Norges Bank

26th CEPR European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics (ESSIM) 2018

Norges Bank, 22 – 25 May 2018


Norges Bank hosts the 26th CEPR European Summer Symposium, a joint meeting of the following programmes: International Macroeconomics and Finance (IMF), Monetary Economics and Fluctuations (MEF) and Macroeconomics and Growth (MG)

ESSIM Format

The programme follows a flexible, condensed format allowing participants to attend both plenary sessions and specialised presentations over two and a half days:

  •  Tuesday 22nd afternoon and Wednesday 23rd morning: MEF programme presentations
  •  Wednesday 23rd afternoon and Thursday 24th morning: Plenary talks
  •  Thursday 24th afternoon and Friday 25th morning: Split MG and IMF programme presentations

Guest Speakers

  • Sérgio Rebelo (Northwestern University and CEPR) 
  • Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé (Columbia University and CEPR) 
  • David Weil (Brown University)


ESSIM is an annual meeting that brings together about 75 economists from across Europe and key researchers from outside the region. It provides a unique opportunity for macroeconomists from different research institutions and countries to discuss research in a relaxed atmosphere and to develop long-term collaborative relationships.

More information on the programme areas are here:

Published 3 April 2018 09:30

About this conference

Hosted by: Norges Bank

Sponsored by: CAMP - BI Norwegian Business School


  • Knut Are Aastveit (Norges Bank)
  • Philippe Bacchetta (Université de Lausanne and CEPR)
  • Hilde C Bjørnland (BI Norwegian Business School)
  • Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics and CEPR)
  • Wouter den Haan (London School of Economics and CEPR)
Published 3 April 2018 09:30