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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: 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.

University of Basel to host CEBRA secretariat, Rahel Braun appointed as General Manager and Andreas Freitag appointed as Research Program Manager & Associate Treasurer

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

2017 annual conference of the International Trade and Macroeconomics Program will be hosted by the Banca d’Italia. Details and call will follow.

2017 annual conference of the International Finance and Macroeconomics Program will be hosted by the Bank of England. Details and call will follow.

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. Program will be announced soon.

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. Program will be announced soon.

CEBRA’s BOSTON POLICY WORKSHOP, July 09, 2017, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA, USA. Submission deadline was 22 January 2017. Program will be announced soon.

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