Financial innovation: Implications for competition, regulation, and monetary policy

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CfP Deadline Date:
March 31th, 2020

Conference Event:
September 24th-25th, 2020

Event Location:
Basel, Switzerland


Bank for International Settlements, Bank of England, CEPR

The conference aims to stimulate debate and research on the implications of financial innovation for the macroeconomy, the regulatory framework, competition and the conduct of monetary policy. The workshop will bring together leading academics, central bankers and bank supervisors. The topics discussed will include, but are not limited to:

  • How does financial innovation affect the conduct and the implementation of monetary policy?
  • What are the implications of financial innovation for the business/financial cycle and the monetary transmission mechanisms?
  • What are the effects of financial innovation on business models, competition and the structure of banking?
  • What are the effects of regtech, suptech and govtech applications?
  • How should big techs and fintech companies be regulated?
  • What are the possible implications of digital currencies for the nature of financial intermediation, monetary policy transmission and financial stability?

Further Information:

If you would like to submit a paper, please visit and indicate whether or not you wish to present a paper or act as a discussant. You will also be asked to specify your funding requirements. If you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please contact Mariolina Ciccone, Events Officer at or +44 20 7183 8809. If you do not currently have a CEPR profile, please create one at and then click on the registration link above.
The submission deadline is 31 March 2020 (18:00 GMT). Authors of accepted papers will be notified by 30 April 2020. There is no conference fee. Travel and accommodation expenses for academic speakers on the programme will be covered.
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