Economic models at central banks

Norges Bank's Conference on Monetary Policy 2005

7 April 2005

The theme of Norges Bank's annual conference on monetary policy reflects the fact that many central banks including Norges Bank are developing new models for forecasting and policy analysis. Speakers from the Federal Reserve, Sveriges Riksbank, The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England will share their views and experiences. Norges Bank will present the new model, NEMO.

Lecturers from Norwegian universities and colleges will be invited to the conference.

Programme:

Opening of the conference, Governor Svein Gjedrem

Economic models at central banks - an overview, Dr Jeff Fuhrer, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Comments by Professor Kjetil Storesletten, University of Oslo

Use of models at central banks. Experiences of:

Sveriges Riksbank, Anders Vredin, Sveriges Riksbank

ECB, Ignazio Angeloni, ECB

Bank of England, Spencer Dale, Bank of England

Norges Bank, Jan F. Qvigstad, Norges Bank

Use of models at central banks, comments and discussion, Professor Steinar Holden, University of Oslo and Professor Gunnar Bårdsen, NTNU

NEMO, the new model at Norges Bank

Comments: Jesper Lindé, Sveriges Riksbank

Closing remarks, Deputy Governor Jarle Bergo

Published 21 April 2005 12:20