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Meetings for the month of March 2019

2019 (entire year)

21/03/2019 Challenges in Understanding the Monetary Transmission Mechanism, Warsaw
Hosted By: National Bank of Poland
Organizers: Klaus Adam, Elisa Faraglia, Marcin Kolasa, Tomasz Lyziak and Barbara Rossi
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The conference covers a broad range of themes related to challenges and advancements in understanding the monetary transmission mechanism. It seeks to bring together recent contributions in this area of research, including studies with strong theoretical basis as well as empirical papers. Specific examples of relevant topics include:

? The role of uncertainty, asymmetries, globalisation, country characteristics, zero lower-bound and housing on the transmission mechanism of monetary policy.
? The effects of unconventional monetary policy.
? New approaches to identification of the monetary transmission mechanism.
? The role of heterogeneity for the transmission of monetary policy.
? Recent inflation dynamics and monetary policy.
? Demographic trends and the monetary transmission mechanism.
? Granular and big data in the analysis of the monetary transmission mechanism.

Olivier Coibion (University of Texas an NBER), Jordi Gali (CREI, CEPR and NBER), Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics, CEPR and NBER) are confirmed invited speakers, and we welcome further relevant submissions.

The conference is organised by Klaus Adam (University of Oxford, EABCN and CEPR), Elisa Faraglia (University of Cambridge and CEPR), Tomasz Lyziak (Narodowy Bank Polski) and Marcin Kolasa (Narodowy Bank Polski)

The deadline for submissions is 5pm GMT on Friday 30 November 2018. Please note that due to technical issues the deadline has now been extended to 5pm Monday 3 December. For CEPR members and those registered with the CEPR website, please submit your paper via the CEPR online system by visiting If you are not a CEPR member or you do not have a personal profile to use this area of the CEPR website as yet, you can create one on this link

If you have any difficulty in applying, please email Mariolina Ciccone in the CEPR events team ( mentioning in the subject line "Challenges in Understanding the Monetary Transmission Mechanism - 40030".

Please indicate in your email whether you would be willing to act as a discussant. The conference speakers and discussants will be provided with accommodation arranged and covered by the organisers. Additionally, academic participants presenting or acting as a discussant will be entitled to apply for reimbursement of travel costs up to the CEPR travel expenses guidelines.

Authors of successful submissions and accepted participants will be notified by early March 2018.

The event is hosted by Narodowy Bank Polski, and sponsored by both Narodowy Bank Polski and the EABCN.

21/03/2019 Adam Smith Workshops in Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance, London

Organizers: Ulf Axelson, Harjoat Singh Bhamra, Laurent E Calvet, Claudia Custodio, Thierry Foucault, Nicola Gennaioli, Mariassunta Giannetti, Denis Gromb, Christopher Hansman, Christian Julliard, Marcin Kacperczyk, Augustin Landier, Dong Lou, Alan Morrison, Steven Ongena, Anna Pavlova, Kim Peijnenburg, Tarun Ramadorai, Jörg Rocholl, Savitar Sundaresan, David Thesmar, Raman Uppal, Vikrant Vig, Paolo Volpin, Ansgar Walther, Mungo Wilson, Kathy Yuan and Irina Zviadadze
You are invited to submit papers for the forthcoming Adam Smith Asset Pricing (ASAP) and Adam Smith Corporate Finance (ASCF) Workshops.

The meetings will take place concurrently on Thursday, 21 and Friday, 22 March 2019 at Imperial College London, 170 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 5HF. There will be a joint conference dinner on Thursday, 21 March. The event web page is:  

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Midnight (GMT) Monday, 19 November 2018

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: ? Deadline for submitting papers: Midnight (GMT) Monday, 19 November 2018 ? Please email PDF files to: at, naming the file(s) you are submitting using the following format: Meeting_SubmittingAuthor_PaperTitle.pdf For example: AP_Clarke_HedgeFunds.pdf or CF_Clarke_CorporateEvents.pdf ? This year, the conference has introduced a paper submission fee of £50, which can be paid through this link: Please indicate whether you wish to be considered for the AP or the CF meeting or both.

FUNDING: There is limited funding available for presenters and discussants to cover travel costs. Please indicate with your submission if you will need funding.

