3 - 4 June 2019 / Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, London, W1G 0LZ / Financial Conduct Authority and Imperial College Business School

This conference will explore consumers' financial decision-making and the functioning of markets for financial products and services, with a focus on understanding how effective regulatory policy can protect consumers and promote effective competition. The conference will showcase cutting-edge research and bring together leading academics and policymakers to discuss consumer outcomes and implications for policy.

Keynotes will be given by John Campbell (Harvard) and Antoinette Schoar (MIT and CEPR). Other confirmed speakers to date include: Karen Croxson (FCA), Mark Egan (Harvard), Andreas Fuster (Swiss National Bank), Zanna Iscenko (FCA), Michaela Pagel (Columbia and CEPR), Daniel Paravisni (LSE and CEPR) and Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial and CEPR).

Please register your interest in attending the conference here.

3 - 5 June 2019 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute

This course covers standard models of price discovery and asset illiquidity in financial markets. It will discuss how and why trades impact asset prices, relating this impact to asymmetric information, inventory holding costs for intermediaries (e.g., securities dealers), and market design (transparency, inter-market competition, matching rules, high frequency trading etc.). It will also present empirical techniques to assess the contribution of these factors to securities illiquidity and price volatility and discuss policy applications.

Course Instructor: Thierry Foucault (HEC)

Area: Financial Stability and Macroprudential policy

Level: Intermediate

Target: Researchers in central banks, Ph.D. and Post-doctoral researchers, National Supervisory Authorities, Assistant Professors, Research departments of private banks, EU officials.

10 - 10 June 2019 / DePaul University, Chicago, IL (USA) / MoFiR and DePaul University

After seven successful workshops, the organizing committee of this small informal workshop invites submissions of high-quality theoretical and empirical research on financial intermediation. Scholars in the fields of banking and finance will meet to discuss current issues in banking, financial stability, and financial regulation, focusing on policy reforms for a stable global financial environment. The workshop will provide an opportunity for presentations and discussions about policy-relevant research in an informal and highly interactive environment.

12 - 12 June 2019 / Barcelona / UPF

The workshop will take place on June 12, 2019 in Barcelona.
This workshop is jointly organized by the Barcelona GSE, the Centre de Recerca en
Economia Internacional (CREI) and the Institute of Political Economy and
Governance (IPEG). It aims at creating an annual European meeting of top
researchers in political economy within the framework of the Barcelona GSE
Summer Forum.

13 - 14 June 2019 / Barcelona / UPF

The workshop will take place on June 13-14, 2019 in Barcelona.
This workshop is jointly organized by the Barcelona GSE, the Institute of Political
Economy and Governance (IPEG) and the Centre de Recerca en Economia
Internacional (CREI). It aims at creating an annual European meeting of top
researchers in political economy within the framework of the Barcelona GSE Summer

17 - 28 June 2019 / 48 boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France / PARIS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

Conducted entirely in English, the 2019 PSE Summer School offers several one-week programs from June 17 to June 28. Each program comprises a full-time mix of lectures, tutorials and workshops, taught by PSE professors and other invited leading scholars.

The PSE Summer School is aimed at professionals, researchers, and graduate students in Economics, in Social Sciences and in Finance.

WEEK 1 : June 17 > June 21:
CLIMATE CHANGE - Impacts, adaptation and political constraints
MACROECONOMICS Analysis and Policy
MICROECONOMETRICS and Policy Evaluation

Week 2: June 24 > June 28:
BOUNDED RATIONALITY AND BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS - Advances in behavioral game theory and decision theory
DEVELOPMENT - Inequality, social interactions, and institutional dynamics
EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS - Empirical tools and methods to investigate economic behavior
MIGRATION ECONOMICS - Development impacts of migration and challenges in global labor markets
TRADE - Globalization, firms and trade policies

21 - 22 June 2019 / Forlì / University of Bologna

The Workshop is intended to give young economists a chance to meet and discuss their work on Social Economy, and to stimulate interaction with peers and tenured scholars.

Theoretical, empirical and experimental papers on topics such as social capital, social norms, cooperative and social enterprises, social preferences, and relational goods are welcome.

If you are interested in presenting, and you are at most 35 years old, please send your paper to [email protected] by April 22, 2019. Submissions from PhD students are welcome.

