Année : 2016

Estimation of Tail Risk based on Extreme Expectiles

Mardi | 2016-12-13 16-17h20 en sully05 Abdelaati DAOUIA – Stéphane GIRARD – Gilles STUPER We use tail expectiles to estimate alternative measures to the Value at Risk (VaR), Expected Shortfall (ES) and Marginal Expected Shortfall (MES), three instruments of risk protection of utmost importance in actuarial science and statistical finance. The concept of expectiles is […]

Power-law distribution in the external debt-to-scale revenue ratio: empirical evidence and a theoretical model

Mardi | 2016-11-15 Salle des thèses Gilles DUFRENOT – Anne-Charlotte PARET This paper provides evidence that the external debt-to-fiscal revenue ratio in the emerging countries follows a power-law distribution. Such a distribution reflects the fact that external debt distress or debt crises correspond to extreme events that have been found to happen fairly often. We […]

Corruption and Monetary Policy in a Cash-in-Advance Economy

Mercredi | 2016-10-26 B103 12h Réda MARAKBI – Patrick VILLIEU In this paper, we build an endogenous growth model describing a cash-in-advance economy to reassess the macroeconomic consequences of corruption in terms of monetary policy in the long run. To this end, we consider two main configurations: a model with exogenous corruption and a model […]

Endogenous currency crashes

Mardi | 2016-10-18 16-17h20 en salle des thèses Louis RAFFESTIN We present a model of the FX market with 3 agents: carry traders, momentum traders, and fundamentalists, where carry traders are subject to funding constraints. We show that the interactions between these agents provide a theoretical base for the empirical observation that exchange rates go […]

A History of Macroeconomics from Keynes to Lucas and Beyond

Mardi | 2016-10-14 14h30-16h30 en B103 Michel DE VROEY This book retraces the history of macroeconomics from Keynes’s General Theory to the present. Central to it is the contrast between a Keynesian era and a Lucasian – or dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) – era, each ruled by distinct methodological standards. In the Keynesian era, […]

Financial Development and the Duration of Banking Crises

Mardi | 2016-09-27 16h00-17h40 Salle des thèses Alexandru MINEA – Clément MATHONNAT Using an extensive dataset covering 96 banking crises in 75 countries over 1977-2014, we study the role of financial development (FD) in the duration of banking crises (DBC). Our duration analysis reveals that FD significantly increases the DBC: moving from the lowest to […]