Modena Programme 2013

The Second CEPR-Modena Conference on Growth in Mature Economies
 

Modena

7-8 November 2013

Programme (pdf)

Thursday 7 November  – Aula Magna Ovest, 2nd Floor, Dipartimento di Economia Marco Biagi

09.00-09.20
09.00-09.30

Coffee and Registration
Welcome
Giovanni Solinas, Director of Dipartimento di Economia Marco Biagi

Chair:
09.30-11.00

Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School and CEPR)
Abandoning Fossil Fuel: How Fast and How Much?

Armon Rezai (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
*Frederick van der Ploeg (University of Oxford and CEPR)

Discussants:

John Hassler (IIES, Stockholm University and CEPR)
Marzio Galeotti (University of Milan)

Chair:
11.00-12.30

Graziella Bertocchi (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and CEPR)
Growth in Italy (executive summary)
Fabiano Schivardi (Luiss Guido Carli and CEPR)

Discussants:

Gianni Toniolo (LUISS Guido Carli and CEPR)
Francesca Cornelli (London Business School and CEPR)

12.30-14.00

Lunch

Chair:
14.00-15.30

Kevin O’Rourke (Oxford University and CEPR)
Labour Market Reforms
Tito Boeri (Bocconi University and CEPR)

Discussants:

Elsa Fornero (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Etienne Wasmer (Sciences-Po and CEPR)

Chair:
15.30-17.00

Fabrizio Coricelli (Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne and CEPR)
Can Basic Entrepreneurship Transform the Economic Lives of the Poor?
Robin Burgess (LSE and CEPR)

Discussants:

Alessandro Nuvolari (Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna)
Simon Quinn (University of Oxford)  

17.00-17.30

Coffee

Policy Panel – Auditorium, Ground Floor, Fondazione Marco Biagi

Moderator:

18.00-19.30

Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School and CEPR)

Enzo Moavero Milanesi, Minister of European Affairs
Massimo Mucchetti, President of the Senate Industry Commission

Friday 8 November  – Aula Magna Ovest, 2nd Floor, Dipartimento di Economia Marco Biagi

Chair:
08.30-10.00

Richard Portes (London Business School)
European Banking Union: Lessons from History
Kris Mitchener (University of Warwick)

Discussants:

Elena Carletti (Bocconi University and CEPR)
Clemens Jobst (Oesterreichische Nationalbank and CEPR)

10.00-10.30

Coffee

Chair:
10.30-12.00

Kieran McQuinn (Central Bank of Ireland)
Crisis-era protectionism
Simon Evenett (University of St. Gallen and CEPR)

Discussants:

Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown University and CEPR)
Monika Schnitzer (University of Munich and CEPR)

12.00-13.00

Lunch

Chair:
13.00-14.30

Mario Forni (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and CEPR)
Europe's Growth Crisis
Kieran McQuinn (Central Bank of Ireland)
*Karl Whelan (University College Dublin and CEPR)

Discussants:

Dalia Marin (University of Munich and CEPR)
Jonathan Portes (NIESR)

14.30-14.45

Coffee

Chair:
14.45-16.15

Peter McAdam (European Central Bank)
Adjustment in the Eurozone
Zsolt Darvas (Bruegel, Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Corvinus University of Budapest)

Discussants:

Richard Portes (LBS and CEPR)
Jeromin Zettelmeyer (EBRD and CEPR)

Chair:
16.15-17.45

Pasquale d'Apice (European Commission)
China’s Great Convergence and Beyond
Kjetil Storesletten (University of Oslo and CEPR)
*Fabrizio Zilibotti (University of Zurich and CEPR)

Discussant:

Vincenzo Galasso (IGIER, Bocconi University and CEPR)

End of Conference

* Speakers have 35 minutes to present their papers. Discussants have 20 minutes each.

Organising committee

Graziella Bertocchi (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and CEPR)
Kevin O’Rourke (Oxford University and CEPR)
Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School and CEPR)