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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.


CfP: Inflation: New Insights for Central Banks organized by the Bank of Russia, June 6, 2018

This conference brings together researchers from academia, central banks, and policy institutions who will present and discuss new ideas and novel results of their research on current and future drivers of inflation alongside ideas how new insights into economic theory or empirical research can be put into a central bank’s policy.
For more information see also the information notice.

Access the PDF of the call here.