In recent years, the Magyar Nemzeti Bank organized the following conferences and workshops:

Lámfalussy Lectures Conference

The most important international conference hosted by the Magyar Nemzeti Bank is the annual „Lámfalussy Lectures Conference”. The goal of the conference is to attract internationally recognized policy makers and researchers, to discuss their views on the most recent developments in international economic policy, and in particular on current issues related to the international monetary policy and the international financial system.

Lámfalussy Lectures Conference

Further important international conferences:


The other form of keeping contacts with the international research community is to organize research seminars. The seminar series of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank consisted of the following presentations:

  • John Earle (George Mason University, 2018): High Growth Entrepreneurship
  • Christoffer Kok (European Central Bank, 2018): The nexus between macroprudential and monetary policies in the Monetary Union: should monetary policy lean against the wind?
  • Paolo Gelain (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 2018): Output gap, monetary policy trade-offs and financial frictions
  • Rebecca Stuart (Central Bank of Ireland, 2018): Plotting interest rates: the FOMC's projections and the economy
  • Roger Farmer (University of Warwick, NIESR, UCLA, 2018: Keynesian Economics Without the Phillips Curve
  • Judit Temesvary (Federal Reserve Board, 2017): The Transmission of Foreign Monetary Policy Shocks into the United States through Foreign Banks
  • Jon Hoddenbagh (Johns Hopkins University, 2017): Fiscal Stabilization in a Monetary Union
  • Előd Takáts (BIS, 2017): The Currency Dimension of the Bank Lending Channel in International Monetary Transmission
  • Isaiah Hull (Riksbank, 2017): Monetary Normalizations and Consumer Credit: Evidence from Fed Liftoff and Online Lending
  • Wilko Bolt (De Nederlandsche Bank, 2017): Competition and Price Conduct by Bank Service Line
  • Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen, 2016): Deposit Withdrawals from Distressed Commercial Banks
  • Stephen Millard (Bank of England, 2016): A Dynamic Model of Financial Balances for the United Kingdom
  • Zsolt Sándor (Sapienta University, 2016): Random Coefficient Demand Estimation by Optimal Instrument-Based Continuously Updated GMM
  • Burak Uras (Tilburg University, 2016): Efficient Asset Opacity with Banks and Markets
  • Alessandro Barattieri (Collegio Carlo Alberto, 2016): Banks Interconnectivity and Leverage
  • Thomas Hintermaier (University of Bonn, 2016): Household Debt and Crises of Confidence
  • Helmut Stix (Oesterreichische Nationalbank, 2016): Banking Crises, Bail-ins, and Depositor Confidence: Lessons from Cyprus
  • Pavel Gertler (National Bank of Slovenia), Boris Hofmann (BIS, 2016): Monetary Facts Revisited
  • Matteo Cacciatore (HEC Montreal, 2016): Hours and Employment Over the Business Cycle
  • Sudipto Karmakar (Banco De Portugal, 2016): Real Effects of Financial Distress: the Role of Heterogeneity
  • Erwan Gautier (University of Nantes, 2015): More Facts about Prices: France Before and During the Great Recession
  • Ragnar Nymoen (University of Oslo, 2015): Did US consumers `save for a rainy day' before the Great Recession?
  • Ryan Chahrour (Boston College, 2015): Good news is bad news: Leverage cycles and sudden stops
  • Yavuz Arslan (The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, 2015): Joint Dynamics of House Prices and Foreclosures
  • Michał Rubaszek (National Bank of Poland, 2015): Forecasting with DSGE models with financial frictions
  • Kartik Athreya (FRB Richmond, 2015): Stock Market Investment: The Role of Human Capital
  • John Earle (George Mason University, 2015): Finance and Growth at the Micro Level:  Evidence from the Small Business Administration Loan Programs
  • Dean Corbae (University of Wisconsin, 2015): Capital Requirements in a Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics
  • Christoph Müller (Freiburg University, 2015): A Long-Term Evaluation of Recent Hungarian Pension Reforms
  • Kim P. Huynh (Bank of Canada, 2015): Functional Principal Component Analysis of Density Families with Complex Survey Data on UK Prices
  • Philipp Schmidt-Dengler (University of Vienna, 2015): Information and Price Dispersion: Theory and Evidence
  • Lóránt Kaszab (Cardiff University, 2014): Rule-of-Thumb Consumers and Labor Tax Cut Policy at the Zero Lower Bound
  • Tamás Briglevics (Boston College, 2014): Consumer Bankruptcy Protection as Insurance against Business Cycles
  • Victoria Nuguer (EPFL, 2014): Financial Intermediation in a Global Environment
  • Denis Gorea (Goethe University Frankfurt, 2014): Tax Avoidance: Aggregate and Distributional Consequences
  • Nikoleta Anesti (University of Warwick, 2014): A FAVAR Approach to Credit Shocks in the Euro Area
  • Eyno Rots (Boston University, 2014): Learning and the Market for Housing
  • Anamaria Piloiu (Goethe University Frankfurt, 2014): Economic Policy Uncertainty and Inflation Expectations
  • Luisa Lambertini (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, EPFL, 2014): Macroeconomic Implications of Bank Capital Requirements
  • Marcin Paweł  Kolasa (National Bank of Poland, 2014): Monetary and macroprudential policy with foreign currency loans
  • Artashes Karapetyan (Sveriges Riksbank, 2014): Information Sharing and Information Acquisition in Credit Markets
  • Sandra Eickmeier (Bundesbank, 2014): Analyzing business and financial cycles using multi-level factor models
  • Előd Takáts (BIS, 2014): Can demography affect inflation and monetary policy?
  • Norbert Metiu (Bundesbank, 2014): Financial Market Volatility and the Propagation of Monetary Policy Shocks
  • Ted Loch-Temzelides (Rice University, 2014): Robust Dynamic Optimal Taxation and Environmental Externalities