NBU-NBP 2021 Annual Research Conference
The Policy Toolkit for a World in Flux
10-11 June 2021,
An international scientific conference The Policy Toolkit for a World in Flux was held on 10-11 June 2021. This was the 6th edition of the National Bank of Ukraine's Annual Research Conference (ARC), co-organised by Narodowy Bank Polski.
The organization of the event was also supported by the International Monetary Fund with the Government of Canada and the Kyiv School of Economics. The conference was attended by more than 220 registered (active) participants from 33 countries, including the representatives of central banks and international financial institutions, as well as the eminent experts and academics from the world's leading universities. More than 500 people watched the online recording1.
The theme of the conference was the effectiveness of economic policy in the modern world. The papers covered the problems of adjusting both monetary and fiscal policy to changing economic conditions. The issues discussed included monetary policy communication by central banks, the impact of public sector debt on economic growth, the effectiveness of new monetary policy strategies, the impact of international capital flows on small open economies, the role of climate change in determining macroeconomic conditions and the effectiveness of fiscal policy as a tool for stabilising the economy.
The opening speeches were delivered by Kyrylo Shevchenko, NBU President and Marta Kightley, NBP First Deputy President, whereas keynote speakers were Alan Blinder of Princeton University and Mikhail Golosov of the University of Chicago. The conference sessions were attended by the representatives of the NBP Research and Financial Innovation Department: Ireneusz Dąbrowski, Krzysztof Makarski, Ewa Stanisławska, Jacek Suda and Małgorzata Walerych. 1 Number of views based on youtube data as of 18 June 2021. Video recording of the conference is also available on the NBU website.
The full conference recording and presentations are available at:
10-11 June 2021,
Today’s increasing complex economic and social challenges are reflected in the delicate balancing acts required to tackle structural issues of national scope against pressures from global factors. The 6th Annual Research Conference organized by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and co-organized by Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP) will focus on reviewing the effectiveness of traditional policy making strategies and tools and evaluation of possible alternatives in both monetary and fiscal areas.
The two-day conference will feature keynotes, policy panels and presentations of research papers in online format. Confirmed keynote speakers are Alan Blinder, Princeton University and Mikhail Golosov, University of Chicago.
Opening remarks will be delivered by Kyrylo Shevchenko, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine and Marta Kightley, NBP Vice President, First Deputy President.
In the conference sessions the following representatives of NBP will take part: Ireneusz Dąbrowski, Krzysztof Makarski, Ewa Stanisławska, Jacek Suda and Małgorzata Walerych.
Further information about the conference can be found in the conference programme and at the NBU website: Research Conference (bank.gov.ua)
Call for papers
Paper Submission Deadline: Sunday 14 March 2021
Today’s increasing complex economic and social challenges are reflected in the delicate balancing acts required to tackle structural issues of national scope against pressures from global factors. The 6th annual research conference jointly organized by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP) will focus on reviewing the effectiveness of traditional policy making strategies and tools and evaluation of possible alternatives in both monetary and fiscal areas.
The organizing committee invites submissions in the following areas (non-exhaustive)
- The effectiveness of monetary policy tools and strategies
- Interactions between macroprudential, monetary and fiscal policies
- Post-pandemic growth in the time of high indebtedness
- New questions or new policy objectives in need of dedicated tools?
- Climate change, inequality, and limits of the central bank mandate
- Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California, Berkeley (chair)
- Oleksiy Kryvtsov, Bank of Canada
- Michał Brzoza-Brzezina, Narodowy Bank Polski
- Krzysztof Makarski, Narodowy Bank Polski
- Solomiya Shpak, National Bank of Ukraine
- Mihnea Constantinescu, National Bank of Ukraine
Submit your paper by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, using as email subject ARC2021 NameOfPaper NameFirstAuthor. No submission fee is charged. The deadline for submission is 14 March 2021 (12 pm EET).
Authors of accepted papers will be notified by 21 April 2021.