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Seminars

During the Spring Term our seminars will take place on Tuesdays, from 12.00 - 1.15 pm unless stated otherwise. Academic staff and PhD students interested in the research topics below are strongly encouraged to attend.

New speakers and paper titles will be added as soon as they become available.

Seminar schedule - 2017/18

Spring Term

Autumn Term (all seminars will take place at WBS, Scarman Road, Room 1.015 First Floor)

Date
Name
Title
12th October 2017

Professor Simon van Norden, HEC Montréal

Fiscal Surprises At The FOMC
16th November 2017

Leif Anders Thorsrud, Norges Bank

Words are the new numbers: A newsy coincident index of business cycles

23rd November 2017

Professor Valentina Corradi, University of Surrey

Improved Tests for Robust Forecast Comparison
30th November 2017 Professor James Taylor, University of Oxford Probabilistic Forecasting for Temperature Extremes and Financial Risk Measurement
7th December 2017 Michele Modugno, Federal Reserve Board This seminar has been cancelled.