22 - 23 September 2017 / Zurich, Switzerland / The Swiss National Bank

The conference provides a forum for discussing a wide range of theoretical and empirical issues related to monetary poilcy challenges. Some of the topics that contributions to the conference might address include (but are not restricted to):

  • alternative monetary policy designs and targets
  • quantitative easing policies: effects on the future of monetary policy
  • monetary policy exit and central bank balance sheet
  • measuring and addressing changes in equilibrium real interest rates
  • costs and benefits of negative interest rates as a policy tool
  • monetary policy spillovers and challenges for small open economies
  • monetary policy and financial stability
  • fiscal-monetary policy interactions

The paper submission deadline is 3 April 2017

22 - 23 September 2017 / Heidelberg, Germany / Heidelberg University

Dear colleagues,

We invite submissions of one-page proposals for papers to be presented at our workshop "Tracking International Aid and Investment from Developing and Emerging Economies," at Heidelberg University in Germany (September 22-23, 2017). Funding is available for 12 participants.

We will grant pre-launch access to new datasets on georeferenced aid-like activities by China and India to selected researchers.

Keynote speakers: David Dollar (Brookings Institution), Helen Milner (Princeton University), and Nancy Qian (Northwestern University)

The submission deadline for the one-page proposals is May 1, 2017.

We look forward to your submissions.

26 - 27 September 2017 / Tokyo, Japan / Asian Development Bank Institute

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), in cooperation with World Economy, invites submissions of unpublished papers looking at Globalization and the Environment in Asia. Both theoretical and empirical research papers with policy orientations are welcome provided that findings, conclusions, and policy recommendations are based on solid evidence and analysis. Manuscripts can focus on Asia as a whole, a group of countries, or individual economies.

Submission of papers dealing with but NOT limited to the following topics are welcome:

Trade, resources, and the environment
International investment and the environment
International migration and the environment
Policy designs and reforms on trade and the environment in Asian economies

29 - 30 September 2017 / Essen / Centre for Research & Analysis of Migration at University College London and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

The aim of the workshop is to bring together young and experienced researchers to present and discuss their work in the broad area of migration economics. Both empirical and theoretical contributions are welcome.

The keynote lecture will be given by Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers University).

The submission deadline is July 1, 2017. Young researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by July 24, 2017.

9 - 11 October 2017 / EUI Premises, Florence / Florence School of Banking and Finance

This course presents the concepts, principles and models underlying prudential regulation of banks and studies how they have to be modified to deal with systemic risk and contagion. It discusses the use of lenders of last resort as a way to reduce systemic risks, contagion and transmission of balance sheet imbalances and other measures for bank resolution that shield the banking system from generalized crises and runs.

This course will cover:
- The objectives of prudential regulations
- Capital regulation for banks: static and dynamic models
- Bank runs and the Lender of Last Resort
- Systemic risk and contagion
- Bank resolution and Total Loss Absorbing Capacity

Course Instructor: Jean Charles Rochet (University of Zurich)
Area: Financial Stability and Regulation
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/training/bank-regulation-systemic-risk/
Registration deadline: 18 September 2017

11 - 11 October 2017 / New York / SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum CGEG|COLUMBIA|SIPA EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK (EIB) SOCIETE GENERALE

The conference will address the following key questions: Are euro area institutions robust enough to tackle a new crisis and weather changing globalisation patterns? Is the slowdown in global trade cyclical, structural and/or political? What are the implications of shifts in the global savings glut for financial stability? What role have central bank balance sheets played, and what will normalisation bring? What shape will Europe take post-Brexit and post the 2017 elections?

30 - 31 October 2017 / University of Amsterdam / Florence School of Banking and Finance

This advanced course focuses on financial and prudential aspects of the shadow banking sector, with some attention to its legal underpinnings.

