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Growth and Business Cycle Research Group


Conference 2016

The Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research (CGBCR), University of Manchester, will host its eighth conference on Growth and Business Cycle in Theory and Practice on 7-8 July 2016.

The Conference is intended to provide a forum for the dissemination of recent research on growth and business cycles from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. The Conference is unique in the UK, and should be of interest to both academic economists and policy makers alike. The conference will be held at the Manchester Conference Centre.

Download the full conference programme

The Keynote Speakers for the 2016 CGBCR conference are:

  • Wouter Den Haan (LSE, Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM))
  • Martin Ellison (Oxford)
  • Mike Elsby (Edinburgh)
  • Frank Smets (ECB)
  • Rick Van der Ploeg (Oxford)

A Supplement Issue of The Manchester School is planned for the conference. The selection will be based on a standard, but high-speed, refereeing process with the view to publishing the highest quality submissions.  Details for submitting your paper are  in The Manchester School’s Special Conference Issue