8th International Conference on Sovereign Bond Markets

CfP Deadline Date: January 25, 2022 Conference Event: April 7- 8, 2022 Event Location: London, UK Organizer(s): Bank of England, NYU Stern, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, the Imperial College, London Business School, the Bank of Canada, the Deutsche Bundesbank, and the European Central Bank The coronavirus pandemic presented numerous unprecedented challenges to central banks in both industrialized countries and[…]

The 3rd Financial Economics Meeting (FEM-2022): New challenges post-COVID-19 related to Monetary policy, capital flows, and exchange rate frameworks

Conference Event: June 30 – July 1, 2022 Keynote speaker(s) Mark M. Spiegel (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco) Brian Lucey (Trinity Business School) Event Location: Paris, France Organizer(s): ESSCA School of Management, Paris (France),  EDC Paris Business School, Paris (France), CY Cergy Paris University, Cergy (France), and Athens University of Economics and Business, (Greece)[…]

Webinar: Pathways to gender equality in central banks

CfP Deadline Date: February 3, 2022 Conference Event: May 18-19, 2022 Keynote speaker(s): Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Maryland) Event Location: Online Organizer(s): The International Economic Association (IEA), the Banco de la República de Colombia (Central Bank of Colombia), and the Banco de España The International Economic Association (IEA), the Banco de la República de Colombia[…]

11th MoFiR Workshop on Banking

CfP Deadline Date: January 30, 2022 Conference Event: July 5-6, 2022 Keynote speaker(s): Murillo Campello (Cornell University and NBER) Event Location: Lisbon, Portugal Organizer(s): Banco de Portugal and Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal After two virtual editions, the Money and Finance Research Group (MoFiR) is pleased to announce the next workshop will[…]

December 2021 – SUERF Policy Note “Crises as a catalyst for change – lessons from the past, challenges for the future”

By Jens Weidmann Ten years ago, almost to the day, I gave my first speech at the EBC. Back then, we were dealing with the aftermath of the global financial crisis, and the sovereign debt crisis was shaking the euro area to its very foundations. To prevent the situation from coming to a head, policymakers[…]

December 2021 – SUERF Policy Brief “How to set Cyclical and Structural capital buffers via Stress tests? A Risk-to-Buffer approach”

By Cyril Couaillier, Valerio Scalone This paper proposes a framework to jointly calibrate structural (constant) and cyclical (time varying) bank regulatory capital buffers. Its transparency helps to overcome the risk of omitting or double counting systemic risks when setting capital requirements. This approach consists in producing adverse macroeconomic scenarios whose severity is amplified under high cyclical[…]

November 2021: VoxEU Column – The global footprint of Chinese banks

By Cathérine Casanova, Eugenio Cerutti, Swapan-Kumar Pradhan The global footprint of Chinese banks is substantial and growing, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. While they are similar to other banks from emerging countries in terms of their ownership and asset structure, their global footprint often resembles that of banks from advanced countries. Geographical distance acts as[…]

December 2021: VoxEU Column – Benefits of macroprudential policy in low interest rate environments

By Alejandro Van der Ghote Short-term interest rates, particularly the natural rate, have been in steady decline in the euro area and the US. This column argues that in economies with low natural rates, such as the euro area today, macroprudential policy can have benefits for the effectiveness of conventional monetary policy, in addition to[…]