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Research Events

2014 Events

Upcoming Events

  • 2014 Conference on Real-Time Data Analysis, Methods, and Applications
    Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11, 2014
    The Real-Time Data Research Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia CIRANO and CIREQ are cosponsoring another conference in a series on real-time data analysis, methods, and applications in macroeconomics and finance, to be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Friday and Saturday, October 10-11, 2014. The conference will bring together leading researchers in real-time analysis of economic data and will cover topics such as real-time macro- and financial econometrics, forecasting, and macroeconomic policy analysis, among others.
  • 2014 Conference on Urban and Regional Economics (CURE)
    Friday, September 19, and Saturday, September 20, 2014
    Brown University and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will host the sixth annual Conference on Urban and Regional Economics (CURE) on September 19–20, 2014. This year's conference will be held at Brown University in Providence, RI, and will be in honor of J. Vernon Henderson. This two–day event will commence on the morning of Friday, September 19, and be held through the afternoon of Saturday, September 20. The goal of the conference is to bring together 30–40 urban and regional economists from around the world to present papers or participate in the discussions generated during the workshop
  • Policies for Macroeconomic and Financial Stability
    Friday, September 26, and Saturday, September 27, 2014
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will host the Annual International Journal of Central Banking Research Conference. By invitation only.

Past Events

  • 2014 Annual Conference on Macroeconomics Across Time and Space
    Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, 2014
    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the NBER
    The 2014 annual meeting of the Macroeconomics Across Time and Space working group will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on May 2 and 3, 2014. The aim of the group is to bring together the large number of researchers in aggregate economics that are using modern dynamic theory to investigate substantive historical questions.
  • Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics
    Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, 2014
    The purpose of these workshops is to foster research in macroeconomics. The workshop is jointly organized by the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the Economics Department of University of Pennsylvania. The workshops last a day and a half and feature eight or nine papers on topics of current interest by leading researchers. By invitation only.
  • The Federal Reserve "Day-Ahead" Conference on Financial Markets and Institutions
    Thursday, January 2, 2014
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will be sponsoring the seventh annual "Day-Ahead" conference on financial markets and institutions in Philadelphia.

2013 Events

Upcoming Events

Past Events

  • International Trade Workshop 2013
    Friday, November 15, 2013
    The purpose of this workshop is to bring together academics and other researchers to discuss recent scholarly research in international trade. By invitation only.
  • Workshop on Methods and Applications for Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) Models
    Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 12, 2013
    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
    The workshop focuses on empirical macroeconomics, with special (but not exclusive) attention to research based on dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models. This includes methodological contributions, advances in DSGE modeling such as the incorporation of learning mechanisms or asset pricing features, and specific applications.
  • A Course in New Keynesian Monetary Economics
    Monday, April 8, and Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is hosting an intensive two-day course in New Keynesian monetary economics, featuring Professor Carl E. Walsh. This introductory course will cover relevant topics in the New Keynesian literature. Starting from the basic model with nominal rigidities, the course will go over policymaking at the zero lower bound of interest rates. Other topics will include labor market and financial frictions and their interactions with fiscal and monetary policy. The course is for Federal Reserve System Research Department staff.
  • Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics
    Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, 2013
    The purpose of this workshop is to foster research in the area of macroeconomics. By invitation only.
  • Seventh Annual Conference on Macroeconomics Across Time and Space
    Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, 2013
    The seventh annual meeting of the Macroeconomics Across Time and Space working group will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on May 3 and 4, 2013. The aim of the group is to bring together the large number of researchers in aggregate economics who are using modern dynamic theory to investigate substantive historical questions.
  • New Perspectives on Consumer Behavior in Credit and Payment Markets
    Thursday, October 3, and Friday, October 4, 2013
    The Payment Cards Center and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia hosted the seventh biennial conference that focused on new research in consumer credit and payments.

