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Brunel University - West London

 

http://www.qass.org.uk/images/spirallogo.gif  QASS

Conference on “Macro and Financial Economics”

May 24, 2012

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

Parallel Session II

Gaskell Building, Room 169

 

9.30-10.00: Coffee Reception

ECONOMICS .  Chair: Dr Alexia Ventouri (Brunel University)

10.00-10.25

Weonho Yang (Brunel University): Macroeconomic effects of government spending shocks: new evidence using natural disaster relief in Korea.

10.25-10.50

Ishak Demir (Birkbeck, University of London): Keep your word: time varying inflation targets and inflation targeting performance.

10.50-11.15

Francesco Guidi (University of Greenwich): Dynamic cointegration and correlations among the Greater China, UK and US stock markets.

11.15-11.30

Faek Menla Ali (Brunel University): On the linkages between stock prices and exchange rates: Evidence from late-2000s financial crisis.

 

11.30-12.00:  Coffee Break

 

 

13.30-14.30: Lunch (Room GB239)

FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS: Chair: Dr Qiwei Chen (Brunel University)

14.30-15.00

Dimitris Rovithis (University of Oxford): Methods to address selection bias in cost-effectiveness analysis

15.00-15.30

Daphne Athanasouli (UCL): Corruption and management practices,  firm level evidence

15.30-16.00

Alekos Paraskevopoulos/Stavros Dafnos (University of Patra/Brunel University): Universal algorithms for the solution of higher order linear difference equations with variable coefficients

 

16.00-16.30: Coffee Break

FINANCIAL ECONOMICS.  Chair:  Dr Russ Moro (Brunel University)

16.30-17.00

Nikolaos Balafas (University of Liverpool): Is financial constraints risk priced? Comprehensive evidence from London Stock Exchange.

17.00-17.30

Matthew Osborne (CASS Business School): In good times and in bad: bank capital ratios and lending rates.

17.30-18.00

Vasileios Pappas (Lancaster University): Financial fragility of Islamic versus conventional banks: A survival-time analysis.

 

Dinner: 19.30