Annual Conference

2019 Annual Conference

The 2019 Annual Conference was held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 19th June.

David Miles (Imperial College London)

‘The Half Life of Economic Injustice’

Coen Teulings (Utecht)

‘The volatility of their volatility is the main cause of asset price volatility’

Angus Foulis & Gabor Pinter (Bank of England)

‘Employment and the Collateral Channel of Monetary Policy’

Christina Romer & David Romer (Berkeley)

‘Employment and the Collateral Channel of Monetary Policy’


2018 Annual Conference

The 2018 Annual Conference was held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 20 June.

Pieter Gautier (VU University of Amsterdam)

‘Search, Screening and Sorting’

Martin Scheffel (University of Mannheim)

‘Financial Frictions, Labor Market Frictions, and the Transmission of Shock’

Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh)

‘Vacancy Chains’

Matthew Shapiro (University of Michigan)

‘SeaTE: Subjective ex ante Treatment Effect of Health on Retirement’

2017 Annual Conference

The 2017 MacCaLM Annual Conference was held on Wednesday 21st June 2017.

We welcome a host of international speakers, for our Policy Forum, arranged by MacCaLM Annual Fellow, Gabor Pinter. Speakers included Adam Szeidl (Central European University), Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge), Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics) and our keynote speaker was Mark Gertler (New York University).

Our drinks reception, held in the stunning Edinburgh City Chambers, also acted as the pre-event for the Society of Economic Dynamics which was held in Edinburgh and in association with the MacCaLM project from Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th June.

Representatives from the international economic community joined together with representatives from Scottish and international business and banking sectors to discuss macroeconomics.

We extend our warmest thanks to the Bank of England and the Scottish Government for their support in hosting this event.

2016 Annual Conference

The 2016 MacCaLM Annual Conference was held on 21st June 2016 in Edinburgh. The conference was opened by John Moore, followed by presentations from David Miles (Imperial College London), Philipp Kircher (EUI), Pieter Gautier and Ludo Visschers. Prior to event, international and local Co-Investigators discussed the main project themes through a series of seminars. Discussions continued to inform the work of the project and generated positive dialogue regarding the work produced to date and provided direction for future projects.

2015 Annual Conference

The 2015 MacCaLM Inaugural Conference was held on 18th June 2015 in Edinburgh. The conference was opened by Charlie Bean (LSE) followed by presentations Stephen Machin (UCL), John Moore and Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton). The conference followed two weeks of seminars from our co-investigators from investigators and a variety of visitors. The plethora of attendees, from business and banking groups, to renowned economic researchers, the event allowed a variety of discussions around the themes and aims of the grant, providing direction and focus for projects, research and collaborations.

Photographs by Douglas Robertson.