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Meetings for the month of March 2019

2019 (entire year)

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: Stephen G Cecchetti, Robert DeYoung, Philipp Hartmann and 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)