EABCN-INET Conference


Macroeconomic Stabilization and Economic Recovery after the Financial Crisis


May 9-10, 2014

King’s College, Cambridge


In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis a number of policy issues have been brought to the centre stage of both policy debates and academic research. This conference aims to bring together some of the recent papers on the following topics: 

1.     Economic recovery following boom-bust episodes, the analysis of sectorial and international labour and capital reallocation, the role of labour and product market institutions, the role of financial frictions;
2.     Debt consolidation, fiscal rules, debt sustainability, sovereign debt crises and default, the role of credibility and predictability of policies;
3.     Fiscal and monetary policy in a liquidity trap, the room for national and international coordination when exiting zero interest rate policies;
4.     The effects of newly designed policy institutions and institutional reform in the European Union (banking union, banking resolution funds, etc.) for sustaining the economic recovery and for longer term stability;

Keynote Speakers: 

Mark Aguiar (Princeton)
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard and CEPR)
Ricardo Reis (Columbia and CEPR)
Jaume Ventura (CREI and CEPR)


Klaus Adam (University of Mannheim and CEPR)
Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge and CEPR)
Elisa Faraglia (University of Cambridge and CEPR)
Albert Marcet (UAB and CEPR)

For those participants who have been offered travel funding, please refer to the guidelines andexpense claim form.