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6th PhD Student Conference in
International Macroeconomics and Financial Econometrics

March 24, 2017
Room 614, Building G, Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre La Défense

EconomiX-CNRS and the Doctoral School EOS (Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre La Défense), CeReFiM (University of Namur), LFIN (Université Catholique de Louvain-Louvain School of Management) and LEO (Université d'Orléans) are co-organizing the 6th PhD Student Conference in International Macroeconomics and Financial Econometrics.. The conference will be held on March 24, 2017 in Nanterre, France.


Important dates and submission procedure:

Submission deadline:January 2, 2017
Acceptance decision:End of January 2017
Presenting Authors Registration:February 2017
Conference:March 24, 2017

Submission of papers is open until January 2, 2017. Papers must necessarily include the author's and co-authors names and institutional affiliations, together with e-mail addresses for correspondence.

The program will include several sessions covering the main areas of International Macroeconomics and Financial Econometrics. Anyone wishing to present a paper needs to submit it to a specific session. Please submit a full paper in English at the conference webpage (Submit a paper) in the appropriate session and topic.

The submission for the conference is closed.


Sessions and covered topics:

International macroeconomics:

  • Exchange rates, exchange-rate regimes, international monetary system;
  • Economic growth, business cycles and economic policies;
  • Banking economics and central banking; systemic risk, microprudential and macroprudential supervisions;
  • Monetary integration and the international monetary system;
  • International macroeconomics: other topics.

Financial econometrics:
  • Asset prices and market volatility, asset allocation;
  • Systemic risk, financial network, interbank network;
  • Interactions between financial markets and energy markets;
  • Survey data, asset prices expectations and earnings forecasts;
  • Credit risk, stress tests and default probabilities estimations; Sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors;
  • Yield curve modeling, stocks-bonds nexus, etc…;
  • M&A, corporate governance, etc…;
  • Financial econometrics: other topics.
Priority will be given to papers with original theoretical contributions and/or empirical applications that address a relevant economic question within the aforementioned topics and have no senior co-authors. A selection of those papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of International Economics.


Organizing Committee:

  • (Université d'Orléans),
  • (Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre La Défense),
  • (Université catholique de Louvain and University of Namur),
  • (Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre La Défense),
  • (OECD and Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre La Défense),
  • (University of Namur)
  • (Université d'Orléans)