1st Annual Cambridge Alumni in Macro (CAM) Conference

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Cavonius Centre, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge

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Together with the Janeway Institute, the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge is hosting the first edition of its Cambridge Alumni in Macro (CAM) conference. The aim of the conference is to bring together macroeconomic researchers with links to Cambridge in order to build networks across generations of alumni and also with current students.

Alan M. Taylor (Columbia) has kindly agreed to give the keynote speech at the conference. 

Alan is an economist and a Professor at Columbia University.

'He read mathematics at King’s College, Cambridge, and received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. His research interests include international economics, macroeconomics, finance, growth, development, and economic history.

He holds appointments as a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. 

In 2004 he was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. In 2009–10 he was named a Houblon-Norman/George Fellow at the Bank of England.

His publications include numerous articles in economics journals, essays on policy and commentary, edited volumes and the books Global Capital Markets: Integration, Crisis and Growth published by Cambridge University Press (with Maurice Obstfeld), and Straining at the Anchor: The Argentine Currency Board and the Search for Macroeconomic Stability, 1880–1935 published by The University of Chicago Press (with Gerardo della Paolera). 

He has been a visitor/consultant/speaker at many public sector organizations including various Federal Reserve Banks, the IMF, World Bank, IDB, BIS, ECB, and the central banks of the UK, India, China, France, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Korea, Croatia, Peru, Israel, and Argentina. 

In the private sector he has served as a Senior Advisor at Morgan Stanley and at PIMCO and has been a visitor/consultant/speaker at various asset managers.'

Source: Institute for New Economic Thinking (ineteconomics.org)

Enquiries: Marion Reusch, ji@econ.cam.ac.uk