“How can interdisciplinary research enhance the policy relevance of macroeconomics?”
Our Research Hub leaders will each chair a panel discussing a pressing ‘real world’ macroeconomic issue. At least two research projects will be presented by each panel with audience discussion encouraged.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Deirdre McCloskey
Special panel: Interdisciplinary influence on the Scottish Enlightenment
Attendance at the conference is free, but prior registration is essential. Please contact Richard Arnold on email@example.com confirming which day or both days you wish to attend.
We have some funding for students and post-doctoral researchers to help with travel costs within the UK. If you would like to be considered, please make a case in less than 500 words covering what you hope to gain from, and contribute to, the conference.
Day 1: Thursday 19 September 2019
9.15-10.45 Globalisation Hub: Globalisation and Vulnerability
Hub Leader: Stephen Kinsella
10.45-11.15 Tea and coffee break
11.15-12.45 Macroeconomic Instability Hub: Macroeconomic policies in a complex world
Hub Leaders: Roger Farmer and Jean-Philippe Bouchaud
13.30-14.30 Keynote address: Professor Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor Economics, History, English and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
14.30-16.00 Macroeconomic Institutions Hub: Mapping the institutional basis of macroeconomic policy-making
Hub Leaders: Laura Bear and Gary Dymski
16.00-16.15 Tea and coffee break
16.15-17.30 Data Study Group: Doyne Farmer
Bank of England Agents Project: David Tuckett
Day 2: Friday 20 September 2019
8.30-9.00 Tea and coffee
9.00-10.30 Sustainable Growth Hub: Macroeconomics and sustainability
Hub Leaders: Michael Grubb and Tiago Cavalcanti
10.30-11.00 Tea and coffee break
11.00-12.00 Social Macroeconomics Hub: A Second Enlightenment
Hub Leaders: Paul Collier and Dennis Snower
13.15-14.15 Discussion Panel
14.15-15.45 Macroeconomic Finance Hub: The ever-changing nature of systemic risks
Hub Leader: Ekaterina Svetlova
15.45-16.00 Closing comments
16.00 Conference closes
09 May 2019