We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers and one of the panels for this year’s conference:

2023 Keynote speakers

Keynote speakers Discussants:

6 July: Johannes Stroebel, Professor of Finance at Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University

7 July: Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, Senior Adviser for Research & Policy at the Federal Reserve Board.

Thursday July 6th
08:15 Registration
08:50 Welcome
09:00 Monetary policy and households
● Energy prices and household heterogeneity: monetary policy in a Gas-TANK presented by Jenny Chan (Bank of England)
● Decomposing HANK presented by Zheng Gong (Bocconi University)
Discussants: Paolo Gelain (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland), Timo Haber (De Nederlandsche Bank)
10:40 Policy communication
● Information in (and not in) interest rates surveys presented by Laura Coroneo
(University of York)
● Mind your language – central bank communication, speech-implied forecast
revisions, and high-frequency market reactions presented by Michael McMahon
(University of Oxford)
Discussants: Sarah Mouabbi (Banque de France), Lavinia Rognone (Edinburgh University)
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Monetary policy transmission
● Fifty shades of QE revisited presented by Tomasz Wieladek (T Rowe Price)
● The market for inflation risk presented by Sitong Ding (London School of Economics)
Discussants: Alexander Haas (University of Oxford), Gyuri Venter (Warwick Business School)
14:40 Climate finance
● Carbon default swap – disentangling the exposure to carbon risk through CDS presented by Luca Taschini (University of Edinburgh)
● The distributional costs of net-zero: a heterogeneous agent perspective
presented by Ghassane Benmir (London School of Economics)
Discussants: Lara Cathcart (Imperial College Business School), Simon Scheidegger (HEC Lausanne)
16:00 Keynote address
Johannes Stroebel (New York University)
17:00 Young Economist Prize ceremony
17:15 Reception and poster session
Friday July 7th
08:15 Registration
09:00 Interest rates
● Heterogeneity and the equitable rate of interest presented by Riccardo Masolo (Catholic University, Milan)
● The financial (in)stability real interest rate, R** presented by Gianluca Benigno (University of Lausanne)
● A model of credit, money, interest, and prices presented by Yuliy Sannikov
(Stanford Graduate School of Business)
Discussants: Federica Romei (University of Oxford), Peter Karadi (European Central Bank), Florian Heider (Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE & Goethe University)
11:20 Financial markets
● An anatomy of the 2022 gilt market crisis presented by Gabor Pinter (Bank of England)
● A structural model of interbank network formation and contagion presented by Jamie Coen (Imperial College Business School)
Discussant: Patrick Coen (Toulouse School of Economics), Tanju Yorulmazer (Koç University)
12:40 Lunch
13:40 Panel: Crypto Regulatory Priorities
Leonardo Gambacorta (BIS), Christine Parlour (Berkeley – Haas), David Birch
(15Mb Ltd), Sheldon Mills (FCA) and Frances Coppola (Financial Commentator)
15:00 Banking and credit
● Corporate credit provision presented by Nina Boyarchenko (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
● Do banks hedge using interest rate swaps presented by Lihong McPhail (CFTC)
Discussants: Harjoat Bhamra (Imperial College Business School), Ioana Neamtu (Bank of England)
16:20 Keynote address
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)
17:20 Closing remarks


Panel: Crypto Regulatory Priorities

Chaired by Frances Coppola, Financial Commentator

Leonardo Gambacorta, Head of the Innovation and the Digital Economy unit at the Bank for International Settlements 

Christine Parlour, Sylvan C. Coleman Chair of Finance and Accounting at Haas Business School, UC Berkeley.

David Birch, 15Mb Ltd, author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services

Sheldon Mills, Executive Director, Consumers and Competition at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)



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