Seminars and workshops
The Reserve Bank regularly hosts seminars and workshops in order to foster debate on monetary and financial-system policy and monetary and financial economics more generally.
These seminars are open to academic and professional economists. Applications to attend or deliver a seminar should be addressed to the Co-ordinator of Economics Research Network Initiative (ERNI).
Upcoming workshops and forums
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Conference on Monetary Policy in Open Economies, 16-17 December 2013, Wellington.
View the list of previous workshops which includes some of the papers from the workshops.
Workshops have discussed financial stability and banking, optimal policy rules, monetary policy under uncertainty and whether monetary policy should be forward or backward looking. The workshops sometimes arise in conjunction with Victoria University of Wellington's Professorial Fellowship in Monetary and Financial Economics.
- The Clash of Generations – Ending Fiscal Child Abuse – a public lecture by Laurence Kotlikoff, Boston University, held on Thursday, 21 June 2012. View the lecture at the Victoria University website (76:30 min.)
- Can Global Financial Regulation Save Us from Future Crises? – A public lecture by Gordon Thiessen held on Tuesday, 22 March 2011. View the lecture at the Victoria University website (44:24 min.).
- How May the New Architecture of Financial Regulations Develop? - A public lecture by Charles Goodhart, 2010, held on 28 January 2010. Listen to the lecture (51.37 min.).
- The Financial Crisis – who’s to blame? Problems and remedies - A public lecture by Howard Davies, held on 30 July 2009. View the lecture (1:15:52 min.) or read the transcript.
- How a unique man built a machine drew a curve and helped world economics advance - Bill Phillips lecture by Alan Bollard, 16 July 2009. View or listen to the lecture. (1:00:38 min.)