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XX Annual Inflation Targeting Seminar - Call for Papers

 
CALL FOR PAPERS
XX Annual Inflation Targeting Conference of the Banco Central do Brasil
Rio de Janeiro – May 23-25, 2018

Submission Deadline
: March 2, 2018

Authors interested in presenting a paper in the XX Annual Inflation Targeting Conference of the Banco Central do Brasil must submit their articles by March 2, 2018. The event will be held in Rio de Janeiro on May 23-25, 2018.

The XX Annual Inflation Targeting Conference brings together private sector specialists and economists from academia, central banks and multilateral institutions, aiming to stimulate debate and research on monetary economics, policy coordination (monetary, macroprudential and fiscal), and challenges to monetary policy and inflation targeting.

The 2018 program will include presentations and discussions of selected articles from this Call for Papers, as well as invited lectures. The Conference will have academic sessions and plenary sessions. We have confirmed presentations of Mr. John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Mr. Marco Del Negro, vice-president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Call for papers posting date: December 22, 2017
Deadline for paper submission: March 2, 2018
Acceptance confirmation date: March 20, 2018
Attendance confirmation deadline: March 23, 2018
Conference dates: May 23-25, 2018

TOPICS:

We encourage submission of theoretical and empirical research on monetary economics, policy coordination and challenges to monetary policy and inflation targeting, comprising aspects of economic modeling and implications for policy-making.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:

Authors should submit PDF papers using Conference Maker (https://editorialexpress.com/cgi-bin/conference/listconfs.cgi), by March 2, 2018.

Articles must:
  • Be complete
  • Be written either in English or Portuguese
  • Have a cover page, with author(s) information: affiliation, address, phone number and e-mail address
  • Have an abstract, key-words and JEL classification codes
  • Be presented in English, if selected
There is no submission fee.

FUNDING:

The Banco Central do Brasil will cover travel (economy class) and hotel expenses (up to three nights in a hotel chosen by the organizers) and transportation costs to and from the event for one author per paper selected for the Conference.

There will be no reimbursement of any costs incurred while travelling to participate in the Conference.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
1) By submitting a paper, authors automatically agree with the right of the Banco Central do Brasil to post the selected articles in the event website, without damage to the authors’ intellectual rights.
2) The organizers will not accept papers submitted after the deadline.
3) During the event, each author will have a 20-minute slot for presentation. There might be some discussion following the presentations, by the end of the sessions or after the conclusion of all presentations.
4) The organizers will determine the presentations ordering.
5) Further clarifications on this Call for Papers can be requested by e-mail: bcbconference2018@bcb.gov.br.