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2007 Summer Research Workshop and Conference


2007 Summer Conference logo Programme Part II


Friday, July the 13th
1.00 - 2.30pm

Warwick/CSGR Registration and Lunch


Opening Address - Avinash Dixit (Princeton)

2.45 – 3.30pm

‘Bargaining, moral hazard and sovereign debt crisis’ Sayantan Ghosal (Warwick) and Kannika Thampanishvong (St. Andrews)

3.30 – 4.00pm

Tea/Coffee Break

4.00 – 5.30pm
Global Imbalances

Chair: Dennis Novy

a) 'Financial Integration, Financial Deepness and Global Imbalances' Enrique Mendoza (University of Maryland), V. Quadrini and J.-V. Rıos-Rull

b) 'Fear and Market Failure: Global Imbalances and 'Self-insurance'’ Marcus Miller (Warwick) and Lei Zhang (Warwick)


Early supper prior to Stratford departure


Departure for evening event at Stratford-upon-Avon: Macbeth by RSC

Saturday, July the 14th
9.00 – 10.30am
Law and Global Finance

a) ‘The Dilemma Of Odious Debts’ Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb), Mitu Gulati (Duke) and Robert Thompson (Vanderbilt University)
Discussant: Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal (Warwick)

b) ‘Public Symbol in Private Contract: A Case Study’ Anna Gelpern (Rutgers) and Mitu Gulati (Duke)
Discussant: Dania Thomas (CSGR, Keele)

10.30 – 10.45am

Tea/Coffee Break

10.45 – 11.30pm

‘Globalisation and Public Finance’ Michael Kremer (Harvard)

11.30 – 1.15pm
Round Table: Emerging issues in Law and Global Finance

Chair: Mitu Gulati (Duke)

a) Michael Kremer (Harvard)

b) Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb)

c) Anna Gelpern (Rutgers)

d) Trisha Rogers (Jubilee Debt Campaign) (PDF Document) (PDF Document) (PDF Document) (PDF Document)

1.15 – 2.15pm

Buffet Lunch

2.15 – 3.45pm
Issues in Global Finance

a) 'Foreign Capital and Economic Growth, 1880-1913' Chris Meissner (Cambridge)

b) 'Financial Globalisation and Monetary Policy' Michael B. Devereux (UBC) and Alan Sutherland (St. Andrews)

3.45 – 4.15pm

Tea/Coffee Break

4.15 – 5.45pm
Debt Write-Downs

a) ‘A Sovereign Debt Model with Trade Credit and Reserves’ Emanuel Kohlscheen (Warwick) and S. A. O’Connell (Swarthmore)

b) ‘Optimal Sovereign Debt Write-downs’ Kannika Thampanishvong (St. Andrews) and Sayantan Ghosal (Warwick)


Warwick Walks (optional)


Warwick/CSGR Conference Dinner at Arden House

Grown in the Field

Sunday, July the 15th
9.30 – 11.00am
Catastrophic Events

a) ‘CATalytic Insurance: the case of natural disasters’ Eduardo Levy-Yeyati (UTDT) and Tito Cordella

a) ‘Contagion in Financial Networks’ Prasanna Gai (Bank of England) and Sujit Kapadia

11.00 – 11.30am

Tea/ Coffee Break

11.30 – 1.00pm
Round Table on the Future of Global Finance

Chair: Marcus Miller

a) Eduardo Levy-Yeyati (UTDT)

b) Misa Tanaka (Bank of England)

c) Paul Blustein (Brookings Institute)

d) Enrique Mendoza (University of Maryland/IMF)

1.00 pm


2.00 pm


Draft Programme in PDF format can be downloaded here (PDF Document)

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