
09.50 - 10.40Flow-Based Borrowing Constraints and Macroeconomic Fluctuations
Thomas Drechsel, London School of Economics
10.40 - 11.00Coffee break
Chair: Gert Peersman
11.00 - 11.50Noise-Ridden Lending Cycles
Jochen Güntner, Johannes Kepler University; E. Afanasyeva
11.50 - 12.40The Labor Supply of Baby-boomers and Low-flation Benoit Mojon, Banque de France; X. Ragot
12.40 - 14.00Closing lunch
Venue: Room Rector Vermeylen, Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent
Organizers: Selien De Schryder, Gert Peersman, Sebastian Rüth