BMRC-QASS Conference on Macro and Financial Economics


Special issue(s) of Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis in Social Sciences


 Brunel University,

May 24, 2012



Main Session

Parallel Session I

Parallel Session II


The Brunel Macroeconomic Research Centre and QASS jointly organise a one day conference on Macro and Financial Economics on Thursday 24th of May at Brunel University.

Keynote Speakers:


  • Allesandro Beber (Cass Business School, UK)
  • Jean-Bernard Chatelain (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)
  • Peter Reinhard Hansen (Stanford University, US) 
  • Herakles Polemarchakis (University of Warwick, UK)


Invited Speakers:


  • Sanjay Banerji (University of Nottingham)
  • Manthos Delis (CASS Business School, UK)
  • George Kapetanios (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
  • Christopher Martin (University of Bath, UK)
  • Yiannis Vailakis (University of Exeter, UK)


Invited Session (Bank Regulation)


  • Ray Barrell (Brunel University)
  • Richard Reid (International Centre for Financial Regulation)
  • Jochen Schanz (Bank of England)


Submission of Papers


We invite submissions in all areas of macro and financial economics/ econometrics, including:


The modelling of long-term financial volatility

The financial crisis and the policy response

Dynamic correlations and volatility spillovers

Financial development and growth

The risk-return relationship

Central Bank communication

Realized volatility  and correlations

Inflation persistence

Empirical growth models

Banking crises and risk management


Papers can be submitted in pdf format to


Selected papers from the conference will be published in a special issue of QASS.

Please indicate whether you would like your paper to be considered for publication.


The extended deadline for submission is April 30, 2012. Decisions will be made by May 7, 2012. A conference fee of 50 pounds will be charged to cover lunch and dinner.


Local Organiser:

Menelaos Karanasos (Brunel University and QASS journal)



Ray Barrell (Brunel University)

Aris Kartsaklas (Brunel University)

Alexia Vountouri (Brunel University)

Evangelos Dioikitopoulos (Brunel University)


QASS Organiser

Marika Karanassou (Queen Mary, University of London, and QASS)








ISSN: 1752-8925 Online Date: Tuesday, October, 24, 2006

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