GPEN-CGR Annual Conference 2013 [Global Policy, Global Institutions and Global Development - A theme to honour the memory of our colleague late Dr Alvaro Angeriz]

Centre for Globalisation Research, School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London

 
June 24, 2013
 
08:45 to 09:00Registration and Coffee/Tea, FB4.04/08
 
 
09:00 to 10:15Welcome by Conference Programme Chair, Professor Sushanta Mallick, and CGR Director, Professor Brigitte Granville, followed by First Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Hill, FB 4.04/4.08
 
 
10:15 to 10:30Coffee/Tea Break, FB4.04/4.08
 
 
10:30 to 12:45Parallel Sessions, FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
 
 
12:45 to 14:00Lunch, FB4.04/08
 
 
14:00 to 15:15Second Keynote Lecture by Professor Jonathan Temple, FB4.04/4.08
 
 
15:15 to 15:30Coffee/Tea Break, FB4.04/08
 
 
15:30 to 17:45Parallel Sessions, FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
 
 
18:00 to 19:30Dinner, Mucci's
 
 
 
June 25, 2013
 
09:00 to 11:15Parallel Sessions, FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
 
 
11:15 to 11:30Coffee/Tea Break, FB4.04/08
 
 
11:30 to 12:45Final Keynote Lecture by Professor Mario Crucini, FB 4.04/4.08
 
 
12:45 to 13:45Lunch, FB4.04/08
 
 
13:45 to 16:00Parallel Sessions, FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
 
 
16:00 to 16:00End of Conference
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Welcome by Conference Programme Chair, Professor Sushanta Mallick, and CGR Director, Professor Brigitte Granville, followed by First Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Hill
FB 4.04/4.08
June 24, 2013 09:00 to 10:15
 
First Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Hill: Hedonic Price-to-Rent Ratios, User Cost, and the Detection of Departures from Equilibrium in the Housing Market

Parallel Sessions
FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
June 24, 2013 10:30 to 12:45
 
Political Economy of International Development, FB4.26
Economic Growth and International Business, FB4.04/08
Public Economics, FB4.24

Second Keynote Lecture by Professor Jonathan Temple
FB4.04/4.08
June 24, 2013 14:00 to 15:15
 
Dynamic Aid Allocation

Parallel Sessions
FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
June 24, 2013 15:30 to 17:45
 
Financial Markets and Policy, FB4.26
Exchange Rates, Current Account and Sovereign Debt, FB4.04/08
Economic Growth and Productivity, FB4.24

Parallel Sessions
FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
June 25, 2013 09:00 to 11:15
 
International Trade and Finance, FB4.04/08
Business Cycles and Fiscal Policy, FB4.24
Institutions and Development, FB4.26

Final Keynote Lecture by Professor Mario Crucini
FB 4.04/4.08
June 25, 2013 11:30 to 12:45
 
Flat World Fiction, Real World Friction: What Determines International Wages and Prices?

Parallel Sessions
FB 4.04/4.08; FB4.26; FB4.24
June 25, 2013 13:45 to 16:00
 
Economic Development and Public Policy, FB4.24
Trade and FDI, FB4.26
Global Political Economy, FB4.04/08

End of Conference
June 25, 2013 16:00 to 16:00

 

Summary of All Sessions

Click here for an index of all participants

#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
1June 24, 2013
10:30-12:45
FB4.26 contributed Political Economy of International Development5
2June 24, 2013
10:30-12:45
FB4.04/08 contributed Economic Growth and International Business4
3June 24, 2013
10:30-12:45
FB4.24 contributed Public Economics4
4June 24, 2013
15:30-17:45
FB4.26 contributed Financial Markets and Policy4
5June 24, 2013
15:30-17:45
FB4.04/08 contributed Exchange Rates, Current Account and Sovereign Debt5
6June 24, 2013
15:30-17:45
FB4.24 contributed Economic Growth and Productivity4
7June 25, 2013
9:00-11:15
FB4.04/08 contributed International Trade and Finance5
8June 25, 2013
9:00-11:15
FB4.24 contributed Business Cycles and Fiscal Policy4
9June 25, 2013
9:00-11:15
FB4.26 contributed Institutions and Development5
10June 25, 2013
13:45-16:00
FB4.24 contributed Economic Development and Public Policy5
11June 25, 2013
13:45-16:00
FB4.26 contributed Trade and FDI4
12June 25, 2013
13:45-16:00
FB4.04/08 contributed Global Political Economy4
 

