2019 Annual Meeting at Columbia University & NY Fed, July 18-20, 2019, NYC, USA

The 2019 annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) brings together academics and central bankers working on policy-relevant research. It is co-organized with School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRB NY), and the research center Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe (SAFE) at Goethe University Frankfurt.

The meeting commences on the afternoon of Thursday, July 18 with a high-level policy discussion organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (committee: Linda Goldberg, Antoine Martin, and Paolo Pesenti) and taking place in 33 Liberty Street. A keynote speech by John C. Williams is followed by a policy panel on „Financial stability: lessons from the crisis“ featuring Nellie Liang, Jeremy C. Stein, and others.

The over 30 contributed sessions (see call for papers), as well as, further high level panels take place on July 19 and 20 (Friday and Saturday) at the Kellogg Center at Columbia SIPA:

  • The scientific committee is chaired by Patricia MosserTakatoshi ItoStefanie Schmitt-Grohé, and Michael Woodford (all Columbia University)
  • The Bank for International Settlement (BIS) organizes a high-level policy panel on “Exchange Rates and MonetaryPolicy Frameworks” (committee: Boris Hofmann and Hyun Song Shin (both BIS))
  • Columbia SIPA organizes a further high-level panel (topic and committee TBA), as well as a special panel on “Cyber Risk and Financial Stability” organized by Patricia Mosser (Columbia University)
  • The meeting will conclude with CEBRA’s 2019 annual assembly (chaired by Raphael Auer (BIS and CEBRA)) at around 18.00 on July 20

Submissions for CEBRA’s 2019 are being sought on the below list of themes:

  • Digital currencies, fintech, and technology (sessions 1-3)
  • Regulation, markets, and financial intermediation (sessions 26-31)
  • International economics (sessions 9-13)
  • Macroeconomics, monetary policy, macrofinance, as well as monetary policy frameworks and communication  (sessions 14-25)
  • Inflation dynamics (sessions 6-8)
  • Policy lessons from the history of finance and central banking (sessions 4-5)