Annual International Conferences

Each year the ICMB organizes an international conference dealing with an issue of keen interest to bankers, policy makers and academic researchers. The conference is organized around a study specially commissioned from leading experts. The study is published in the Geneva Reports on the World Economy series, available here in electronic form. Print version can be obtained  from CEPR.

The corresponding Geneva Reports are available here.

May 19, 2017: And Yet It Moves.Inflation and the Great Recession.pdf

May 27, 2016: What Else Can Central Banks Do?.pdf

May 5, 2015: Low for Long? Causes and Consequences of Persistently Low Interest Rates.pdf

May 9, 2014: Deleveraging? What Deleveraging?.pdf

May 3, 2013: Exit Strategy.pdf

May 4, 2012: After the Fall: The Future of Global Cooperation

May 5, 2011: Public Debts: Nuts, Bolts and Worries

May 7, 2010: Cross-border resolution of systemically important financial institutions

January 24,2009: The fundamental principles of financial regulation

May 30, 2008: Conference in honor of Alexander Swoboda

May 06, 2008
Low inflation? Testing times for Central Banks

May 04, 2007
International financial stability

May 05, 2006
Dealing with the new giants

May 06, 2005
Official reserves and currency management in Asia: Myth, reality and the Future

May 07, 2004
International economic cooperation in the 21st century

May 09, 2003
Conflicts of interest in commercial and investment Banking

May 10, 2002
Financial Markets: Shock Absorbers or Shock Creators

May 04, 2001
How do central Banks talk?

May 05, 2000
Asset price inflation: what to do about it? 

May 07, 1999
The IMF after Mexico

October 06, 1997
The international monetary system after the decision on EMU


Launch of the Geneva Report

The Peterson Institute for International Economics hosted the Washington launch of the 18th Geneva Report: What Else Can Central Banks Do?


The European sovereign debt crisis has not just created turmoil and fragmentation in the money and financial markets of the Eurozone. It has also divided economists, often along national lines. On January 24, 2014, ICMB organized a workshop of researchers to try and find common ground.