Summer Workshop  2006


26 June 2006, Monday

Chair: László Halpern (IE)

9:30  -  9:40    Opening
9:40  -  10:40    Maier, Norbert (LBS & London Economics):
Common Agency with Moral Hazard and Asymmetrically Informed Principals
Discussant: Gergely Csorba (IE)
11  -  12    Pál, Rozália (European University Viadrina), A. Ferrando and R. Kozhan:
Firms' growth and its dependence on internal finance -A euro area investigation 2nd part
Discussant: Ádám Reiff (MNB)

Chair: János Gács (IE)

13:30  -  14:30    Straub, Roland (IMF) and G. Peersman:
Putting the New Keynesian Model to a Test
Discussant: Ákos Valentinyi (Southampthon and IE)
14:45  -  15:45    Égert, Balázs (Oesterreichische Nationalbank) and L. Komárek:
Foreign Exchange Interventions and Interest Rate Policy in the Czech Republic: Hand in Glove?
Discussant: László Halpern (IE)
16  -  17    Virág, Gábor (Rochester):
Counteroffers, bidding costs and job creation
Discussant: Előd Takáts (Princeton)

27 June 2006, Tuesday

Chair: János Vincze (Corvinus and IE)

10  -  11    Iara, Anna (WIIW):
Skill diffusion by temporary migration? Returns to Western European working experience in the EU Accession countries
Discussant: János Köllő (IE)
11:15  -  12:15    Takáts, Előd (Princeton):
A Theory of "Crying Wolf": The Economics of Money Laundering Enforcement
Discussant: Péter Kondor (LSE)

Chair: János Köllő (IE)

14  -  15    Fülöp, András (Toronto):
Feedback Effects of Rating Downgrades
Discussant: Gábor Kőrösi (IE)
15:15  -  16:15    Bodor, András (Georgetown), D.A. Robalino:
On the Financial Sustainability of Earnings Related Pension Schemes with "Pay-As-You-Go" Financing and the Role for Government Indexed Bonds
Discussant: Ágota Scharle (MoFin)

28 June 2006, Wednesday

Chair: Ákos Valentinyi (Southampthon and IE)

10  -  11    Kondor, Péter (LSE):
Career Concerns and Dynamic Arbitrage
Discussant: Ádám Szeidl (Berkeley)
11:15  -  12:15    Benczúr, Péter (MNB) and I. Kónya:
Nominal growth of a small open economy
Discussant: Miklós Koren (FED-NY)

Chair: Gábor Kőrösi (IE)

14  -  15    Csóka, Péter (Maastricht), J.-J. Herings and L. Kóczy:
Coherent Measures of Risk from a General Equilibrium Perspective
Discussant: Péter Medvegyev (Corvinus)
15:15  -  16:15    Koren, Miklós (FED-NY):
"Begin at the Beginning": Initial Conditions Matter for the Size Distribution of Firms
Discussant: János Vincze (Corvinus and IE)