14 - 14 September 2015 / Paris / Foundation Banque de France

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its creation, the Foundation Banque de France organises a half-day conference headed by Christian Noyer, governor of the Banque de France. The conference will take place on 14 September 2015 at Banque de France (auditorium, 31 rue Croix des Petits-Champs, 75001 Paris).

The programme of the conference and the registration form can be accessed at: www.foundationbdf.fr

If you intend to participate to the anniversary conference, we ask you kindly to register and send the form to fondation.rech@banque-france.fr.

18 - 19 September 2015 / Cambridge / Cambridge Judge Business School

The symposium will consist of 9 high quality papers in the broad area of corporate finance theory (including corporate finance interactions with financial institutions and financial markets).

Keynote Speaker: Bruno Biais (TSE and CEPR)

Attendance is by invitation or prior registration only. Participants are expected to cover costs of travel and local expenses. No conference fee will be charged. Further information, programme and registration details can be found here


The symposium is sponsored by the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)

19 - 20 October 2015 / Leuven - Belgium / HIVA Research Institute for Work and Society KU Leuven

For the fifth time the ‘Welfare State and Housing’ research group of the Catholic University of Leuven organises a European conference on the state of the welfare state in the EU. This 2 day conference assesses the impact of the increasing European economic integration on the national welfare states.
Former President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, will give his view on the evolution of the last five years. In the afternoon of the first day, the Flemish Minister of Social Policy, Health and Family, Jo Vandeurzen, will outline the challenge for the coming five years of the development of a Flemish Social Protection scheme. Experts from 26 of the 28 EU Member States will then describe how the economic developments of the last five years and the increased European integration have influenced the welfare state in their country. The conference is a unique opportunity to learn first-hand 26 national developments from a comparative perspective.

20 - 20 October 2015 / The HAC, Armoury House, City Road, London, United Kingdom, EC1Y 2BQ / Economist Events

War on Cancer 2015 will bring together the most influential leaders in oncology from around Europe to explore and shape the dialogue on cancer. Join pharmaceutical, health care, scientific and government specialists on October 20th 2015 to discuss the leading initiatives in policy and financing, innovation in prevention, treatment and diagnosis and new methods of community engagement.

12 - 13 November 2015 / Washington, D.C. / The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The conference aims to bring together academic and central bank economists, financial market practitioners and policy makers to stimulate debate and research on this important topic. Both theoretical and empirical papers are invited on frameworks, channels and instruments pertaining to the implementation and transmission of U.S. and foreign monetary policy since the end of the global financial crisis.

Topics of interest:

New dynamics in money, currency and fixed income markets
Optimal monetary policy frameworks and tools at negative interest rates, near zero rates, or in the longer run
New perspectives on monetary policy transmission channels
Financial stability and monetary policy near or above the zero lower bound
The implications of regulatory reform on monetary policy transmission and financial intermediation
Rethinking policy target rates and other financial benchmark rates
The role of global banks in international propagation of monetary policy shocks

25 - 27 November 2015 / Geneva, Switzerland / Council on Economic Policies

CEP invites academics and practitioners to submit an extended abstract until August 15, 2015 to trade@cepweb.org. Further information is at the link below.

Programme Committee

  • Ejaz Ghani, Lead Economist at The World Bank
  • Marion Jansen, Chief Economist at International Trade Centre
  • Sebastien Miroudot, Trade Policy Analyst at the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate
  • Sebastian Saez, Senior Trade Economist at The World Bank
  • Pierre Sauvé, Director of External Programmes and Academic Partnerships at the WTI
  • Johannes Schwarzer, Trade Policy Fellow at CEP

17 - 19 December 2015 / Università Politecnica delle Marche P.zzale Martelli, 8 - 60128 Ancona / Unversità Politecnica delle Marche

The Department of Economic and Social Sciences of UnivPM is organizing a 3 day International Conference with a focus on the comparison of the causes and the consequences of the Great Crisis of 1929 and the 2008 Great Recession, and on what we can learn from them in order to overcome large scale crises. The aim of the International Conference is to examine in depth both the 1929 and the current crises from different analytical and empirical perspectives, although contributions may extend to other relevant recessions in the industrial age.

Keynote speakers:
• Youssef Cassis (European University Institute, Fiesole)
• Michele Fratianni (Indiana University, Bloomington - UnivPM, Ancona)
• Bruce C. Greenwald (Columbia University, New York)
• Harold James (Princeton University)
• Alan Kirman (Université Aix-Marseille)
• Richard C. Koo (Nomura Research Institute, Tokyo)
• Willi Semmler (New School University, New York)
• Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia University, New York)

24 - 24 June 2016 / Lisbon / UECE - Research Unit on Complexity and Economics, ISEG, University of Lisbon

UECE (Research Unit on Complexity and Economics) and ISEG are organising the 5th UECE Conference on Economic and Financial Adjustments. In this context we invite submissions addressing notably the following issues: economic and financial adjustments; economic imbalances; country issues; challenges to monetary policy and fiscal policies.

Keynote speakers: 
Clemens Fuest (Centre for European Economic Research - ZEW)