PROGRAM 1 : International Macroeconomics, Money & Banking

 
 
22
May
2017
Monday

ABFER and Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) session

Co-sponsored by: Bank for International Settlements, Bank of Japan, Puey Ungkaporn Institute for Economic Research (PIER), Reserve Bank of Australia, Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Chair: Frank Packer (Bank of International Settlements)

9:00am - 9:55am
9:55am - 10:45am
10:45am - 11:35am
Macroprudential Policies in a Low Interest-Rate Environment

Margarita Rubio (NOTTINGHAM), Fang Yao (RBNZ)
Discussant: Shenghao Zhu (NUS)

11:35am - 12:30pm
More Than Words: A Textual Analysis of Monetary Policy Communication

Pongsak Luangaram (U CHULALONGKORN), Warapong Wongwachara (BOT)
Discussant: Hans Genberg (SEACEN)

 
23
May
2017
Tuesday

Chair: Frank Packer (Bank of International Settlements)

Session: Central Banking in Normal and Turbulent Times

10:00am - 11:00am
A Shadow Rate New Keynesian Model

Ji Zhang (TSINGHUA), Jing Cynthia Wu (CHICAGO)
Discussant: Ippei Fujiwara (ANU & KEIO)

11:30am - 12:30pm
Modelling Yields at the Lower Bound through Regime Shifts

Peter Hordahl (BIS), Oreste Tristani (ECB)
Discussant: George Panayotov (HKUST)

 
24
May
2017
Wednesday

Chair: Takeo Hoshi (STANFORD)

Session: China Debt and Policy Responses

9:00am - 10:00am
Subnational Debt of China: The Politics-Finance Nexus

Hong Ru (NTU), Haoyu Gao (CUFE), Dragon Yongjun Tang (HKU)
Discussant: Sheng Huang (SMU)

10:00am - 11:00am
Reserve Requirements and Optimal Chinese Stabilization Policy

Mark Spiegel (FRBSF), Chun Chang (SJTU), Zheng Liu (FRBSF), Jingyi Zhang (SJTU)
Discussant: Michael Song (CUHK)

11:30am - 12:30pm
The Financing of Local Government in China: Stimulus Loan Wanes and Shadow Banking Waxes

Zhiguo He (CHICAGO), Zhuo Chen (TSINGHUA), Chun Liu (TSINGHUA)
Discussant: Beatrice Weder di Mauro (INSEAD)

 
25
May
2017
Thursday

Chair: Sumit Agarwal (GEORGETOWN)

Session: The International Aspects of Credit and Banking

9:00am - 10:00am
Banking the Unbanked: What do 255 Million New Bank Accounts Reveal about Financial Access?

Sumit Agarwal (GEORGETOWN), Pulak Ghosh (IIM), Shashwat Alok (ISB), Soumya Ghosh (SBI), Amit Seru (STANFORD), Tomasz Piskorski (COLUMBIA)
Discussant: Renée Adams (UNSW)

10:00am - 11:00am
Geographic Diversification and Banks’ Funding Costs

Wensi Xie (CUHK), Ross Levine (UC BERKELEY), Chen Lin (HKU)
Discussant: Eliza Wu (SYDNEY)

11:30am - 12:30pm
Politicizing Consumer Credit

Pat Akey (TORONTO), Rawley Z. Heimer (FRB), Stefan Lewellen (LONDON)
Discussant: Pushan Dutt (INSEAD)

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Takeo Hoshi (STANFORD)
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Andrew Rose (UC BERKELEY)
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Sumit Agarwal (GEORGETOWN)
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Giorgio Valente (HKMA)
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