Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meetings

Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meetings
5-6 October 2017


The Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meetings aim to foster discussion on “hot issues” in macroeconomic policy by involving leading scholars conducting research with state-of-the-art theoretical and/or empirical tools.

The 2017 edition of the Meetings will focus on “Macroeconomic Policies in a Low Interest Rate Environment”. The Meeting will feature presentations of scientific papers as well as a panel discussion on “Macroeconomic Policies after the Global Financial Crises”.

Marc Giannoni (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) and Alejandro Justiniano (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago) have already accepted to participate.

The Organizing Committee invites submission on the following topics (among others):

  • Unconventional monetary policies;
  • Secular stagnation;
  • Policy design issues arising from survey data on expectations;
  • Fiscal/monetary policy mix;
  • Distributional effects of monetary and fiscal policies.

Paper submission procedure. Papers should be submitted no later than April 1, 2017 via the following link: Authors of accepted papers will be notified by May 15, 2017.

Expenses. There is no participation fee. It is expected that participants will cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

Further information about the Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meetings can be found at . Inquires can be sent to

Organizing Committee Efrem Castelnuovo (University of Melbourne) Bruce Preston (University of Melbourne)

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