6th Conference on Fixed Income Markets: Advances in Fixed Income and Macro-Finance Research
Call For Papers

August 17-18, 2017 in Vancouver, BC

The Bank of Canada, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, are hosting a conference on Advances in Fixed Income and Macro-Finance Research, to be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada on August 17-18, 2017.

OVERVIEW: The conference will provide an opportunity for researchers and policy advisors to discuss cutting-edge research on fixed income finance, asset pricing, and macro-finance. We are soliciting papers from a broad range of topics in this area, with a preference for work that has implications for monetary policy, financial stability, or financial regulation. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: the macroeconomic determinants of interest rates; financial stability issues such as reaching-for-yield, excess leverage, and duration-risk buildup; the financial and macroeconomic effects of unconventional monetary policies and new regulations; bond market volatility and microstructure; modeling and estimation of premia for duration/inflation/liquidity risk; the equilibrium real interest rate; sovereign default risk; and, international linkages and spillovers.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please send a draft of your paper or a detailed abstract in electronic form to conference.fmd@bankofcanada.ca by May 1, 2017. The organizers will cover reasonable travel expenses for presenters. Electronic copies of the conference papers will be made available online, but a conference volume will not be published.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Antonio Diez de los Rios, Bank of Canada Gregory Bauer, Bank of Canada Jean-Sebastien Fontaine, Bank of Canada Michael Bauer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Jens Christensen, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Peter Klein, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Andrey Pavlov, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University

Posted: 20 Mar 2017