The RCEA Colloquium 2012

Macroeconomics Seminar

Employment Reallocation and Unemployment Revisited: A Quantile Regression Approach

February 20th, 2012

Theodore Panagiotidis (University of Macedonia and RCEA)

Organizer: Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA) 

 


 Labour Seminar 

March 7th, 2012 
 
John T. Addison (University of South Carolina and RCEA )

Organizer: Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)



March 16th, 2012
Toni M. Whited (Michael and Diane Jones Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance, University of Rochester, NY)

Organizer: Elettra Agliardi (University  of Bologna and RCEA) 

 

Rimini Finance Workshop 

4th Rimini Quantitative Finance Workshop 

April  28th, 2012
 

Organizing Committee:
Elettra Agliardi (University  of Bologna and RCEA)
Ramazan Gencay (Simon Fraser University and RCEA)


    Rimini Lecture in Economics and Finance 

Rethinking the Structure of Prudential Bank Regulation 

April 28th, 2012 

  Speaker:
Charles Calomiris
(Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions; Academic Director, Jerome A. Chazen Institute of InternationalBusiness, 2004-2007; Director, Program on Financial Institutions; Paul M. Montrone Professor of Private Enterprise, Division of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School, Columbia University, New York and RCEA)

 
Organizing Committee:
Ramazan Gencay (Simon Fraser University and RCEA)
    Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)


Finance Seminar

Capital Supply Uncertainty, Cash Holdings, and Investment

May 9th, 2012

Erwan Morellec (University of Lausanne)

Organizer: Elettra Agliardi (University  of Bologna and RCEA)


Money and Banking Workshop

After (?) The Storm: Lessons from the Great Recession

May 24th -25th, 2012

Plenary Speakers:
John Murray (Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)
Volker Wieland (Chair for Monetary Theory and Policy at Goethe University, Frankfurt)

Invited Speakers:
Karim Abadir (Imperial College and RCEA)
Gianni Amisano (ECB and RCEA)
Steve Ambler (UQAM; C.D. Howe  and RCEA)
David Andolfatto (Senior Vice President, Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and RCEA)
Larry Schembri (Research Director International Department and Adviser to the Governor, Bank of Canada and RCEA)

Organizing Committee:
    Jerzy (Jurek) Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)
    Jean‐Paul Lam (University of Waterloo and RCEA)
    Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)
    Pierre Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)

 
May 24th, 2012
 
Panelists:
Emmanuel Kamarianakis (Senior Trade Commissioner, Minister Counsellor, Canadian   Embassy, Rome, Rome), Panel Chair
Steve Ambler (UQAM and RCEA)
Jurek Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)
Khawar Nasim (Senior Executive in the Canadian Mining Industry; Formerly Minister Counsellor, Commercial-Economic, Canadian Embassy, Rome)
Eric Reguly (Globe and Mail)
   
Organizing Committee:
    Jerzy (Jurek) Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)
    Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)
   


   6th Annual RCEA Bayesian Econometric Workshop

August 16th – 18th, 2012
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The 6th annual Bayesian Econometric workshop from the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) will take place at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The workshop will take place inside The Rimini Conference in Economics and Finance at the same venue. The organizers plan to run a full set of parallel Bayesian sessions inside this conference. Papers in all areas of Bayesian econometrics are welcome.
   

Keynote speaker:
 Marco Del Negro (Federal Reserve Bank of New York )
   
Organizing Committee:
Gianni Amisano (European Central Bank, University of Brescia and RCEA
)  
Roberto Leon-Gonzalez (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and RCEA)
   
Gary Koop (University of Strathclyde and RCEA)
   
John Maheu (University of Toronto and RCEA)

Rodney Strachan (Australian National University and RCEA)

The Rimini Conference in Economics and Finance-2012 (RCEF-2012)

August 16th  – 18th, 2012.
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 
The Rimini Conference in Economics and Finance – RCEF (formerly labelled “Small Open Economies in a Globalized World” – SOEGW) is a biennial international meeting assembling a group of leading economists to present and discuss their work at the cutting edge of economic research. The three  previous editions, still under the label SOEGW, were held in Rimini (Italy) in August 2006 (www2.dse.unibo.it/soegw/), Waterloo (Canada) in June 2008 (www.soegw.org/index.php) and Rimini. The RCEF-2012 is jointly organized by RCEA and the departments of Economics of the University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University. Click here to link to the RCEF-2012 call for papers.
 
Organizing Committee:
Dwayne Benjamin (University of Toronto, Canada and RCEA) 
Angelo Melino (University of Toronto, Canadaand RCEA)


15th IFAC Workshop on Control Applications of Optimization (CAO’2012)

September 13th -16th , 2012

Local Organizing Committee:
Elettra Agliardi (University  of Bologna and RCEA)
Luca Lambertini (University  of Bologna and RCEA)
Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)