At the Macroeconomic Modelling and Model Comparison Network's (MMCN) second research conference researchers from academia, central banks an international organization discussed new structural macroeconomic models that help explain macrofinancial linkages.
In his Working Lunch, Tobias Adrian, Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), summarized where massive risks to global financial stability are building up.
The Macroeconomic Model Data Base (MMB) now offers researchers 114 models and new technical features. On the open platform developed by Volker Wieland and his team, researchers can share formulas and codes of their models and also reproduce the calculations of other researchers.
IMFS graduate Tilman Bletzinger explains in an interview how his work at the IMFS allows him to prepare policy briefings at the ECB not only with a technical analysis but also with a broader understanding.