Annual Conference

2022 Final Conference

The 2022 Annual Conference was held as a hybrid event from Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th of May.

Day 1

Ludo Visschers (University of Edinburgh)  

Cyclical Earnings, Career and Employment Transitions 

Pieter Gautier (VU Amsterdam)  

On the Foundations of Competitive Search Equilibrium with and without Market Makers  

Stefania Albanesi (University of Pittsburgh)  

Long Term Consequences of the Great Recession Through Its Effect on the Young 

Keynote: Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh) 

Spatial Hysteresis 

Day 2

Tiago Cavalcanti (Cambridge University)  

Dispersion of Financing Costs and Development 

Margit Reischer (Georgetown University)  

Finance-thy-Neighbor. Trade Credit Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations 

Francisco Buera (Washington University in St. Louis)  

Fiscal Paradoxes in a Liquidity Trap  

Keynote: John Moore (University of Edinburgh) 

Key Workers and Funding Horizons: Interest Rates and Growth 

Day 3

Sevi Rodriguez Mora (University of Edinburgh)  

Deconstructing Italian Inequality 

Matthew Shapiro (University of Michigan)  

How Worker Productivity and Wages Grow with Tenure and Experience: The Firm Perspective 

Jonathan Thomas (University of Edinburgh) 

Implicit contracts and asymmetric wage pass-through 

Keynote: Philipp Kircher (Cornell University)  

Stimulating Occupational Mobility among Unemployed Job Seekers 

2021 Annual Conference

The 2021 Annual Conference was held online on Wednesday 23rd June.

Barbara Petrongolo (University of Oxford)

‘Structural transformation and U- shaped female employment’

Francesco Lippi (LUISS University)

‘The effects of monetary shocks : price setting beyond Calvo’

Katarína Borovičková (New York University)

‘Consistent Evidence on Duration Dependence of Price Changes’

Doireann Fitzgerald (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

‘How Do Firms Build Market Share?’

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.