28th & 29th January 2010 - Conference “Economic Linkages, Spillovers and the Financial Crisis”

The Banque de France Chair of the Paris School of Economics and the International Monetary Fund are organizing a conference on “Economic Linkages, Spillovers and the Financial Crisis”, which will be held in Paris on the 28th and 29th of January 2010.

The conference will bring together leading academics and policy makers working on current global policy issues, including global imbalances, international trade, international business cycles, financial bubbles, and relevant aspects of the financial crisis.

A panel discussion, chaired by Jean-Pierre Landau, will end this conference in the presence of Olivier Blanchard, François Bourguignon, Daniel Cohen, Jean-Luc Schneider and Beatrice Weder di Mauro. This panel, special moment in terms of debate between speakers and the assembly, will be followed by a cocktail from 16:30.

The conference will take place at the Palais Brongniart, 75002, Paris.
To register :
download this document and email it to conference-bdf-pse parisschoolofeconomics.eu.
Invitations will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


Financial support from Cepremap is gratefully aknowledged .

Programm and Papers

1ST DAY, Thursday, 28 January 2010
Welcome and registration starts at 8:30, Palais Brongniart.
8:45-9:00. Welcome address: joint address by François Bourguignon and Pierre Jaillet


1st session 9:00-11:00: Opening Session, Chair: Pierre Jaillet - Banque de France


Coffee break: 11:00-11:20


2nd session 11:20-12:50, Banks and Bubbles, Chair : Benoit Coeuré - DGTPE


Lunch break 13:00-14:30


3rd session 14:30-16:00, Financial Linkages, Chair: François Bourguignon - PSE


Coffee break: 16:00-16:20


4th session: 16:20-17:50, Credit Constraints and Currency Collapses, Chair: Daniel Cohen - PSE

2ND DAY, Friday, 29 January 2010

Welcome and registration starts at 8:30, Palais Brongniart


5th session: 9:00-10:30, Trade Collapse, Chair: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas - Berkeley


Coffee break: 10:30-10:50


6th session: 10:50-12:20, Propagation Through Trade and Finance, Chair: Roger Guesnerie - PSE


Lunch break 12:30-14:00. Hollywood Savoy


7th session: POLICY PANEL 14:00-16:00, Chair : Jean-Pierre Landau
“Global Imbalances, the Financial Crisis and Exit Strategies”

  • Olivier Blanchard, François Bourguignon, Daniel Cohen, Jean-Luc Schneider, Beatrice Weder di Mauro.