FRAME Final Policy Conference - Papers

FRAME Final Policy Conference

Understanding the interaction between macroeconomics and innovation policy

Grocers’ Hall, London, 18-19 February 2019

Monday 18 February

10:30                    Registration and refreshments

11:00                   Welcome address, Beatrice Weder di Mauro, President of CEPR

11:05 -12:30      Session: New approaches to modelling for policy design,  
                            Chair: Francesco Caselli, London School of Economics and CEPR

11:05                  FRAME – Modelling technological adoption and endogenous growth: why do these matter to policymakers and the private sector?      

Diego Comin, CEPR and Dartmouth College, Initiator of FRAME Project

11:15                  A model of falling growth and rising rents             

Philippe Aghion, London School of Economics

11:45                  The rate of technology adoption: stability implications for the macroeconomy and asset prices     

                            Klaus Adam, Deutsche Bundesbank and University of Oxford      

12:30-13:30       Lunch   

13:30-15:00       Session: Policymaking in multi-sector and multi-country settings, 
Chair: Román Arjona, DG Research, European Commission

13:30                  The dire effects of the lack of monetary and fiscal policy co-ordination    

Francesco Bianchi, Duke University and CEPR

14:00                  Fiscal policymaking in a multi-country setting: the need for an EU Financial Stability Fund

Ramon Marimon, European University Institute

14:30                  New approaches to TFP measurement in Europe

                             Tom Schmitz, Università Bocconi

15:00-15:30        Coffee Break     

15:30-17:00        Session: Productivity stagnation and polarisation: thoughts from a policymaking perspective
A panel discussion by the Scientific Advisory Board for the FRAME Project 
Chair/Facilitator: Tim Phillips,  Panel discussion of questions raised by Chair plus audience Q&A

  • Huw Pill, Goldman Sachs
  • Stefan Profit, Ministry of Economics and Energy, Germany
  • Gianluca Benigno, Federal Reserve Board of New York and London School of Economics
  • Peter McAdam, European Central Bank
  • Werner Roeger, DG ECFin, European Commission
  • Román Arjona, DG Research, European Commission

Tuesday 19 February

9:00                   Registration and refreshments

9:25                   Welcome address Georg Licht, FRAME Project Co-ordinator and ZEW

9:30-12:00        Session: Perspectives on the Diffusion of Technologies, Chair: Albert Bravo-Biosca, Nesta

9:30                    Inequalities in growth and productivity over the long-run

Diego Comin, CEPR and Dartmouth College, Initiator of FRAME Project

10:15                  Coffee Break

10:45                  The Financing of R&D and the Global Financial Crisis: Is Innovation Becoming More Concentrated?

Dietmar Harhoff, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition 11:45

11:30                  Q&A session with the audience  

12:00-13:00       Lunch   

13:00-14:30        Session: Promoting greener economies and innovation in a competitive Europe, 
Chair: Georg Licht, FRAME Project ZEW Mannheim and ESIR Group of Experts

13:00                   Overcoming Europe’s innovation deficit

Reinhilde Veugelers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and CEPR

13:30                   Can directed technical change be used to combat climate change?

Antoine Dechezleprêtre, OECD

14:00                   Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies  

Myra Mohnen, Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and University of Essex

14:30                  Coffee Break     

15:00-16:00      Session: Creating new technologies and maximising productivity in Europe
                            A panel discussion by Innovation Policy experts, 
                            
Chair/Facilitator: Tim Phillips, CEPR, Panel discussion of questions raised by Chair plus audience Q&A

  • Albert Bravo-Biosca, Nesta
  • Reinhilde Veugelers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and CEPR
  • Jonathan Haskel, Imperial College and Bank of England and CEPR
  • Dietmar Harhoff, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and CEPR

16:00                     Concluding remarks, Diego Comin, CEPR and Dartmouth College, Initiator of FRAME Project

16:15                     Conference ends

 

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