International Seminar on Macroeconomics (ISoM)

ISoM Co-Chairs:  Jeff Frankel and Hélène Rey.
Other ISoM Board Members:  Rich Clarida, Kristin Forbes, Jordi Gali, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, and Ken West.

Recent Meetings

Recent Meetings of ISOM

The 41st annual ISoM met in Dublin, Ireland, June 29-30, 2018, hosted by Governor Philip Lane of the Central Bank of Ireland.  The program was organized by Jordi Gali and Ken West.  http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif

The 40th annual ISoM met in Vilnius, Lithuania, June 30- July 1, 2017, hosted by the Bank of Lithuania.  The program was organized by Jeff Frankel & Hélène Rey.  Selected papers were published in the Journal of International Economics, vol. 112, May 2018.  Guest editor: Charles Engel. 

The 39th annual ISoM met in Sofia, Bulgaria,  June 24-25, 2016, hosted by Prof. Kosyo Stoychev of Sofia University. The program was organized by Rich Clarida & Lucrezia Reichlin.  Selected papers publishedJournal of International Economics, vol.106, S1, May 2017.  Chairs' Intro.  Guest editor: Mick Devereux.

The 38th annual ISoM met in Zurich, Switzerland, June 26-27, 2015, hosted by the Swiss National Bank. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif ISOM Zurich picThe program was organized by Francesco Giavazzi & Ken West. Summary.  Papers published in Journal of International Economics, March 2016, vol.99, special issueContents.  Editors' Intro. Guest editor: Mick Devereux.

The 37th annual ISoM met in Riga, Latvia, June 27-28, 2014, hosted by the Bank of Latvia; pichttp://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif . The program was organized by Jeff Frankel & Hélène Rey.  SummaryPapers published in Journal of International EconomicsJuly 2015, vol. 96, special issue.  Guest editor: Andrew Rose.  

The 36th annual ISoM met in Rome, Italy, June 21-22 , 2013, hosted by the Bank of Italy; pic.  http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gifFrascati pic.  
 The program was organized by Rich Clarida & Lucrezia Reichlin. SummaryJournal of International Economicsvol.92, April 2014, special issue.  Guest editor: Gita Gopinath.  Chairs' introduction.

** Since 2013, selected papers are published in the Journal of International Economics ** 

  

The 35th annual ISoM met in Oslo, Norway, June 15-16, 2012, hosted by Knut Mork of Handelsbanken and Steinar Holden of the University of Oslo. Oslo pic.
The program was organized by Ken West & Francesco Giavazzi.  Summary. Selected papers and comments were published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2012 (U.Chicago Press), 2013.

The 34th annual ISoM met in Malta, June 17-18 , 2011, hosted by Gov.M.Bonello & A.deMarco of the Central Bank of Malta.  Malta pic.    The program was organized by Jeff Frankel & Chris Pissarides. Summary.    Selected papers and comments were published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2011 (U.Chicago Press), 2012. (Introduction and summary.)

The 33rd annual ISoM met in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 18-19, 2010, hosted by Henk Brouwer of DeNederlandsche Bank. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gifThe program was organized by Rich Clarida & Francesco Giavazzi.  Selected papers and comments were published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2010 (U.Chicago Press), 2011.

The 32nd annual ISoM met in Cyprus, June 12-13, 2009, hosted by Governor Athanasios Orphanides and the Central Bank of Cyprus.    http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif   http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif    The program was organized by Ken West & Lucrezia Reichlin.  Menzie Chinn's blog has a summary.  Selected papers and discussants' comments were published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2009 (University of Chicago Press), 2010.

The 31st annual ISoM met in Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-27, 2008, hosted by the Central Bank of Slovenia.   http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif.  The program was organized by Jeff Frankel & Chris Pissarides. Selected papers and discussants' comments were published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2008 (University of Chicago Press), 2009.   Introduction and summary.

The 30th annual ISoM met in Istanbul, Turkey, June 15-16, 2007,  hosted by Erdem Basci, Vice Governor, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey;  http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif.    The program was organized by Richard Clarida and Francesco Giavazzi. Selected papers and discussants comments published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2007  (University of Chicago Press), 2009.

The 29th annual ISoM met in Tallinn, Estonia, June 16-17 , 2006, hosted by Märten Ross, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Estonia.   Tallinn http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/images/photos/camera%20icon%20teeny.gif.    The program was organized by Lucrezia Reichlin and Ken West.   Selected papers and discussants' comments were published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2006 (University of Chicago Press), 2008, in a companion volume to the NBER Macro Annual 2006 .

The 28th annual ISoM met in Budapest, Hungary, June 17-18, 2005, hosted by György Szapáry, Deputy Governor, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the Central Bank of Hungary).    The program was organized by Jeffrey Frankel and Chris Pissarides.   Selected papers and discussants' comments are published in NBER International Seminar in Macroeconomics 2005 (MIT Press), 2007.    (Introduction.)

The 27th annual ISoM met in Reykjavik, Iceland, June 18-19, 2004, hosted by Thorvaldur Gylfason at the University of Iceland, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
The program was organized by Richard Clarida and Francesco Giavazzi.    Selected papers  and discussants' comments  appear in a companion volume to the NBER Macro Annual:  NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2004, edited by R.Clarida, J.Frankel, F.Giavazzi and K.West, 2006 (The MIT Press).  Summary.   Introduction.

The 26th annual ISoM met in Barcelona, Spain, June 13-14, 2003, hosted by Jordi Gali at the Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional, of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. The program was organized by Zvi Eckstein and Ken West.  Selected papers were published in the Journal of the European Economic Association  vol. 3, no. 5, Sept. 2005;  and others have been published in:   NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2004, edited by Richard Clarida, Jeffrey Frankel, Francesco Giavazzi and Kenneth West, 2006,  The MIT Press, Table of Contents.

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The 25th annual ISoM met in Frankfurt, Germany, June 14-15, 2002, hosted by Otmar Issing and Frank Smets, the European Central Bank.
The program was organized by Jim Stock and Lars Svensson. Selected papers were published in the Journal of the European Economic Association vol. 1, no. 5, Sept. 2003.  Table of Contents.

The 24th annual International Seminar on Macroeconomics, organized by Jeffrey Frankel and Francesco Giavazzi, was held in Dublin, Ireland, June 8-9, 2001, hosted by Vincent Hogan, University College, Dublin.  
Papers are published in the European Economic Review, vol. 46, no. 7, June 2002.  Table of Contents.

 

 

The NBER works with a local host in a different European country each year.   Selected proceedings are published in the Journal of International Economics.  Previously they were published in 2007-13 by the University of Chicago Press, as the NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics, and 2004-06 by MIT Press; and before that by the Journal of the European Economic Association and the European Economic Review.

Historical list of ISoM hosts and organizers1978-2002.


http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/j0336560.gif Ten classic ISoM papers http://www.hks.harvard.edu/fs/jfrankel/j0336560.gif

IsoM Greatest Hits: Top Fifteen Highly Cited Papers of the First Twenty-Five Years (1978-2002)