12 sessions, 53 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

GPEN-CGR Annual Conference 2013 [Global Policy, Global Institutions and Global Development - A theme to honour the memory of our colleague late Dr Alvaro Angeriz]

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: Political Economy of International Development
June 24, 2013 10:30 to 12:45
FB4.26
 
Session Chair: Leone Leonida, Queen Mary University of London
Session type: contributed
 

1. Democratic Member Control at Tanzanian Coffee Co-operatives
   Presented by: Shannon Sutton, Queen Mary, University of London
 

2. HIV Prevention: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on Lottery Incentives
   Presented by: Lucia Corno, University College London
 

3. The relationship between external and internal governance in Tanzanian coffee cooperatives
   Presented by: Martha Prevezer, Queen Mary University of London
 

4. Pre-Colonial Political Centralization and Contemporary Development in Uganda
   Presented by: Elliott Green, London School of Economics
 

5. Political competition and economic performance: A test for two tales
   Presented by: Leone Leonida, Queen Mary University of London
 
Session 2: Economic Growth and International Business
June 24, 2013 10:30 to 12:45
FB4.04/08
 
Session Chair: Teresa da Silva Lopes, University of York
Session type: contributed
 

1. The impact of structural and macroeconomic factors on regional growth
   Presented by: Sabine D'Costa, Queen Mary University of London
 

2. Capital Account Openness, Institutions and FDI in MENA Region
   Presented by: GAMMOUDI MOUNA, URCA -Laboratoire REGARDS
 

3. Openness, economic growth, and human development: The Asian experience
   Presented by: Marian Rizov, Middlesex University Business School
 

4. Risk Management Strategies in Global Business
   Presented by: Teresa da Silva Lopes, University of York
 
Session 3: Public Economics
June 24, 2013 10:30 to 12:45
FB4.24
 
Session Chair: Alexander Haupt, University of Plymouth
Session type: contributed
 

1. News Disclosure and Optimal Censorship
   Presented by: Boris Ginzburg, University College London
 

2. ECONOMIC FREEDOM UNDER FISCAL CONTROL
   Presented by: Jolanta Galuszka, University of Economics in Katowice
 

3. Welfare Effects of Increasing Borrowing Limit in the Presence of Self Control Problem
   Presented by: Li Li, University of Toronto
 

4. The Role of Mobility in Tax and Subsidy Competition
   Presented by: Alexander Haupt, University of Plymouth
 
Session 4: Financial Markets and Policy
June 24, 2013 15:30 to 17:45
FB4.26
 
Session Chair: Andros Gregoriou, University of Hull
Session type: contributed
 

1. Are Mortgage Lenders Indeed Guilty of the Housing Bubble? A UK perspective
   Presented by: Qin Xiao, University of Hull
 

2. Housing Market and the CDS spread in the UK:A Structural VAR Approach
   Presented by: Nadia Benbouzid, Queen Mary, University of London
 

3. Market Concentration and Profitability of Indian Banks: Does Size Matter in the Impact of Bad Loans and Bank Capital?
   Presented by: Md Mostak Ahamed, Queen Mary, University of London
 

4. Industry growth and market structure in manufacturing sectors: Does bank efficiency have a quality impact?
   Presented by: Tomoe Moore, Brunel University
 
Session 5: Exchange Rates, Current Account and Sovereign Debt
June 24, 2013 15:30 to 17:45
FB4.04/08
 
Session Chair: Brigitte Granville, Queen Mary, University of London
Session type: contributed
 

1. Exchange Rates and Portfolio Flows
   Presented by: Faek Menla Ali,
 

2. The Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in African Countries
   Presented by: Ahmad Ahmad, University of Bath
 

