In a paper published in the “Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Central Banking” Michael Binder, Philipp Lieberknecht, Jorge Quintana and Volker Wieland draw a comparison of the new generation of macroeconomic models.
The Macroeconomic Model Data Base (MMB) now offers 128 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 others.
The ECB and Its Watchers
With an Aachen penny of Charlemagne, Volker Wieland said thank you to Mario Draghi for having attended The ECB and Its Watchers conference so many times during his time as President of the European Central Bank. Current monetary policy issues also gave much to talk about at the 20th edition of the conference.
In an interview in the IMFS Annual Report, IMFS Professor Alexander Meyer-Gohde shares some insights into his research and teaching on financial markets and macroeconomics.