European Finance Association

46th Annual Meeting

Carcavelos, Portugal 21-24 August 2019

Special sessions

The EFA 2019 Annual Meeting offers three sessions in collaboration with the Bank for International Settlements, the European Central Bank, and the Norges Bank Investment Management.

Papers for the special sessions will undergo the same submission and review process as regular paper submissions. Submitting to special sessions means that you are submitting to the main conference. The papers for these special sessions will be chosen from the pool submitted to the conference.

Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) encourages the submission of papers on the topic Exchange Rates and Financial Conditions:

  • Through which channels does the exchange rate affect domestic financial conditions? What is the relative importance of trade vs financial channels?
  • Do exchange rate policies have side effects on the financial system? How does FX intervention affect domestic financial conditions?
  • What role should exchange rates play in monetary policy and financial stability frameworks?

European Central Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) encourages the submission of papers on the topic Interaction of monetary and macroprudential policies, impact of regulations and spillover across the financial sector:

  • Interaction of monetary and (macro)prudential policy. Optimal design of monetary and macroprudential policy, coordination failures and spillovers.
  • How does (Macro)prudential Policy affect the real economy, and also households and firms’ financial stability?
  • How does financial stability (market volatility, profitability and solvency of financial intermediaries, systemic risk, liquidity risk) impact the transmission of monetary policy?

Norges Bank Investment Management

Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) encourages the submission of papers on the topic:

Understanding the long-run drivers of asset prices
  • Asset pricing in an international context
  • Institutional investor demand, lending supply and asset prices
  • Tradable risk factors and their links to the macro economy

We welcome theoretical and empirical papers aiming to understand the longer-run determinants of asset prices, especially in an international context.