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.
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde (University of Pennsylvania) and Galo Nuño (Bank of Spain) will be the instructors of this course which will introduce the main tools, as well as recent advances, in continuous-time methods in macroeconomics, with a focus on their application to Heterogeneous Agent models.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professors Kenneth Singleton and Anh Le will cover select topics on the modelling of the term structure of interest rates, including reduced-form affine term structure models and equilibrium models of the interest rates in which agents are endowed with specific preferences.
Prof. Benjamin Moll (University of Princeton) will teach a course that will develop tools for the analysis and numerical solution of heterogeneous agent models in continuous-time focusing in particular on numerical solutions techniques using finite difference methods.
Prof. Lutz Kilian (U. Michigan) will cover the determination of the price of oil in global markets and the relationship between the price of oil and the macroeconomy (inflation, growth, financial markets).