ST. LOUIS ― The Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) have issued a call for papers for this year’s Community Banking Research and Policy Conference, which will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2015.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will give opening remarks at the third annual conference, which will gather community bankers, academics, policymakers, and bank supervisors from across the country to discuss the latest academic research on community banking as well as important policy issues facing the sector. Other guest speakers will include CSBS President and CEO John Ryan and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard.
The conference’s research committee is seeking the submission of papers that explore all aspects of community banking, including, but not limited to:
The submission deadline for papers is June 15, 2015. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by Aug. 15, 2015. More information can be found on the CBRC 2015 web site. The call for papers is also being distributed via the Economic Research Network and the Financial Economic Network.