The Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles (Belgium) is organizing a conference aiming to bring together financial economists from academia, central banks and research institutions to investigate the new challenges for central bank communication in the ten years since the start of the financial crisis and discuss the avenues of research in this regard.
We seek both empirical and theoretical policy-relevant papers. Papers are invited for submission on this broad theme, including:
- Effectiveness of central bank communication
- Clarity of central bank communication
- Tone of central bank communication
- Communicating in unconventional times
- Central bank communication to the media or to the general public
- Text-mining in Finance
- Natural Language Processing applied to central bank communication
Keynote speaker: Pierre Siklos.
Session Chairs: Kris Boudt, Stefano Nardelli, Matthias Neuenkirch.
- Complete manuscripts in pdf format should be submitted to Laura Bertora firstname.lastname@example.org
- Submitted papers must be received by November 18th 2018
The authors of the accepted papers will be notified by November 22nd 2018.
Conference fees: 50 Euros + Optional Conference Dinner 50 Euros
UCLouvain (free but 50 Euros if you want to join the Conference Dinner)
Scholarships are available for the conference fee for PhD students. If you want to apply, please send also a resume and a cover letter.
Monday, December 17 2018
8:30 – 8:55 Registration and welcome coffee
8:55 – 9:00 Welcome speech
9:00 – 10:30 Effectiveness of Central Bank
Session chair: Matthias Neuenkirch,
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00- 12:30 Communication of Monetary Policy
in Unconventional Times
Session chair: Stefano Nardelli, ECB
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break – Room P61
14:00 - 15:00 Keynote Lecture
Pierre Siklos, Professor of Economics
at Wilfried Laurier University’s
School of Business and Economics
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Evaluating Central Bank Communication
Session chair: Kris Boudt, VUB
17:30-18:00 Coffee Break
20h Social Dinner at « La Rose Blanche », Grand-Place, Brussels.
Boulevard du Jardin Botanique, 43 - B-1000 Brussels
Brussels , Belgium