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CfP: 2nd CEBRA Workshop for Commodities and Macroeconomics hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the Bank of Canada. September 5‐6, 2018

Confirmed speakers: Lawrence Christiano (Northwestern U) and Lutz Kilian (U Michigan)

The deadline for submissions is Monday April 16, 2018. Please send drafts of completed papers to

The Call for Papers (pdf) can be downloaded here.

Call for Papers - CEBRA Commodities and Macroeconomics Workshop


CfP: 2018 Annual Meeting of CEBRA, August 20-21

The annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA), co-organized by the Research Center SAFE (Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe) at Goethe University Frankfurt, takes place on August 20-21, 2018 (Monday & Tuesday) at the House of Finance.

To submit a paper, please visit the SAFE Submission Portal.

The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2018.

The meeting features a keynote speech by Jens Weidmann, Governor of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), high-level panels by the International Monetary Fund (committee members Tobias Adrian (IMF) and Gaston Gelos (IMF)), the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Financial Stability Board (committee members Claudia Buch (Deutsche Bundesbank), Emanuel Moench (Deutsche Bundesbank), and Tara Rice (FSB)) as well as 20 contributed sessions on a wide range of policy-relevant research topics.

Authors are invited to submit papers on the below list of topics. Papers submitted to the contributed sessions can also be considered for poster sessions. Researchers who currently do not have a paper ready for submission are highly encouraged to volunteer as discussant (also via the submission portal):

  1. Household Finance and the Transmission of Monetary Policy organized by the ECB
  2. Housing Markets and the Macroeconomy organized by the Norges Bank
  3. Balance Sheet Recovery of Households and Firms: What Can we Learn from Micro-Data? organized by the Central Bank of Ireland
  4. Macroprudential Policies and the Housing Market organized by the Bank of Israel
  5. Global Challenges from Asynchronous Exit from Unconventional Monetary Policies organized by the ECB
  6. International Spillovers of Monetary Policy Through Banks organized by IBRN
  7. Policy Challenges in Open Economies organized by the Swiss National Bank
  8. International Trade and Macroeconomics – CEBRA International Trade and Macroeconomics Program Session
  9. Multinational Firms and Capital Flows – CEBRA International Finance and Macroeconomics Program Session
  10. Globalization and Productivity organized by Compnet
  11. Macroeconomic Effects of Trade Costs & Sources of Macroeconomic Synchronization organized by the Bank of England
  12. Global Inflation Dynamics organized by the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
  13. Monetary Policy Frameworks organized by the Bank of Canada
  14. Monetary Policy and Macro-finance – CEBRA Monetary Policy and Macro-Finance Program Session
  15. Inflation and Inflation Expectations organized by the Research Center SAFE & Goethe University Frankfurt
  16. Micro Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations – CEBRA presidential session
  17. Policy Lessons from Central Banking History organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  18. Liquidity and Market Functioning I organized by the Deutsche Bundesbank
  19. Liquidity and Market Functioning II organized by the BIS
  20. Financial Intermediation and Liquidity organized by the Research Center SAFE & Goethe University Frankfurt

Access  the PDF of the call here.

Call for Papers 2018 CEBRA meeting at SAFE Frankfurt

CfP: “Firms in the Global Economy”, a workshop at the fourth Barcelona GSE Summer Forum. June 12-13, 2018, Barcelona

The workshop will bring together economists working in the fields of global linkages, international economics, firm dynamics, productivity growth, and managerial practices to discuss the most recent academic research. Besides expecting a strong program as in past years, the organizers are very pleased to have Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton University) as this year’s Keynote Speaker.

The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2018. To submit a paper, please use this link Submissions should include either a full paper or an extended abstract with the main results. Authors chosen to present papers will be notified by approximately the end of March 2018. A preliminary program will be announced by the end of April, 2018.

Please note that Barcelona Summer Forum is a series of independent workshops. When you submit your paper, you will be able to see the topics and dates of other workshops that will take place within the Summer Forum. The same paper cannot be submitted to more than one workshop, but you are welcome to submit a different paper to another workshop.

Access the PDF of the call here.


CfP: “The impact of regulation on financial system and macro economy”, a joint conference by the Bank of Italy and the Basel Committee’s Research Task Force. June 14, 2018, Rome

The conference seeks theoretical and empirical contributions examining the impact of regulation on financial system and macro economy. In particular, it aims to enhance our understanding of the consequences – both intended and unintended – of the Basel III standards, of related supervision and recovery/resolution regimes for the banking sector and financial markets functioning and structure. Challenges from new technologies are also of interest.

The conference aims to bring together representatives of Basel Committee member
organisations, other central bankers and bank supervisors.

Preference will be given to complete papers, but preliminary drafts are also welcome. Interested parties should submit their draft papers and any queries to Martin Birn of the Basel Committee’s Secretariat at The submission deadline is 28 February 2018. Contributors will be notified by 15 April 2018.

Access the PDF of the call here.

BS1801 RTF1802 Call for papers 2018 workshop

CfP: “International Spillovers,” ITM Annual Conference, 20-21.09.2018, Warsaw

Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP) in cooperation with the Bank of Lithuania, the Central Bank Research Association’s International Trade and Macroeconomics Program (CEBRA ITM) and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) is organising a conference to discuss current issues in the area of international spillovers. The topics to be covered during the conference include, but are not limited to:

• Monetary and macroprudential policy spillovers
• Fiscal policy spillovers
• Real spillovers
• Financial spillovers
• Spillovers and cross-border policy coordination
• Spillovers and the role of exchange rates
• Political economy spillovers from Brexit and other political shocks

Confirmed speakers include:
Philippe Bacchetta (HEC Lausanne, Swiss Finance Institute and CEPR)
Claudia Buch (Deutsche Bundesbank)
Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia, NBER and CEPR)
Linda Goldberg (Federal Reserve Bank of New York and NBER)
Isabelle Mejean (CREST, Ecole Polytechnique, Université Paris-Saclay and CEPR)

Important dates:
Papers submission deadline: 30 April 2018 (6 p.m. GMT)
Contributors will be notified by: 31 May 2018
Registration open: 31 May 2018
Registration deadline: 15 June 2018

How to apply
To respond, please visit: and indicate whether or not you wish to present a paper or would be willing to act as a discussant.

The Call for Papers (pdf) can be downloaded here.
More information can be found on the conference website.