2019 annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)

The 2019 annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) is hosted by Columbia University and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The scientific committee is chaired by Patricia Mosser, Takatoshi Ito, Stefanie Schmitt-Grohé, and Michael Woodford (all Columbia University).

The meeting commences at 14.00 on Thursday, July 18 with a high-level policy workshop at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, featuring presentations by Nellie Liang and Jeremy C. Stein, as well as a keynote talk by John C. Williams.

The over 30 contributed sessions and further high-level panels take place on Friday and Saturday, July 19-20 at the Kellogg Center, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. The Bank for International Settlements and Columbia University organize high-level panels. Contributed sessions are organised by Financial Stability Board, International Monetary Fund, Swiss National Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Bank of Israel, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, European Central Bank, Sveriges Riksbank, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Norges Bank, Bank of Spain, Bank of Japan, Bank of Canada, Bank of Korea, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB), Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Deutsche Bundesbank, Central Bank of Ireland, Columbia University, SAFE/Goethe University Frankfurt, Center for Economic Policy Research, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, and International Banking Research Network.

The deadline for submissions is Saturday, February 2nd. The submission process is organised by the Research Center “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe” (SAFE) at Goethe University Frankfurt. The link for submissions is:


Submissions for CEBRA’s 2019 annual meeting are being sought on a wide variety of themes, including:

  • 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)

The link to the call for papers can be found here.