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Keynes Fund for Applied Economics

2nd Research Day

Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics

15th June 2015, 12.30pm - 4.15pm


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12:30-13:30 Lunch (in Stone Room, 4th Floor) followed by a short introduction by Hamid Sabourian
13:30-13.55 Farzad Saidi (JBS) "Does Bank Scope Improve Monitoring Incentives in Syndicated Lending?"
  Project: Research proposal on real effects of financial deregulation
13:55-14:20 Edoardo Gallo (Faculty of Economics) "The effects of reputational and social knowledge on cooperation"
  Project: Social Networks Structure and Economic Outcomes
14:20-14:45 Andrew Harvey (Faculty of Economics) "Volatility modelling with a generalized t-distribution"
  Project: Dynamic Models for Volatility and Heavy Tails
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-15:25 Maren Froemel (Faculty of Economics) "General Equilibrium Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit: A Quantitative Exploration"
  Project: Targeted Transfers
15:25-15:50 Tiago Cavalcanti (Faculty of Economics) "Credit Subsidies and Development"
  Project: Credit Policies, Entrepreneurship and Development: Theory and empirical Evidence on Brazil
15:50-16:15 Miguel Morin and Scott Swisher (Faculty of Economics) "The effect of infrastructure investment in a low-growth environment"
  Project: A geographical and sectoral view of the Great Depression

If you would like to attend please contact:

Marion Reusch
Keynes Fund Administrator