BSE Summer Forum: Workshop on ‘Monetary Policy and Central Banking’
June 9-10, 2022
Organized by Davide Debortoli (UPF and BSE), Luca Fornaro (CREI, UPF and BSE), Jordi Galí (CREI, UPF and BSE), Michael McMahon (University of Oxford), Francisco Ruge-Murcia (McGill University and CIREQ).
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. 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.