2024 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)

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CfP Deadline:

March 10, 2024

Conference Event:

August 28-30, 2024

Event Location:

Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)
Deutsche Bundesbank
Leibniz Institute for Financial Research (SAFE)

Keynote Speaker(s):

Joachim Nagel (President of the Deutsche Bundesbank)


The CEBRA Annual Meeting, now in its ninth year, will welcome practitioners from a wide variety of backgrounds to discuss a diverse range of topical issues that are of particular interest to central banks, financial regulators, international financial institutions, and fiscal authorities. We are delighted to have over 30 central banks input and support the creation of this call for papers ensuring that the sessions covered are diverse, relevant and topical and invite you to submit your paper today to join the discussion.

The program begins on the afternoon of Wednesday 28 August with a brief conference welcome followed by the first of 3 high level panels, opened by Raphael Auer (BIS Innovation Hub and President of CEBRA). This is followed by the second high level panel organized by Florian Heider (SAFE/Goethe University), with the day concluding with the CEBRA annual assembly, which delegates are welcome to attend.

The program continues on 29 and 30 August with the commencement of the contributed sessions, which offer six parallel tracks featuring 36 sessions, covering a wide variety of policy-relevant topics and providing in-depth analysis by over one hundred speakers and presenters.  Thursday 29 will also feature the final panel session “Inflation – Challenges for Policymakers and Researchers”, organized by Raphael Schoenle (Brandeis University/CEBRA) and conclude with the annual meeting evening reception featuring the esteemed Dr. Joachim Nagel, President of Deutsche Bundesbank, providing this year’s keynote address.

The Scientific Committee comprises Raphael Auer (BIS Innovation Hub, CEBRA), Falko Fecht (Deutsche Bundesbank), Florian Heider (SAFE, Goethe University) and Raphael Schoenle (Brandeis University, CEBRA).

Poster Session for Early Career Women in Economics

As an under-represented group in the economics profession worldwide, we would like to invite all eligible female economists to submit their innovative and creative work to the poster session designed specifically for early career women in economics.  The session is organized by Deutsche Bundesbank (Falko Fecht and Christian Schumacher) and the European Central Bank (Luc Laeven, Michael Ehrmann, Laura Nowzohour and Diana Bonfim) and will take place on Thursday 29 August.

Topics being sought: The session is open to submissions from a broad range of topics with a particular interest in macro-economic issues relevant for economic policy, with a focus on central bank policy.

Eligibility criteria: The poster session is designed specifically for early career women in economics.  Authors should either be graduate students or no more than 3 years past a PhD defense, with a preference given to economists working with central banks or international institutions.


The submission deadline is Sunday 10 March 2024. Submissions to CEBRA’s 2024 Annual Meeting are being sought on the below list of themes and related topics:

  • Inflation Process and Policy; 
  • Technological Innovations in Methods and Economic Data; 
  • Financial Frictions, Financial Stability and Networks; 
  • Policy, Refining Modelling Frameworks, and New Insights; 
  • International Finance, Trade, and Monetary Policy; 
  • Challenges for Fiscal and Monetary Policy


2024 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)