The CEBRA 2021 Annual Meeting (July 7-9)


The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association will take place virtually Wednesday through Friday, July 7-9, 2021, at the MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy. The meeting is co-organized with the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE.
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The meeting will commence the morning of Wednesday, July 7 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), Ref Gürkaynak (Bilkent University), Carmen Reinhard (Worldbank), Paul Tucker (Harvard University), Bénédicte Nolens (BIS Innovation Hub), Henry Ohlsson (Riksbank), and Zeti Aziz (formerly Bank Negara Malaysia).

On Thursday and Friday, July 8-9, the main conference will take place. It will feature more than 35 contributed sessions on a wide variety of policy-relevant topics.

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


Last year’s CEBRA Annual Meeting took place virtually on September 1 – 3, 2020 at the Center for Macroeconomics of the London School of Economics and Political Sciences and at the Bank of England. The full academic program can be accessed here. Watch Sessions from the 2020 Annual Meeting here.