Conference on

Macro and Financial Economics: Theory and Applications

Brunel University, West London

 

Programme

 

Main Session (Gaskell Building Room 210) 

Tuesday 24th May 2011

 

Coffee Reception: 9.30-10.00

 

Session 1. Evangelos Dioikitopoulos (Brunel University)

 

10.00-10.30

Alexis Anagnostopoulos (State University of New York, USA): Dividend and Capital Gains Taxation under Incomplete Markets

10.30-11.00

Wencke Böhm (University of Bielefeld, Germany): Pension Systems and their Meaning for Welfare

11.00-11.30

Ghulame Rubbaniy: (Erasmus University, Holland): Herd Behaviour and Trading of Dutch Pension Funds

 

Coffee break: 11.30-12.00

 

Session  2.  Chair: Russ Moro (Brunel University)

 

 

Lunch Break: 13.30-14.30 (Room 210)

 

Session  3.  Chair: Dilruba Karim (Brunel University)

 

14.30-15.00

Daniel Ladley (University of Leicester, UK): Contagion and Risk-sharing on the Inter-bank Market

15.00-15.30

Guy Liu (Brunel University): Does Market Structure Matter on Banks’ Profitability and Stability? Emerging versus Advanced Economies

15.30-16.00

Andreas Tsopanakis (University of Glasgow, UK): Constructing an Efficient Financial Stress Index

 

Coffee break: 16.00-16.30

 

Session  4.  Chair: Aris Kartsaklas (Brunel University)

 

16.30-17.00

Ozge Kandemir (University of Sheffield, UK):  Real Effects of Inflation Uncertainty in the US

17.00-17.30

Séverine Menguy (Université de Paris-Ouest, France): Inflation Rate, Indebtedness and Interest Rates on the Public Debt in a Monetary Union

17.30-18.00

Sushanta Mallick (Queen Mary, University of London, UK): Inflationary Pressures and Monetary Policy:  Evidence from BRICS Economies

 

Dinner: 19.00

 

Parallel Session (Gaskell Building Room 169)

 

Coffee Reception: 9.30-10.00

 

Session 1. Chair: Javier Coto-Martinez (Brunel University)

 

 

Coffee break: 11.40-12.00

 

Lunch: 13.30-14.30 (Room 210)

 

Session 2. Chair: Omaima Hassan (Brunel University)

 

 

Dinner: 19.00