Bank of Canada workshop on Monetary Policy Research

The Bank of Canada is organizing a two-day virtual workshop on June 28 and 29, 2021, to promote the discussion and dissemination of innovative research on theoretical and empirical issues in macroeconomics, international economics and financial economics with relevance for monetary policy. The organizing committee invites submissions of theoretical, applied and empirical work on topics related (but not limited) to:

  • The relevance of inequality and distributional aspects for the conduct of monetary policy.
  • The determinants of low neutral interest rates.
  • The apparent flattening of the Phillips curve.
  • The conduct of monetary policy in the presence of hysteresis.
  • The interaction of monetary policy with fiscal and macroprudential policies.
  • International spillovers of monetary policy and capital flows.
  • The merits of flexible exchange rates and the evolving international monetary system.
  • Capital flow volatility and the design of the global financial safety net.

Completed manuscripts should be submitted by by April 15, 2021. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by May 6, 2021. Javier Bianchi (Minneapolis Fed) and Gauti Eggertsson (Brown University) have confirmed their participation.

The invitation-only event will take place virtually on June 28 and 29, 2021. Questions about the call for papers can be submitted by .

Selection committee

Sushant Acharya (Bank of Canada)
Julien Bengui (Bank of Canada)

Content Type(s): Conferences