28th CEPR European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics (ESSIM)


28th European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics (ESSIM) 2021

A joint meeting of the following programmes: International Macroeconomics and Finance (IMF), Monetary Economics and Fluctuations (MEF) and Macroeconomics and Growth (MG), hosted by the CEPR as an online conference this year, 19-21 May 2021. ESSIM is an annual meeting that brings together about 75 economists from across Europe and key researchers from outside the region. It provides a unique opportunity for macroeconomists from different research institutions and countries to discuss research in a relaxed atmosphere and to develop long-term collaborative relationships.

Plenary - papers and programme
IMF - papers and programme
MEF - papers and programme
MG - papers and programme

ESSIM Format:

The programme follows a flexible, condensed format allowing participants to attend both plenary sessions and specialised presentations over three days. Because of the virtual nature of the conference this year (due to Covid global restrictions), the conference will run from 13:00 to 18:30 GMT every day.
Wednesday 19th afternoon: Plenary & keynote talks followed by IMF, ME and MG programme presentations
Thursday 20th afternoon: Plenary & keynote talks followed by IMF, ME and MG programme presentations
Friday 21st afternoon: Plenary & keynote talks followed by IMF, ME and MG programme presentations

All participants are expected to attend the plenary talks and the presentations of at least one programme. Participants can and are encouraged to stay for the full programme.

Guest Speakers:

Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California, Berkeley)
Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University and CEPR)
Matteo Maggiori (Stanford University)


Please click here to view the full programme. 

How to attend:

If you are a CEPR member in a relevant programme area you will have received an invitation to the zoom registration for this event via email. If you have a query about this or would like to receive the zoom link, please contact Lydia Williams, Event Officer at [email protected]. Additionally, the Keynote and Plenary Sessions will be live-streamed each day on the CEPR Youtube. 

Philippe Bacchetta (Université de Lausanne and CEPR)
Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics and CEPR)
Refet S. Gürkaynak (Bilkent University and CEPR)
Helene Rey (London Business School and CEPR)
In Partnership with the Banque de France
Daniele Siena and Urszula Szczerbowicz

Previous ESSIM:

If you would like to look back at previous ESSIM meetings, please do follow this link

If you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please contact Lydia Williams in the CEPR Events team, at [email protected] with the subject line "1927 - ESSIM 2021".

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Lydia Williams [email protected]
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Wednesday, May 19, 2021 to Friday, May 21, 2021