Seminars 2005

The Riksbank’s Research Division holds a series of seminars where international researchers present their research. These seminars are usually held once a week on Tuesdays between 13:00 and 14:00 including questions and comments from the participants.


If you have any questions, please contact Ferre De Graeve.


A Simple Model of Credit Cycles

Giovanni Favara, IIES & Stockholm University

10 May

The transmission mechanism in a changing world

Ana Beatriz Galvão, Ibmec São Paulo (joint with Michael Artis and Massimiliano Marcellino), 

27 April


‘Large’ vs. ‘small’ players: A closer look at the dynamics of speculative attack  

Dagfinn Rime, Norges Bank (joint with Geir H. Bjønnes, Steinar Holden and Haakon Solheim),

22 April

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Euler Equations with an Application to New Keynesian Pricing

André Kurmann, Université du Québec à Montréal

18 April


Modern Forecasting Models in Action: Improving Macroeconomic Analyses at Central Banks

Michael Andersson, Jesper Lindé, Mattias Villani, Anders Vredin
15 April


The Kydland and Prescott Legacy

Luca Sala, IGIER & U. Bocconi (joint with Domenico Giannone and Lucrezia Reichlin)

13 April

Inflation Targets as Focal Points

Maria Demertzis, De Nederlandsche Bank and U. of Amsterdam (joint with Nicola Viegi, U. of KwaZulu Natal)

5 April


The pitfalls of collective economic decisions

Carl Andreas Claussen, Norges Bank

22 March


The Bank Capital Channel of Monetary Policy: Do Monetary Policy Effects on Bank Lending Depend on Bank Capitalization

Skander van den Heuvel, Wharton, Univ. of Pennsylvania
15 March


A unified view of some predictability tests

Stanislav Anatolyev, New Economic School, Moscow and Bank of Finland
8 March


Exchange rates and asymmetric shocks in small open economies

Erik Post, Uppsala University (co-author Annika Alexius, Uppsala University)
22 Febrary


Two-sided network effects, interchange fees and the allocation of fixed costs

Mats Bergman, Konkurrensverket och Stockholms University

15 February 


Excessive Interest Rate Smoothing in Taylor Rules: Causes and Consequences

Pär Österholm, Sveriges Riksbank och Uppsala University, Peter Welz, Uppsala University

1 February


Are Constant Interest Rate Forecasts Modest Interventions? Evidence from an Estimated Open Economy DSGE Model of the Euro Area

Malin Adolfson, Stefan Laséen, Jesper Lindé & Mattias Villani
25 January 


Skewed Pricing in Two-Sided Markets: An IO Approach

Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank,

18 January

Bayesian Estimation of an Open Economy DSGE Model with Incomplete Pass-Through

Malin Adolfsson, Stefan Laséen, Jesper Lindé och Mattias Villani, Sveriges Riksbank
11 january