Events

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 1

Thursday 19 August 2010

11.00am to 5.30pm

This is a `working’ workshop focusing on introducing three features into core DSGE models: CES production, non-zero steady state inflation and one-step estimation of the detrending method and the model. The third paper proposes a new way of formulating Taylor rules in DSGE models, so perhaps this too should also be part of the new ‘workhorse model’.

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 2

Wednesday 22 September 2010

11.00am to 5.30pm

Workshop 2 will be held on September 22nd , 2010, University of Surrey, Department of Economics, Room 4, starting with coffee at 11.00. This is intended as a planning meeting for the co-investigators of the ESRC Project: Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules with Labour Market and Financial Friction

Economics Seminar: Entry in Thin Markets

Wednesday 3 November 2010

16:00 to 17:15
Dr Alex Dickson (University of Strathclyde)

Economics Seminar: Internal Rationality, Imperfect Market Knowledge and Asset Price

Wednesday 17 November 2010

16:00 to 17:00
Prof Albert Marcet (London School of Economics)

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 3

Wednesday 17 November 2010

11:00
Prof. Peter MacAdam, Prof. Paul Levine, Prof. Simon Wren-Lewis

Economics Seminar: Parental Consent for Contraception and Teenage Pregnancy in Texas

Wednesday 24 November 2010

16:00 to 17:00
Prof. David Paton ((University of Nottingham, Business School))

Economics UCAS Day

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Economics Seminar: Composite Prospect Theory

Wednesday 8 December 2010

16:00 to 17:00
Dr Ali Al–Nowaihi (University of Leicester)

Economics Seminar: Model Productivity Change with a Short Run Cost Function

Wednesday 12 January 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Thomas Weyman Jones (Loughborough  University)

Economics SEEC Seminar: Global Oil Prices and their Impact on Chinese Energy and Resource Related Stock Values

Monday 17 January 2011

14:00 to 17:30
David Broadstock (Research Institute of Economics and Management (China))

Economics Seminar: Crime and Immigration: Evidence from Large Immigrant Waves

Wednesday 19 January 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr Brian Bell (London School of Economics)

Economics Seminar: Probabilistic Forecasts of Volatility and its Risk Premia

Monday 7 February 2011

14:00 to 15:00
Dr Gael Martin (Monash University)

Malthus Dinner

Friday 11 February 2011

Sean O’Grady (Economics Editor for The Independent).

The Malthus Dinner, for all students and staff in the Department of Economics, will be held on Friday 11 February 2011 at the Holiday Inn, Guildford. The guest speaker for the evening will be Sean O'Grady (Economics Editor of The Independent). The dress code is formal and the evening starts at 7.00pm. 

The following ticket prices include a three course dinner with wine, a DJ til midnight at the Holiday Inn, and entry into Rubix (on campus) after midnight: £29 for students and staff of the Department of Economics at Surrey, and £32 for friends and partners of students and staff of the Department of Economics

Economics Seminar: Multiple Filtering Devices for the Estimation of Cyclical DSGE Models

Wednesday 16 February 2011

16:15 to 17:15
Dr Filippo Ferroni (Bank of France)

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 4

Wednesday 16 February 2011

11:00
Dr. Nicoletta Batini, Prof. Joe Pearlman, Dr. Filippo Ferroni

Economics Seminar: Transmission Lags and Optimal Monetary Policy

Wednesday 23 February 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr Alessandro Flamini (University of Sheffield)

Economics Seminar: Employee Involvement, Technology and Evolution in Job Skills: A Task-Based Analysis

Wednesday 2 March 2011

16:00
Prof Francis Green (Institute of Education)

SEEC (Economics)/Energy Network Seminar: The Politics of Energy

Thursday 3 March 2011

17:00 to 18:30
Lord Howell of Guildford (Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

SEEC (Economics) Seminar: Making Sense of the Oil Market

Tuesday 8 March 2011

13:00
Mr. Richard De Caux (BP Economics Team)

SEEC (Economics) Seminar: Schlumberger Oil and Gas Seminar

Friday 18 March 2011

16:00 to 18:00
Mr. Firas Zeineddine

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 5

Wednesday 23 March 2011

11:00
Dr. Rudrani Bhattachrya, Dr. Ila Patnaik

Economics Seminar: Efficiency of the OLS Estimator in the Vicinity of a Spatial Unit Root

Wednesday 30 March 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr Federico Martellosio (University of Reading)

Economics Seminar: Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil

Wednesday 6 April 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr Guy Michaels (London School of Economics)

Economics Seminar: Structural Change and Slow-Motion Recoveries

Thursday 14 April 2011

16:30 to 17:30
Alessio Moro (University of Cagliari)

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 6

Thursday 12 May 2011

Prof. Joe Pearlman, Prof. Paul Levine

Workshop 6 will be held on May 12th, University of Surrey, Department of Economics, Room 40, starting with coffee at 10.30.  Paul Levine, Joe Pearlman and Bo Yang will be presenting our new software on optimal policy design now incorporated into Dynare. We will also review progress on the modules for our Dynare course.

