2019 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association

Conference dates

18 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019

Location

New York City, USA

Description

Call For Papers
2019 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association

at School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

July 18- 20, 2019, NYC, USA

The 2019 annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) brings together academics and central bankers working on policy- relevant research. It is co- organized with School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRB NY), and the research center SAFE (Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe) at Goethe University Frankfurt.

PROGRAMME:

Thursday, 18 July, 33 Liberty Street, 14.00- 19.00 (time TBC)

Opening high- level policy discussion organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
(committee: Linda Goldberg, Antoine Martin, and Paolo Pesenti)
- Keynote Speech by John C. Williams, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
- Policy panel on "Financial stability: lessons from the crisis" featuring Nellie Liang (Brookings Institution), Jeremy C. Stein (Harvard University), (others TBC)
- Reception

This event takes place at the main building of the FRB NY!

Friday and Saturday, 19- 20 July, Columbia SIPA, 8.30- 18.00

- The main conference takes place at the Kellogg Center at Columbia SIPA and features over 30 contributed sessions (please see below call for papers) on a wide variety of policy relevant topics.
- The scientific committee is chaired by Patricia Mosser, Takatoshi Ito, Stefanie Schmitt- Grohé, and Michael Woodford (all Columbia University)
- The Bank for International Settlement (BIS) organizes a high- level policy panel on "Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy Frameworks" (committee: Boris Hofmann and Hyun Song Shin (both BIS))
- Columbia SIPA organizes another high- level panel (topic and committee TBA), as well as a special panel on "Cyber Risk and Financial Stability" organized by Patricia Mosser (Columbia University)
- The meeting will conclude with CEBRA's 2019 annual assembly (chaired by Raphael Auer (BIS & CEBRA)) at around 18.00 on July 20.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: The submission process is organised by the Research Center SAFE (Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe) at Goethe University Frankfurt.
Submission link: https://safe- frankfurt.de/index.php?id=699

The Submission deadline is Saturday, February 2nd.

Submissions for CEBRA's 2019 are being sought on the below list of themes:
- Digital currencies, fintech, and technology (sessions 1- 3)
- Regulation, markets, and financial intermediation (sessions 26- 31)
- International economics (sessions 9- 13)
- Macroeconomics, monetary policy, macrofinance, as well as monetary policy frameworks and
communication (sessions 14- 25)
- Inflation dynamics (sessions 6- 8)
- Policy lessons from the history of finance and central banking (sessions 4- 5)

Further sessions will be added depending on the range of submissions.

