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6 June 2022 - 7 June 2022

5th Loughborough Workshop on Macroeconomic Policies in Emerging and Developing Countries, 2022

Presented By Organised by the Money and Developing Economies (MaDE) RIG

About this event

Following the successful workshops in previous years, the Money and Developing Economies (MaDE) Research Interest Group will be running a 5th two-day workshop at the School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University. Papers presented will address various issues (both theoretical and empirical) relating to, and that effect, the macroeconomics of developing countries. The Keynote speakers this year are:

Prof Victor Murinde, SOAS London

Prof David Fielding, Global Development Institute, Manchester University and Otago University, New Zealand

 The event is organised by Prof Eric PentecostDr Simeon Coleman and Dr Ahmad Ahmad

Timetable

Day 1: Monday 6th June 

09.30

Registration

Registration

 09.45

 Welcome

 Prof David Llewellyn, Loughborough University

 

Session I

Chair: Prof Eric Pentecost, Loughborough University

10.00 

 

 

Paper 1

 

 

The Direct and Indirect Transmission of Global Credit Market Shocks to Credit Cycles in Developing Economies: Can Macroprudential Regulation Attenuate the Virility of the Shocks?

Prof Victor Murinde, SOAS University of London

10.30

 

Paper 2

Delving Into the Effects of Financial Crises on Human Development

Dr Vitor Castro, Loughborough University

11.00

Refreshments

Tea/Coffee

11.15

Session II

Chair: Dr Dawid Trzeciakiewicz, Loughborough University

11.20

Paper 3

Impact of Financial Inclusion on Bank Stability in Africa

Fatima Jika, Loughborough University

11.50

Paper 4

The Gender Gap in Enterprise Access to Finance and Firm Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Portia Akolgo, Loughborough University

12.20

Paper 5

High frequency shocks of interest rates, financial asset prices and financial uncertainty on SADC's Aggregate Investment dynamics

Kedibonye Sekakela, Loughborough University

12.50

Paper 6

Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Household Wellbeing, and the Role of Mobile Money: Panel Evidence from Ghana

Dr Carlos Nyarko, Loughborough University

13.20

LUNCH

LUNCH

14.25

 Session III

 Chair: Dr Simeon Coleman, Loughborough University

14.30

 

Paper 7

Rethinking Human Development in the Post-COVID World

Prof Sushanta Mallick, Queen Mary University, London

15.00

Paper 8

Saving for a Rainy Day: The Mediating Effect of Trust on Savings Behaviour of Mobile Money Users

Dr Ahmad Hassan Ahmad, Loughborough University

15.30

Paper 9

Does Corruption Matter for Growth? The role of migration

Dr Shrabani Saha, University of Lincoln

16.00

Paper 10

The Long Arm of Geography: Democracy and Financial Development

Dr Markus Eberhardt, University of Nottingham

16.30

Refreshments

Tea/Coffee

16.40

Session IV

Chair: Prof Victor Murinde, SOAS London

16.40

 

 

Paper 11

 

 

Developing a New Model of Exchange Market Pressure - Evidence from Three Emerging Asian Economies

Elisa Deffenu, Loughborough University

17.10

Paper 12

Commodity Currencies: Unpicking the Relationship Between Commodity Prices and Exchange Rates

Dr Sophie van Huellen, Global Development Institute, Manchester University

17.40 - 

17.45

DAY 1 CLOSING REMARKS

Prof Eric Pentecost, Loughborough University

18.15

 

DRINKS AND BOOK LAUNCH EVENT, FOLLOWED BY DINNER (Burleigh Court)

Inclusive Financial Development

-          Prof David Llewellyn, Loughborough University

-          Prof Victor Murinde, SOAS, London

-          Dr Ahmad Hassan Ahmad, Loughborough University

Day 2: Tuesday 7th June

09.30

Refreshments

Tea/Coffee

10.00

Session V

Chair: Dr Kavita Sirichand, Loughborough University

10.00

Paper 13

A Re-Examination of the Determinants of ODA Flows: What Can We Learn from Transitions from High Aid Dependence?

Dr Robert Mullings, Nottingham Trent University

10.30

Paper14

Macroeconomic Effects of Ghana’s Oil Discovery

Prof Oliver Morrisey, University of Nottingham

11.00

Refreshments

Tea/Coffee

11.20

Session VI

Chair: Petr Harasimovic, Loughborough University.

11.20

Paper 15

Impact of financial constraints on economic activity of firms: Evidence from Pakistan

Dr Ayse Demir, University of Roehampton

11.50

Paper 16

China’s Onshore and Offshore Exchange Rate Differential: The Role of News Sentiment

Dr Marie Stack, Nottingham Trent University

12.20

 

Paper 17

 

Consumption Functions of India: How they differ across states by rural and urban areas for poor and rich households

Dr Keshab R Bhattarai, University of Hull

12.50

LUNCH

LUNCH

14.00

Session VII

Chair: Dr Simeon Coleman, Loughborough University

14.00

Paper 18

Financial Technology (Fintech), Financial Inclusion and Entrepreneurship among women and youth in Africa

Dr Abbi Kedir, University of Sheffield

14.30

 

Paper 19

 

 

The Effects of Hedging on Firm Value in China using a Threshold model

Dr Bruce Morley, University of Bath

15.00

Paper 20

Ethnicity, Women’s Empowerment, and Decisions about Children’s Education in Ghana

Prof David Fielding, Global Development Institute, Manchester University and Otago University, New Zealand.

15.30

 

 

CLOSING REMARKS AND VOTE OF THANKS

Prof Eric Pentecost, Loughborough University.

15.40           

 

CLOSE

 

 

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