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Investment in the new monetary and financial environment

The Banca d’Italia, the Banque de France and Sciences Po are organizing a research conference on “Investment in the new monetary and financial environment”, to be held in the conference hall of Banque de France in Paris July 5 and 6, 2018.

The conference aims to create a forum for discussion among academic and central bank researchers on issues related to firms’ productive investment and its funding in the post-crisis economic, monetary and financial environment. Both theoretical and empirical research in macro and microeconomics is welcome. Potential research topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Post crisis investment and output growth dynamics in developed economies
  • Unconventional monetary policies and investment
  • Financial frictions, corporate governance and investment
  • Investment dynamics and capital allocation in a low interest rate environment
  • Hurdle rates for investment, the cost of capital and institutional investors
  • Fintech, crowd-funding and investment by small and young firms
  • The funding of intangible investment
  • Green investment and its funding
  • The granularity of investment and the business cycle
  • Competition and investment
  • Structural reforms, public policies and investment

The conference program will include both invited papers and contributed papers selected by the program committeefrom the submissions received. Thomas Philippon (NYU Stern) has already accepted to give a keynote lecture.

Paper submission: Interested authors should submit an extended, detailed abstract or, preferably, a complete paper in PDF format to e-mail address: investmentconference2018@banque-france.fr by March 30, 2018. Decisions of acceptance (or rejection) by the program committee will be announced by the end of April. Financial support: Accommodation andtravel expenses (economy class) for academic authors of accepted papers will be covered.

Program  Committee: Federico Cingano (Banca d’Italia), François Gourio (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago), Jean-Stéphane  Mésonnier (Banque de France), Daniel Paravisini (London School of Economics), Guillaume Plantin (Sciences Po), Fabio Schiantarelli (Boston College).

Updated on: 03/19/2018 16:29