Training Schools

International Dimension of Optimal Monetary Policy

02/07/2014 to 04/07/2014
University of Cambridge

The 21th EABCN training school has been a three days course on 'International Dimension of Optimal Monetary Policy' taught by professor Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge and CEPR). The course focused on:

  • Trade-offs between internal and external objectives reconsidered. Open-economy Phillips Curve, loss function and targeting rules. Monetary versus macro-prudential policies;
  • Open issues in the design of DSGE models for policy design and assessment:
    • Local currency price stability of imports;
    • Competitiveness;
    • Stabilization under fixed exchange rates: pitfalls in the so-called Walters' critique. Are multipliers larger under fixed exchange rate regime?
    • The transmission of sovereign risk. 
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Financial Econometrics, Macroeconometrics, and Predictive Modelling

11/05/2014 to 13/05/2014
European University Institute

The 20st EABCN training school will be a three days course on 'Financial Econometrics, Macroeconometrics and Predictive Modelling' taught by professor  Francis Diebold (University of Pennsylvania). The course will focus on recent developments in measurement, modelling and forecasting in macroeconomic contexts, financial economic contexts and the interface. 


Volatility: Measurement, Modelling and Forecasting

13/11/2013 to 15/11/2013
Florence, EUI

The 19th EABCN training school will be three days course on 'Volatility: Measurement, Modelling and Forecasting' taught by Professor Torben G. Andersen (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern). The training school will take place at the European University Institute, Florence, from the 13th to the 15th of November 2013.

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Markov Switching VARs and DSGEs

21/07/2013 to 25/07/2013
Budapest, Magyar Nemzti Bank

There first EABCN and MNB training school was a five days course on 'Markov Switching VARs and DSGEs' taught by Tao Zha (Federal Reserve of Atlanta). The training school took place at the Conference Center of the Magyar Nemzti Bank, Budapest from the 22nd to the 26th of July 2013.

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The Search-Theoretical Approach to Liquidity

12/05/2013 to 14/05/2013
Lisbon, Banco de Portugal

The 18th EABCN training school will be three days course on 'The Search-Theoretic Approach to Liquidity' taught by Professor Ricardo Lagos (New York University). The training school took place at Banco de Portugal, Lisbon, from the 13th to the 15th of May 2013.

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17th Training School: 'Monetary Policy in Open Economies'

21/11/2012 to 23/11/2012
Rome, Banca d'Italia

The 17th EABCN training school will be three days course on 'Monerary Policy in Open Economies' taught by Dr. Gianluca Benigno. The training school will take place in Banca d'Italia, Rome, from the 21st to the 23rd of November 2012.

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16th Training school: 'Forecasting Inflation'

15/05/2012 to 17/05/2012
The 16th EABCN Traning School will be a three day course on 'Forecasting Inflation' taught by Professor Jonathan Wright. The training school will take place in Florence from the 16th to the 18th of May 2012.
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15th EABCN Training School: 'The Econometric Analysis of Mixed Frequency Data with Macro/Finance Applications'

25/10/2011 to 27/10/2011

The 15th EABCN Training School will be a three-day course on "The Econometric Analysis of Mixed Frequency Data with Macro/Finance Applications'” taught by Professor Eric Ghysels. This training school will take place in Florence from 26 to 28 October 2011.

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13th Training School: Bayesian Inference in Macroeconomic Models

15/12/2010 to 17/12/2010
Banque National de Belgique, Brussels

The 13th EABCN Training School was a three-day course on "Baysian Inferece in Macroecomic Models” taught by Professor Giorgio Primiceri. This training school took place in Brussels from 15 to 17 December 2010.


12th Training School on Monetary-Fiscal Policy Interactions

13/09/2010 to 15/09/2010

The 12th EABCN Training School was a three-day course on "Monetary-Fiscal Policy Interactions” taught by Professor Eric M. Leeper. lt took place in Amsterdam from 14 to 16 September 2010.