18th Central Bank Conference on the Microstructure of Financial Markets -- Call for Papers

October 19-20, 2023

Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C.

The Board of Governors will host the 18th Central Bank Conference on the Microstructure of Financial Markets on October 19-20, 2023 in Washington, D.C. The conference will bring together researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners to discuss recent research and current policy issues related to the microstructure and functioning of financial markets.

The conference has a tradition of a broad approach to market microstructure, covering a wide range of asset classes and trading protocols, and maintaining a blend of empirical and theoretical papers. As such, studies in all areas of market microstructure and, more broadly, financial market functioning, are welcome.

Keynote speaker: Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton) will deliver a keynote address.

Submission procedure: Drafts of completed papers should be submitted in PDF format by 5:00 p.m. ET on May 1, 2023 to [email protected]. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by the end of June 2023. Support for travel and accommodations is available for presenters and discussants from academic institutions; participants affiliated with central banks are expected to cover their own travel expenses. The conference will be an in-person event, and virtual participation will not be possible. For additional information, please send an email to [email protected].

Organizing Committee: Alain Chaboud (FRB), Dagfinn Rime (BI Norwegian Business School), Clara Vega (FRB), Filip Zikes (FRB).

Program committee: Alessandro Beber (BlackRock), Giovanni Cespa (Cass Business School), Andrew Ellul (Indiana University), Michael Fleming (Fed New York), Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris), Björn Hagströmer (Stockholm University), Bernt Arne Odegaard (University of Stavanger), Carol Osler (Brandeis University), Marco Pagano (EIEF, University of Naples Federico II), Christine Parlour (University of California, Berkeley-Haas), Angelo Ranaldo (University of St.Gallen), Dagfinn Rime (BI Norwegian Business School), Norman Schuerhoff (HEC Lausanne and Swiss Finance Institute), Giorgio Valente (Hong Kong Monetary Authority), Clara Vega (Federal Reserve Board).

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Last Update: September 07, 2023