Following the tradition of successful and productive research workshops, the Bank of Albania has the pleasure to announce its 10th SEE Economic Research Workshop. The workshop aims to bring together researchers, scholars and central banks experts to present and discuss their research work in economics and finance.

The 10th SEE Economic Research Workshop will take place on 1 and 2 December 2016 in Tirana, Albania. The topic of this workshop will be “Including monetary policy and financial shocks and trends in modelling and policy analysis”. Researchers are invited to submit original papers that relate to the conference topic in the following areas:

 Monetary theory and policy (under uncertainty);
 Macro-prudential and unconventional monetary policy in economic models;
 Banking supervision and financial stability;
 Economic policies (monetary & fiscal) and financial stability;
 Financial market Dynamics and uncertainty;
 International trade and international finance;
 Exchange rate Dynamics and their implications;
 International banking and finance;
 Real effects of finance.

Paper Submission Process:
To participate in this workshop you should submit an extended abstract (300 – 500 words) in English and a short bio by August 31st 2016 to Dr. Altin Tanku, Director of the Research Department ( and to Drita Malutaj, Specialist in the Research Department (

All abstracts should include the title, keywords, JEL classification, authors’ names and affiliation and the email address of the corresponding author. Submitted papers shall be assessed by a Selection Committee, which will notify you for the paper acceptance by the end of October.
Final papers and the PowerPoint Presentations should be sent no later than November 15, 2016 to

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