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Seminars 2015


Budapest Economic Seminar Series - BESS at MNB
Venue:  MNB, 1054 Budapest, Szabadsag ter 8
Time and room No. are indicated next to the seminar.
This seminar series is open to external visitors. Please register in advance, would you wish to attend a seminar, by sending an email to:
An ID card or passport is required to enter MNB.

March 11      
Erwan Gautier (University of Nantes)
More Facts about Prices: France Before and During the Great Recession

March 18 (15:15, A401)
Ragnar Nymoen (University of Oslo)
Did US consumers `save for a rainy day' before the Great Recession?

March 25 (10:30 -  A431 !has been changed!)
Ryan Chahrour (Boston College)
Good news is bad news: Leverage cycles and sudden stops

April 1 (10:30,  A/401)
Yavuz Arslan (The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey)
Joint Dynamics of House Prices and Foreclosures

April 17 (10:30, A/401)
Michał Rubaszek (National Bank of Poland)
Forecasting with DSGE models with financial frictions

May 13 (10:30, A/401)
Kartik Athreya (FRB Richmond)
Stock Market Investment: The Role of Human Capital

May 20 (10:30, A/253)
John Earle (George Mason University)
Finance and Growth at the Micro Level:  Evidence from the Small Business Administration Loan Programs

May 21 Thursday (10:30, A/401)
Dean Corbae (University of Wisconsin)
Capital Requirements in a Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics

June 3 (14:30, A/401!)
Christoph Müller (Freiburg University)
A Long-Term Evaluation of Recent Hungarian Pension Reforms

July 1
Kim P. Huynh (Bank of Canada)
Functional Principal Component Analysis of Density Families with Complex Survey Data on UK Prices

December 9 (15:15, A401)
Philipp Schmidt-Dengler (University of Vienna)
Information and Price Dispersion: Theory and Evidence