Regional Research Workshop in South-East Europe

South Eastern European Economic Research Workshop is organized by the Research Department of the Bank of Albania. This annual meeting provides a platform for presenting and discussing the scientific work of researchers from the Bank of Albania, central banks of the region and beyond, as well as the domestic and foreign academic and financial institutions. This activity generally is held during the first week of December. It is held in English and lasts two days. This workshop is open to applications from all interested parties.

 
Dates Workshop Themes More information Application
5-6 December
2019
13th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • What is driving exchange rate developments and their implications for price and financial stability;
  • Theoretical and empirical aspects of transmission mechanism and macro prudential policy;
  • Dynamics in financial innovation and implications for central banks;
  • Macroeconomic Models for policy analysis and forecasts;
  • Trade impediment, trade barriers and global capital flows,
  • Incorporating household and firm behavior into monetary and financial stability analysis.
  • New technologies, risk behavior and bank supervision.
Closed
6-7 December
2018
12th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • Euroization, exchange rate developments and their implications for price and financial stability;
  • Theoretical and empirical aspects of monetary policy and macro prudential policy;
  • Financial innovation, dynamics and uncertainty implications for monetary policy and banking supervision;
  • Macroeconomic models for policy analysis and forecasts;
  • Global capital flows, finance and firm stability;
  • Labor market, productivity and real wages after financial crisis.
  • Risk analysis and risk management tools in financial sector.
Closed
4-5 December 2017 11th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • Theoretical and empirical aspects of monetary phenomena and monetary policy;
  • Competition, banking supervision and financial stability;
  • Financial market infrastructure, dynamics and uncertainty;
  • Coordination of macro-prudential and monetary policies;
  • Theoretical and empirical aspects of international trade and finance;
  • Exchange rate dynamics and their implications for prices and financial stability;
  • Economic modeling as an important aspect in the decision-making process of the central banks.
Closed
1-2 December 2016 10th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop

Including monetary policy and financial shocks and trends in modeling and policy analysis

Closed
3-4 December 2015 9th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop

Rethinking economic policies and central banks methodologies

Closed
3-4 December 2014 8th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop

Global banks and international shock transmission

Closed
4-5 December 2013 7th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • Current financial issues and banking sector developments;
  • Macroeconomic indicators, fiscal developments and role of decision-making;
  • Modeling and forecasting prices, exchange rates and other economic variables;
  • Public surveys and recent developments in the economy of Albania and the region.
Closed
19-20 November 2012 6th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • CESEE countries in the face of the global crisis;
  • Macroeconomic and financial stability issues;
  • Trade balance and exchange rate issues;
  • Monetary policy and economic integration.
Closed
10-11 November 2011 5th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • Public finances in SEE – Challenges;
  • Economic uncertainty – Sources and remedies;
  • Price setting mechanisms, productivity and trade in SEE;
  • Financial systems and indicators in SEE - The role of central banks;
  • Financial stability, price stability and the real activity – The role of central banks.
Closed
18-19 November 2010 4th South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • The global crises and the SEE macroeconomies and financial sectors;
  • New anchors for economic policy;
  • Internal and external imbalances adjustment.
Closed
19-21 November 2009 3rd South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • Economic and Financial Stability;
  • Banking and Finance;
  • External and Internal Imbalances.
Closed
13-14 November 2008 2nd South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • Issues of Monetary Policy;
  • Issues of Exchange Rate;
  • Issues of the Banking System;
  • Issues of Macro-modeling;
  • Issues of Growth, Investment and Remittances.
Closed
15-16 November 2007 1st South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop
  • Issues of Growth and Integration;
  • Issues of Monetary Policy;
  • Issues of Foreign Trade and Current Account;
  • Issues of Exchange Rate;
  • Building Economic Statistics.
Closed