Heterogeneous Agents in Macroeconomic Models

Prague, May 16-17, 2024

The Czech National Bank is organizing a conference on the topic of heterogeneous agent models in macroeconomics. We welcome submissions, especially on (but not limited to) the following areas:

  • Distributional aspects of monetary policy
  • Open-economy models with heterogeneous agents
  • Firms heterogeneity, networks and macroeconomic dynamics
  • Household heterogeneity in the high-inflation environment
  • Interactions between fiscal and monetary policy in a heterogeneous-agent framework

Keynote speakers

  • Adrien Auclert (Stanford University and NBER)
  • Jonathan Heathcote (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and CEPR)
  • Vincent Sterk (University College London and CEPR).

Important dates

The deadline for paper submissions is February 29, 2024. Successful authors will be notified by March 18, 2024. To submit, please email your paper (or a detailed abstract/summary) to workshop@cnb.cz. We look forward to receiving your submissions.


Limited funding is available for academic presenters to cover hotel accommodation. PhD students and researchers who have received their degree within the past five years will be given priority in funding. Costs will not be covered for central bank participants.

Please indicate in your submission whether you will require funding from the Czech National Bank.

Scientific Committee

  • Volha Audzei (Czech National Bank)
  • Jan Brůha (Czech National Bank)
  • Edouard Challe (EUI and PSE)
  • Axelle Ferriere (PSE and CEPR)
  • Xavier Ragot (Sciences Po and CEPR)
  • Federica Romei (University of Oxford and CEPR)

Local organizers

  • Volha Audzei (Czech National Bank)
  • Jan Brůha (Czech National Bank)