CNB Research Open Day 2008

Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Czech National Bank's Plodinová burza (Commodity Exchange) building,
Senovážné nám. 30, Praha 1

The CNB will hold its fourth CNB Research Open Day on Tuesday, 6 May 2008 in the Czech National Bank's Plodinová burza (Commodity Exchange) building, Senovážné nám. 30, Praha 1.

This event will provide an opportunity to see some of the best of the CNB's current research work, to learn about the CNB's research strategy and to meet CNB researchers informally. All presentations will be held in English.

The CNB Research Open Day is open to the general public. Unfortunately, there are no free places left as the seating capacity of the conference facility has been reached.


8:30 Registration & Morning Coffee

Chair: Robert Holman

9:00 Welcome by Robert Holman (Chief Executive Director, CNB) & ERD Award 2007
Economic Research CNB: What‘s New, Kateřina Šmídková (Executive Director, Economic Research and Financial Stability Department, CNB)
9:20 Why and How to Assess Inflation Target Fulfilment, Jan Filáček, CNB
9:40 Discussion: Gabriel Fagan, ECB
10:00 Q&A
10:05 Coffee

Chair: Kateřina Šmídková

10:35 Transmission of Exchange Rate Shocks into Domestic Inflation: The Case of the Czech Republic, Oxana Babetskaia-Kukharchuk, CNB
10:55 Discussion: István Kónya, MNB
11:15 Q&A
11:20 Foreign Exchange Interventions Under Inflation Targeting: The Czech Experience (pdf, 203 kB), Tomáš Holub, CNB (joint work with Adam Geršl, CNB)
11:40 Discussion: Diego Moccero, OECD
12:00 Q&A
12:05 The Effects of Anticipated Future Change in the Monetary Policy Regime, Juraj Antal, CNB (joint work with František Brázdik, CNB)
12:25 Discussion: Yulia Rychalovska, CERGE-EI
12:45 Q&A
12:50 Lunch

Chair: Martin Cincibuch, CNB

14:30 Gabriel Fagan – Macroeconomic Adjustment to Monetary Union (pdf, 582 kB) – lecture with Q&A
16:00 Concluding Remarks