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Call for papers | First Paris Workshop on the Macroeconomics of Expectations

The International Macroeconomics Chair at Paris School of Economics is pleased to announce the First Paris Conference on the Macroeconomics of Expectations.

  • Date: Thursday and Friday, June, 22nd-23rd, 2023.
  • Location: Banque de France

Using micro-data on households, firms and professional forecasters much recent research has documented significant and heterogeneous departures of expectations from the rational, fully informed benchmark. Other contributions have stressed the consequences of limited information and imperfect expectations for macroeconomic dynamics and the effects of policies.

The Banque de France, Centre for Economic Policy Research and Paris School of Economics Joint Conference aims at bringing together leading researchers from academia, central banks and other policy institutions to present research findings related to the importance of expectations for macroeconomic dynamics and the conduct of macroeconomic policies.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Macroeconomic consequences of information frictions
  • Households / firms expectation formation
  • The role of information frictions for monetary policy
  • Central bank communication and expectations
  • The role of expectations for individual decisions

We invite authors to submit completed papers. Extended abstracts will be also considered but preference will be given to completed papers.

The deadline for submission is Wednesday, March, 25th, 2023. Authors of accepted papers will be informed by April, 15th, 2023. Travel and local accommodation for speakers and discussants from academic institutions will be funded by the Banque de France according to its internal guidelines.

Organising Committee

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This event is organized by the International Macroeconomics Chair, which is the result of a partnership between the Banque de France and PSE. Sharing the same vision about scientific needs on international issues, these two organisations joint their efforts to build a chair with the objective of fostering the development of research on the financial & monetary international system, and in international Macroeconomics.