Background Our economic society has been struggling with the shortage of macroeconomists for long time. Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), in partnership with the department of economics at Stellenbosch University, is pleased to announce the upcoming workshop on macroeconomic research and modelling at Stellenbosch University. The workshop aims to provide scholars who are interested in macroeconomics an opportunity to improve their research capacity and skills. It is a continuation of the previous one in 2020. We are delighted to announce that Prof. Junior Maih, Senior Economist at Norges Bank, will present us a 4-day workshop. The workshop focuses on micro-founded DSGE modelling approach with regime switching. The workshop covers the economic foundations of macroeconomic models and how they relate to policy issues; techniques for solving and analyzing DSGE models with regime switching; how to use RISE toolbox to do simulation and estimation analyses of these models. Throughout the workshop, Prof Maih will also share his knowledge and experience of doing research in macroeconomics.
Workshop Date and Location: 5-8 September 2022, Stellenbosch
About the presenter: Prof. Junior Maih is a Senior Economist and special advisor at Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway) and an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the Norwegian Business School (BI). He holds a PhD from the University of Oslo (December 2005), where his doctoral dissertation was “Asymmetric Trade and Nominal Rigidities in a DSGE Perspective: Implications for the Transmission of Shocks and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics””.
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