The workshop will be hosted by the University of Bologna, Forlì Campus, and features a friendly atmosphere, which allows for discussing high quality research in a convivial environment. Regular sessions will be introduced by two opening lectures held by our keynote speakers: Loukas Balafoutas (University of Innsbruck) and Marianna Belloc (Sapienza University).

24 - 26 June 2019 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute

This course provides an introduction to research on the intersection between insurance and financial economics. Starting from what modern insurance companies do and their role in the broader economy, we develop a unifying framework to study the pricing and design of insurance contracts, reinsurance decisions, and asset allocation strategies in equilibrium. In addition to developing the theory, we discuss how to estimate the models and how to use them to answer policy questions.

Course Instructor: Ralph Koijen (University of Chicago, Booth School of Business)

Area: Financial Stability and Macroprudential policy

Level: Intermediate

Target: EIOPA, SSM, SRB, ESRB, EU officials, National Supervisory Authorities, financial stability and research department officers in Central Banks, Ph.D. students, post-doc researchers, assistant professors; private sector economists, professionals in the insurance sector

2 - 12 July 2019 / University of Warwick / University of Warwick

If you are an enthusiastic and motivated 16-18 year old student wishing to have an unforgettable and inspirational summer experience, our Warwick Pre-University Summer School is for you. Engage with like-minded peers from around the world at our leading Russell Group University. The ten-night academic enhancement programme will give you a taste of undergraduate teaching from top Warwick faculty and you will hear from outstanding guest speakers.

You will also develop personal effectiveness skills including leadership and communication skills. Not only will you gain further understanding and new academic perspectives on a range of exciting topics but you will also get a real taste of university life by living on the beautiful and self-contained Warwick campus for eight nights. To top it off, you will also spend two nights in the amazing capital city of London - where Warwick also has a base - and visit some of the most iconic places in the UK.

14 July - 3 August 2019 / St Mary's University, Twickenham / University of Warwick

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for the Warwick Summer School in London. We have a wide range of Economics and Social Sciences courses on offer this year including:

Behavioural Economics, Game Theory, International Development, Money and Banking, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Data Science – Foundations of Data Analytics, International Business and Finance, Introduction to Psychology, International Economic Law

We also have three exciting courses delivered by our collaborative partner, Communications and Marketing, Global and Digital Strategy and Public Policy and Globalisation. All courses are taught by staff who are experts in their field and credit transfer is an option (7.5 ECTS). Apply today!

18 - 20 July 2019 / Columbia University & Federal Reserve Bank of New York, NYC, USA / Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)

Submissions are sought on the following themes:
• Digital currencies, fintech, and technology
• Regulation, markets, and financial intermediation
• International economics
• Macroeconomics, monetary policy, macrofinance, monetary policy frameworks, and communication
• Inflation dynamics
• Policy lessons from the history of finance and central banking
The deadline for submissions is Saturday, February 2nd.
The meeting commences on Thursday, July 18 at the FRB New York, featuring presentations by Nellie Liang and Jeremy C. Stein, and John C. Williams.
The 31 contributed sessions take place on Friday and Saturday, July 19-20 at the Kellogg Center, SIPA, Columbia University. Contributed sessions are organized by BIS, FSB, IMF, SNB, FRB St. Louis, Bank of Israel, FRB Cleveland, ECB, Riksbank, FRB San Francisco, Norges Bank, Bank of Spain, Bank of Japan, Bank of Canada, Bank of Korea, OeNB, FRB Minneapolis, Bundesbank, Central Bank of Ireland, SAFE, CEPR, ABFER, and IBRN.

17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR

This call invites you to submit a paper or express your interest in attending the above Summer Institute, which will be hosted this year by Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, during 17 – 18 August 2019. The workshop intends to bring together the best scholars working on China in China, the US and Europe with other top level scholars who have an interest in working on China in the future. We welcome applications not only from those who want to present their research on China but also from anybody who has an interest in doing serious economic research on China and would like to use the workshop as means of exploring this possibility.

Please register online for possible presentation at the meeting or expressions of interest in attending the meeting by 6 May 2019.

19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)

WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK) will organize the second Vienna Symposium on Foreign Exchange Markets, in Vienna at Palais Coburg, August 19-20, 2019.

