Call for Papers: 2022 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)

Conference dates

29 Aug 2022 - 31 Aug 2022

Location

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

Description

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association will take place in person on 29-31 August 2022, at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Ciutadella Campus, Barcelona, Spain. The meeting is co-organised with the Banco de España, the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE) and the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe” (SAFE). The annual meeting will commence on Monday, 29 August 2022, 08:30 a.m. (CET) with welcoming remarks followed by the first of six parallelsessions which feature 34 contributed sessions in total, covering a wide variety of policy-relevant topics.

The afternoon of the 29 August will showcase a stimulating high-level policy discussion comprising of several eminent economists including Jordi Galí (Center for Research in International Economics / Universitat Pompeu Fabra / Barcelona School of Economics), who will chair the session. The main conference will continue on Tuesday, 30 August and includes a further three parallel sessions, the CEBRA annual assembly and a closing reception hosted by the Banco de España and featuring a keynote address by Governor Hernández de Cos.

The core program of the annual meeting officially ends on Tuesday, 30 August but an optional third day is tentatively planned for Wednesday, 31 August and further details will be posted on the CEBRA website www.cebra.org once confirmed.

Additional Information

The Scientific Committee is chaired by Carlos Thomas (Banco de España), Eva Ortega (Banco de España), Loriana Pelizzon (Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE), Davide Debortoli (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CREi and Barcelona School of Economics), Luca Gambetti (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Barcelona School of Economics) and Raphael Schoenle (Brandeis University and CEBRA).

Submission link: CEBRA Annual Meeting 2022 Submission Portal: https://safe-frankfurt.de/news-latest/events/cebra-2022.html

The submission deadline is Friday, April 01, 2022

Submissions to CEBRA’s 2022 Annual Meeting are being sought on the below list of themes:

• Payments and Innovation (1-6, 34)
• Inflation Process and Policy (7-8)
• Monetary Policy, Frameworks and Communication (9-14)
• Climate Change and Sustainable Finance (15-17)
• Firm Heterogeneity, Big Tech and the Macroeconomy (18-23)
• Banking, Macro Policy and Financial Stability (24-27)
• International Finance and Macroeconomics (28-33)

Title, organising institution, and committee members (* denotes a sponsored session)
1*. Deep Neural Networks and Reinforcement Learning in Central Banking
Session organised by: Bank of England
Committee: Shiv Chowla and Michael Kumhof (both Bank of England)

2*. Stable Coins
Session organised by: Bank of Lithuania
Committee: Marius Jurgilas, Benjamin Hemingway, Povilas Lastauskas and Sigitas Šiaudinis
(all Bank of Lithuania)

3*. Financial Innovation and the Monetary System
Session organised by: Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Committee: Boris Hofmann, Leonardo Gambacorta and Jon Frost (all BIS)

4. The Economics of Digital Currencies
Session organised by: European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank for International Settlements
(BIS)
Committee: Raphael Auer (BIS), Massimo Ferrari (ECB) and Arnaud Mehl (ECB)

5*. Payment Innovations and Financial Stability
Session organised by: Sveriges Riksbank
Committee: Christoph Bertsch, Xin Zhang and Ulf Söderström (all Sveriges Riksbank)

6*. Financial Stability Implications of Decentralised Finance (DeFi) and Crypto Asset
Markets
Session organised by: Financial Stability Board
Committee: Matteo Aquilina, Narahari Phatak and Patrick Armstrong (all FSB)

7*. Inflation Risks
Session organised by: Bank of Israel
Committee: Alon Binyamini and Sigal Ribon (both Bank of Israel)

8*. Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics
Session organised by: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Center for Inflation Research
Committee: Robert Rich (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Center for Inflation Research)
and Raphael Schoenle (Brandeis University)

9*. Effective Monetary Policy Communication: The Role of the Sender, Medium, and
Message
Session organised by: Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER)
Committee: Bernard Yeung (National University of Singapore), Sumit Agarwal (National
University of Singapore) and Michael Weber (University of Chicago)

10*. Central Bank Communication and Textual Data
Session organised by: Central Bank of Ireland
Committee: David Byrne (Central Bank of Ireland), Robert Goodhead (Central Bank of
Ireland), Conor Parle (Central Bank of Ireland) and Michael McMahon (University of Oxford)

11*. Central Bank Communication
Session organised by: Bank of Korea
Committee: Byoung-Ki Kim and Geunhyung Yim (both Bank of Korea)

12*. Expectations and Implications on Fiscal and Monetary Policy
Session organised by: Central Bank of Chile
Committee: Ernesto Pasten and Andrés Fernández M. (both Central Bank of Chile)

13. New Evidence on the Effects of Monetary Policy
Session organised by: Barcelona School of Economics (BSE)
Committee: Luca Gambetti (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Barcelona School of
Economics)

14*. Long-Run Effects of Recessions and Expansions: Channels of Transmission and Policy
Response
Session organised by: Norges Bank
Committee: Knut Are Aastveit and Francesco Furlanetto (both Norges Bank)