PROGRAMME COMMITTEES: Asset Pricing: Harjoat Bhamra (Imperial College and CEPR), Thierry Foucault (HEC and CEPR), Christian Julliard (LSE), Marcin Kacperczyk (Imperial College and CEPR), Howard Kung (LBS and CEPR), Dong Lou (LSE and CEPR), Anna Pavlova (LBS and CEPR), Kim Peijnenburg (EDHEC and CEPR), Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial College and CEPR), Raman Uppal (EDHEC and CEPR), Mungo Wilson (Oxford), Kathy Yuan (LSE and CEPR), Irina Zviadadze (Stockholm School of Economics and CEPR)

Corporate Finance: Ulf Axelson (LSE), Claudia Custodio (Imperial College and CEPR), Nicola Gennaioli (Bocconi and CEPR), Mariassunta Giannetti (SSE and CEPR), Denis Gromb (HEC and CEPR), Chris Hansman (Imperial College), Augustin Landier (HEC), Alan Morrison (Oxford and CEPR), Steven Ongena (Zurich and CEPR), Jorg Rocholl (ESMT), Savitar Sundaresan (Imperial College), David Thesmar (MIT and CEPR), Vikrant Vig (LBS and CEPR), Paolo Volpin (Cass and CEPR), Ansgar Walther (Imperial College)

The Adam Smith Workshops are a regular event organised jointly by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), EDHEC Business School, HEC Paris, Imperial College Business School, London Business School, London School of Economics and Political Science and Saïd Business School (University of Oxford)

22/03/2019 The Post-Brexit World Economy, Tokyo
Hosted By: Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, RIETI
CEPR and RIETI are organising a public symposium on Friday 22nd March 2019 in Tokyo on the Post-Brexit World Economy.

The symposium will consist of keynote presentations by Richard Baldwin (The Graduate Institute, Geneva and CEPR), Swati Dhingra (London School of Economics and CEPR) and Beatrice Weder di Mauro (INSEAD and CEPR), followed by a panel discussion.

The panel will be moderated by Mr. Atsushi Nakajima (Chairman, RIETI).

28/03/2019 Financial Intermediation, Regulation and Economic Policy: The 50th Anniversary of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Frankfurt
Hosted By: European Central BankSponsored By: Ohio State University
Organizers: Luc Laeven
This research and policy conference is part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. The conference, hosted by the European Central Bank and sponsored by The Ohio State University, will focus on the challenges facing financial intermediaries, their supervisors and regulators, as well as central banks and other economic policy-makers in the coming years. The research proceedings of this conference will be published in a 50th anniversary special issue of the JMCB. (A parallel JMCB 50th anniversary conference, focusing on monetary and macroeconomic issues, is being hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in May 2019.)

The conference will feature talks from leading experts in bank research and regulation, including Gary Gorton, Sheila Bair, Mark Flannery, and Til Schuermann. We are in the process of adding several additional speakers to the conference agenda.

We invite high-quality research on topics consistent with the conference title, including but not limited to the following:

? The industrial organisation of financial intermediaries.

? Financial institutions failure and failed bank resolution policy.

? Risk-taking at financial intermediaries and its association with private returns.

? Systemic risk, economic stability, and macro-prudential supervision and regulation.

? New technologies and innovation in providing credit.

? Credit provision by non-bank financial intermediaries and regulatory arbitrage.

? Credit access for households and small businesses.

? Prudential supervision and regulation of financial intermediaries.

? Corporate governance at financial intermediaries.

? Government competition policy for financial intermediaries.

? The interactions between financial sector policies, macroeconomic policies, and social policies.

Papers will be reviewed according to the usual quality standards of the JMCB. Papers accepted for the conference will be considered for publication in the JMCB special issue celebrating the journal?s anniversary, co-edited by Robert DeYoung, Philipp Hartmann, and Luc Laeven. Upon acceptance of their papers on the conference program, authors will be asked to formally submit them for publication to the JMCB. The usual submission fee will be waived.

Submission guidelines: Please send manuscripts in PDF format to at no later than 15 November, 2018. Manuscripts should not be under review at any other journal. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by January 15, 2019. Travel costs and lodging expenses will be covered for presenting authors from academic institutions.

28/03/2019 10th European Banking Center Network Conference - Banking, Financial Regulation, and Financial Stability, Luxembourg
Hosted By: Lancaster University,European Banking Center (EBC),Luxembourg School of Finance
Organizers: Harry Huizinga, Vasso Ioannidou, Thorsten Lehnert and Christian C Wolff
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: José-Luis Peydró (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE and CEPR)

ORGANISERS: Harry Huizinga (Tilburg University and CEPR), Vasso Ioannidou (Lancaster University and CEPR), Thorsten Lehnert (University of Luxembourg), Christian Wolff (University of Luxembourg and CEPR)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Rui Albuquerque (Boston College and CEPR), Franklin Allen (Imperial College London and CEPR), Harry Huizinga (Tilburg University and CEPR), Vasso Ioannidou (Lancaster University and CEPR), Thorsten Lehnert (University of Luxembourg), José Liberti (Northwestern University), Fréderic Malherbe (University College London and CEPR), Lars Norden (Getúlio Vargas Foundation), Sascha Seffen (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management). Joel Shapiro (Oxford University and CEPR). Wolf Wagner (Erasmus University Rotterdam CEPR), Christian Wolff (University of Luxembourg and CEPR)

The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers in different fields of finance and economics to discuss current issues in banking, financial stability, and financial regulation. We are inviting high quality submissions of both theoretical and empirical nature on micro- and macroeconomic aspects of financial intermediation. Topics could include, but are not limited to:

- Regulatory competition across jurisdictions and financial stability.

