2020 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association


Inflation Expectations and Household Consumption

The virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) will be held from 1-3 September 2020 at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Bank of England. The event will be held entirely online using six parallel Zoom webinars integrated on a platform, giving attendees the ability to enter/leave sessions seamlessly with a click.

ABFER is organising Parallel Session 1, Room 3, Session 6: Inflation Expectations and Household Consumption.

2 September 2020, 10:50 am – 12:50 pm, London (GMT+1)
2 September 2020, 4:50 am – 6:50 am, Chicago (GMT-5)
2 September 2020, 5:50 pm – 7:50 pm, Singapore (GMT+8)


Session 6: Inflation Expectations and Household Consumption

Chair: Michael Weber (University of Chicago) and Bernard Yeung (National University of Singapore and ABFER)

10:50 am - 12:50 pm (London, GMT+1)
Polarized Expectations
Rupal Kamdar* (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Walker Ray (London School of Economics and Federal Reserve of San Francisco)
Inflation Expectations, Interest Rates, and Consumption Behavior
Ricardo Nunes* (University of Surrey)
Donghyun Park (University of Surrey)
Forward Guidance and Household Expectations
Dimitris Georgarakos* (European Central Bank)
Olivier Coibion (European Central Bank)
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (Univeristy of California, Berkeley)
Michael Weber (University of Chicago)
Inflation Expectations of Households and the Upgrading Channel
Sumit Agarwal* (National University of Singapore)
Yeow Hwee Chua (National University of Singapore)
Changcheng Song (Singapore Management University)

* Presenter. Updated 27 Aug 2020


Please register at: https://eur.cvent.me/E5PLD.  

Meeting website

The meeting website can be found here, which has information on the schedule, programme and registration.


To gain access to sessions, please look out for the email and download the event app. This will enable you to join sessions using the sessions page.

Meeting app

The meeting app allows attendees to seamlessly move between sessions with a click. The app can be used on mobile devices or computers. It contains secured links for attendees to access meeting sessions. You will receive an invitation to download the app after registration.

Chatham House Rules

All parallel sessions are under Chatham House Rule, except for the keynote speech and the panel.