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Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics Conference 2019

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The Center for Inflation Research hosted the Cleveland Fed’s fourth research conference dedicated to inflation on May 16-17, 2019, in Cleveland. The conference brought together top researchers from academia, central banks, and other policy institutions to present research findings related to inflation. Some of the topics covered included the following:

  • 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 had an assigned discussant. Papers and presentations can be found on the agenda tab. A summary of the papers presented can be found here.

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