2019 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association

When:18 July 2019
  - 20 July 2019
Where:New York, 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, and the Research Center SAFE (Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe) at Goethe University Frankfurt.


Thursday, 18 July, Federal Reserve Board New York, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Opening high-level policy discussion organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (committee: Linda Goldberg, Antoine Martin, and Paolo Pesenti, all Fed New York).
  • Keynote speech by John C. Williams, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  • Policy panel on "Financial Stability: Lessons from the Crisis", featuring Nellie Liang (Brookings Institution), Jeremy C. Stein (Harvard University), others - TBA.
  • Reception.

Friday and Saturday, 19-20 July, Kellogg Center Columbia SIPA, 8.30 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

  • The main conference features over 30 contributed sessions on a wide variety of policy research topics.
  • The scientific committee is chaired by Patricia Mosser, Takatoshi Ito, Stefanie Schmitt-Grohé, and Michael Woodford (all Columbia University).
  • The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) will organize a high-level policy panel on "Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy Frameworks" (committee: Boris Hofmann and Hyun Song Shin, both BIS). 
  • Columbia SIPA will organize another high-level panel, as well as a special panel on "Cyber Risk and Financial Stability", organizer: Patricia Mosser (Columbia University).
  • The meeting will conclude with CEBRA’s 2019 annual assembly chaired by Raphael Auer (BIS & CEBRA) at around 6.00 p.m. on July 20.

The submission process is organized by the Research Center SAFE at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Submissions for the 2019 annual meeting of the central bank research association are being sought on the below list of topics. Themes include:

Digital Currencies, Fintec, and technology (sessions 1-3)

Regulation, markets and financial intermediation (sessions 26-31)

International economics (sessions 9-13)

Macroeconomics, monetary policy, macro-finance, as well as monetary policy frameworks and communication (sessions 14-15)

Inflation dynamics (sessions 6-8)

Policy lessons from the history of finance and central banking (sessions 4-5)

Further sessions will be added depending on the range of submissions (please submit to the sessions most closely related to the topic of your paper).

The Submission deadline is Saturday, February 2nd

Please note that submission is no longer possible!

List of sessions (pdf)