Research on risk premia, factors, and predictive regressions has traditionally focused on equity markets, while research on foreign exchange has been lagging despite its huge potential. Currently, the low yield environment, large international portfolio flows and unconventional monetary policy have made it crucial for asset managers to incorporate FX strategies and risk management. We therefore welcome papers on FX risk premia, FX strategies, FX valuation, FX and monetary policy, Emerging Market currencies, currency pegs, etc.

Deadline for submission is March 31, 2019. You can submit your paper on our website:
Authors of accepted papers will be notified by April 30, 2019.

29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /

The objective of this event is to bring distinguished researchers in Macroeconomics in the relaxed and fruitful atmosphere of Salento, the peninsula located in the southernmost region of Apulia, Italy. The Programme Committee welcomes submissions of theoretical or empirical papers addressing issues including (but not limited to):

  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • International macroeconomics
  • Imperfect information
  • Heterogeneity, search and matching

The deadline for paper submissions is 31 March 2019.

4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 7th ICSD 2019 Rome, Italy in the days: Wednesday 4 to Thursday 5 September, 2019.

The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for
the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".

For further information, please see the call for papers at

16 - 17 September 2019 / Essen, Germany / Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), 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 workshop will be organized in a manner designed to foster interaction among the participants in a relaxed atmosphere.

The keynote lecture will be given by:

Jackie Wahba (University of Southampton) 

Francesco Fasani (Queen Mary University London)

Researchers interested in participating should submit a paper (preferred) or an extended abstract in pdf format to [email protected] . The submission deadline is June 15, 2019. Young researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by July 15, 2019.

16 - 17 September 2019 / Oslo / Danmarks Nationalbank, Deutsche Bundesbank and Norges Bank

Growth in 2019 is expected to slow down in OECD countries, with expansions across major advanced economies approaching their record length in the postwar period. What economy will business-cycle policies face at the next downturn? How has the economy changed over the years since the Great Recession? Which economic and financial trends will reshape the propagation of shocks and the allocation of risks through the economy? The meeting will be the sixth event in the annual conferences series New Developments in Business Cycle Analysis, bringing together economists from academia and central banks.

Call for papers deadline: March 24th, 2019

19 - 20 September 2019 / Vienna / UNIDO, UNU-MERIT and the ESRC GCRF Global Poverty and Inequality Dynamics Research Network

UNIDO, UNU-MERIT and the GPID Network organize an interdisciplinary workshop to explore questions connected to the Future of Industrial Work and the new pathways and policies of structural transformation. More information on the objectives of the workshop are reported in the call.
The keynote speaker at the workshop is Margaret McMillan (Tufts University). The workshop will also feature a high-profile policy panel chaired by Kunal Sen (UNU-WIDER).
Deadline for abstracts: 1 May 2019
Deadline for full draft papers: 1 September 2019
Workshop: 19-20 September 2019
Abstracts should be between 1,500 and 1,800 words, contain key words indicating the focus of research and the methods used, and should be submitted via [email protected]. The abstract should contain information about the topic, how it is investigated and the contribution to knowledge.
A selection of papers will be considered for a special issue in a leading journal of development studies or in an edited volume

26 - 27 September 2019 / Rome / Banca d'Italia

The workshop will feature a keynote by Per Krusell (Stockholm University and CEPR), who will discuss his work on the role of economic analysis in combatting climate change. Researchers are invited to submit papers on the economics of commodities (including energy, metals, and agricultural products) and their interaction with the economy.

Papers submission deadline: May 1, 2019. Please send drafts of completed papers to [email protected].

Scientific committee:
Martin Bodenstein (FRB), Deepa Datta (FRB), Marco Lombardi (BIS), Matteo Luciani (FRB), Massimiliano Pisani (Banca d'Italia), Frauke Skudelny (ECB) Livio Stracca (ECB), Martin Stuermer (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas), Fabrizio Venditti (ECB) Giovanni Veronese (Banca d'Italia), and Robert Vigfusson (FRB).

21 - 21 October 2019 / Frankfurt am Main / The Bank of England, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank

The Bank of England, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank are organising their second conference on Gender and career progression, to be held on 21 October 2019 at the European Central Bank. Sessions will focus primarily on issues encountered by women working in finance, economics and central banking. We want to convey the full diversity of women’s experiences in these professions, including intersectionality with race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and other categories.

Participants will be selected on the basis of submitted papers or abstracts of about 500 words. The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2019


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