Sixth Delhi Macroeconomics Workshop

SIXTH DELHI MACROECONOMICS WORKSHOP

October 26, 2017

Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre

Venue: Auditorium, ISI Delhi


 


  8:30 - 8:55                                Registration and Morning Tea



8:55 - 9:00        Opening remarks    Chetan Ghate                              ISI Delhi

 

 

 

9:00 - 10:00       Speaker                  Sargam Gupta                             ISI Delhi

 

Topic: Inefficient Shocks and Optimal Monetary Policy

 

Chair: Sumru Altug (Koc University)


 

10:00 - 11:00     Speaker                   Purva Khera                               International Monetary Fund

 

Topic: Prioritizing and Sequencing Structural Reforms and Coping with Adjustment Costs in India [jointly with Volodymyr Tulin (IMF)] 

 

Chair: Pulapre Balakrishnan (Ashoka University)

 

11:00 - 11:20                                                Tea/Coffee/Networking

 

 

11:20 - 12:20     Speaker                  Cagri Kumru                                 Australian National University

 

Topic: Social Security: Progressive Benefits but Regressive Outcome? [jointly with Monisankar Bishnu and Nick L. Guo]

 

Chair:  Subrata Guha (CESP, JNU)


 12:20 - 1:20       Speaker                  Sumru Altug                                  Koc University

 

Topic: Ambiguous Business Cycles: A Quantitative Assessment [jointly with Fabrice Collard, Cem Cakmaklı, Sujoy Mukerji and Han Ozsoylev]

 

Chair:  Monisankar Bishnu (ISI Delhi)


1:20 - 2:30                                                Lunch

 

 

  2:30 - 3:30         Speaker                Megha Patnaik                              ISI Delhi

 

Topic: Taxes, Lies and Redtape 

 

Chair:  Surender Kumar (Delhi School of Economics)



 3:30 - 4:30         Speaker                 Shesadri Banerjee                        MIDS, Chennai


Topic: A Monetary Business Cycle Model for India  [jointly with Parantap Basu, Chetan Ghate, Pawan Gopalakrishnan and Sargam Gupta]


Chair: Sajjid Chinoy (JP Morgan)

 

4:30 pm                                            Vote of Thanks



 6:30 - 8:00         Keynote Lecture        Viral V. Acharya                            Reserve Bank of India

                                                                                                               Venue: IIC Annexe


Topic: Monetary Easing, Investment and Financial Stability


Chair: Chetan Ghate (ISI Delhi)

 

  

8:00 pm                                             Conference Dinner (by invitation only)

 

 

Note: Attendance is strictly by invitation. All presentations are for 1 hour including Q and A.