4th SNB-Fed Cleveland-Bank of Canada Conference: Policy relevant modeling for central banks, 22-23 September 2005

On 22-23 September 2005, the Swiss National Bank together with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Bank of Canada organised a conference on monetary theory and policy in Zurich. This event was intended to bring together, for the fourth time, a group of highly respected academics and central bankers to discuss important monetary policy issues. The organising committee consisted of David Altig (Fed Cleveland), Césaire Meh (Bank of Canada), Marcel R. Savioz (Swiss National Bank) and Nicolas Cuche-Curti (Swiss National Bank). The programme, abstracts, and city plan are available as PDF files.

Conference organisation


The following papers are drafts, sometimes very preliminary, for use during the conference. The views expressed are solely the responsibility of the authors and should not be interpreted as reflecting the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, or of the Bank of Canada, or of the Swiss National Bank.

Organising committee

  • David Altig, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Césaire Meh, Bank of Canada
  • Marcel R. Savioz, Swiss National Bank
  • Nicolas Cuche-Curti, Swiss National Bank

Conference secretary

Martina Oswald
Swiss National Bank
P.O. Box
CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 631 39 18
Fax: +41 44 631 39 01