Conferences & Workshops

Challenges in Empirical Macroeconomics since 2020

19/05/2022 to 22/05/2022
Eltville am Rhein, Germany

We welcome submissions from a broad range of themes related to the consequences of the Covid-19 shock for empirical macroeconomics. Topics of the conference include but are not limited to
• Rare events and disaster-type shocks
• Measuring economic uncertainty and its effects
• Nowcasting and forecasting in a changing environment
• Inflation dynamics
• Business cycle measurement
Serena Ng (Columbia University) and Frank Schorfheide (University of Pennsylvania) have confirmed their participation as invited speakers.

The Macro and Micro of Digital Coins and Markets

19/05/2022 to 20/05/2022
National Bank of Ukraine (hybrid)

The 7th annual research conference jointly organized by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN) will focus on the emerging challenges of public and private competition in payments and decentralized finance along with their legal and regulatory challenges. Confirmed keynote speaker is Prof. Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University).

The organizing committee invites submissions in the following areas (non-exhaustive)
- Monetary Policy effectiveness with public private currency competition
- Trade, FX volatility with cross-border CBDC
- Macroprudential policy for the digital age
- The microstructure of digital financial markets
- New avenues with algorithmic financial products
- Pricing Digital Assets
- The industrial organization of payment platforms: national competition for global players?
- Leapfrogging in emerging economies’ payment infrastructure and instruments

Empirical Advances in Monetary Policy

26/10/2020 to 28/10/2020
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. 

For more information please consult the conference webpage

FINDING THE GAP - Output Gap Measurement in the Euro Area

17/04/2020
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:

International Research Forum on Monetary Policy

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.

Note: THE EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.

New Approaches for Understanding Business Cycles

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: 

Advances in Business Cycle Analysis

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.

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Challenges in Understanding the Monetary Transmission Mechanism

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.

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Asset Prices and the Macro Economy

31/08/2018 to 01/09/2018
Mannheim

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.

 

Measuring the Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy in the Data: What Have We Learned?

27/04/2018 to 28/04/2018
Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

The conference will cover a broad range of themes related to the estimation of the effects of unconventional monetary policies in the data. Jordi Gali (CREI and CEPR), Refet S. Gürkaynak (Bilkent University and CEPR), Frank Smets (ECB and CEPR) and Jonathan Wright (Johns Hopkins University) are confirmed invited speakers. 

International Research Forum on Monetary Policy

23/03/2018 to 24/03/2018
Federal Reserve Board Washington

The tenth conference organized by the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy (IRFMP) will be held at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. on March 23-24, 2018. The purpose of the IRFMP is to promote the discussion of innovative research on theoretical and empirical macroeconomic issues with relevance for monetary policy.

 

Time-varying Models for Monetary Policy and Financial Stability

08/06/2017 to 09/06/2017
Florence, EUI

The conference will cover a broad range of themes related to econometric models with parameter time-variation. A special emphasis is on methodological, theoretical and empirical aspects and on their relevance for economic policy making, in particular for monetary policy and financial stability.

Wouter Den Haan (London School of Economics and CEPR), Jesper Lindé (Sveriges Riksbank and CEPR), Junior Maih (Norges Bank) and Dan Waggoner (Atlanta FED) are already confirmed their participation.