The RCEA Colloquium 2008

The RCEA jointly with other institutions, in particular the University of Bologna, organizes workshops and seminars. 
 
2008 Workshops and Seminars
 

 

26 March: Finance Seminar
“Why have exchange-traded catastrophe instruments failed to displace reinsurance?”

Alexandre Ziegler (Swiss Finance Institute, University of Lausanne)
Organizer: Elettra Agliardi (University of Bologna and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


28 March: Labour Economics Seminar
“In the Beginning, There Was Social Policy: Developments in Social Policy in the European Union from 1972 through 2008”

John T. Addison (University of South Carolina, University of Belfast and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)
Organizer: Rainer Andergassen (University of Bologna  and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


4 April: Econometrics Seminar
“THRET: Threshold Regression with Endogenous Threshold Variables”

Thanasis Stengos (University of Guelph and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)
Organizer: Antonello Scorcu (University of Bologna  and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


11 April: Economics of Tourism Workshop
“Economics of Air Transportation and its Implications for Tourism Policy”

Organizer: Claudio Piga (University of Loughborough and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)

17-18 April: Financial Economics Workshop
“Banking and Financial Intermediation”

Organizer: Paola Brighi (University of Bologna  and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


15 May: Tourism Economics Seminar
“Evaluating Frequent Flyer Programs from the air passengers”
Juan Carlos Martín (University of Las Palmas)
Organizers: Claudio Piga (University of Loughborough and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)
 
Alessandro Cigno (University of Florence, CESifo, CHILD and IZA)
Organizers: Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, The JohnsHopkins University, SAIS-Bologna  and the Rimini Centre for EconomicAnalysis)
 


23 May: Macroeconomics Workshop
Keynote speakers: Karim Abadir (Imperial College University and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)
and  Pierre Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)
Organizers: Angelo Melino (University of Toronto  and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) and Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, The Johns Hopkins University, SAIS-Bologna  and  The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


30 May: Quantitative Finance Workshop
Keynote speaker: Steven Ross (M.I.T.)
Organizer: Ramo Gencay (Simon Fraser University and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


3-4 June: Bayesian Econometrics Workshop
Keynote speakers: John Geweke (University of Iowa), Simon Potter (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) and Herman van Dijk (University of Rotterdam)
Organizers: Gary Koop, John Maheu (University of Toronto  and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) and Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, The Johns Hopkins University, SAIS-Bologna  and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


21-22 August: Labour Economics Workshop
Organizers: Dwayne Benjamin (University of Toronto  and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis), Tom Lemieux (University of British Columbia and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) and Mark Stabile (University of Toronto  and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


31 October: GLUN – LAB Workshop (http://econlab.uom.gr/workshop/)
“Geographical Localisation, Intersectoral Reallocation of Labour and Unemployment Differentials (GLUNLAB)”
Keynote speakers: Danny Dorling (University of Sheffield), Andrew Clark (Paris School of Economics)
Organizers: Theodore Panagiotidis (University of Macedonia and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis), Dimitris Ballas (University of Sheffield), Silvia Grandi (University of Bologna and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis), Vassilis Monastiriotis (London School of Economics), Maurizio Mussoni (University of Bologna and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) and Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, The Johns Hopkins University, SAIS-Bologna and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis).
Location: Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece

This workshop is jointly organised by the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia (Greece) and the RCEA (Italy). It is part of the research network GLUN-LAB – “Geographical Localisation in Intersectoral Reallocation of Labour and Unemployment differentials” and is supported by the RCEA and by the Regional Studies Association (RSA, UK).

 
The articles presented at this workshop will be published in
“The Review of Economic Analysis”

4-5 December: Microeconomics Workshop:
“Dynamic Games in Economics”

Organizers: Luca Lambertini (University of Bologna  and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) and Georges Zaccour (GERAD-HEC and The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)