3. A Structural Credit Risk Model for the Analysis of Sovereign Default
   Presented by: Christopher Adcock, University of Sheffield
 

4. fiscal spillovers on the euro area
   Presented by: Guglielmo Maria Caporale, Brunel University
 

5. Leaving the euro: Does Germany have a choice?
   Presented by: Brigitte Granville, Queen Mary, University of London
 
Session 6: Economic Growth and Productivity
June 24, 2013 15:30 to 17:45
FB4.24
 
Session Chair: Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Queen Mary University of London
Session type: contributed
 

1. Human Capital, Governance and Productivity in Asian Economies
   Presented by: Ghulam Mustafa, Middlesex University
 

2. EU Enlargement and Satisfaction with Democracy: A Peculiar Case of Immizerising Growth
   Presented by: Daniel Horgos, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg
 

3. The Effects of Intellectual Capital on Market Values of Companies: Evidence from FTSE 100 companies
   Presented by: ilayda nemlioglu, Queen Mary, University of London
 

4. Are Mass Media and ICTs associated with Inequality and Poverty?
   Presented by: Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Queen Mary University of London
 
Session 7: International Trade and Finance
June 25, 2013 9:00 to 11:15
FB4.04/08
 
Session Chair: Terence Huw Edwards, Loughborough University
Session type: contributed
 

1. Comparative advantage as a source of exporters’ pricing power: Evidence from China and India
   Presented by: Sushanta Mallick, Queen Mary University of London
 

2. EU-ACCESSION EFFECTS ON TRADE IN INTERMEDIATE AND FINAL GOODS: THE EXTENSIVE MARGIN MATTERS
   Presented by: Inma Martinez-Zarzoso, University of Goettingen
 

3. Post-Soviet Trade Flows & Costs: Central Asia
   Presented by: Arman Mazhikeyev, Loughborough University
 

4. Are fixed costs of exporting really sunk? A firm-level analysis
   Presented by: Jan Van Hove, University of Leuven
 

5. Trade, Growth, Wages and Technology
   Presented by: Terence Huw Edwards, Loughborough University
 
Session 8: Business Cycles and Fiscal Policy
June 25, 2013 9:00 to 11:15
FB4.24
 
Session Chair: Gulnur Muradoglu, Queen Mary, University of London
Session type: contributed
 

1. Growth of the Benefit System in UK
   Presented by: Keshab Bhattarai, University of Hull
 

2. Reassessing the determinants of business cycle synchronization: a panel approach
   Presented by: Claudia Busl, ZEW Mannheim
 

3. Macroeconomic Impacts of Fiscal Policy Shocks in UK. A DSGE Analysis.
   Presented by: Dawid Trzeciakiewicz, The University of Hull
 

4. Infrequent fiscal policy
   Presented by: Yuting Bai, University of Exeter
 
Session 9: Institutions and Development
June 25, 2013 9:00 to 11:15
FB4.26
 
Session Chair: Benjamin Zissimos, University of Bath
Session type: contributed
 

1. Does Size Matter? Scale, Corruption and Uncertainty
   Presented by: Gonzalo Forgues-Puccio, University of St Andrews
 

2. Effects of Trade on Perceived Level of General Corruption versus Collusive Corruption: Cross-Sectional and Panel Data Studies
   Presented by: Van Pham, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
 

3. Global economic crisis and corruption behaviour: evidence from transition economies.
   Presented by: Artjoms Ivlevs, University of the West of England
 

4. Social Distance and Uncertain Growth
   Presented by: Tapas Mishra, Swansea University
 

5. The Relationship between Democratization and Trade Liberalization
   Presented by: Benjamin Zissimos, University of Bath
 
Session 10: Economic Development and Public Policy
June 25, 2013 13:45 to 16:00
FB4.24
 
Session Chair: Sushanta Mallick, Queen Mary University of London
Session type: contributed
 

1. Financial Development and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Ghana
   Presented by: Frank Agbola, The University of Newcastle, Australia
 

