11 - 12 August 2015 / Sydney / Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR)

The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) is pleased to announce a conference celebrating 30 years of research and innovation since the publication of two path-breaking papers in market microstructure.  Both Kyle (Continuous Auctions and Insider Trading) and Glosten and Milgrom (Bid, Ask and Transactions Prices in a Specialist Market with Heterogeneously Informed Traders) have had a significant impact on the regulation and design of security markets throughout the world. Keynote speakers are Lawrence R. Glosten and A.S. “Pete” Kyle.

Papers submitted to the Conference must address regulation or design-related aspects of financial markets, with presentations tailored for an audience of academics, senior market regulators and key industry professionals. 

Draft papers should be submitted by Friday 15 May 2015. Conference registration opens Monday 01 June 2015. 

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)

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