European Central Bank

Steering committee representative: 

Research at the European Central Bank (ECB) is conducted in various business areas with a particular emphasis on issues related to monetary, macro-prudential, and supervisory policies. Studies are made available through the ECB Working Paper and Occasional Paper series. Directorate General Research at the ECB is dedicated to supporting the policy functions with high-quality academic output in the fields of monetary and financial research. It also takes a special role in co-ordinating research activities in the ECB and the European System of Central Banks (ESCB). For instance, it organises regular task forces and research networks that include the members of the ESCB. 

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International Research Forum on Monetary Policy

18/03/2016 to 19/03/2016
ECB - Frankfurt

The purpose of the ninth conference organised by the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy (IRFMP) is to promote the discussion of innovative research on theoretical and empirical macroeconomic issues with relevance for monetary policy

Fiscal Policy During and After the Crisis

10/11/2016 to 11/11/2016

The role of fiscal policy for business-cycle stabilisation and for risk sharing in a monetary union is a matter of interest for both policymakers and academics, especially in view of the financial crisis in Europe of past years. The aim of the conference is to explore this role, accompanied by policy discussions on completing Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) with a focus on improving the EMU fiscal policy framework.

July 31, 2016

Understanding inflation: lessons from the past, lessons for the future?

21/09/2017 to 22/09/2017
ECB, Frankfurt

The aim of the conference, hosted by the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt am Main on 21-22 September 2017, is to enhance our understanding of the drivers and dynamics of inflation and of inflation expectations, to draw conclusions from the most recent low inflation environment as well as from earlier episodes, and to discuss lessons for the future.

May 31, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: 10th ECB Workshop on Forecasting Techniques: Economic Forecasting with Large Datasets

18/06/2018 to 19/06/2018
European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Call for Papers

10th ECB Workshop on Forecasting Techniques: Economic Forecasting with Large Datasets

The European Central Bank (ECB) is holding its tenth Workshop on Forecasting Techniques in Frankfurt am Main on 18 and 19 June 2018.

February 28, 2018

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

Call for papers

December 01, 2019