Event Details

CAFRAL conference on Financial system and Macroeconomy in Emerging Economies

Research Policy and Regulation

Thursday, December 07, 2017 to Friday, December 08, 2017
Reserve Bank of India, Central Office Building, 25th Floor Conference Room, Mumbai, India

Thursday, December 7

9.00 am:         Registration and welcome

9.15 am:         Opening remarks: Dr. Urjit Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India

9.30 am:         Pratiti Chatterjee, UC Irvine

Uncertainty Shocks, Financial Frictions and Business Cycle Asymmetries Across Countries

Discussant: Sanjay Chugh, Ohio State University

10.30 am:       Coffee break

10.45 am:       Chetan Ghate, ISI Delhi

                          A Monetary Business Cycle Model for India

                          Discussant: Colin Caines, Federal Reserve Board

11.45 am:        Franklin Allen, Imperial College London

                          On Interest Policy and Asset Bubbles

                          Keynote talk

12.45 pm:       Lunch

1.45 pm:         Alok Johri, McMaster University

The Rise and Fall of India’s Relative Investment Price: A Tale of Policy Error and Reform

Discussant: Chetan Subramanian, IIM Bangalore

2.45 pm:         Coffee break

3.00 pm:         Nirupama Kulkarni, CAFRAL

                         Creditor Rights and Allocative Distortions: Evidence from India

                         Discussant: Shashwat Alok, ISB

4.00 pm:         Viral Acharya, Reserve Bank of India

                         Monetary Easing, Investment and Financial Stability

                         Keynote talk

Friday, December 8

9.30 am:         Jasmine Xiao, University of Notre Dame

                        Corporate Debt Structure, Precautionary Savings and Investment Dynamics

                        Discussant: Michal Szkup, University of British Columbia

10.30 am:      Coffee break

10.45 am:      John Leahy, University of Michigan

                        Keynote talk

11.45 am:      Ayhan Kose, World Bank

                        How Important Are Spillovers from Emerging Markets?

                        Discussant: Arpita Chatterjee, UNSW

12.45 pm:      Lunch

2.00 pm:        Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Indian School of Business

                        Free Riding in Teams

                        Discussant: Igor Livshits, University of Western Ontario and FRB Philadelphia

3.00 pm:        Coffee break

3.15 pm:        Martin Uribe, Columbia University

                        The Neo-Fisher Effect

                        Keynote talk

 4.15 pm:       Thanks and adjourn

Senior Researchers in the area of on macroeconomics and finance in emerging economies.

Program Schedule

Presentation / Reading Material

Uncertainty Shocks, Financial Frictions and Business Cycle Asymmetries across Countries By Ms. Pratiti Chatterjee, Asst. Prof. - University of California, USA
Uncertainty Shocks, Financial Frictions, and Business Cycle Asymmetries Across Countries - Discussion By Dr. Sanjay K. Chugh, Prof. Ohio State University, USA
A Monetary Business Cycle Model for India By Prof. Chetan Ghate, Prof. ISI, New Delhi
A Monetary Business Cycle Model for India: Discussion By Dr. Colin Caines, Board of Governors, The Federal Reserve System, USA
On Interest Rate Policy and Asset Bubbles By Dr. Franklin Allen, Prof. Imperial College, London, UK
The Rise and Fall of India’s Relative Investment Price A Tale of Policy Error and Reform By Dr. Alok Johri, Prof. McMaster University CANADA
The Rise and Fall of India’s Relative Investment Price: A Tale of Policy Error and Reform - Discussion By Dr. Chetan Subramanian, Associate Prof. & Chairperson, IIM, Bangalore
Creditor Rights and Allocative Distortions - Evidence from India By Dr. Nirupama Kulkarni, Research Director, CAFRAL
Creditor Rights and Allocative Distortions – Evidence from India - Discussion By Dr. Shashwat Alok, Prof. ISB, Hyderabad
Monetary Easing, Investment and Financial Instability By Dr. Viral V. Acharya, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Corporate Debt Structure, Precautionary Savings, and Investment Dynamics By Dr. Jasmine Xiao, Asst. Prof. - University of Notredame, USA
Corporate Debt Structure, Precautionary Savings, and Investment Dynamics - Discussion By Dr. Michal Szkup, Asst. Prof. - Vancouver School of Economics, CANADA
Wishful Thinking By Dr.John Leahy, Prof. University of Michigan, USA
How Important are Spillovers from Major Emerging Markets? By Mr. Ayhan Kose, Director, The World Bank, USA
How important are spillovers from major emerging markets? - Discussion By Dr. Arpita Chatterjee, Prof. New Southwales University, Australia
Free Riding in Teams By Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Associate Prof. ISB, Hyderabad
Free-Riding in Teams - Discussion By Dr. Igor Livshits, Prof. University of Western Ontario, CANADA
The Neo-Fisher Effect in the United States and Japan By Dr. Martin Uribe, Prof. Columbia University, New York, USA
Address N/A Timing 08:30 AM

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Dr. Amartya Lahiri, Director, CAFRALDr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of IndiaMs. Pratiti Chatterjee, Asst. Prof. University of California, USADr. Sanjay K. Chugh, Prof. Ohio State University, USAProf. Chetan Ghate, Prof. ISI, New DelhiDr. Colin Caines, Board of Governors, The Federal Reserve System, USA
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