Doctoral workshop "Economic Policy, Growth and Business Cycles"
Rochehaut, Belgium, June 4-7, 2008

Organization: David de la Croix (UCL) and Freddy Heylen (UGent)
Participating Institutions: CORE and IRES (Université catholique de Louvain), CES (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), GEQO (Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix), Sherppa (Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, Universiteit Gent), ECARES (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Funding: Belgian Science Policy (PAI/UAP program “Economic policy and finance in the global economy: equilibrium analysis and social evaluation”)

Call for papers


Papers guest speakers:

- Fabrice Collard Gold Rush Fever in Business Cycles
- Matteo Cervellati  Religious Norms and Long Term Development: Insurance, Human Capital and Technological Change
- Rafael Doménech  Price Rigidity and the Volatility of Vacancies and Unemployment

Morten Ravn

The Aggregate Effects of Anticipated and Unanticipated U.S. Tax Policy Shocks: Theory and Empirical Evidence