NO. TITLE, ORGANIZING INSTITUTION, AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
1 Digital Currencies and Fintech: Policy Implications
Session organized by Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) - Digital Currencies and Fintech
Network
Committee: Antonio Fatas (CEPR & INSEAD)
2* Cryptoassets and Financial Innovation
Session organized by Swiss National Bank (SNB)
Committee: Thomas Moser, Sébastien Kraenzlin, and Marcel Savioz (all SNB)
3* Digital Currency Economics and Policy
Session organized by Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER)
Committee: Allaudeen Hameed (National University of Singapore (NUS)), Johan Sulaeman
(NUS), and Giorgio Valente (Hong Kong Monetary Authority)
4* Policy Lessons from Financial History
Session organized by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Committee: David Wheelock (FRB St. Louis)
5 Policy Lessons from Central Banking History
Session organized by CEBRA
Committee: Federico Barbiellini Amidei (Banca d'Italia), Paolo Piselli (Banca d'Italia), Gianni
Toniolo (LUISS), and David Wheelock (FRB St Louis)
6* Competition, Prices and Inflation
Session organized by Bank of Israel
Committee: Itamar Caspi and Sigal Ribon (both Bank of Israel)
7* Inflation - Drivers and Dynamics
Session organized by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Center for Inflation Research
Committee: Robert Rich (FRB Cleveland)
8* Micro Price Setting and Inflation Dynamics
Session organized by European Central Bank (ECB) - DG Research
Committee: Luca Dedola (ECB)
9 International Trade and Macroeconomics
Session organized by CEBRA ITM Research Program
Committee: Sebastian Heise (FRB NY) and Joaquin Blaum (Brown University)
10 Capital Flows and Exchange Rates
Session organized by CEBRA IFM Research Program
Committee: Galina Hale (FRB San Francisco) and Linda Goldberg (FRB New York)
11* Global Financial Conditions: Transmission Channels and Policy Options
Session organized by ECB - International Policy Analysis Division
Committee: Georgios Georgiadis and Fabrizio Venditti (both ECB)
12 International Spillovers of Macroprudential and Monetary Policies
Session organized by International Bank Research Network (IBRN)
Committee: Claudia Buch (Bundesbank) and Linda Goldberg (FRB New York)
13* Business Cycles in Open Economies
Session organized by Sveriges Riksbank
Committee: Jesper Lindé (Sveriges Riksbank)
14* Chinese Macroeconomic Issues
Session organized by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco - Center for Pacific Basin Studies
Committee: Zheng Liu and Mark Spiegel (both FRB San Francisco)
15* Housing and the Macroeconomy
Session organized by Norges Bank
Committee: Knut Are Aastveit and Andrè K. Anundsen (both Norges Bank)
16* Monetary Policy in the New Normal
Session organized by Bank of Spain
Committee: Oscar Arce, Galo Nuño, Alessandro Galesi, and Carlos Thomas (all Bank of Spain)
17* Evolution of Monetary Policy Frameworks: Past, Present, and Future
Session organized by Bank of Japan
Committee: Shigenori Shiratsuka, Nao Sudo, and Shingo Watanabe (all Bank of Japan)
18* Monetary Policy Frameworks
Session organized by Bank of Canada
Committee: Anthony Landry (Bank of Canada)
19* Central Bank Communication and Credibility
Session organized by Bank of Korea - Economic Research Institute
Committee: Jaerang Lee, Ahn Byung Kwun, Byoung- Ki Kim, and Hwan- Koo Kang (all Bank of Korea)
20 Policy Analysis with Boundedly Rational Expectations
Session organized by Columbia University
Committee: Michael Woodford (Columbia University)
21 Nominal Wage Rigidity and Monetary Policy
Session organized by Columbia University
Committee: Stefanie Schmitt- Grohé (Columbia University)
22 Integrated Monetary- and Macroprudential Policy
Session organized by International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Committee: Tobias Adrian and Gaston Gelos (both IMF)
23* Macroprudential Policies and the Capital Flow Cycle
Session organized by Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)
Committee: Helene Schuberth and Markus Eller (both OeNB)
24 Banking: Monetary and Macro- Prudential Policy
Session organized by Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Committee: Javier Bianchi (FRB Minneapolis)
25 Monetary Policy and Macrofinance
Session organized by CEBRA MPMF Research Program
Committee: David Lopez- Salido (Federal Reserve Board)
26* Sovereign Risk and Financial Crises
Session organized by Deutsche Bundesbank
Committee: Kartik Anand, Jochen Mankart, and Emanuel Moench (all Bundesbank)
27* Understanding Market Based Finance and Non- bank Financial Institutions
Session organized by Central Bank of Ireland
Committee: Neil Killeen, Reamonn Lydon, Kitty Moloney, Gerard O'Reilly (all Central Bank of Ireland)
28* Post- implementation Evaluations of the G20 Financial Regulatory Reforms
Session organized by Financial Stability Board (FSB)
Committee: Dietrich Domanski and Christian Schmieder (both FSB)
29* Market Liquidity and Financial Market Regulation
Session organized by SAFE/Goethe University Frankfurt
Committee: Ester Faia and Loriana Pelizzon (both SAFE/Goethe University Frankfurt)
30 Bank Organizational Structures and Risk Taking
Session organized by International Bank Research Network (IBRN)
Committee: Claudia Buch (Bundesbank) and Linda Goldberg (FRB New York)
31 Regulation and Financial Intermediation
Session organized by CEBRA
Committee: Philipp Schnabl (NYU Stern)

FURTHER INFORMATION OF RELEVANCE:
- Papers submitted to the contributed sessions can also be considered for poster sessions organized by Mark Wynne (FRB Dallas). To submit a paper for the poster session, please check the box in the submission portal.
- The deadline for submissions is February 2, 2019. Authors of accepted papers will be informed by mid- April 2019. Please address any questions on the submission portal to Daniela Dimitrova.
- Each member of CEBRA can submit one paper only and each paper can be submitted only once. You can join CEBRA free of charge.
- Researchers who currently do not have a paper ready for submission are highly encouraged to volunteer as discussant (also via the submission portal).
- The organizers will not reimburse travel or accommodation expenditures. The registration fee for the meeting is USD 275 (this registration fee is waived for all sponsored sessions denoted with a "*" in the above list). A breakfast on July 19, light lunches and beverages on July 19 & 20 will be provided.
- Admission to the high- level policy discussion organized by the FRB NY on July 18 is subject to an attendance limit.

DISCLAIMER: Participation of the list of co- sponsoring institutions (Center for Economic Policy Research, Swiss National Bank, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Bank of Israel, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, European Central Bank, International Bank Research Network, Sveriges Riksbank, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Norges Bank, Bank of Spain, Bank of Japan, Bank of Korea, Bank of Canada, Columbia University, International Monetary Fund, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Deutsche Bundesbank, Central Bank of Ireland, Financial Stability Board, Goethe University Frankfurt) in this event does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation or favoring 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 2019 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.