That’s the title of a conference in Padova, September 21-22.  Call for papers (deadline 5/31!).

The COVID-19 pandemic and the 40-year high inflation rate have triggered massive spikes in risk and uncertainty and raised many challenges for macroeconomic modelers and forecasters. Against this background, the conference papers will cover, among others, topics such as various approaches to measuring uncertainty and risk; uncertainty and its global spillovers; conducting monetary policy in times of uncertainty; the role of uncertainty in economic forecasting; identification of uncertainty shocks; assessing the effects of uncertainty at the firm and household levels; causal effects of uncertainty on the global economy and financial markets; uncertainty and climate change; trade policy uncertainty and geo-economic fragmentation; inflation uncertainty.

Guest editors:

Menzie Chinn, Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America

Efrem Castelnuovo, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali “Marco

Keep reading this article on Econbrowser Blog - James Hamilton & Menzie Chinn.

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