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2013 Conferences and other events


July 5
Seminar at the Central Bank of Cyprus.

Presented paper: 'Fiscal consolidation: austerity and alternatives'.

July 1-3
World Finance Conference, Cyprus.

Presented paper: 'Fiscal consolidation: austerity and alternatives'.

June 26-28
30th symposium on Money Banking and Finance, Poitiers.

Presented paper: 'The Invisible Hand and the Banking Trade: seigniorage, risk-shifting, and more'.

June 21-22
Anglo-French-Italian Conference, Birkbeck College, London.

Presented Paper: 'Fiscal consolidation: austerity and alternatives'.

April 17

Rethinking Macro Policy II Conference, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.

April 16

New Developments in Sovereign Debt Restructuring, International Development Bank, Washington D.C.

April 3-5
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, Royal Holloway.
Presented paper: 'Fiscal consolidation:austerity and alternatives' by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
March 6
The European Conference on Banking and the Economy (ECOBATE 2013) at Winchester Guildhall, Southampton.
 

2012 Conferences and other events

 
December 7
Rethinking the State: After Keynesianism and Corporatism. Center on Capitalism and Society's 10th Annual Conference, Casa Italiana, Columbia University, New York.
Discussant on 'Keynesian Macroeconomic Policy Today'.
 
November 5
Seminar at the InterAmerican Development Bank, Washington DC.
Presented paper 'Beyond austerity: an SPV to save the Eurozone?’
 
November 1
Global Economics in Extraordinary Times: Essays in Honor of John Williamson, Washington DC.
Organised by Peterson Institute for International Economics.
 
October 26
Public Debt Management Conference at Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.
Organised by Treves Editore.
Presented a short play on 'How OMT came to be'.
 
September 12
Seminar at the Central Bank of Cyprus.
Presented paper 'Beyond austerity: an SPV to save the Eurozone?’
 
August 13-14
Round Table conference at the School of Economic Sciences, University of Buenos Aires.
Organised by the IEA and AAEP.
Panelist for 'Prevention and management of debt crises: theory and history'.
 
May 24-25
The Economic Governance in the EU: Is there an alternative to austerity to leave the crisis? Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
Organised by Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS).
Panelist for 'What went wrong? Is the euro crisis a crisis of success?' where multiple equilibria presentation was given.
 
May 2-3
Beyond Austerity: Alternative Policies for Employment and Growth conference in Rome, Italy.
Organised by Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) and Fondazione Italianieuropei.
Panelist for 'New Progressive Solutions for Long Term Growth- Best Ways for Overcoming the Crisis' where 'Reducing debt levels without austerity: a Eurobond swap' was presented.
 
April 13-14
The European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Background and Perspectives international conference in Cophenhagen, Denmark. Organised by the Copenhagen Business School, Danmarks Nationalbank and Santa Cruz Institute of International Economics.
Discussant on 'What is the Risk of European Sovereign Debt Defaults? Fiscal Space, CDS Spreads and Market Pricing of Risk' by Aizenman, J. et al. (2012). See presentation here.
 
April 10
Seminar at the Banque de France on 'The Eurozone game: conflicting policy preferences in an integrated capital market'.
 
March 26-28
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, University of Cambridge.
Presented paper: 'The Eurozone game: conflicting policy preferences in an integrated capital market' by Marcus Miller, Neil Rankin and Lei Zhang.
'Whither Capitalism? Financial Externalities and Crisis' bu Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang, and 'Prudent Banks and Creative Mimics: can we tell the difference?' by Andrew Powell, Antonia Maier and Marcus Miller papers were also presented.
 

2011 Conferences and other events

 
November 29
University College Oxford Annual Seminar at the Royal Society London. Debate entitled: 'The Eurozone: 'Is it Unsustainable and a Danger to the World Economy?'.
 
November 17-18
Conference on: Learning the Lessons from QE and Other Unconventional Monetary Policies, Bank of England, London.
Presented paper: "Liquidity when it matters most: QE and Tobin's Q", by John Driffill and Marcus Miller.
 
