The Rebuilding Macroeconomics Network Economic Institutions Hub is hosting a workshop on 15 March 2019 at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, to discuss some of the research proposals we received from our recent research call. Presentations will be given on some of these proposals to open up a general discussion and encourage a cross-fertilization of ideas from members of the Network. Each presentation will last for around 15 minutes, followed by a discussion. The workshop will last from 1.00 pm until 5.30 pm. The provisional schedule for the presentations is given below.

12.15 pm Lunch
1.00 pm Introduction: Laura Bear, LSE. and Gary Dymski , University of Leeds
1.10 pm Presentation: Peter Kenway, New Policy Institute
Could our macroeconomic institutions do a better job for the regions and nations of the UK?
1.40 pm Presentation: Elisa Van Waeyenberge, School of Oriental and African Studies
Trajectories of Infrastructure Financing and Macroeconomic Policies in Practice
2.10 pm Presentation: Johnna Montgomerie, King’s College London
Crafting a methodology of the household for macroeconomic policy making
2.40 pm Presentation: Beatrice Cherrier, University of Cergy-Pontoise
Excavating the Academia/policy pipeline in macroeconomics
3.10 pm Tea
3.30 pm Presentation: Danielle Guizzo Archela, University of the West of England Bristol
The (un)making of academic macroeconomics
4.00 pm Presentation: Ewa Karwowski, University of Hertfordshire
Challenging policymaking institutions – The role of civil society in a financialised world
4.30 pm Presentation: Ryan Davey, University of Bristol
Optimising financial stability and consumer protection through a distributional lens
5.00 pm Summary Discussion
5.30 pm Reception – wine and snacks

This workshop, will help inform the Hub’s research funding and the ideas they will pursue. For the most recent discussion from this hub, click here to visit the hub’s homepage.

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15 March 2019