2021 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association


Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy

The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association will take place virtually Wednesday through Friday, July 7-9, 2021, hosted by the MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy and co-organized with the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE.

This year parallel sessions will feature 35 contributed sessions on a wide variety of policy-relevant topics. Panels will feature James Bullard (President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis), Olli Rehn (Governor, Bank of Finland), Refet Gürkaynak (Bilkent University), Carmen Reinhart (World Bank), Paul Tucker (Harvard University), Bénédicte Nolens (BIS Innovation Hub), Henry Ohlsson (Riksbank), and Zeti Aziz (formerly Bank Negara Malaysia).

The meeting will commence the morning of Wednesday, July 7 with two high-level panels, a fireside talk with Ben Bernanke (former Chairman of the Federal Reserve), and the first round of parallel sessions. Another high-level panel will take place on the 8th, along with further parallel sessions and the CEBRA Annual Assembly. The 9th will round out the program with three parallel sessions and closing remarks. The Scientific Committee is chaired by Deborah Lucas (MIT), Loriana Pelizzon (SAFE), and Athanasios Orphanides (MIT). PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOT OPEN TO THE PRESS.

ABFER is organising Parallel Session IV, Track D, Session 27: Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy.

9 July 2021, 8:00 am – 10:00 am (EDT)
9 July 2021, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (SGT)


Session 27: Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy

Chair: Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore & ABFER)

8:00 am – 10:00 am EDT
Five Facts about the Distributional Income Effects of Monetary Policy
Anna Rogantini Picco* (Sveriges Riksbank)
Niklas Amberg (Sveriges Riksbank)
Thomas Jansson (Sveriges Riksbank)
Mathias Klein (Sveriges Riksbank)
Heterogeneous Labor Market Effects of Monetary Policy
Michael Weber* (University of Chicago)
David Matsa (Northwestern University)
Nittai Bergman (Tel Aviv University)
Inequality During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Savings from Mortgage Refinancing
Paolina C. Medina* (Texas A&M University)
Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore & ABFER)
Souphala Chomsisengphety (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Hua Kieferz (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
Leonard C. Kiefer (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation)
Monetary Policy and Inequality
Jose-Luis Peydro* (Imperial College London)
Asger Lau Andersen (University of Copenhagen)
Niels Johannesen (University of Copenhagen)
Mia Jorgensen (University of Copenhagen)
Closing Remarks
Bernard Yeung (National University of Singapore & ABFER)

* Presenter. Updated 25 Jun 2021


Please register at: https://www.eventsquid.com/contestant-reg.cfm?event_id=13787.

Meeting website

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