2012 Events

  • International Trade Workshop 2012
    Friday, November 16, 2012
    The purpose of this workshop is to bring together academics and other researchers to discuss recent scholarly research in international trade. By invitation only.
  • Workshop on Consumer Credit and Payments
    Friday, November 2, 2012
    This one-day workshop will focus on new research in consumer credit and payments. Given recent economic and legislative developments, we are also interested in research that contributes to our understanding of the design and effects of regulation for these markets. Both theoretical and empirical papers are to be presented.
  • Conference on Urban and Regional Economics
    Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20, 2012
    Princeton University, through the Institute for International and Regional Studies, and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will host the fourth annual Conference on Urban and Regional Economics (CURE).
  • System Committee on Regional Analysis Annual Conference
    Tuesday, October 2, and Thursday, October 4, 2012
    The annual research conference of the Federal Reserve System's Committee on Regional Analysis will be held October 2-4, 2012, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. All Federal Reserve researchers with an interest in regional or spatial economics are invited to contribute and attend.
  • 2012 Conference on Real-Time Data Analysis, Methods, and Applications
    Friday, October 5, and Saturday, October 6, 2012
    The Real-Time Data Research Center of the Philadelphia Fed's Research Department and the CIRANO Forecasting and High-Dimensional Data Analysis Group are co-sponsoring another in a series of conferences on real-time data analysis, methods, and applications in macroeconomics and finance, to be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on October 5-6, 2012. The conference will bring together leading researchers interested in real-time data analysis, including, but not limited to, real-time macro- and financial econometrics, forecasting, and policy analysis.
  • Monetary Policy, Inflation, and International Linkages
    Thursday, May 24, and Friday, May 25, 2012
    The Deutsche Bundesbank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia are organizing a joint conference to discuss the international linkages that bind nations together in the face of recent economic and financial crises. At the conference, which will cover two days, nine high-quality research papers will be presented and formally discussed and there will be talks by the presidents of the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • Sixth Annual Conference on Macroeconomics Across Time and Space
    Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19, 2012
    The sixth annual meeting of the Macroeconomics Across Time and Space working group will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on May 18 and 19, 2012. The aim of the group is to bring together the large number of researchers in aggregate economics who are using modern dynamic theory to investigate substantive historical questions.
  • Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics
    Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, 2012
    The purpose of these workshops is to foster research in the area of macroeconomics. The workshop lasted two days, with eight high-quality research papers presented and formally discussed.

2011 Events

  • Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum: Budgets on the Brink: Perspectives on Debt and Monetary Policy
    Friday, December 2, 2011
    The Policy Forum, organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Research Department, brings together a group of highly respected academics, policymakers, and market economists for a discussion of important macroeconomic and monetary policy issues that the Federal Reserve will need to grapple with in the coming year.
  • International Trade Workshop 2011
    Friday, November 18, 2011
    The purpose of this workshop was to bring together academics and other researchers to discuss recent scholarly research in international trade.
  • Workshop on Methods and Applications for Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models
    Friday, October 14, and Saturday, October 15, 2011
    The workshop focused on the development of new methods for the estimation and evaluation of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models and on the substantive economic applications of these methods. This year's workshop was hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and supported by the NBER Methods and Applications for DSGE Models working group.
  • Recent Developments in Consumer Credit and Payments
    Thursday, September 22, and Friday, September 23, 2011
    The Research Department and the Payment Cards Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia held their sixth joint conference to present and discuss the latest research on consumer credit and payments.
  • Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics
    Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April 9, 2011
    The purpose of these workshops was to foster research in the area of macroeconomics. The workshops lasted two days, with eight high-quality research papers presented and formally discussed.
  • New York/Philadelphia Workshop on Quantitative Macroeconomics
    Friday, April 29, 2011
    This was the eighth in a series of semi-annual meetings that alternate between the New York and Philadelphia Federal Reserve Banks. The purpose of this workshop was to bring together researchers from the New York and Philadelphia areas who work on various aspects of macroeconomics, with an emphasis on quantitative approach.
  • Fifth Annual Conference on Macroeconomics Across Time and Space
    Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14, 2011
    The fifth annual meeting of the Macroeconomics Across Time and Space working group was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on May 13 and 14, 2011. The aim of the group is to bring together the large number of researchers in aggregate economics who are using modern dynamic theory to investigate substantive historical questions.

