Thursday 27 September 2018 - Friday 28 September 2018

Coping with Spillovers from Policy Normalization in Advanced Economies

6th Annual Conference of the Bilateral Assistance and Capacity Building for Central Banks (BCC) Programme


Thursday 27 September 2018

12:00-12:15 Welcome remarks
12:15-14:00 Poster session
14:00-15:15 Workshop Panel 1: Drivers of Bank Profitability
15:15-16:30 Workshop Panel 2: Transmission Channel
16:30-16:45 Coffee break
16:45-18:00 Workshop Panel 3: Macroprudential Tools

Friday 28 September 2018

08:30-08:45 Welcome coffee
08:45-09:00 Welcome address by State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) & the Graduate Institute
09:00-10:00 Keynote presentation by Marcel Fratzscher, President, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Professor, Macroeconomics and Finance, Humboldt University Berlin
10:00-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-12:15 Policy Panel 1: How do Rising Rates in Advanced Economies Impact Emerging Countries?
14:00-15:30 Policy Panel 2: What Tools can Emerging Economies Use in an Environment of Rising Rates?
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30 Policy Panel 3: How Should Monetary, Fiscal and Financial Policies be Coordinated?
17:30-17:45 Concluding remarks by Cédric Tille, Scientific and General Director, BCC Programme, and Professor, International Economics, the Graduate Institute


The two-day conference is to be held at the Graduate Institute, in the conference centre located in Petal 5 of Maison de la paix.


The event is jointly organised by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Bilateral Assistance and Capacity Building for Central Banks (BCC) Programme at the Graduate Institute Geneva.



Free entrance. Registration required. To register, please send an email to

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