This course will focus on:
- Shadow banking as a financial segment that expands and contracts credit outside the regulatory perimeter.
- Key elements of shadow banking regulation, emerging issues related to macro-prudential policy.
- European (as well as some US) legislation on insurance companies, money mutual funds and central clearing platforms for derivatives.
- Review of typical shadow banking funding and lending strategies.

Course Instructors: Enrico Perotti, Bart Joosen and Roger Laeven (University of Amsterdam); Iman van Lelyveld (Free University of Amsterdam and DNB)
Area: Financial Stability and Regulation
Level: Intermediate

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/training/regulation-shadow-banks/
Registration deadline: 9 October 2017

2 - 3 November 2017 / Washington DC, USA / International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund will hold the 18th Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference in Washington DC on November 2-3, 2017. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Global Financial Cycle.” Papers are invited on a wide range of issues related to the theme of the conference such as:

- The global financial cycle and policy autonomy
- Exchange rates and the transmission of global financial shocks
- Linkages between financial, commodity, and business cycles
- The real and distributional impacts of global financial conditions
- Drivers of global and domestic financial cycles
- Policies to tame the global financial cycle
- Global governance of international financial and monetary relations

Interested contributors should submit a draft paper by June 1, 2017 to [email protected]. Please use the contact author’s name as the name of the file. The Program Committee will contact the authors whose papers have been selected by mid-July, 2017.

8 - 10 November 2017 / EUI Premises, Florence / Florence School of Banking and Finance

This course by the Florence School of Banking and Finance will explore the evolution in global banking, the impact on banks’ business model and the consequences for bank clients and macroeconomy.

This course will cover:
- Trends in international capital flows and global banking
- The bank balance sheet and liquidity management strategies
- Follow the money. The lending channel as a transmission mechanism of funding shocks
- Policy challenges 1. Revisiting the “lender of last resort” function in a global environment
- Policy challenges 2. Effective regulation. Global SIBs, “Ring fencing”, “Intermediate holding companies” ruling, Regulatory arbitrage and “shadow” financial intermediation

Course Instructor: Nicola Cetorelli (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Area: Financial Stability and Regulation
Level: Intermediate

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/training/global-banking/
Registration deadline: 18 October 2017

9 - 11 November 2017 / Lisbon, Portugal / UECE - Research Unit on Complexity and Economics and the Lisbon School of Economics and Management

The ninth edition of the UECE Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Applications will take place on November 9th-11th, 2017.

Keynote speakers: Kyle Bagwell (Stanford University), Ehud Lehrer (Tel-Aviv University), and Herakles Polemarchakis (University of Warwick).

The Lisbon Meetings count on a number of sessions organized by experts in the field (www.lisbonmeetings.com/organized-sessions), as well as contributed sessions on all topics, and from all perspectives, of theory, including applications and experimental work.

Submission deadline: July 31st, 2017 (www.lisbonmeetings.com)

Best Paper by Graduate Students: www.lisbonmeetings.com/best-graduate-paper.

The organizers:

Filomena Garcia (Indiana University, ISEG/UECE), Luca David Opromolla (Banco de Portugal, CEPR, CESifo, and UECE), Joana Pais (ISEG/UECE), Joana Resende (CEFUP, University of Porto)

13 - 15 November 2017 / Santiago, Chile / Universidad de Chile

The research group at SMAUG (Search and Matching, Assets, Unemployment, and Governance) invites academics to submit their papers for the 2017 Annual Workshop on Search & Matching Models in Macroeconomics (SM3). This event will take place on November 13 - 15, 2017 in Santiago, Chile.

14 - 15 November 2017 / Kitakyushu City, Japan / Asian Development Bank Institute

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Asian Growth Research Institute (AGI) invite submissions of unpublished papers that focus on public and private investment in human capital and intergenerational transfers in Asia. Both theoretical and empirical research papers with a policy orientation are welcome provided the findings, conclusions, and policy recommendations are based on solid evidence and analysis. Manuscripts can focus on Asia as a whole, a group of countries, or individual economies.

