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Meetings for the month of November 2017

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02/11/2017 CEPR Annual Macroeconomics and Growth Programme Meeting, Frankfurt am Main
Hosted By: Goethe University Frankfurt
Organizers: Francesco Caselli and Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln
The CEPR Annual meeting of the Macroeconomics and Growth programme will be hosted by the Goethe University Frankfurt on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 November, 2017. The organisers are Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics and CEPR) and Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR).

The Macroeconomics and Growth (MG) Programme is one of the three successors to the old International Macroeconomics (IM) Programme.

Research in the MG programme covers long-run macroeconomic issues including:

• Economic growth;
• Inequality;
• Political economy;
• Structural change;
• Macroeconomic aspects of development.

The programme is directed by Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics and CEPR).

Further details regarding how to apply for the meeting will be posted here in due course.


09/11/2017 The Future of Financial Intermediation: Opportunities and Challenges Posed by Regulatory Reforms and New Technologies, Frankfurt
Hosted By: Deutsche BundesbankSupported By: Halle Institute of Economic Research
The finalization of the Basel III package fundamentally changes the regulatory environment of financial interme¬diaries. Other rules to foster the soundness and stability of the financial system, such as the resolution framework or the OTC derivatives market reform, are about to be implemented, while the digitization of financial services provision changes the infrastructure of financial markets as well as consumer behavior. New market entrants, e.g. fintechs, non-financial firms, or service providers increase the competitive pressure in the banking industry, challenging traditional bank business models.

This conference seeks to attract high-quality theoretical and empirical contributions on the implications of these changes for both the banking industry and the real economy. Our aim is to facilitate a better understanding of the mechanisms at granular (micro) level in terms of how regulatory reforms and new technologies affect banks’ business models, their lending and trading behavior as well as the structure of the market for financial services. Possible topics include, but are not limited to

• the evolution of bank business models and risk-taking preferences in response to regula¬tory changes (e.g. Basel III, the resolution framework, or the OTC derivatives market reform)
• (unintended) side-effects of new regulation inside and outside the financial industry including the scope for regulatory arbitrage
• the challenges presented by the emergence of alternative forms of intermediation (e.g. crowdfunding/lending) on banks’ business and their relationship with clients
• the impact of regulation on competition among banks and other financial institutions
• the market entrance and exit of traditional financial institutions and fintechs


29/11/2017 CEPR-Bank of England Monetary Policy Roundtable, London
With: Bank of England
Details will be posted in due course.