The Bank of Italy and the Bank of England are pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Workshop of ESCB Research Cluster 2, to be held in Rome, on 17-18 October 2024.

Research Cluster 2 focuses on issues related to international macroeconomics, fiscal policy, labour economics, competitiveness, and EMU governance. The Annual Workshop seeks to foster awareness and collaboration in research initiatives across institutions, and so submissions will be considered over a wide range of topics. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome. The workshop is open to ESCB researchers only.

Keynote speakers will be Isabelle Mejean (Science Po) and Claudio Michelacci (EIEF).

ESCB authors are invited to submit a draft paper or extended abstract, in PDF format, by 3 June 2024 writing to:

For more details, see the call for papers available here .

Find more information here.