2010 Events

2009 Events

2008 Events

2007 Events

  • The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum
    November 30, 2007, Philadelphia, PA
    The seventh annual Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum, "Innovation and Regulation in Financial Markets," will be held on Friday, November 30, 2007, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • International Trade Workshop
    November 16, 2007, Philadelphia, PA
  • Recent Developments in Consumer Credit and Payments
    September 20-21, 2007, Philadelphia, PA
    The Research Department and the Payment Cards Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia held their fourth joint conference to present and discuss the latest research on consumer credit payments.
  • New York/Philadelphia Workshop on Quantitative Macroeconomics
    May 11, 2007, Philadelphia, PA
    This was the second in a series of semi-annual meetings that alternate between the New York and Philadelphia Federal Reserve Banks. The purpose of these workshops is to bring together researchers from the New York and Philadelphia areas who work on various aspects of macroeconomics. This workshop continued to explore the subject of the first meeting, labor markets and macroeconomics.
  • Real-Time Data Analysis and Methods in Economics
    April 19-20, 2007, Philadelphia, PA
    The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the Economics Department at Rutgers University, and the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond sponsored this conference that brought together leading researchers in all areas of real-time data analysis.
  • Philadelphia Workshop on Monetary and Macroeconomics
    March 30-31, 2007, Philadelphia, PA
    The purpose of these workshops is to foster research in the area of monetary and macroeconomics. The workshops lasted a day and a half, with eight high-quality research papers presented and formally discussed. This year's workshop focused on topics in monetary theory, monetary policy, money and asset markets, and economic development.
  • Federal Reserve System Community Development Studies and Education-Research Conference External Link
    March 29-30, 2007, Washington, DC
    The Community Development Studies and Education Officers of the Federal Reserve System jointly sponsored their fifth biennial research conference, to encourage objective research into the factors governing the availability of credit and capital to individuals and businesses within this changing financial services environment. The Philadelphia Fed's Research Department and Community Development Studies and Education Department organized the conference program. The conference brought together a diverse audience from academia, financial institutions, community organizations, foundations, and government. The Journal of Economics and Business intends to publish a special issue on the topics covered in the conference.

2006 Events

  • The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum
    December 1, 2006
    The sixth annual Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum, "Economic Growth and Development: Perspectives for Policymakers," was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Go to the conference program to view background papers and presentations.
  • International Trade Workshop
    November 17, 2006
    The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will host a one-day workshop on recent scholarly research in international trade.
  • Philadelphia Workshop on Monetary and Macroeconomics
    March 31 – April 1, 2006
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the Penn Institute for Economic Research, and the International Economic Review hosted a workshop on Monetary and Macroeconomics.

2005 Events

2004 Events

2003 Events

  • The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum
    November 14, 2003
    The third annual Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum, "Managing the Recovery in Uncertain Times," was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • The Use of Composite Indexes in Regional Economic Analysis
    September 4 – 5, 2003
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, in association with the Review of Economics and Statistics, held a conference on the use of composite indexes in regional analysis.
  • Conference on Retail Credit Risk Management and Measurement
    April 24 – 25, 2003
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia sponsored a conference on retail credit risk management and measurement. Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance.

2002 Events

  • The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum
    November 22, 2002
    The second annual Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum, "Crises, Contagion, and Coordination: Issues for Policymakers in the Global Economy," was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (12th and Arch Streets).
  • The Philadelphia Workshop on Monetary and Macroeconomics
    October 11 – 12
    The workshop was sponsored by the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Penn Institute of Economic Research, and International Economic Review. The purpose of this workshop was to foster research in the area of monetary and macroeconomics by bringing together researchers from academia and policy institutions around the world for intensive discussion of their current research relating to monetary theory, labor economics, asset markets, macroeconomic and monetary policies, and other relevant areas.
  • Innovation in Financial Services and Payments Conference
    May 16 – 17, 2002
    The Research Department and the Payment Cards Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia co-sponsored a conference on "Innovation in Financial Services and Payments" at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

2001 Events

  • Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum
    November 30, 2001
    The Philadelphia Fed's first Policy Forum, "Three Questions for Monetary Policymakers," was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • Conference on Real-Time Data Analysis
    October 4 – 5, 2001
    The Research Department sponsored a conference on real-time data analysis at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • Consumer Transactions and Credit Conference PDF
    March 22 – 23, 2001
    This conference was sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the Wharton Financial Institutions Center, in association with the Journal of Financial Intermediation)
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