Economics Seminar: Time-consistent fiscal policy under heterogeneity: Conflicting or Common interest?

Wednesday 18 May 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Prof Apostolis Philippopoulos (University of Glasgow)

Economics: Econometrics Workshop

Wednesday 14 September 2011

15.00 to 16.30

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 7

Wednesday 12 October 2011

10.30 to 16.30
Prof. Fabio Canova

Economics Seminar: Bridging Cyclical DSGE Models and the Raw Data

Wednesday 12 October 2011

15.00 to 16.00
Fabio Canova (Pompeu fabra University)

Economics seminar: Fiscal policy and lending relationships

Wednesday 19 October 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr. Giovanni Melina

Economics seminar: On the mechanism of innovation

Wednesday 26 October 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr. Nicole Tabasso (Surrey)

Economics Seminar: Selection Effects with Heterogeneous Firms

Wednesday 2 November 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr. Monica Mrazova (Surrey)

Economics Seminar: A Kernel Based Bootstrap Method for Dependent Processes

Wednesday 9 November 2011

16:00 to 17:30
Paulo Parente (Exeter)

Partially Honest Nash Implementation: Characterisation Results

Wednesday 16 November 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Dr. Michele Lombardi

Economics Seminar: Financial Crises, Exchange Rates and Macro-prudential Policies

Wednesday 23 November 2011

16:00 to 17:00
Luca Fornaro

Economics: UCAS Days

Wednesday 30 November 2011

13:00 to 16:45
Professor Robert Witt (Head of the School), Mr John Wall (Professional Placement Tutor), Dr Jo Lindely (Course Director)

UCAS Days: 30th November 2011 and 8th February 2012

During the day you will have the opportunity to learn more about the University, the School of Economics as well as your chosen course. You will also have the opportunity to meet with academic staff and current students from the School of Economics and raise any questions you might have. If you are interested in attending this event, please contact the Undergraduate Administrator at C.Berreur@surrey.ac.uk to book a place.

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Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 8

Tuesday 13 December 2011

10:30 to 17:00
Dr. Antonio Mele, Prof. Peter McAdam, Prof. Galo Nuño

CIMS Workshop 8 will be held on December 13th, University of Surrey, School of Economics, Room 40AD00, starting with coffee at 10.30am.  

Economics Seminar: Inference in Spatial Autoregressive Models

Thursday 19 January 2012

11:00 to 12:30
Prof. Grant Hillier

Economics: UCAS Day

Wednesday 8 February 2012

Professor Robert Witt (Head of the School), Mr John Wall (Professional Placement Tutor), Dr Jo Lindely (Course Director)

UCAS Day: 8th February 2012

During the day you will have the opportunity to learn more about the University, the School of Economics as well as your chosen course. You will also have the opportunity to meet with academic staff and current students from the School of Economics and raise any questions you might have. If you are interested in attending this event, please contact the Undergraduate Administrator at C.Berreur@surrey.ac.uk to book a place.

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Economics Seminar: Institutions and Export Dynamics

Wednesday 15 February 2012

16:00 to 17:30
Dr. Emanuel Ornelas

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies - Workshop 9

Thursday 8 March 2012

10:30 to 17:00
Dr. Francesco Zanetti

CIMS Workshop 9 will be held in March 8th, University of Surrey, School of Economics, Room 40AD00, starting with coffee at 10.30am.  

Economics Seminar: Financial Shocks and Labor Market Fluctuation

Thursday 8 March 2012

10.30 to 17.00
Dr. Francesco Zanetti

Economics Seminar: Structural VAR and Rare Events

Wednesday 18 April 2012

11:30 to 13:00
Dr. Filippo Ferroni

Economics Seminar: Rational Habits and Gasoline Demand

Wednesday 18 April 2012

15:00 to 16:30
Rebecca Scott

CIMS Conference 2012

Friday 14 September 2012

Michel Juillard and Tommaso Monacelli

Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules with Labour Market and Financial Frictions

Media Influence and Political Power

Wednesday 3 October 2012

16.00
Andrea Tesei (Queen Mary, University of London)

The School of Economics would like to welcome Andrea Tesei to speak.

