SNB Research Conference: Policy Challenges and Developments in Monetary Economics, 23/24 September 2011

Conference Organisation

Call for Papers

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Michael D. Bauer and Glenn D. Rudebusch: The Signaling Channel for Federal Reserve Bond Purchases

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Eric T. Swanson: Let’s Twist Again: A High-Frequency Event-Study Analysis of Operation Twist and Its Implications for QE2

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Bennett T. McCallum: Issues Concerning Determinacy, Learnability, Plausibility, and the Role of Money in New Keynesian Models

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Huberto M. Ennis and Alexander L. Wolman: Large Excess Reserves in the U.S.: A View from the Cross-Section of Banks

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Hess Chung, Jean-Philippe Laforte, David Reifschneider and John C. Williams: Have We Underestimated the Likelihood and Severity of Zero Lower Bound Events?

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Giancarlo Corsetti, Luca Dedola and Sylvain Leduc: Demand Imbalances, Exchange Rate Misalignments and Monetary Policy

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Philippe Aghion, Emmanuel Farhi, Enisse Kharroubi: Monetary Policy, Liquidity, and Growth

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Michael D. Bordo and Joseph G. Haubrich: Deep Recessions, Fast Recoveries, and Financial Crises: Evidence from the American Record

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Conference venue

Restaurant Metropol, Zurich

Dinner speech

By John C. Williams (President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

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City plan

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Organizing committee

Ernst Baltensperger (Study Center Gerzensee)
Marcel R. Savioz (Swiss National Bank)
Samuel Reynard (Swiss National Bank)

Conference Secretary

Swiss National Bank
Research Coordination & Economic Education
Boersenstrasse 15
P.O. Box
CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 631 31 07
Fax: +41 44 631 81 32