Barcelona GSE Summer Forum: ‘Workshop on Monetary Policy and Central Banking’

June 10-11, 2021

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss a selected number of research papers focusing on the study of monetary policy and other central bank policies, such as the unconventional measures implemented in recent years. Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to, the role played by agents’ heterogeneity and financial frictions, the challenges imposed by a zero lower bound on interest rates, international dimensions of central bank policies, the role of central bank communication, the design of optimal monetary policy, the central banks’ decision making process, etc. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome.

Workshop organizers:

  • Davide Debortoli (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
  • Luca Fornaro (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE)
  • Jordi Galí (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE)
  • Michael McMahon (University of Oxford)
  • Francisco Ruge-Murcia (McGill University and CIREQ)

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