September 29-30
Monetary policy before, during and after the crisis conference at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
Presented paper: "When bigger isn't better: bail-outs and Bank Behaviour", by Han Hao Li, Marcus Miller, and Lei Zhang.
 
July 17-19
From the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods System to a New Era of Macro Prudential Oversight? Conference at Cusco, Peru.
Presented paper: "Restoring prudent banking in Britain: evidence and policy", by Marcus Miller, Sayantan Ghosal, Peter Hammond, Mike Waterson, Lei Zhang.
 
July 4-8
16th World Congress of the International Economic Association, Beijing.
Presented paper: "Whither Capitalism? Financial Externalities and Crisis", by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
April 18-20
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, Royal Holloway.
Presented 'Riding for fall? Concentrated banking with hidden tail risk' by Marcus Miller, Lei Zhang and Han Hoa Li.
 

2010 Conferences and other events

 
December 10-11
International Monetary System RWB conference, Paris.
"Macro-Governance and the Great Game of International Monetary Reform" , Marcus Miller.
 
July 19-20
International Capital Movements Old and New Debates conference in Cusco, Peru.
Participant in session V: The reorganisation of the international financial and monetary system.
 
April 18-20
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, University of Surrey.
Presented 'When money matters: liquidity shocks with real effects' by John Driffill and Marcus Miller.
 

2009 Conferences and other events

 
November 6-7
Economic Studies Conference: What's Wrong with Modern Macroeconomics. Conference held in CESifo Conference Centre, Munich.
Presented 'Liquidity Constraints and Non-market Clearing: A Recipe for Recession?' by John Driffill and Marcus Miller.
 
April 20-22
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, University of Surrey.
Presented 'Distorted Incentives, Asset Bubbles and Recession' by Marcus Miller.
Presented paper 'Leverage and Asset Bubbles: Averting Armageddon with Chapter 11' by Marcus Miller and Joseph Stiglitz.
'Eastern caution, Western ebullience and global imbalances' by Marcus Miller, Lei Zhang and Paolo Santos-Monteiro was also presented.
 

2008 Conferences and other events

 
July 18-20
WEF/ESRC Workshop on Incentives and Governance in Global Finance at Radcliffe House, University of Warwick
 
July 17
Conference in honour of Marcus Miller at Scarman House, University of Warwick.
Presented paper: 'Punishment without Crime: Prison as a Worker-Discipline Device' by Marcus Miller and Jennifer Smith.
 
June 25-29
15th World Congress of the International Economic Association, Istanbul.
Attended IEA Council Meeting as representative of the Royal Economic Society.
Presented paper: 'Eastern caution, Western ebullience and global imbalances' by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
April 3-5
The International Monetary Fund and Financial Crises: The Role of Institutional and Governance Reform. Conference held at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
Presented 'Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and "Self-Insurance"'.
 
March 17-19
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, University of Warwick.
Presented 'Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and 'Self-insurance'' by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
'Punishment without Crime? Prison as a worker discipline device' by Marcus Miller and Jennifer Smith was also presented.
 

2007 Conferences and other events

 
November 9
MMF/ Essex Finance Centre Workshop Asset-Backed Securities and the Banking Crisis at University of Essex.
Round table discussion on Current crisis with With Prof Lucio Sarno and Dr Shamik Dhar.
 
September 17-19
Pathways to Legitimacy? The Future of Global and Regional Governance CSGR/GARNET Conference at University of Warwick.
Presented paper: 'Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and "Self-Insurance' by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
September 12-14
The annual international Money, Macro and Finance Research Group (MMFRG) conference at University of Birmingham.
Presented paper: 'When credibility fails: realignment risk and recession' by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
July 11-15
Coordinator with John Driffill of conference on World Economy and Global Finance at University of Warwick.
Presented paper: 'Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and "Self-Insurance' by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
Full details of conference available here.
 
June 28-29
Cycles, Contagion and Crises Workshop held at the LSE.
Presented "Crises and Recovery in Emerging Markets: 'Phoenix Miracles' or Endogenous Growth" Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
June 20
'Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and "Self-Insurance' by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
Presented at Warwick Business School Finance Seminar.
 
