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.
The Bank of Canada and the Rotman School of Management organized a conference in memory of Professor Peter Christoffersen, a well-respected colleague and Bank of Canada research fellow, who passed away in June 2018. The conference showcased frontier research in finance on topics such as fintech, banking regulations, extreme risks and risk management.
This conference examines the latest empirical and theoretical research surrounding capital flows for financial stability in advanced economies. The volatility and large size of capital flows has led to an international policy debate about their financial stability implications for advanced economies as well as potential ramifications for emerging economies.