Fiscal and Debt Policies for the Future

Thursday 11 April 2013
St Catharine's College, Cambridge, UK
(all sessions in the Ramsden Room)



09.00 Registration and coffee

09.30


Session 1:
Chair: Prof Terry Barker, Founder of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics, Chairman of Cambridge Econometrics, and Departmental Senior Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Yiannis Kitromilides, Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for International Business and Sustainability, London Metropolitan University.
The Future of Debt and Deficit Policies: Democracy, Technocracy and Policy Making
(Presentation, Powerpoint 114 Kb)

Prof Philip Arestis, Honorary Departmental Senior Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Economic & Public Policy (CCEPP), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK
Prof Malcolm Sawyer, Professor of Economics, Leeds University Business School, UK
Prospects of Future Fiscal and Debt Policies in the UK
(Presentation, Powerpoint 60 Kb)


11.00

Coffee

11.30


Session 2:
Chair: Prof Georgios Chortareas, Professor of Economics, King’s College London and University of Athens

Dr Kun-Chin Lin, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge, UK
Prof Ran Tao, Director of China Center for Public Economics and Governance, Renmin University, China
Prof Yang He, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Taxation, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
Fiscal Federalism and Debt-Financing in China
(Presentation, Adobe Arcobat 632 Kb)

Prof Gennaro Zezza, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Cassino, Italy, and member of Macro-Modelling Team at Levy Economics Institute, USA
Fiscal and Debt Policies for Sustainable US Growth
(Presentation, Adobe Arcobat 1.2 Mb)


13.00

Lunch

14.00


Session 3:

Chair: Prof Malcolm Sawyer, (please see above)

Prof Jesus Ferreiro, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Applied Economics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain
Prof Carmen Gómez, Associate Professor of Applied Economics V, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain
Prof Felipe Serrano, Professor in Economics, Department of Applied Economics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain
Sustainable Future Fiscal and Debt Policies for Spain
(Presentation, Powerpoint 1.34 Mb)

Prof Georgios Chortareas (see above)
Prof Evangelia Desli, Assistant Professor of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Fiscal and Debt Policies in Greece after the Current Crisis


15.30

Coffee

16.00


Session 4:

Chair: Prof Philip Arestis, (please see above)

Prof Jérôme Creel, Centre de Recherche en Économie (OFCE), France
Dr Francesco Saraceno, Centre de Recherche en Économie (OFCE), France
Dr Paul Hubert, Centre de Recherche en Économie (OFCE), France
Prospects of Debt and Deficits in the New French Political Era
(Presentation, Powerpoint 981 Kb)

Prof Eckhard Hein, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany
Prof Achim Truger, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany
Future Fiscal and Debt Policies: Germany in the Context of the European Monetary Union
(Presentation, Adobe Arcobat 363 Kb)


17.30

 


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