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The CEPR and EABCN have partnered to jointly support and expand the activities of the Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee (EABCDC). The Committee will pursue its dating of the troughs and peaks of euro area business cycles but it will also launch a series of research initiatives destined to monitor and better understand aggregate economic developments in the euro area.

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Upcoming Events

26/03/2020 to 27/03/2020
European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt


Ensuring resilience - role and limitations of monetary policy

The 11th conference organised by the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy (IRFMP) will be held at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt on 26 and 27 March 2020. The purpose of the IRFMP is to promote the discussion of innovative research on theoretical and empirical macroeconomic issues with relevance for monetary policy.

Deadline: Passed
EUI - Florence

The Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee is organizing a conference on potential output and output gap measurement. The workshop is calling for papers that can shed light on how theoretical and statistical concepts of potential output and the output gap relate and how to measure them in practice.

Programme of the conference:

Deadline: Passed
Training School
20/04/2020 to 21/04/2020
University of Mannheim

We are pleased to announce details of the latest EABCN Training School; a two-day course. Professor Morten Ravn (UCL) will teach the course.

Deadline: Passed
06/05/2020 to 07/05/2020
Banque de France

The conference will cover a broad range of themes related to empirical aspects of monetary policy. 
Simon Gilchrist (New York University), Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics and CEPR) and Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe (Columbia University and CEPR) are confirmed invited speakers. 

Deadline: Passed
Training School
03/06/2020 to 05/06/2020
Bank of Italy

The course introduces participants to a variety of advanced topics and recent developments in economic forecasting. Professors Graham Elliott and Allan Timmermann will teach the course.

Deadline: Passed

Recent Events

Training School
16/09/2019 to 18/09/2019
Bank of England (London)

Wouter den Haan (London School of Economics) and Pontus Rendahl (University of Cambridge) will be the instructors of the course that will discuss computational methods for macro analysis. 

May 17, 2019
30/08/2019 to 31/08/2019
University of Mannheim

The conference covers a broad range of themes related to challenges and advancements in understanding business cycle behaviour. George-Marios Angeletos (MIT and NBER), Nir Jaimovich (University of Zurich and CEPR) and Franck Portier (University College London and CEPR) are confirmed invited speakers, and we welcome further relevant submissions.

The program: 

March 15, 2019
Training School
05/06/2019 to 07/06/2019
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona

Domenico Giannone (Fed NY) and Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern) will be the instructors of a course that covers methods designed to deal with prediction with “big data” in macroeconomics, and to conduct structural analysis. 

March 01, 2019
30/05/2019 to 31/05/2019
Bank of Spain

The conference will cover a broad range of themes related to empirical aspects of business cycles. Marc Giannoni (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and CEPR), and Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School and CEPR) are confirmed invited speakers.


for the program.
January 31, 2019
21/03/2019 to 22/03/2019
Warsaw, National Bank of Poland

Olivier Coibion (University of Texas an NBER), Jordi Gali (CREI, CEPR and NBER), Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics, CEPR and NBER) are confirmed invited speakers.


November 30, 2018
31/08/2018 to 01/09/2018

This second EABCN macro-finance conference will cover innovative work advancing our knowledge of macro-financial linkages. Theoretical and empirical contributions are both welcome. Nicola Gennaioli (Bocconi University & CEPR) and Stefan Nagel (Booth School of Business, University of Chicago & CEPR) will be the keynote speakers.


May 01, 2018