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2019 BOJ-IMES Conference
Central Bank Design under a Continued Low Inflation and Interest Rate Environment

May 29 - 30, 2019
Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan

Summary (English [99KB] / Japanese[409KB])

- Program -

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

9:00 Opening Remarks
(Video / English[49KB] / Japanese[225KB]
Speaker: Haruhiko Kuroda,Bank of Japan

Mayekawa Lecture
(Video) / English[111KB] / Japanese[461KB])
Chairperson: Kazuo Ueda, Kyoritsu Women's University and University of Tokyo
Lecturer: Jean-Claude Trichet, Former President of the European Central Bank
10:30 Coffee Break  

Session 1: Exchange Rate Misalignment, Capital Flows and Optimal Monetary Policy Trade-offs
(English<DPS> [1,029KB])
Chairperson: Maria Almasara Cyd N. Tuano-Amador, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Paper Presenter: Giancarlo Corsetti, University of Cambridge
Discussant: Paolo Pesenti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
12:05 Lunch  
13:35 Keynote Speech
(Video) / English[876KB] / Japanese[1,236KB]
Chairperson: Adam Glapiński, Narodowy Bank Polski
Speaker: Carl E. Walsh, University of California, Santa Cruz
14:25 Break  
14:30 Session 2: The Reversal Interest Rate
(English<DPS> [1,014KB])
Chairperson: Daniel G. Sullivan, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Paper Presenter: Markus K. Brunnermeier, Princeton University
Discussant: Meredith Beechey, Sveriges Riksbank
15:35 Coffee Break  
16:05 Session 3: Tight Money-Tight Credit: Coordination Failure in the Conduct of Monetary and Financial Policies (English<DPS> [1,212KB])
Chairperson: Jinho Huh, Bank of Korea
Paper Presenter: Enrique G. Mendoza, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Kosuke Aoki, University of Tokyo
17:30 Buffet Dinner  

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

9:00 Session 4: Prolonged Low Interest Rates and Banking Stability
(English<DPS> [5,698KB])
Chairperson: James C. MacGee, Bank of Canada
Paper Presenter: Nao Sudo, Bank of Japan
Discussant: Carlos Thomas, Banco de España
10:05 Coffee Break
10:30 Policy Panel Discussion
Moderator: Athanasios Orphanides, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Panelists: Christian Hawkesby, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Klaus Masuch, European Central Bank
Masazumi Wakatabe, Bank of Japan
12:10 Adjournment

Lunch (optional)

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