5th Annual Conference
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)

Venue: Gardenia

9:00 am - 9:55 am
Exploring the Link between the Macroeconomic and Financial Cycles
Adam Cagliarini (Reserve Bank of Australia)
Fiona Price* (Reserve Bank of Australia)

Discussant:
Marlene Amstad (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
9:55 am - 10:45 am
Do Term Premiums Matter? Transmission via Exchange Rate Dynamics
Mitsuru Katagiri (Bank of Japan)
Koji Takahashi* (Bank of Japan)

Discussant:
Ji Huang (National University of Singapore)
10:45 am - 11:35 am
Macroprudential Policies in a Low Interest-Rate Environment
Margarita Rubio (University of Nottingham)
Fang Yao* (Reserve Bank of New Zealand)

Discussant:
Shenghao Zhu (National University of Singapore)
11:35 am - 12:30 pm
More Than Words: A Textual Analysis of Monetary Policy Communication
Pongsak Luangaram (University of Chulalongkorn)
Warapong Wongwachara* (Bank of Thailand)

Discussant:
Hans Genberg (The SEACEN Centre)
23
May
2017
Tuesday

Session: Central Banking in Normal and Turbulent Times
Chair: Frank Packer (Bank of International Settlements)

Venue: Gardenia

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Bankers on Fed Boards: Is Good News for the Banks Bad News for the Fed?
Renée Adams (University of New South Wales)

Discussant:
Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
A Shadow Rate New Keynesian Model
Ji Zhang (Tsinghua University)
Jing Cynthia Wu (University of Chicago)

Discussant:
Ippei Fujiwara (Australian National University & Keio University)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Modelling Yields at the Lower Bound through Regime Shifts
Peter Hordahl (Bank for International Settlements)
Oreste Tristani (European Central Bank)

Discussant:
George Panayotov (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

24
May
2017
Wednesday

Session: China Debt and Policy Responses
Chair: Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University)

Venue: Azalea II & III

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Subnational Debt of China: The Politics-Finance Nexus
Hong Ru (Nanyang Technological University)
Haoyu Gao (Central University of Finance and Economics)
Dragon Yongjun Tang (Hong Kong University)

Discussant
Sheng Huang (Singapore Management University)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Reserve Requirements and Optimal Chinese Stabilization Policy
Mark Spiegel (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Chun Chang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Zheng Liu (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Jingyi Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Discussant:
Michael Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Financing of Local Government in China: Stimulus Loan Wanes and Shadow Banking Waxes
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Zhuo Chen (Tsinghua University)
Chun Liu (Tsinghua University)

Discussant:
Beatrice Weder di Mauro (INSEAD)

25
May
2017
Thursday

Session: The International Aspects of Credit and Banking
Chair: Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University)

Venue: Azalea II & III

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Banking the Unbanked: What do 255 Million New Bank Accounts Reveal about Financial Access?
Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University)
Shashwat Alok (Indian School of Business)
Pulak Ghosh* (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore)
Soumya Ghosh (State Bank of India)
Tomasz Piskorski (Columbia University)
Amit Seru (Stanford University)

Discussant:
Renée Adams (University of New South Wales)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Geographic Diversification and Banks’ Funding Costs
Ross Levine (University of California, Berkeley)
Chen Lin (Hong Kong University)
Wensi Xie* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Eliza Wu (University of Sydney)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Politicizing Consumer Credit
Pat Akey* (University of Toronto)
Rawley Z. Heimer (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Stefan Lewellen (London Business School)

Discussant:
Pushan Dutt (INSEAD)

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Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University)
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Andrew Rose (University of California, Berkeley)
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Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University)
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Giorgio Valente (Hong Kong Monetary Authority)
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