Helsinki Macroeconomics Research Away Day

Helsinki Macroeconomics Research Away Day (HMRAD) is a workshop organized jointly by Research Unit of the Bank of Finland and the Macroeconomics group of Helsinki GSE. The idea is to get together macroeconomics (in a broad sense) researchers in Helsinki outside their office buildings while still avoid traveling.

The next HMRAD will be held on Friday June 9, 2023, 9.15 - 16.30 in Porthania, Yliopistonkatu 3, Teachers' lounge (P219, 2nd floor)


  9.15       Peter Elmgren            Industry Growth and Displacement Costs
10.15       Jaakko Nelimarkka   Macroeconomic and Financial Market Implications of Credit Easing Policies


11.30       Niku Määttänen        Informational Constraints and Intergenerational Mobility of Education

                Lunch break   

13.45        Michaela Elfsbacka-Schmöller    The Cycle is the Trend: Firm-level Evidence on Hysteresis Effects in TFP
14.45        Oskari Vähämaa       Uncertainty, Misallocation and the Life-cycle Growth of Firms


16.00    Martin Ellison                Why Is Consumption So Seasonal?

Previous research away days

The next HMRAD will be held on Monday October 24 2016, 10.00 - 16.00, in Helsinki University Observatory, Argelandander Hall. Address is Kopernikuksentie 1, Helsinki.


10.00    Fabio Verona: Forecasting the Equity Premium with Frequency Decomposed Predictorss
              joint with
10.50    Marlène Isoré: An extensive margin of financial accelerator: Assessing search frictions on the credit market
             joint with Thomas Brand (CEPREMAP) and Fabien Tripier (University of Lille and CEPII)

11.40    LUNCH

13.00    Allan Seuri: Outdated predictions and US monetary policy
13.40    Aino Silvo: House prices, lending standards, and the macroeconomy

14.30    Coffee break

15.00    Paolo Fornaro: Job Creation and the Role of Dependencies
             joint with Henri Luomaranta
15.50    Seminar ends