The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association will take place virtually on 7-9 July 2021, at the MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy (GCFP) Massachusetts, U.S. The meeting is co-organized with the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE.
The meeting will commence on Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 8 am (EST) with two high-level policy discussions on “The shifting boundaries between monetary and fiscal policy” and “CBDC and the future of payments”. The followng panelists confirmed their participation: Deborah Lucas (MIT GCFP), Refet Gürkaynak (Bilkent University), Carmen Reinhard (World Bank), Paul Tucker (Harvard University), Jim Cunha (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston), Bénédicte Nolens (BIS Innovation Hub), and Henry Ohlsson (Riksbank). The panels will be followed by a fireside talk with Ben Bernanke (former Chairman of the Federal Reserve).
Further high-level panel will take place on 8th July with confirmed participation by Athanasios Orphanides (MIT, Sloan), James Bullard (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis), Olli Rehn (Bank of Finland), Zeti Aziz (Bank Negara Malaysia)
On Thursday and Friday, 8-9 July 2021, the main conference will take place. It will feature 35 contributed sessions on a wide variety of policy-relevant topics. Further sessions might be added depending on the range of submissions.
Program: expected in the last week of June
Registration: MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy (GCFP) will be managing the registration for the event. That registration will be open early next week and further information will be posted as soon as available. Please note that if your institution has sponsored a session at the Annual Meeting, your staff is invited to register for the event for free. Details of the sponsoring institutions can be found in the Call for Papers. For all other participants, the registration fee is USD 70.
The Scientific Committee is chaired by Deborah Lucas (MIT), Loriana Pelizzon (Leibniz Institute SAFE), and Athanasios Orphanides (MIT).