The aim of the conference was to present the results of the project “The analytical and technical support of monetary policy aimed at assuring macroeconomic stabilization as an essential condition to carry out market reforms in Belarus” in the form of analytical publications and policy-papers as well as to generate public discussion on the role of monetary policy in achieving macroeconomic stability in the Belarusian economy. The conference was conducted jointly by CASE Belarus and IPM Research Centre, Dec 9, 2010, Minsk, Belarus.
Presentations delivered at the Conference:
- Emerging economies in Europe and the Global Crisis: Lessons from the boom and bust (Natalla Kaladyna, IMF Resident Representative in Belarus),
- Medium-term planning and forecasting model of the monetary policy (Michal Dziemidzienka, deputy chief of the Research Department of the National Bank of Belarus),
- The possibility of an active monetary policy in Belarus to counteract the shocks (Dzmitry Kruk, an economist at the IPM Research Center),
- Inflation modeling and forecasting in Belarus based on the P*- model (Phd Igor Pelipas, director of the IPM Research Center).