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Keynes Fund for Applied Economics

1st Research Day

Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics

20th May 2014


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12:15-12:50 Lunch
  Short introduction by Giancarlo Corsetti
13.00-13.25 Hamish Low "Saving on a rainy day, borrowing for a rainy day"
  Project: Individual response to risk over the business cycle.
13.25-13.50 Sanjeev Goyal "Trading in Networks: theory and experiments"
  Project: Experiments on Financial Networks
13.50-14.15 Edoardo Gallo "Social network structure and economic outcomes: An investigation using online experiments"
  Project: Social network structure and economic outcomes: An investigation using online experiments
14.15-14.30 Solomos Solomou and Bruno Rocha "Banking Crises and Economic Recoveries" [view abstract]
  Project: Real Financial Linkages and Start-Stop Phases of Economic Growth
14.30-14.45 Coffee break
14.45-15.10 Oliver Linton (James Brugler) "Circuit Breakers on the London Stock Exchange: Do they improve subsequent market quality?" [download pdf]
  Project: The effectiveness of circuit breakers on the LSE
15.10-15.30 Andrew Harvey "On the Formulation of ARCH in Mean Models"
  Project: Dynamic Models for volatility and heavy tails.
15.30-15.55 Tiago Cavalcanti "Winning the Oil Lottery: The Impact of Natural Resource Extraction on Growth" [view abstract]
  Project: Oil, Growth and Misallocation: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment and Establishments Level Data.
15:55-16.20 Sanjay Jain "Walk the Line: Conflict, State Capacity and the Political Dynamics of Reform" [download pdf]
  Project: The politics of economic reform: Redistributive promises, transfers to special interests, and the dynamics of public support for economic policy reform.

If you would like to attend this year's Research Day please contact:

Marion Reusch
Keynes Fund Administrator