June 15-16
Attended conference on Exchange Rates: Choices and Consequences in Cambridge University.
Discussed "Pooling Countries" by Jean Imbs and Paolo Mauro.
 
June 8-9
Attended CREI conference Financial Crises: Past, Theory and Future held in the University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
Presented "Crises and Recovery in Emerging Markets: 'Phoenix Miracles' or Endogenous Growth" Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
April 26-27
Attended IMF Conference, New Perspectives on Financial Globalization, in Washington DC.
 
April 24
Visited Columbia University (PERM), New York.
Gave talk 'The Argentine crisis - what have we learned?'
 
April 11-13
RES Annual Conference, University of Warwick.
Presented ‘Supply Shocks and Currency Crises: The Policy Dilemma Reconsidered’, Javier García-Fronti, Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
March 15
Attended the Franco-British seminar on the $, £ and Euro in Paris.
Tabled “Fickle Fortunes and Global Finance”.
 
March 6-7
Attended Commonwealth Workshop on Debt, Finance & Financial Integration, London.
 
March 2-3

Attended CEPR's Second Annual Workshop on Global Interdependence at Trinity College, Dublin.

February 13
CEPR and the ESRC World Economy and Finance Research Programme discussion meeting.
Presented 'Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and "Self-Insurance”' see CEPR DP 6000. Chartered Accountants' Hall, Moorgate Place, London ( Pictures) (Image file)
 

2006 Conferences and other events

 
December 18-19
Society for Uruguayan Economists, Montevideo, Inaugural meeting.
Presented ‘Demand Recessions that Lower Future Supply: a crisis framework?’ by Marcus Miller.
 
December 13-16
VII JOLATE, Rio de Janeiro.
Presented ‘Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and ‘Self-Insurance’’ by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
November 16
Bank of England, London
Presented ‘Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and ‘Self-Insurance’’ by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
November 12-13
Visit to DFID, London
Formal discussant of the report on ‘Living with Debt’ published by the IADB
 
October 19-20
‘XXIV Meeting of the Latin-American Network of Central Banks and Finance Ministries’, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC.
Presented ‘Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and ‘Self-Insurance’’ by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
Also presented ‘Sovereign debt restructuring: the judge, the vultures and creditor rights’ by Marcus Miller and Dania Thomas.

September 27-29
GARNET Annual Conference, Amsterdam.
Dania Thomas attended and presented ‘Sovereign debt restructuring: the judge, the vultures and creditor rights’ by Marcus Miller and Dania Thomas.
 
September 13-15
MMF 2006: Money, Macro and Finance Research Group 38 th Annual Conference, University of York
Lei Zhang presented ‘Capital Flows, Interest Rates and Precautionary Behaviour: a model of Global Imbalances’ by Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
Also presented ‘Exchange Rate Monitoring Bands: Theory and Policy’ by Luisa Corrado, Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.

September 7-8
Conference on Exchange Rate Intervention: Theory and Experience, Cambridge.
Presented ‘Exchange Rate Monitoring Bands: Theory and Policy’ by Luisa Corrado, Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang.
 
June 12-13
4 th INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Dublin.
Presented ‘‘Irrational exuberance’ and capital flows for the US New Economy: a simple global model’, by Olli Castren, Marcus Miller and Lei Zhang. (Now available in the International Journal of Finance and Economics, vol. 12(1), January 2007, pp. 89-105).
 
May 16-17
Conference on Global Imbalances and Risk Management: Has the Centre become the Periphery, Madrid.
Presented ‘Crises in Global Financial Markets: Career concerned traders, insured creditors and elites’ by Sayantan Ghosal and Marcus Miller.
 
April 18-20
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, University of Nottingham.
Organised the session ‘Sovereign Debt Swaps: Bargaining and the Law’.
Presented ‘Bargaining with delay: growth and sustainability’ by Sayantan Ghosal and Marcus Miller.
 
January 31crest
Participated in the House of Commons Treasury Committee enquiry into on ‘Globalisation: The Role of the IMF’. Proceedings published in the Ninth Report of Session 2005-2006, HC 875, 13 July 2006.

 



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