Rimini, 23 May 2008
(Room: ALBERTI 2)
Chair: Gianluigi Pelloni ((University of Bologna, JHU-SAIS Bologna and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, Italy)
09.30 a.m. – 10.15 a.m.
Christopher Martin (Brunel University, UK)
The Implications of the Sub-Prime Crisis for Monetary Policy
10.15 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
G. Clementi (New York University, US, and RCEA, Italy)
Asset Pricing in a Production Economy with Chew–Dekel Preferences
11.00 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. COFFEE BREAK (Room: TBA)
11.15 a.m. – 12.00 a.m.
L. Bottazzi (UNIBO and RCEA) and P. Manasse (UNIBO and RCEA)
The Importance of Trust for Investment: Evidence from Venture Capital
12.00 a.m. – 13.00 a.m. Keynote talk
P. Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, and RCEA, Italy)
Data Revisions, Gradualism, and US Inflation Pressure in Real Time
is Professor of Economics and Director of the Viessmann EuropeanResearch Centre at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Canada) andSenior Fellow of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. Hespecializes in macroeconomics with an emphasis on the study ofinflation, central banks, and financial markets. He also conductsresearch in applied time series analysis. His research has beenpublished in a variety of international journals (Journal ofEconometrics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal ofMoney, Credit and Banking, Economic Inquiry, Canadian Journal ofEconomics…) and his "Money and Banking" textbook, now in its 5thedition, is the leading textbook in this area in Canada. He is theManaging Editor of the North American Journal of Economics and Finance.In 1999 he was Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, NewZealand. He was WLU's University Research Professor for the academicyear 2000-2001, and became the Director of the Viessmann EuropeanResearch in July 2005. On January 10th, 2008 he was named to the C.D.Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council . In 2008 he will bechairholder of the Bundesbank Foundation of International MonetaryEconomics at the Freie Universitat, Berlin.
13.00 a.m. – 02.45 p.m. LUNCH BREAK (Room: AULA 2)
SECOND SESSION (Room: ALBERTI 2)
Chair: Angelo Melino (University of Toronto, Canada, and RCEA, Italy)
02.45 p.m. – 03.30 p.m.
M. Plummer (JHU- SAIS Bologna and RCEA, Italy)
Integration Strategies for ASEAN: Alone, Together, or Together with Neighbors?
03.30 p.m. – 03.45 p.m.
J.P. Lam (University of Waterloo, Canada and RCEA, Italy)
Was the Great Inflation Caused by Errors in Monetary Policy? An Investigation on OECD countries
04.15 p.m. – 04.30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK (Room: TBA)
04.30 p.m. – 05.30 p.m. Keynote talk
K. Abadir (Imperial College, London, UK, and RCEA, Italy)
Macro and Financial Markets: The memory of an elephant?
is Professor of Financial Econometrics and Head of Finance andAccounting at Tanaka Business School at Imperial College (London, UK)and a Senior Fellow of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. Heholds a DPhil from Oxford University. His MA (Economics) and BA (Majorin Economics, Minor in Business) are from the American University inCairo. He is Associate Editor of Econometric Reviews, the PortugueseEconomic Journal and Econometric Theory. He has been Editor of theEconometrics Journal and Associate Editor of the Review of EconomicStudies. Dr Abadir major research interests are in MathematicalStatistics, Theoretical Econometrics, Financial Markets, Macroeconomicsand Applied Mathematics. He has published in several refereed journalsincluding Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory,Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Physics, Mathematical Methods ofStatistics.
Location of the Rooms:
Room ALBERTI 2: Faculty of Economics, Via Q. Sella 13, Rimini
Room AULA 2: Faculty of Economics, Via Angherà 22, Rimini