The conference covers a broad range of themes around monetary and macro-finance topics. It will bring together recent contributions in this area of research, including studies with a strong theoretical basis and empirical papers. A non-exclusive list of examples of relevant topics includes:
▪ High inflation and its consequences
▪ Supply-side disturbances and structural change
▪ Financial stability and international capital markets
▪ Digital assets and the unit of account role of money
▪ Monetary and fiscal interactions with high public debt levels
▪ The role of firm, product and consumer heterogeneity
▪ The role of expectations and communication
Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University and CEPR) and Christian Wolf (MIT) are confirmed invited speakers, and we welcome further relevant submissions.
The CEPR-EABCN Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee deliberated on 27 December 2022 to assess the state of euro area economic activity, relying on quarterly data through the third quarter of the year. Across euro area countries, some of the dispersion caused by the Covid shock has dissipated but differences in the recovery are still notable.
For more information, please visit the Dating committee section on the website.