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Workshop Banque de France on "Saving and Porfolio Choice of Households : Macro and Micro Approaches" Palais Brongniart, Place de la Bourse - Paris 24-25th March 2011

Banque de France is organizing a conference " Saving and Porfolio Choice of Households : Macro and Micro Approaches" in Paris on March 24-25.

The conference's objective is to contribute to the reflection on issues related to saving behaviour of households and strategic asset allocation. The conference will gather leading academics and economists from national administrations, central banks and international organizations. Among these, Luis Viceira (Harvard Business School), Arthur Kennickell (Federal Reserve Board), Annamaria Lusardi (Dartmouth College), Michael Rockinger (Swiss Finance Institute), Tullio Jappelli (Naples University), Olympia Bover (Banco de Espana), Massimo Guidolin (Manchester Business School), Michael Scharnagl (Bundesbank) will present their recent work on these topical issues. The sessions will include papers on household portfolio choice, long term investment and asset return predictability, the effects of the recent financial crisis on saving behaviour and financial literacy. The conference aims at shedding light on these issues by combining macro-financial perspective and microeconomic data analysis.

The conference will end with a round-table on "Saving behaviour and social reforms (pensions, health, dependency): which macrofinancial implications?"

Organizing Committee of the Conference:

Luc Arrondel: CNRS-PSE and Banque de France
Vladimir Borgy and Frédérique Savignac: Banque de France

The conference will take place at Palais Brongniart. To attend this conference, please contact us at the following mail address:


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