Armenian resort town to host international conference on macroeconomic modeling

09.09.2019 20:32
Armenian resort town to host international conference on macroeconomic modeling

YEREVAN, September 9. /ARKA/. The Training and Research Center of Armenia's Central Bank in the resort town of Dilijan in the province of Tavush will host the 22nd conference on macroeconomic modeling. The gathering's theme that will run from September 11 through September 14 is Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy.

"The purpose of the conference is to enable macroeconomic policy organizations and academics to discuss current challenges and new directions for developing models used in policy development," the Central Bank said in a press release.

The main speakers of the event are Maurice Obstfeldt, a professor at Berkeley University, international expert Douglas Laxton, Thomas Holub, a member of the Council of the Czech National Bank, and Assaf Razin, a lecturer at Tel Aviv University.

The conference will be attended by representatives of the IMF, ECB, national and central banks of Austria, Canada, Italy, Latvia, Norway, New Zealand, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Finland, France, Spain, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Chile, Ukraine, Georgia, the Philippines, as well as researchers and lecturers from a number of international universities.

The main topics of the event relate to inflation targeting strategies, “non-standard” monetary policy, the role of financial indicators in the process of implementing 'non-standard' monetary policy, and other pressing issues of macroeconomic modeling.

The Central Bank said that such an event is being held in Armenia for the second time. In 2016, the Dilijan Training and Research Center hosted a conference on macroeconomic modeling titled "Actual Macroeconomic Tasks." --0--


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