Submission of papers dealing with, but not limited to, the following topics are welcome:

Public investment in human capital
Private investment in human capital
Intergenerational transfers including bequests and inter vivos transfers
The intergenerational propagation of inequality
The impact of education and intergenerational transfers on inequality

16 - 17 November 2017 / Tokyo, Japan / Asian Development Bank Institute

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) together with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) invites submissions of unpublished original research papers looking at the topic of trade adjustment.

22 - 25 November 2017 / EUI Premises, Florence / Florence School of Banking & Finance

This joint Autumn School of the FBF and the School of Transnational Governance seeks to intensify and strengthen knowledge on the part of public authorities, practitioners and academics as well as foster an in-depth dialogue on the merits and challenges in the implementation of the new EU resolution framework.

The learning objectives of this course are to:
- Acquire the essentials of the new EU banking resolution regime: rules and principles, actors and procedures
- Understand and apply the key concepts of bank resolution
- Learn how to assess recovery plans, and how to design and implement resolution plans in practice

Instructors include: Boudewijn Berger (ABN AMRO); Bart Joosen (VU University, Amsterdam); Andrea Resti (Bocconi University); Emiliano Tornese (DG FISMA, EC); Tobias Troeger (Goethe University, Frankfurt)
Level: Introductory/Intermediate

Further information and registration: http://fbf.eui.eu/autumn-school-2017/
Registration deadline: 31 October 2017

23 - 23 November 2017 / Brussels, Belgium / European Capital Markets Institute

This year's event aims to take stock of the progress made so far in building a genuine European capital market, to identify the many challenges and opportunities that lie ahead and most importantly to assess whether more ambition is required. To this end, all stakeholders need to perform a new round of ‘reality’ checks in many areas, including the long-term savings and investment channel, implementation of regulatory reforms, institutional redesign/supervisory architecture, and fintech.

7 - 9 December 2017 / Australian National University Research School of Economics in Canberra, Australia /

The Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) is being founded to promote research and cooperation in Labour and Applied Economics across Asia and Australasia.The inaugural conference of the AASLE aims to bring together researchers from around the world and invites submissions on any topics related to Labour and Applied Economics.

Submissions for presentation should include an abstract (max. 250 words) and a full paper. Contributors are invited to submit papers and abstracts by 30 June 2017.

18 - 19 December 2017 / Tilburg, The Netherlands / Tilburg Law and Economics Center and Tilburg University

The goal of this interdisciplinary conference is to bring together economists and legal scholars in order to advance our understanding of the relationships between competition, standardization, and innovation, as well as their implications for public policy. It aims at fostering exchange between the two disciplines in this field where complementarities between law and economics are particularly strong. Please email [email protected] by 15 September to submit your paper. (abstracts accepted but full papers preferred).

10 - 12 January 2018 / Bangkok / EBES (Eurasian Business and Economics Society)

We would like to invite you to participate in the 24th EBES Conference - Bangkok, Thailand which will bring together many distinguished researchers from all over the world. Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, exchanging information, and discussing current issues.

Although we focus on Europe and Asia, all papers from major economics, finance, and business fields - theoretical or empirical - are highly encouraged. The deadline for abstract submissions is October 31, 2017.

8 - 10 February 2018 / Wisconsin-Madison, United States / University of Wisconsin-Madison

The PEIO conference brings together economists, political scientists and other scholars to address political-economy issues related to any international organization, including the World Trade Organization, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Union, and also other international organizations that have as yet received less attention in the academic literature. Questions we seek to address include how IOs are organized and governed, what are the incentives of governments dealing with IOs as well as the incentives of the bureaucrats who staff them, and what are the effects of IOs on policy outcomes. We will also consider the interaction of IOs with transnational actors such as commercial lobbies and NGOs. Finally, we have a particular interest in the interaction of the international political economy with the domestic political economy of IO members.