CNB Research Open Day 2016

Monday, 16 May 2016

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


8.30 Registration & Morning Coffee
9.00        Welcome Address and Economic Research Award: Kamil Janáček, Board Member, CNB
9.10 CNB Research in 2016 (pdf, 694 kB): Kamil Galuščák, Director of Research Department, CNB
9.30 Keynote Speech: “Economic Policy Challenges in CEE Countries (pdf, 911 kB)” by Boris Vujčić, Governor, Croatian National Bank
10.10 Q&A
10.25 Coffee Break
  Chair of the morning session: Jan Babecký, CNB
10.45 In the Quest of Measuring the Financial Cycle” by Miroslav Plašil, Tomáš Konečný, Jakub Seidler, and Petr Hlaváč
Presentation (pdf, 741 kB)
11.05 Discussion: Yves Schüler, ECB
Presentation (pdf, 273 kB)
11.20 Q&A
11.30 Dynamic Elasticities of Tax Revenue: Evidence from the Czech Republic” by Tomáš Havránek, Zuzana Iršová, and Jiří Schwarz
Presentation (pdf, 935 kB)
11.50 Discussion: Vilém Valenta, European Stability Mechanism
Presentation (pdf, 499 kB)
12.05 Q&A
12.15 Lunch
  Chair of the afternoon session: Jan Brůha, CNB
13.30 Evaluating a Structural Model Forecast: Decomposition Approach” by František Brázdik, Zuzana Humplová, and František Kopřiva
Presentation (pdf, 260 kB)
13.50 Discussion: Douglas Laxton, IMF
Presentation (pdf, 1.1 MB)
14.05 Q&A
14.15 Rare Shocks vs. Non-linearities: What Drives Extreme Events in the Economy? Some Empirical Evidence” by Michal Franta
Presentation (pdf, 156 kB)
14.35 Discussion: Andrea Roventini, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies 
Presentation (pdf, 183 kB)
14.50 Q&A

The programme of CNB Research Open Day 2016 can be downloaded also in pdf format (pdf, 153 kB).

Please note that places will be subject to availability owing to the limited capacity of the conference facility.

Registration required (REGISTRATION CLOSED).