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Frankfurt-Mannheim-Macro-Workshop 2019

The Frankfurt-Mannheim Macro Workshop 2019 took place on March 8, 2019 and was organized by Anne Hannusch (University of Mannheim) and Zainab Iftikhar (University of Frankfurt). The event was hosted by the University of Mannheim and sponsored by the Collaborative Research Centre TR 224 at the University of Mannheim.

You can find the program HERE.

The Frankfurt-Mannheim-Macro Workshop is held on a yearly basis. It provides a forum for the discussion and the development of macro-oriented research projects by researchers at universities and research institutions in Frankfurt and Mannheim and aims at stimulating the exchange between the two groups. The workshop targets a broad audience including advanced PhD students, junior and tenured faculty.

 

 

 

EABCN/EPoS Conference on New Approaches for Understanding Business Cycles, August 30-31, 2019, Mannheim

The conference covers a broad range of themes related to challenges and advancements in understanding business cycle behavior. It seeks to bring together recent contributions in this area of research, including studies with strong theoretical basis and empirical papers.

A non-exclusive list of examples of relevant topics include:

- Alternative sources for demand-like and supply-like aggregate disturbances - The role of uncertainty, asymmetries, country characteristics, and asset markets for the behavior of business cycles - New empirical facts characterizing business cycle fluctuations - The role of medium or long-run trends (globalization, digitalization, automation, etc.) in shaping business cycle outcomes - The role of firm and consumer heterogeneity for business cycles behavior

George-Marios Angeletos (MIT and NBER), Nir Jaimovich (University of Zurich and CEPR) and Franck Portier (University College London and CEPR) are confirmed invited speakers, and we welcome further relevant submissions.

The conference is organized by: Klaus Adam(University of Oxford & Nuffield College, EABCN and CEPR) Elisa Faraglia (University of Cambridge, EABCN and CEPR), and Isabel Schnabel (University of Bonn and CEPR).

You can find the programme here.

 The event is hosted by the University of Mannheim and sponsored by the EABCN and the Collaborative Research Centre TR 224 at the University of Mannheim. Funding is available for travel expenses for academic participants presenting their research. Expenses will be reimbursed according to the standard CEPR travel guidelines. Costs will not be covered for central bank participants.