This Event is no longer receiving submissions.

The conference will cover a broad range of themes related to empirical aspects of business cycles - in particular novel methodologies for dating business cycles and their effects on the economy. Topics of the conference include but are not limited to:

- Dating Business Cycles,

- Empirical Estimation of Business Cycles,

- Monetary and Fiscal Policies and their empirical effects on Business Cycles,

- Forecasting Business Cycles,

- Big Data in Business Cycle Analysis.

Marc Giannoni (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and CEPR), and Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School and CEPR) are confirmed invited speakers, and we welcome further relevant submissions.

The deadline for submissions is 9am GMT on Thursday January 31, 2019. For CEPR members and those registered with the CEPR website, please submit your paper via the CEPR online system by visiting the call for papers webpage. If you do not have a personal profile to use this area of the CEPR website as yet, you can create one here.

If you have any difficulty in applying, please contact Mariolina Ciccone in the CEPR events team ([email protected] ) mentioning in the subject line "40036 - EABCN-Bank of Spain Conference 2019".

Please indicate in your submission if you will be able to cover your own travel and accommodation costs, or whether you will require funding from the EABCN. Authors of successful submissions and accepted participants will be notified by early March 2019.

The event is hosted by the Bank of Spain, and sponsored by the EABCN. Limited funding is available for travel expenses for academic participants presenting their papers. Expenses will be reimbursed according to the standard CEPR travel guidelines.

Costs will not be covered for central bank participants.


Gergely Ganics (Bank of Spain)

Marc Giannoni (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)

Gabriel Perez Quiros (European Central Bank and CEPR)

Barbara Rossi (ICREA-Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona GSE, CREI and CEPR)