POLICY ANALYSIS IN THE POST GREAT RECESSION ERA, October 16-17, 2014, Istanbul

 

Conference Program

Conference Photographs
 

October 16, 2014 - 1st day:

 

• Hasan Akçakayalıoğlu, Member of the Board of Directors, TÜSİAD

Opening remarks 

 

• Finn Kydland, Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF), University of California, Santa Barbara

Keynote Speech  

 

• Kartik Athreya, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Labor Market Upheaval, Default Regulations, and Consumer Debt, with Juan Sanchez (Fed St. Louis), Xuan Tam (City University of Hong Kong), and Eric Young (University of Virginia) 

Presentation

Discussant: Ayşe Kabukçuoğlu, Koç University

Discussion 

 

• Jeffrey Campbell, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Quantitative Easing in Joseph's Egypt with Keynesian Producers

Presentation

Discussant: Refet Gürkaynak, Bilkent University

Discussion 

 

• Oscar Jorda, University of California, Davis

Sovereigns versus Banks: Credit, Crises, and Consequences, with Moritz Schularick (University of Bonn), and Alan M. Taylor (UC-Davis) 

Presentation

Discussant: Attila Ratfai, CEU

Discussion 

 

• Gerhard Glomm, Indiana University

Fiscal Austerity Measures: Spending Cuts vs. Tax Increases, with Juergen Jung (Towson University) and Chung Tran (ANU) 

Presentation

Discussant: Marek Kapicka, University of California Santa Barbara  

Discussion

 

October 17, 2014 - 2nd day:  

 

• Martin Uribe, Columbia University and NBER

Are Capital Controls Prudential? An Empirical Investigation, with with Andres Fernandez (Inter-American Development Bank) and
Alessandro Rebucci (Johns Hopkins University)
 

Presentation

Discussant: Kerstin Bernoth, DIW Berlin 

Discussion

 

• Peter Benczur, EC’s Joint Research Center, Ispra and CEU 

Interest Premium, Sudden Stop, and Adjustment in a Small Open Economy, with Istvan Konya (Magyar Nemzeti Bank and Central European University) 

Presentation

Discussant: Hakan Kara, CBRT 

Discussion

 

• Cem Çakmaklı, University of Amsterdam and Koç University 

Constructing Coincident Economic Indicators for Emerging Economies, with Sumru Altug (Koç University and CEPR) 

Presentation

Discussant: Peter Benczur, EC’s Joint Research Center, Ispra and CEU

Discussion 

   

Panel 

• Selva Demiralp, Koç University (Moderator)

• Turalay Kenç, CBRT

• Fatih Özatay, TOBB University of Economics and Technology

Saruhan Özel, Denizbank

Peter Rupert, University of California, Santa Barbara

Martin Uribe, Columbia University