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  • Submission deadline: 27 May 2022

Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics Conference 2022

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and European Central Bank

29–30 September 2022

The Center for Inflation Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the European Central Bank (ECB) will host the Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics Conference 2022 on 29–30 September. The conference will be held in a hybrid format, allowing guests to attend in person in Cleveland, Ohio, or virtually. In-person attendees will need to follow any relevant COVID-19 protocols for entry in place at the time of the conference.

The conference will bring together top researchers from academia, central banks and other policy institutions to present research findings related to inflation. cademia, central banks and other policy institutions to present research findings related to inflation.

Loretta J. Mester, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and Philip R. Lane, member of the ECB’s Executive Board, will provide remarks.

Topics of interest include:

  • monetary and fiscal policy and inflation dynamics, optimal inflation
  • drivers of inflation expectations and their relationship with observed inflation
  • the impact of economic slack, input costs (including wages, intermediate inputs, commodity prices, and international components of costs), network effects and the COVID-19 pandemic on inflation dynamics
  • micro-level price dynamics and implications for aggregate inflation
  • inflation measurement
  • structural determinants of inflation dynamics and trend inflation (including digitalisation, globalisation, and demographic change)

Submissions

Deadline: Friday, 27 May 2022

Authors interested in presenting research related to inflation should submit their papers through Conference Maker. The deadline for submissions is Friday, 27 May 2022. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by Friday, 1 July 2022. Presenters should plan to present in person. All papers presented at the conference will be posted on the websites of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the ECB.

Papers that are accepted for presentation at the conference may also be considered for publication in a supplemental issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics on Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics.

Scientific Committee

  • Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California, Berkeley; coeditor, Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Ina Hajdini, Ed Knotek, Jean-Paul L’Huillier, Mathieu Pedemonte, Robert Rich - all Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Michael Ehrmann, Lukas Henkel, Peter Karadi, Christiane Nickel, Chiara Osbat - all ECB