Jointly sponsored by the Bank of Canada, Bank of England, European Central Bank and Federal Reserve Board, the conference will be held on September 23-24, 2020 at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The call for papers is open until April 30, 2020.
As part of the 2021 renewal of the Bank of Canada’s inflation-control agreement with the Government of Canada, Bank staff are currently comparing several monetary policy frameworks. The primary goal of this day-long workshop is to share—and receive comments on—these comparisons.
The Bank of Canada and Sveriges Riksbank jointly organized this conference on October 17 and 18, 2019 at the Bank of Canada headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario. The event aimed at providing a forum for central bankers and academic researchers to discuss the arguments for and against the issuance of CBDC and under what conditions, if any, governments should issue their own digital currencies.
The Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco hosted the 7th Conference on Fixed Income Markets, discussing the implications for monetary policy of new research that focuses on bond and money markets.
The Bank of Canada, together with Ed Nosal (Federal Reserve Bank at Atlanta) and Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin-Madison), showcased research on the interbank market, monetary policy, cryptocurrency and central bank digital currency.
Macroeconomic theories have traditionally been tested using non‐experimental data from the field. However, modern, micro‐based macroeconomic models can also be tested in the laboratory, which affords better causal inference, and researchers have begun to pursue such experimental tests.
This Bank of Canada conference examined macroeconomic and monetary policy challenges around climate change, including firm and bank exposures to physical and transition risks. Participants also discussed medium- and long-run implications for productivity growth and trade.