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  1. Full Paper Deadline: 18 July 2020
  2. Acceptance Notification: 28 July 2020
  3. Participant Registration Deadline: 4 August 2020


The 14th Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking (BMEB) International Call for Papers & Webinar Sessions

(The 14th BMEB ICP)

August, 27-28 2020

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The 14th Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking (BMEB) International Call for Papers & Webinar Sessions (The 14th BMEB)

“Maintaining Stability, Promoting Sustainable Growth Amidst Global Challenges”

Organised by

Bank Indonesia Institute

Online Webinar
August 27-28, 2019

The Themes

The region’s premier institution, Bank Indonesia Institute – Bank Indonesia, is pleased to host the 14th  Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking (BMEB) International Call for Papers & Webinar Sessions on “Maintaining Stability, Promoting Sustainable Growth Amidst Global Challenges”, in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association. Through this broad theme and in-light of the ongoing unprecedented global economic challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, this call for papers encourage the rethinking of (a) economic policy priorities amidst the global pandemic, and (b) the economic policy mix for maintaining stability, sustaining growth, and promoting equitable welfare, in the post pandemic era.  

Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking (BMEB) is an international peer-reviewed journal. The BMEB focuses on a broad range of topics covering monetary economics and policy, finance and banking, macro-prudential policy, payment systems, financial stability, financial markets, and structural reform, that are of regional and global relevance. The BMEB’s scope is global and the journal endeavors to publish high quality research that makes a contribution to the literature and/or has an impact on policy making.  In this regard, the BMEB welcomes research papers from both central bank and non-central bank economists, academics, and policy makers regardless of their institutional affiliation and geographic location. Since 2019, the BMEB has been indexed in Scopus, listed in Australia Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List, and included in SINTA-1 Accreditation by the Ministry of Research and Higher Education – The Republic of Indonesia.


Empirical, theoretical, and modelling (including dynamic stochastic general equilibrium modelling) papers on (but not limited to) the following topics are welcomed:
•    Rethinking economic policy priorities amidst the covid-19 pandemic
•    Lessons from the global covid-19 pandemic for macroeconomics and macroeconomic policy mix.
•    Capital flows to emerging markets during the global covid-19 pandemic and preparing for post pandemic era.
•    Managing financial stability amidst the global covid-19 pandemic  
•    Effectiveness of Central Bank quantitative easing
•    Global economic spill-over and macro-financial linkages in emerging market economies with implications on economic policy mix.
•    Globalization, inequality, climate risk and financial sector policy
•    Disruptions and the payment system: lessons learned for regulators
•    Technological change and monetary policy
•    Human capital, labor market dynamics, and monetary policy

General Guidelines:

Submission Guideline

Full Paper Template and More details can be found on https://www.bmeb-bi.org/index.php/BEMP/author-guidelines

A. Section subdivision
The paper requires clear division and numbered sections.
•    Sections need to be numbered as follows: I, II, III, …  
•    Sub-sections need to be numbered as follows: A (then A.I. A.II, A.III, …) B, C, etc.  
•    Abstract is not included in section numbering.
•    Provide appropriate heading for all sections and sub-sections (each heading should appear on separate line).

B. Introduction
Authors are encouraged to use the following suggestions in order to write introduction section.  
•    Clearly state your research question/hypothesis  
•    Clearly state whether your research question is new or innovative (different from literature)
•    Provide well-articulated motivation for the research question.
•    Support your research question with appropriate theory.
•    Explicitly explain the approach taken to address research question in one paragraph.
•    In one paragraph, provide summary of the findings.
•    In two-three paragraphs, discuss the contribution of the paper in detail and be sure to cite appropriate studies.  
•    It is compulsory to conduct robustness tests and provide a summary of robustness check approach and findings.

C. Literature Review (not necessary that all papers will have a separate section on this but if you do then …)
•    Literature review should summarize the key features of the literature (see example document). It should not be detailed study by study story telling.
•    Authors are encouraged to use recent literature (papers published since 2017).
•    Identify the gap in the literature that your study is filling.

D. Data and Econometric Model

•    Data should be well described in tables and in graphs.
•    Ensure to use econometric model consistent with those used in the related literature.
•    Use recent methods (out-dated econometric methods on their own will not be considered).  
•    Methods (already published) should be summarised and supported by proper reference. Any modification to existing methods should be described and motivated in detail.

E. Results
•    Provide detailed discussion of results including elaborating the meaning of numbers reported in tables.
•    Make a clear comparison of the results to the literature and identify the similarities and differences.
•    Explain whether results relate to the theory and in which way.

F. Conclusion
•    Provide a short conclusion section outlining the main conclusions of the study.
•    Conclusion section should stand alone and should not form a subsection of result discussion.

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