2. Remittances and Macroeconomics Volatility in African Countries
   Presented by: Ahmat JIDOUD, University of Toulouse
 

3. Transitional Dynamics of Democracy and Environmental Pollution
   Presented by: Mamata Parhi, Swansea University
 

4. On the Role of Democracy in the Ethnicity-Growth Relationship: Theory and Evidence
   Presented by: Sugata Ghosh, Brunel University
 

5. Income Inequality, Fiscal Adjustments and Political (In)Stability
   Presented by: Ricardo Sousa, London School of Economics, FMG, University of Minho, and NIPE
 
Session 11: Trade and FDI
June 25, 2013 13:45 to 16:00
FB4.26
 
Session Chair: Christopher Adcock, University of Sheffield
Session type: contributed
 

1. Extreme bounds Analysis:Identifying robust determinants of FDI
   Presented by: Melisa Chanegriha, Middlesex university
 

2. The Value Creation of UK Joint Ventures
   Presented by: Jie Wen, University of Sussex
 

3. Financing Patterns, Multinationals and Performance: Firm-level Evidence from 47 Countries
   Presented by: Yong Yang, University of Sussex
 

4. Liquidity creation through M&As. A viable solution for vulnerable banking systems? Evidence from a stress test under a PVAR methodology.
   Presented by: Konstantinos Baltas, Queen Mary University of London
 
Session 12: Global Political Economy
June 25, 2013 13:45 to 16:00
FB4.04/08
 
Session Chair: Almudena Sevilla, Queen Mary University
Session type: contributed
 

1. Escaping the Deadly Waters: Role of Capital Markets in Accumulating Public and Private Capital Stock
   Presented by: Kumar Aniket, University of Cambridge
 

2. Workers Without Borders? Culture and the Political Economy of Temporary versus Permanent Immigration
   Presented by: Sanjay Jain, Cambridge University
 

3. A Theory of the Political Economy of Inclusive Rural Growth
   Presented by: John Morrow, London School of Economics
 

4. Work Rhythms and Workers’ Well-being in the United Kingdom and the United States: Evidence from Time Diary Data
   Presented by: Almudena Sevilla, Queen Mary University
 

 

Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Adcock, ChristopherP5, C11
2Agbola, FrankP10
3Ahamed, Md MostakP4
4Ahmad, AhmadP5
5Aniket, KumarP12
6Bai, YutingP8
7Baltas, KonstantinosP11
8Bandyopadhyay, SanghamitraC6, P6
9Benbouzid, NadiaP4
10Bhattarai, KeshabP8
11Busl, ClaudiaP8
12Caporale, Guglielmo MariaP5
13Chanegriha, MelisaP11
14Corno, LuciaP1
15D'Costa, SabineP2
16da Silva Lopes, TeresaC2, P2
17Edwards, Terence HuwC7, P7
18Forgues-Puccio, GonzaloP9
19Galuszka, JolantaP3
20Ghosh, SugataP10
21Ginzburg, BorisP3
22Granville, BrigitteC5, P5
23Green, ElliottP1
24Gregoriou, AndrosC4
25Haupt, AlexanderC3, P3
26Horgos, DanielP6
27Ivlevs, ArtjomsP9
28Jain, SanjayP12
29JIDOUD, AhmatP10
30Leonida, LeoneC1, P1
31Li, LiP3
32Mallick, SushantaP7, C10
33Martinez-Zarzoso, InmaP7
34Mazhikeyev, ArmanP7
35Menla Ali, FaekP5
36Mishra, TapasP9
37Moore, TomoeP4
38Morrow, JohnP12
39MOUNA, GAMMOUDIP2
40Muradoglu, GulnurC8
41Mustafa, GhulamP6
42nemlioglu, ilaydaP6
43Parhi, MamataP10
44Pham, VanP9
45Prevezer, MarthaP1
46Rizov, MarianP2
47Sevilla, AlmudenaP12, C12
48Sousa, RicardoP10
49Sutton, ShannonP1
50Trzeciakiewicz, DawidP8
51Van Hove, JanP7
52Wen, JieP11
53Xiao, QinP4
54Yang, YongP11
55Zissimos, BenjaminC9, P9

 

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