- The effect of corporate governance structures in financial institutions on credit availability, bank risk taking and financial stability.

- Micro and macro-prudential policies, access to credit, and financial stability.

- Information production and disclosure (e.g., stress tests, accounting statements) and its impact on market discipline and financial stability.

- Regulatory capture and the role of the banking industry in the political process.

- New technologies and the evolution of the financial sector.

- Financial crime and financial stability.

- Inequality and banking.

- The resolution of failed banks.

Submission deadline: December 1st, 2018

Papers should be submitted electronically to along with your affiliation and email address. In the email, please indicate whether or not you are willing to act as a discussant. Authors of accepted papers will be contacted by January 15th, 2019. For presenters and discussants, the conference will cover travel expenses up to ?600 (?400) for people from outside Europe (from within Europe) and accommodation expenses for two nights.

With: Bank for International Settlements (BIS),Universitt St Gallen,Universitt Zurich,Swiss Finance Institute,ETH Zrich
Organizers: Christoph Basten, Leonardo Gambacorta, Martin Brown and Steven Ongena
The organising committee of this small, informal conference invites submissions of high quality theoretical or empirical research papers on financial intermediation.


To respond, please visit: and indicate if you wish to present a paper. If you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please contact the CEPR Events team at for assistance (with subject header "5705 - Swiss Winter Conference 2019"). The deadline for replies is 6pm (GMT), Tuesday 16 October 2018. Authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers and the conference program by November 25, 2018. There is no conference fee and there are no accommodation costs for the invited presenters, discussants and chairs, but all participants must cover their own travel costs.


The conference will be held at the Hotel Schweizerhof in the mountain resort of Lenzerheide, Switzerland ( The academic programme starts Monday morning (April 1) at 08:00 and ends Wednesday (April 3) before noon. Due to capacity constraints, preference will be given to participants who can stay for the whole duration of the conference. Participants should plan to arrive Sunday afternoon (March 31) and leave Wednesday afternoon (April 3). There will be around thirteen papers and discussions (including one session covered by the BIS and possibly one session for advanced PhD students), and there will also be poster sessions featuring around sixteen posters. However ample time for discussion, reflection and outdoor activities will be left for sure.

Accommodation costs and meals during the conference will be sponsored by the Bank for International Settlements, the Swiss Finance Institute and the Universities of St Gallen and Zurich.

A Special Issue on Contemporary Banking Research of Economic Inquiry (a journal of the Western Economic Association International), edited by Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, SFI, KU Leuven & CEPR) and Wesley W. Wilson (University of Oregon), will solicit papers and posters accepted at the conference. Details will be provided during the conference.


Christoph Basten (University of Zurich & CESifo), Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School & CEPR). Tobias Berg (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management & IWH), Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen), Elena Carletti (Bocconi University & CEPR), Jean Edouard Colliard (HEC Paris), Ralph De Haas (EBRD & Tilburg University), Hans Degryse (KU Leuven, IWH & CEPR), Manthos Delis (Montpellier Business School), Andrew Ellul (Indiana University & CEPR), Rüdiger Fahlenbrach (EPFL, SFI & ECGI), Leonardo Gambacorta (BIS & CEPR), Thomas Gehrig (University of Vienna & CEPR), Reint Gropp (IWH & CEPR), Vasso Ioannidou (Lancaster University & CEPR), Charles Kahn (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), David Martinez-Miera (Carlos III & CEPR), Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, SFI, KU Leuven & CEPR), Evren Örs (HEC Paris). Alexander Popov (ECB), Sascha Steffen (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management), Greg Udell (Indiana University), Neeltje van Horen (Bank of England & CEPR), Wolf Wagner (Erasmus University Rotterdam & CEPR)


Christoph Basten (University of Zurich & CESifo), Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen), Leonardo Gambacorta (BIS & CEPR), Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, SFI, KU Leuven & CEPR)


Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam & CEPR), Francois Degeorge (University of Lugano & SFI) Hans Degryse (KU Leuven & CEPR), Hans Gersbach (ETH Zurich & CEPR), Jan Pieter Krahnen (Frankfurt University & CEPR)