Threshold Estimation from a Generated Auxiliary Regression

Wednesday 10 October 2012

16.00 to 17:30
Daniele Massacci (University of Surrey and EIEF)

Economics Seminar: Performance Pay and Changes in U.S. Labor Market Dynamics

Wednesday 24 October 2012

16:00 to 17:30
Prof Francesco Nucci

Economics Seminar: Policy Persuasion and Electoral Competition

Wednesday 31 October 2012

12.00
Archishman Chakraborty (Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto)

Economics Seminar: Non-parametric Likelihood Ratio Tests for Goodness-of-Fit and Specification

Wednesday 14 November 2012

16:00 to 17:30
Prof. Patrick Marsh

Second Workshop on Structural Change and Macroeconomic Dynamics

Friday 16 November 2012

09.00 to 22.00

Organisers 

Cristiano Cantore (University of Surrey)
Miguel León-Ledesma (University of Kent)
Alessio Moro (Università di Cagliari)

Hosted by the University of Surrey and supported by the Royal Economic Society

Economics Seminar: Analysis and Forecasting of Electricity Prices Risks with Quantile Factor Models

Wednesday 21 November 2012

16:00 to 17:30
Dr. Sjur Westgaard (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Thinking of continuing your studies at Surrey?

Wednesday 21 November 2012

13.30 to 15.00
Academics from each school that will be able to answer your questions on Postgraduate study

If you are interested in applying for one of FBEL’s postgraduate programmes in Business, Economics or Law, come and visit us.

Find out more about the programmes on offer and have your questions answered by the academics that teach them.

Economics Seminar: Labelling Contests with Endogenous Precision

Wednesday 21 November 2012

14:00 to 15:30
Dr. Paul Schweinzer (University of York)

Economics Seminar: Social Learning with Coarse Inference

Wednesday 28 November 2012

16:00 to 17:30
Professor Antonio Guarino - UCL

School of Economics Alumni Lecture

Thursday 29 November 2012

6pm - 8pm
Jim O'Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Join us as we welcome alumnus Jim O'Neill for an evening drinks reception and School of Economics alumni lecture on the global economy, current trajectory and the changing economies of the BRIC countries.

Speaker Profile

Jim O'Neill
is Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). He is involved in helping guide all aspects of GSAM's business around the world. Prior to assuming this role in September 2010, he was head of Global Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research.

Jim is the creator of the acronym BRICs. Together with his colleagues, he has published much research about BRICs, which has become synonymous with the emergence of Brazil, Russia, India and China as the growth opportunities of the future.

Jim earned a degree in economics from Sheffield University in 1978 and a PhD from the University of Surrey in 1982. He received an honorary doctorate from the Institute of Education, University of London, in 2009 for his educational philanthropy.


Event Details
6pm
- Registration and Drinks Reception in the Austin Pearce Building
7pm - School of Economics Alumni Lecture in the Management School Lecture Theatre

Attendance is free of charge however booking is essential. Please reserve your seat by completing the relevant booking form:-

Alumni booking form
Current student, staff member and external business booking form

Economics Seminar: Conditional Alphas and Realized Betas

Thursday 6 December 2012

16:00 to 17:30
Prof. Valentina Corradi

Economics Seminar: Bounded Memory Folk Theorem

Wednesday 6 February 2013

16:00 to 17:30
Guilherme Carmona

Economics Seminar: Queues and Strategic Experimentation

Wednesday 13 February 2013

16:00 to 17:30
Prof. Martin Cripps

Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies Workshop

Thursday 14 February 2013

11:00 to 17:30

Economics Seminar: Modelling Sovereign Credit Ratings

Thursday 14 February 2013

16:00 to 17:30
Prof. Mike Wickens

Economics Seminar: Bootstrapping Tests for Jumps with an Application to Test Averaging

Wednesday 20 February 2013

16:00 to 17:30
Ana-Maria Dumitru

Economics Seminar: Observational Learning with Position Uncertainty

Wednesday 27 February 2013

16:00 to 17:30
Dr. Ignacio Monzon

Economics Seminar: Structural Transformation and Pollution

Friday 8 March 2013

15:00 to 16:00
Dr. Radek Stefanski

Economics Seminar: The Effect of Lifelong Learning on Men’s Wages

Wednesday 13 March 2013

16:00 to 17:30
Prof. Martin Weale

Economics Seminar: Transparency, Expectations Anchoring and the Inflation Target

Wednesday 20 March 2013

16:00 to 17:00
Guido Ascari

Mode Regression: An overview, current research, and an application to intergenerational income mobility

Wednesday 24 April 2013

16.00
Professor Joao Santos Silva

The School of Economics would like to invite you to attend the next seminar in the series.

