5th Short-Term Funding Markets Conference

Conference date

22 Apr 2022


Washington, DC


We invite authors to submit research papers to the 5th Short-Term Funding Markets (STFM) Conference, co-organized by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the University of Maryland’s Center for Financial Policy.

Date: April 22, 2022 (in person, may resort to virtual)

Paper Submission Deadline: December 31, 2021

The conference theme is broadly defined. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:
● Maturity transformation and liquidity management by banks, broker-dealers, money market mutual funds, or other financial intermediaries
● Frictions and fragility in short-term funding markets
● Effects of regulation and central bank intervention in short-term funding markets
● Money creation and the demand for safe assets
● Fintech and encrypted currency

Paper Submission Procedure: The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2021. Please submit completed papers in PDF format without any author information to: STFM-Conference@frb.gov. In the body of the email, please provide author names and preferred contact information. There is no submission fee. Authors of selected papers will be notified in mid-February, 2022.

Conference Organizers: Lei Li (Federal Reserve Board), Marco Macchiavelli (Federal Reserve Board), and Russell Wermers (University of Maryland)

Program Committee: Sriya Anbil (Federal Reserve Board), Jack Bao (University of Delaware), Sergey Chernenko (Purdue), Itay Goldstein (Wharton), Gary Gorton (Yale), Sebastian Infante Bilbao (Federal Reserve Board), Wei Jiang (Columbia), Marcin Kacperczyk (Imperial College London), Yi Li (Federal Reserve Board), Philipp Schnabl (NYU), Andre Silva (Federal Reserve Board), Allan Timmermann (UCSD), Stephane Verani (Federal Reserve Board), Alex Zhou (Federal Reserve Board), and Francesca Zucchi (Federal Reserve Board)