The Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meetings aim to foster discussion on "hot issues" in macroeconomic policy by involving leading scholars conducting research with state-of-the-art theoretical and/or empirical tools. The Meetings are organized by the Macro Unit working at the Melbourne Institute.

The fourth edition of the Meetings - co-organized with Bruce Preston, University of Melbourne - will take place on October 4-5, 2018. Valerie Ramey (University of California at San Diego) and Simon Gilchrist (New York University) will act as keynote speakers. The program of the event can be found here. The papers that will be presented at the workshop are the following:

As regards previous realizations of this event, the first edition took place on October 15-16, 2015. The workshop focused in macroprudential policies, but it also featured papers dealing with macroeconomic policy in a broader sense. The keynote lecture was delivered by Anil Kashyap (The University of Chicago Booth School of Business). The program of this edition is available here.

The second edition of the Meetings took place on October 5-6, 2016. This edition focused on the macroeconomics of uncertainty and volatility. Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University) gave the keynote lecture and played an active role in the panel discussion. Info on this edition can be found here.

The third edition of the workshop, co-organized with Bruce Preston (University of Melbourne), took place on October 5-6, 2017. Marc Giannoni (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas) and Alejandro Justiniano (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago) were the keynote speakers. The program of this edition can be found here.