2019

8th Rome Conference on Macroeconomics (aka Pizzanomics)

June 10-11, 2019

EIEF, Rome

EIEF hosted the “8th Rome Conference on Macroeconomics”, a.k.a. Pizzanomics. The aim was to bring together junior economists from around the world with a strong interest in Macroeconomics, and to generate a friendly environment with intensive interaction, not only during the presentations but also informally before and after. The organizers were: Guillermo Ordoñez (University of Pennsylvania), Luigi Paciello (EIEF), Facundo Piguillem (EIEF), and Nicholas Trachter (FED, Richmond). For further information see the Program.

4th Rome Junior Finance Conference

June 4-5, 2019

EIEF, Rome

EIEF hosted the “4th Rome Junior Finance Conference”. The goal of the conference was to bring together junior researchers active in empirical and theoretical finance and create an opportunity for informal discussions and other academic-related activities. The organizers were: Sergei Kovbasyuk (EIEF), Adrien Matray (Princeton), Andrea Polo (LUISS, EIEF), Anton Tsoy (EIEF) and Luana Zaccaria (EIEF). For further information see the Program.

“Austerity: when it works and when it doesn't”
Book Presentation

April 2, 2019

EIEF, Rome

EIEF hosted the presentation of Carlo Favero and Francesco Giavazzi’s new book, written together with Alberto Alesina.
The book gathers and analyzes data from 16 countries whose government had carried out austerity programs, especially those adopted in Europe post 2010 Greek crisis, and one clear result has emerged: cutting expenditures is less damaging for growth than increasing taxes.
There was an open discussion between the writers and Ignazio Visco, Marco Pagano and Luigi Paciello. For further details please see the Program.

   
   
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