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Welcome to the home page of CEBRA, the Central Bank Research Association. The mission of CEBRA is to encourage applied and theoretical research on topics relevant to central banks, financial regulators, international financial institutions, and fiscal authorities, as well as to connect the research staff of these institutions with academia.

NEWS: 

The program of the Boston Policy Workshop is now online.

UPDATED – Program of the 2017 Annual Meeting at the Bank of Canada, July 20-21, Ottawa, Canada

CEBRA 2016 annual activity report is now online. Browse the activity report for information about the CEBRA’s activities in 2016 and an outlook to the activities that are currently in the making for 2017.

Monetary Policy and Macro Finance Research Program to be launched by Tobias Adrian, Alan S. Blinder, Claudio Borio, Markus K. Brunnermeier, James Bullard, Piti Disyatat, Hans Genberg, Seppo Honkapohja, Athanasios Orphanides, Frank Smets, John B. Taylor, Kazuo Ueda, and John C. Williams. Researchers and institutions interested in contributing to this Research Program are asked to get in touch. More information is available here.

CEBRA’s 2017 Headline Events (For more events see our news feed):

Call for papers of the Workshop for Commodities and Macroeconomics, September 28‐29, 2017 at the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC.  Deadline has passed, program will be announced soon.

2017 Annual Conference of the International Trade and Macroeconomics Program, Hosted by the Bank of Italy, October 5-6, 2017, Rome, Italy. Deadline has passed, program will be announced soon.

 The conference, organized by Bank of Italy, CEPR, and CEBRA’s International Trade and Macroeconomics Program, will focus on recent challenges for macroeconomic policies and structural reform design, with an emphasis on micro-macro linkages. Issues of particular interest include the links between international trade and competitiveness, the implications of dispersed productivity growth, and the role of macroeconomic imbalances. The Organizing committee welcomes both theoretical and empirical contributions.

2017 Annual Meeting of the International Finance and Macroeconomics Program, Hosted by the Bank of England’s Moorgate Auditorium, October 19-20, 2017, London. Deadline has passed, program will be announced soon.

The first annual meeting of CEBRA’s International Finance and Macroeconomics program is sponsored by the Bank of England.  It will focus on all aspects of international financial and trade flows with emphasis on how they may respond to protectionist measures, actual and hypothetical. Of particular interest is the question of how global patterns of capital and trade flows might be altered by trade and capital restrictions. The Organizing committee welcomes both theoretical and empirical contributions.

2017 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association, Hosted by the Bank of Canada, July 20-21, 2017, Ottawa, CanadaThe 2017 meeting features six sessions jointly organized by CEBRA and the Bank of Canada. Further, the meeting features special sessions organized by the Bank for International Settlements, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank, as well as an invited session organized by the National Bureau of Economic ResearchThe deadline for submissions was 28 January 2017. The Program can be accessed here.

CEBRA’s sessions at the WEAI meetings, San Diego, June 25-29, 2017. CEBRA will be organizing four sessions at this event. Additionally, we are inviting our members to submit complete sessions. The deadline for submission was 22 January 2017. Access the program here.

CEBRA’s BOSTON POLICY WORKSHOP, July 09, 2017, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA, USA. Submission deadline was 22 January 2017. Access the program here.

CEBRA-ABFER Session on “Monetary Policy and Financial Stability in the Asia-Pacific,” May 22, 2017, Shangri-La, Singapore

CEBRA’s 2016 Headline Events:

2016 Annual Meeting and Program of the Norges Bank-ESCB-CEBRA Workshop “Financial Stability and Macroprudential Policy” 16.08.2016 Oslo. Access the call here.

CEBRA-ABFER Session on “Monetary Policy and Financial Stability in the Asia-Pacific,” May 23rd 2016, Shangri-La, Singapore

New: Video Highlights from the EventInternational Trade and Macroeconomic Interdependence in the Age of Global Value Chains, CEBRA-Bank of Lithuania-National Bank of Poland-CEPR, Vilnius, 15-16 September 2016.  Access the call here. 

Portland (OR), June 29 – July 3, 2016: CEBRA sessions on real exchange rates, global banks and international linkages, and labor mobility at the Western Economic Association meetingsAccess the program here