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International Risk Sharing Print
From Friday, 22 October 2010 -  08:00
To Saturday, 23 October 2010 - 17:00
Every day

Organized by the Review of International Economics, the Bank of Canada, CEPR and ECARES (Université Libre de Bruxelles

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Description: Relevant topics include: quantitative measures the degree of cross-country risk sharing, and of the gains from risk sharing, based on micro and macro data; determinants of the degree of risk sharing; comparisons between interregional and international risk sharing; portfolio choices and international risk sharing; asset prices, the terms of trade and international risk sharing; international risk sharing and growth; short- vs. longrun risk sharing; international risk sharing and the cross-country consumption correlation; channels of risk sharing; macroeconomic effects of the degree of international risk sharing; risk sharing and monetary unification; policy responses to incomplete international risk sharing; limited enforcement and risk sharing; implications of imperfect domestic risk sharing for international risk sharing.  The Review of International Economics (RIE) will publish a special conference volume. Authors submitting papers to the conference should indicate whether or not they wish their paper to be considered for the special volume. Papers for the special issue will be subject to the normal refereeing process of the RIE.

The Scientific Committee consists of Luc Bauwens (CORE), Giancarlo Corsetti (EUI and CEPR), Mario Crucini (Vanderbilt University and NBER), Mick Devereux (UBC and CEPR), John Driffill (Birkbeck and CEPR), Robert Kollmann (ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles and CEPR) and Raf Wouters (National Bank of Belgium).

Funding provided by: Bank of Canada; Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique; National Bank of Belgium (grant to Université Libre de Bruxelles); the European Commission under its Seventh Framework Programme for Research (Collaborative Project), Contract no. 217559 as part of the CEPR project Politics, Economics and Global Governance.

Location: Room R42.2.103, avenue Roosevelt, 42 - ground floor
Contact: Robert Kollmann, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it