Training Schools

Term Structure Modelling

27/08/2018 to 29/08/2018
Bank of Finland, Helsinki

Professors Kenneth Singleton and Anh Le will cover select topics on the modelling of the term structure of interest rates, including reduced-form affine term structure models and equilibrium models of the interest rates in which agents are endowed with specific preferences.

Heterogeneous Agent Models in Continuous Time with Monetary Policy Applications

04/06/2018 to 06/06/2018
University of Mannheim

Prof. Benjamin Moll (University of Princeton) will teach a course that will develop tools for the analysis and numerical solution of heterogeneous agent models in continuous-time focusing in particular on numerical solutions techniques using finite difference methods.


Oil and the Macroeconomy

28/05/2018 to 30/05/2018
EUI, Florence

Prof. Lutz Kilian (U. Michigan) will cover the determination of the price of oil in global markets and the relationship between the price of oil and the macroeconomy (inflation, growth, financial markets).

Practical DSGE Models

13/09/2017 to 15/09/2017
Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt

The 27th EABCN training school will be a three days course on 'Practical DSGE Models' taught by Professor Fabio Canova (BI Norwegian School of Management)Most DSGE model used by policy institutions are generally of large scale and little attention is generally paid to issues like model misspecification, model evaluation, model reduction and re-specification. This course offers hints on how one can address these all these issues in a unified way and make economic analyses more robust.

Monetary Policy: An Imperfect Knowledge Perspective

03/04/2017 to 05/04/2017
University of Manheim

The 26th EABCN training school will be a three days course on 'Monetary Policy:  An Imperfect Knowledge Perspective' taught by Professor Bruce Preston (University of Melbourne). Using a New Keynesian model with learning dynamics, this course builds an analytical framework for monetary policy evaluation that is consistent with the pervasive evidence of low-frequency variation in macroeconomic data. The consequences of such belief structures for monetary policy design are explored. 

Micro-Structure of Trade: Theory and Evidence

19/09/2016 to 21/09/2016
Florence - EUI

Professor Marc J. Melitz (Harvard University)  will survey the newer empirical literature based on firm-level studies of trade, and develop the analytical framework for general equilibrium models of trade with heterogeneous producers. The lectures will then cover applications (both theoretical and empirical) of these models to different subfields of international economics.

Advances in Bayesian Analysis of DSGE Models

01/06/2016 to 03/06/2016
Florence, EUI

The 24th EABCN training school will be a three days course on 'Advances in Bayesian Analysis of DSGE Models' taught by Professor Frank Schorfheide (University of Pennsylvania). The course will cover the recent advances in the Bayesian analysis of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models, covering both estimation methods and applications.

Term Structure Modeling and the Lower Bound Problem

07/09/2015 to 09/09/2015
Florence, EUI

The 23rd EABCN training school will be a three days course on 'Term Structure Modeling and the Lower Bound Problem' taught by Dr Jens Christensen (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco). The course will cover the most recent literature on how to model the term structure of bond yields including challenges posed by the asymmetric behavior of yields near their lower bound.

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Macroeconomics and Inequality

09/12/2014 to 11/12/2014
Sveriges Riksbank, Stockholm

The 22nd EABCN training school has been a three days course on 'Macroeconomics and Inequality' taught by professor Per Krusell (Stockholm University) and professor Anthony Smith (Yale University). The course has reviewed the theoretical developments of heterogeneous agents models. The course has covered the empirical literature on inequality in income and wealth.

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Financial Frictions and Macroeconomic Activity

14/09/2014 to 16/09/2014
European University Institute

The 22nd EABCN training school will be a three days course on 'Finance and the Macroeconomy' taught by professor Simon Gilchrist (Boston University), The course will cover both the theoretical and empirical issues related to finance and the macroeconomy through the lenses of financial accelerator type models. The training school will take place at the European University Institute, Florence, from the 15th to the 17th of September 2014.

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