“Central banks, fiscal policies and unionized labor markets: The role of different institutions”

 

Venue: Aula del Consiglio, Facoltà di Economia, Università di Roma La Sapienza. Via del Castro Laurenziano 9 (2nd floor), 00161, Roma, Italia.

Local organizers: Nicola Acocella (University of Rome La Sapienza) and Giovanni Di Bartolomeo (University of Teramo)

 

The workshop is funded by MIUR through PRIN 2005.

 

 

 

1st February 2008

  9.00         Workshop opening

                  Chairman: Nicola Acocella

  9.15         Salvatore Nisticò Fiscal deficits, current account dynamics and monetary policy

                  Discussant Lilia Cavallari

10.15         Lorenzo Forni The GE effects of fiscal policy estimates for the EU area

                  Discussant Massimiliano Tancioni

11.15         Coffee break

11.30         Patrizio Tirelli Trend inflation as a disciplining device in a general equilibrium model

                  Discussant Pierpaolo Benigno

12.30         Peter Claeys Estimating the effects of fiscal policy under the budget constraint

                  Discussant Nicola Giammarioli

13.30         End of the session

13.30         Lunch

                  Chairman: Luisa Lambertini

14.15         Alex Cukierman Fiscal policy, labour unions and monetary institutions: Their long run impact on unemployment, inflation and welfare

                  Discussant Luca Onorante

15.15         Andrea Boitani Labour market imperfections, “divine coincidence” and volatility of employment and inflation

                  Discussant Francesco Giuli

16.15         Coffee Break

16.30         Vincenzo Cuciniello The effect of macroeconomic institutions on economic performance in a general equilibrium model

                  Discussant Alberto Dalmazzo

17.30         Benedicta Marzinotto Why so much wage restraint in EMU? The role of country size – Integrating trade theory with monetary policy regime accounts

                  Discussant Francesco Farina

18.30         Mirko Abbritti Labor market rigidities and the business cycle: Price vs. quantity restricting institutions

                  Discussant Fabrizio Mattesini

19.30         End of the session

20.00         Dinner

 

 

2nd February 2008

                  Chairman: Francesco Farina

  9.15         Luisa Lambertini Is U.S. fiscal policy optimal?

                  Discussant Paolo Paesani

10.15         Francesco Giuli Central bank transparency and fiscal policy under multiplicative uncertainty

                  Discussant Daniele Terlizzese

11.15         Coffee break

11.30         Igor Masten Non-linear growth effects of financial development: Does financial integration matter?

                  Discussant Daniela Federici

12.30         Andrea Colciago Endogenous market structure and the business cycle

                  Discussant Stefano Gnocchi

13.30         End of the workshop

 

 

 

For information: nicola.acocella@uniroma1.it or gdibartolomeo@unite.it