Past events

06
Feb
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

The sectoral reallocation of government purchases as budgetary-neutral stabilisation tool: a model-based analysis

Stefan Hohberger, PhD student, University of Bayreuth.

In this seminar Stefan Hohberger will provide an overview of his recent paper, The Sectoral Reallocation of Government Purchases As Budgetary-Neutral Stabilisation Tool: A Model-Based Analysis. The paper focuses on rules that adjust the composition of government spending on tradable and non-tradable goods in response to domestic or external indicators.

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16
Dec
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Conference

Monetary policy in open economies

Professor Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley; Professor Martin Uribe, Columbia University.

On 16-17 December 2013, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand will host a conference on monetary policy in open economies. This conference aims to bring together recent work examining the transmission of monetary and macro-prudential policies and their effectiveness in open economies.

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12
Dec
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Carry, momentum and trend following returns in the foreign exchange market

Professor Peter N Smith, The University of York.

In this seminar Peter Smith will provide an overview of his recent paper Carry, Momentum and Trend Following Returns in the Foreign Exchange Market. He shows that significant excess returns can be achieved by adhering to a trend-following strategy which buys long positions in currencies that have achieved positive recent returns and otherwise holds cash.

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05
Dec
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Forecasting output and inflation with global components

Leif Anders Thorsrud, PhD student, BI Norwegian Business School.

In this seminar Leif will provide an overview of his recent paper, ‘Forecasting output and inflation with global components’. Leif shows that the recovery face after the 2007 financial crisis has led to a substantial deterioration of cross country output co-movement.

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04
Dec
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Workshop

Commodities and the macroeconomy

Benjamin Wong, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) ; Dr Joaquin Vesignani, University of Tasmania; Dr Francesco Ravazzolo, Norges Bank; Dr Tim Robinson, Reserve Bank of Australia; and Professor Warwick McKibbin, CAMA.

This workshop is a joint event between the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) at Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Centre for Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum Economics (CAMP), BI Norwegian Business School.

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28
Nov
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Optimal monetary policy with capital formation and financial frictions

Zulfiqar Hyder, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

In this seminar, Zulfiqar presents a comparative analysis of optimal monetary policy for two Financial Accelerator (FA) DSGE models: the benchmark FA model (Gertler and Karadi, 2011) and the Two-Sector FA Model, which extends the benchmark model into two-sector settings by incorporating durable goods along with consumption goods.

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21
Nov
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Superannuation defaults and voluntary contributions

Akshay Shanker, PhD candidate, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

In this seminar Akshay will provide an overview of his recent paper, ‘Superannuation Defaults and Voluntary Contributions’. The paper considers how individual voluntary superannuation contribution behavior responds to changes in default contribution rates.

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31
Oct
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Macroeconomic policy cooperation and the global non-system: An analytical overview

Professor David Vines, Oxford University

In this seminar David Vines will provide an overview of his recent paper ‘Macroeconomic Policy Cooperation and the Global Non-System: An Analytical Overview’. In this paper Prof Vines examines whether international cooperation is necessary in the making of macroeconomic policy.

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24
Oct
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Pareto improvements under matching mechanisms: General preferences and an example

Larry Liu, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis

In this seminar Larry Liu will provide an overview of his recent paper, Pareto improvements under matching mechanisms: General preferences and an example.

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12
Sep
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Pareto improvements under matching mechanisms in a public good economy

Larry Liu, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

In this seminar Larry Liu will provide an overview of his recent paper, ‘Pareto improvements under matching mechanisms in a public good economy’, which investigates Pareto-improving equilibria under various matching schemes with two heterogeneous players of the Cobb-Douglas utility function.

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