CALL FOR PAPERS: 2021 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)

Conference dates

07 Jul 2021 - 09 Jul 2021




The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association will take place virtually on 7-9 July 2021, at the MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy (GCFP) Massachusetts, U.S. The meeting is co-organized with the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE.

The meeting will commence on Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 9 am (EST) with a high-level policy discussion, featuring a fireside talk with Ben Bernanke (former Chairman of the Federal Reserve). Further high-level panels will take place on 7th and 8th with confirmed participation by James Bullard (President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis), Olli Rehn (Governor, Bank of Finland) and Eric Rosengen (President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston). On Thursday and Friday, 8-9 July 2021, the main conference will take place. It will feature 35 contributed sessions on a wide variety of policy-relevant topics. Further sessions might be added depending on the range of submissions.

The Scientific Committee is chaired by Deborah Lucas (MIT), Loriana Pelizzon (SAFE), and Athanasios Orphanides (MIT).

The submission link and Call for Papers can be found here:

The Submission deadline is Tuesday, May 11

Submissions to CEBRA’s 2021 Annual Meeting are being sought on the below list of themes:
• Banking and financial stability (1-3)
• Climate change and sustainable finance (4-5)
• Inflation process (6-8)
• International finance and macroeconomics (9-16)
• Macrofinance (17-23)
• MP, frameworks, and communication (24-30)
• Payments and innovation (31-35)