FRB Cleveland Conference “Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics” 29-30.09.2016

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland will host its biennial research conference dedicated to inflation on September 29-30, 2016, in Cleveland. The conference will bring together top researchers from academia, central banks, and other policy institutions to present research findings related to inflation. Some of the topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Inflation dynamics and monetary policy
The determinants of inflation expectations and the relationship of expectations to observed inflation
Input costs and their role in inflation dynamics
Micro-level price dynamics and implications for aggregate inflation
Inflation forecasting

The conference’s invited participants include Alberto Cavallo, Emanuel Moench, Emi Nakamura, and Jonathan Wright. Each paper on the program will have an assigned discussant.

Authors interested in presenting research related to inflation at this conference should submit a PDF of their paper to inflation.conference@clev.frb.org. The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2016. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by March 15, 2016. The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland will pay reasonable travel and accommodation expenses for authors of accepted papers and for discussants.

Please feel free to circulate this call for papers to your colleagues.

Conference Organizers: Ellis Tallman, Todd Clark, and Ed Knotek