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Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics Conference 2019

The Center for Inflation Research is a new initiative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. We are very excited about this initiative and the contributions it will make across multiple audiences, and you can sign up here to receive updates as our efforts move forward.

The Center for Inflation Research will host the Cleveland Fed’s fourth research conference dedicated to inflation on May 16-17, 2019, in Cleveland. The conference will bring together top researchers from academia, central banks, and other policy institutions to present research findings related to inflation. Some of the topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Inflation dynamics and monetary policy
  • Monetary policy frameworks and the inflation process
  • Determinants of inflation expectations and their relationship with observed inflation
  • Input costs and their role in inflation dynamics
  • Micro-level price dynamics and implications for aggregate inflation
  • Inflation forecasting

Each paper on the program will have an assigned discussant.

Authors interested in presenting research related to inflation at this conference should submit a PDF of their paper to The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2019. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by February 15, 2019. The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland will pay reasonable travel and accommodation expenses for authors of accepted papers and for discussants.

Please feel free to circulate this call for papers to your colleagues.

Conference Organizers: Robert Rich, Ed Knotek, and Todd Clark