CAFRAL conference on Financial system and Macroeconomy in Emerging Economies

December 07, 2017 to 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

Participants Profile

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

Fees 1 : Fees 2 :
Program Schedule

Nomination Closed.

Program Conditions

a) Funding: For presenters and discussants, we will provide a travel grant that should be adequate to cover air fare, cover local airport transfers, conference stay, and meals.
b) Participants who receive funding are expected to stay for the full duration of the conference, and may be requested to act as discussants for other papers.
c) Faculty members and doctoral students from India as well as from elsewhere who interested in these topics to attend the conference (including meals) without any charge.
d) Participants who do not have a paper or discussion in the program will not be provided any financial support.


Contact Details

Biswanath Chakraborty
PS to Director
+91-22-2269 4581/+91-22-2269 4584  

Vasanti Panshikar
Admin Officer (Research)
 +91-22-2269 4584


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