Conference Program Committee
Apostolos Serletis, University of Calgary, Canada
Ryan Mattson, West Texas A&M University and Center for Financial Stability, NY City, USA
Invited Session Organizers:
Svetlana Balashova, RUDN – Moscow, Russia
Andrea Bastianin, University of Milano, Italy
Luca Benati, University of Bern, Switzerland
Jane Binner, University of Birmingham, UK
Maria Elena Bontempi, University of Bologna, Italy
Alberto Bucci, University of Milan, Italy
Zongwu Cai, University of Kansas, USA
Jose Bayoan Santiago Calderon, Bureau of Economic Analysis, USA
Efrem Castelnuovo, University of Padova, Italy
Sadullah Celik, Marmara University. Turkey
Nikolaos Charalampidis, Université Laval, Canada
Baoline Chen, Bureau of Economic Analysis, USA
Wei Dai, University of British Columbia – Okanagan, Canada
Mohammad Davoodalhosseini, Bank of Canada, Canada
Domenico Delli Gatti, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Gilles Dufrenot, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, France
Abe Dunn, Bureau of Economic Analysis, USA
John Elder, Colorado State University, USA
Balazs Egert, OECD Economics Department, France
Michael Ellington, University of Liverpool, UK
Makram El-Shagi, Henan University, China
Ugochi Emenogu, Bank of Canada, Canada
Guohua Feng,* University of North Texas, USA
Paolo Giudici, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Ledia Guci, Bureau of Economic Analysis, USA
Arthur Jonath, Profit and Entropy, USA
Ling-Yun HE, Jinan University, China
Chris Henry, Bank of Canada, Canada
Hylton Hollander, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Kyle Hood, Bureau of Economic Analysis, USA
Monica Jain, Bank of Canada, Canada
Fredj Jawadi*, University of Lille, France
Theodoros Karakasidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Sophia Kazinnik, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, USA
Arthur B. Kennickell, Stone Center, City University of New York, USA
Subal Kumbhakar, Binghamton University, USA
Greg Kurtzon, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, USA
Jinan Liu,* University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Zhentong Lu, Bank of Canada, Canada
Jacques Mairesse, CREST, UNU-MERIT, NBER, and Banque de France, France
Matteo Manera, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Catalina Martinez, Center for Human and Social Sciences, Spain
Ryan Mattson, West Texas A&M University and CFS, USA
Alessandra Michelangeli, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Benedetto Molinari, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Leonard Nakamura, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, USA
Katarzyna Nawrot, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
Giuseppe Orlando, University of Bari, Italy
Mala Raghavan, University of Tasmania, Australia
Sajjadur Rahman, Texas A&M University – San Antonio, USA
Apostolos Serletis, University of Calgary, Canada
Ibrahim Tahri, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany
Victor Valcarcel, University of Texas – Dallas, USA
Simon van Norden, HEC Montréal, Canada
Ben Wang, Macquarie University, Australia
Libo Xu,* Lakehead University, Canada
Boniface Yemba, Marshall University, USA
Warren Young, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Peter Zadrozny, Bureau of Labor Statistics, USA
*Planning to organize more than one invited session.
Contributed Session Organizers:
Christiane Baumeister, University of Notre Dame: Energy markets, Forecasting, Structural VARs, Dynamic factor models, Time-varying parameter models, Monetary policy, Bayesian methods.
Alberto Bucci, University of Milan: Population Growth; Economic Growth; R&D; Human Capital; Dilution vs. multiplicative effects of population
Nikolaos Charalampidis, Université Laval: Applied macroeconomics, Monetary economics, Bayesian estimation of DSGE models, Learning in macroeconomics.
Dean Croushore, University of Richmond: Real-time data analysis, Macroeconomic forecasting, GDP measurement, Monetary policy.
Domenico Delli Gatti, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore: Asset based modeling, Monetary economics, Macroeconomics.
Gilles Dufrenot, Institut d’Etudes Politiques: Economic growth, Inflation,Uunemployment, Macroeconomic policies (fiscal & monetary), Econometric methods.
Muna Esheba, University of Calgary: Efficiency measurement, Productivity, Distance functions.
Makram El-Shagi, Henan University: Monetary policy.
John Elder, Colorado State University: Energy economics, Oil prices and the macroeconomy, and Applied time series econometrics.
Guohua Feng, University of North Texas: Production and consumer demand modelling, Index number theory and aggregation methods.
Xuezhong (Tony) He, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University: Asset pricing, Market microstructure, Financial market modelling, Nonlinear dynamics in economics and finance.
Fredj Jawadi, University of Lille: Financial and economic dynamics.
Chander Kant, Seton Hall University: Long-term income variability and inter-country income differences, Relative vs. absolute convergence, Neoclassical and endogenous growth theories, Income-level accounting, Proximate factors for growth, Human capital vs TFP.
Frances Krsinich, Statistics New Zealand: Price statistics.
Gabriella Legrenzi, Keele University: oil and the macroeconomy, Sovereign debt and deficits, Current account/external debt.
Catalina Martinez, Institute of Public Goods and Policies (CSIC-IPP), Spain: Measurement of science, Technology and innovation performance.
Alessandra Michelangeli, University of Milano-Bicocca: Urban and regional economics, Public economics, Mutlidimensional well-being and inequality.
Carlo Migliardo, University of Messina: Energy economics, Environmental economics, Financial economics, Monetary economics.
Leonard Nakamura, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia: Macroeconomics, Regional economics, Mortgage markets, Consumer finance.
Travis Nesmith, Federal Reserve Board: Aggregation and Index numbers, Financial econometrics, Risk, Machine learning, Dynamic macro, Market structure.
Xiao Qiao, City University of Hong Kong: Financial economics, Empirical finance, Fintech.
Mala Raghavan, University of Tasmania: Monetary economics, International economics, Macroeconomic policies, Time series and VAR modelling.
Asif Ruman, University of Oulu: Quantitative tightening, Blockchain technologies, Inflation expectations and consumer expectation surveys by central banks.
Apostolos Serletis, University of Calgary: Monetary economics, Macroeconomics, Emerging market economies.
Marcel Timmer, University of Groningen: International trade, Productivity, Structural change, Technology, International price comparisons.
Simon van Norden, HEC Montréal: business cycle measurement, reconciliation of time series, measurement of financial stress, state-space methods.
Ben Wang, Macquarie University: Economics of uncertainty, Sentiments, Expectation formation and the business cycle.
Libo Xu, Lakehead University: International energy markets, Asset prices and economic fluctuations.
Saeed Zaman, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland: Forecasting macroeconomic indicators, Nowcasting inflation and/or real variables, Bayesian econometrics, Empirical macroeconomic estimation of long-run trends.