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Inflation: Drivers & Dynamics Conference 2018

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland will host its 3rd research conference dedicated to inflation on May 17-18, 2018, 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
  • The determinants of inflation expectations and the relationship of expectations to observed inflation
  • Input costs and their role in inflation dynamics
  • Micro-level price dynamics and implications for aggregate inflation
  • Inflation forecasting

The conference’s invited participants include Klaus Adam, Fernando Alvarez, and Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé. 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 12, 2018. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by January 31, 2018. 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. It is also available for download.

Conference Organizers: Todd Clark and Ed Knotek