15. International Finance Aspects of Climate Risks
Session organised by: CEBRA’s International Finance and Macroeconomics Program (IFM)
Committee: Galina Hale (UC Santa Cruz) and Fernanda Nechio (Federal Reserve Bank of San
Francisco)

16. Sustainable Finance
Session organised by: Leibniz Institute of Financial Research SAFE
Committee: Loriana Pelizzon (Leibniz Institute of Financial Research SAFE)

17*. Climate Change and Central Banking
Session organised by: Bank of Japan
Committee: Ichiro Muto, Daisuke Ikeda and Naoko Hara (all Bank of Japan)

18*. Firm Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy
Session organised by: Banco de España
Committee: Galo Nuño, Carlos Thomas and Enrique Moral (all Banco de España)

19. The Macroeconomic Effects of Big Techs Activity
Session organised by: Bank for International Settlements, Innovation and Digital Economy
Unit (BIS)
Committee: Leonardo Gambacorta and Jon Frost (both BIS)

20*. Zombie Lending and the Macroeconomy
Session organised by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Committee: Miguel Faria e Castro (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

21*. Firm Financing Following COVID-19: Implications for Capital Flows and Productivity
Session organised by: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Committee: Lilas Demmou, Etienne Lepers and Caroline Roulet (all OECD)

22. Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy
Session organised by: Barcelona School of Economics (BSE)
Committee: Davide Debortoli (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CREi and Barcelona School of
Economics)

23. Macroeconomic Implications of Market Power
Session organised by: Barcelona School of Economics (BSE)
Committee: Jan Eeckhout (ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona School of
Economics)

24*. Financial Literacy, Household Finance and Beliefs
Session organised by: Bank of Finland
Committee: Esa Jokivuolle, Juha Kilponen and Iikka Korhonen (all Bank of Finland)

25*. Banking and Macro Policy - International Perspectives
Session organised by: Center for Pacific Basin Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Committee: Zheng Liu and Mark Spiegel (both Center for Pacific Basin Studies, Federal
Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

26*. Monetary Policy and Financial Stability
Session organised by: Deutsche Bundesbank
Committee: Mathias Hoffmann, Vivien Lewis, Cristina Manea and Matthias Rottner (all
Deutsche Bundesbank)

27*. Bank Lending Interventions During Covid
Session organised by: International Banking Research Network (IBRN)
Committee: Jin Cao (Norges Bank) and Diana Bonfim (Banco de Portugal)

28. International Trade and Macroeconomics
Session organised by: CEBRA’s International Trade and Macroeconomics Program (ITM)
Committee: Manuel Garcia-Santana (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Elisa Giannone
(Pennsylvania State University)

29*. Choices of Currencies for Use in Financial Transactions
Session organised by: Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Committee: Linda Goldberg and Antoine Martin (both Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

30*. New Estimates of Cross-Border Asset Holdings and their Implications
Session organised by: Federal Reserve Board
Committee: Stephanie Curcuru and Carol Bertaut (both Federal Reserve Board)

31. External Shocks, Monetary Policy, and Financial Stability
Session organised by: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Committee: Christopher J. Erceg and Gaston Gelos (both IMF)

32*. Monetary Policy Spillovers in a Globalized World: Origins, Channels, and Implications
Session organised by: Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Committee: Ms. Helene Schuberth and Thomas Zörner (both Oesterreichische Nationalbank)

33*. Monetary and Fiscal Policy Coordination in Emerging Markets
Session organised by: South African Reserve Bank (SARB)
Committee: Chris Loewald (SARB), Konstantin Makrelov (SARB), Nicola Viegi (University of Pretoria) and Laurence Harris (SOAS University of London)

34*. Central Bank Digital Currencies
Session organised by: Bank of Canada
Committee: Jiaqi Li and Jonathan Chiu (both Bank of Canada)

Further information of relevance:
• The deadline for submissions is Friday 01 April. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by Monday 02 May. Please address any questions on the submission portal to Daniela Dimitrova.
• Each member of CEBRA can submit and present one paper only. Membership of CEBRA is free.
• Each paper can only be submitted once for three sessions. Papers will be considered by multiple session committees. In case a paper is selected in two or more sessions, it will be presented in the session with higher priority for its author.
• Researchers who currently do not have a paper ready for submission are highly encouraged to volunteer as a discussant (also via the submission portal).
• There is no registration fee for active participants (committee members, presenters and discussants). Further information regarding the registration process will be announced in due course.

Disclaimer: Participation of the above-listed co‐sponsoring institutions does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation or favouring endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of the Central Bank Research Association or any other co‐sponsor or other person or entity by any of the co‐sponsoring institutions. All views expressed during CEBRA's 2022 annual meeting are strictly those of the authors, discussants, and other participants and not those of CEBRA, the co‐sponsoring institutions or any other institutions.