Abstract 

Beginning with the mode of regression and the corresponding estimator proposed by Kemp and Santos Silva (2012). I'll then briefly discuss some extensions currently being developed, and I'll conclude with an empirical application looking at intergenerational income mobility in the US.

Economics Seminar: Rigid Pricing and Rationally Inattentive Consumer

Wednesday 8 May 2013

16:00 to 17:30
Dr. Filip Matejka

Economics Seminar: A Structural Model of Segregation in Social Networks

Wednesday 5 June 2013

12:00 to 13:30
Angelo Mele

School of Economics Graduation ceremonies 2012-13

Friday 19 July 2013

10:00 to 17:00

We are looking forward to seeing our graduands and their families as well as our Faculty staff to celebrate all FBEL students' achievements. 

CIMS Summer Course on DSGE Modelling

Monday 9 September 2013

Model Construction, Estimation  and Use of DSGE Macroeconomic Models. September 9-13, 2013, University of Surrey.  A Dynare-Based Summer Course.

Risky Investment with Limited Commitment

Wednesday 9 October 2013

16.00 to 17.30
Professor Vincenzo Quadrini, University of Southern California

Selling Through Referrals

Wednesday 16 October 2013

16.00 to 17.30
Professor Vasiliki Skreta, University College London

Robust Nonparametric Confidence Intervals for Regression-Discontinuity Designs

Thursday 17 October 2013

16.00 to 17.30
Dr Matias Cattaneo, University of Michigan

Incidental Parameter Bias in Panel Quantile Regressions

Wednesday 23 October 2013

16.00 to 17.30
Dr Martin Weidner, University College London

Long-Term Asset Price Volatility and Macroeconomic Fluctuations

Wednesday 30 October 2013

16.00 to 17.30
Professor Manuel Santos, University of Miami

The Appeal of Information Transactions

Wednesday 6 November 2013

16.00 to 17.30
Dr Antonio Cabrales, University College London (UCL)

Police and Clearance Rates: Evidence from Recurrent Redeployments Within a City

Wednesday 13 November 2013

16.00 to 17.00
Dr Giovanni Mastrobuoni, University of Essex

State-Building, Mass Mirgration and Compulsory Schooling in US States

Wednesday 20 November 2013

16.00 to 17.00
Professor Imran Rasul, University College London

How Darwinian should an economy be?

Wednesday 27 November 2013

16.00 to 17.30
Professor Gilles Saint-Paul, Toulouse School of Economics

Economics Seminar: Does Labor Legislation Benefit Workers?

Wednesday 5 March 2014

16:00 to 17:30
Prof. Daniel Hamermesh

Economics Seminar: Never mind the hyperbolics: nonparametric analysis of time-inconsistent behaviour

Wednesday 12 March 2014

16.00 to 17.00
Ian Crawford, Professor of Economics, University of Oxford

Economics Seminar: The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle

Wednesday 19 March 2014

16:00 to 17:30
Dr. Vincent Sterk

The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle

Wednesday 19 March 2014

16:00 to 17:00
Vincent Sterk, UCL

Testing for Monotonicity under Endogeneity - An Application to the Reservation Wage Function

Wednesday 26 March 2014

16:00 to 17:00
Daniel Gutknecht, University of Oxford

Economics Seminar: Aggregate Implications of Financial and Labor Market Frictions

Wednesday 2 April 2014

16:00 to 17:30
Dr. Andrea Caggese

Economics Seminar: Generalised Instrumental Variable Models

Wednesday 7 May 2014

16:00 to 17:00
Adam Rosen

Economics Seminar: Understanding Employment Persistence

Wednesday 14 May 2014

16:00 to 17:00

Cooperation in Continuous Dilemma and Uncertain Reaction Lag

Wednesday 21 May 2014

16:00
In-Uck Park

Summer School and Conference

Monday 8 September 2014

Following highly successful summer schools in previous years, the Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies (CIMS) in the School of Economics, University of Surrey will hold a Summer School from 8th -12th September 2014, followed by a one-day Conference on Saturday, 13th September.  

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