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Workshops
Financial Stability
Event Date:

12.12.2016-14.12.2016

Organizing Committee: Zamir Iqbal, World Bank; Birol Kanık, CBRT
Event Coordinator:

Resul Saltabaş

The workshop aims to provide a platform for the participants from central banks and other policy institutions to discuss practices and share respective country experiences on the development of sukuk and liquidity management of Islamic financial institutions (IFIs).

Target Audience: This workshop is designed for officials and economists from central banks and related policy institutions who are interested in the instrument of sukuk and liquidity management issues of Islamic financial services. Participants will be expected to take part in the discussions and share their country experiences.

Seminars
Econometrics, Modelling and Forecasting
Event Date:

05.12.2016-09.12.2016

Supervisor(s): Salih Fendoğlu and Yasin Mimir, CBRT
Event Coordinator:

Arda Tekirdağ

This seminar is designed to help participants to develop the ability to build, operate and interpret monetary policy models and conduct policy analysis using these models. The seminar starts by setting up workhorse quantitative macroeconomic models from the basics. Later on, benchmark New Keynesian models, their potential limitations, and recent modelling advances will be presented to provide a framework to address issues directly relevant for monetary and macroprudential policies. The seminar includes computer-based applications (calibration, simulation, estimation and forecasting exercises) for each family of models.

Target Audience: This seminar is designed for experts and economists at the central banks or related institutions. No prior knowledge of computer software or programming is required. A working experience or knowledge on the notion of general equilibrium would be an asset.

Seminars
Econometrics, Modelling and Forecasting
Event Date:

07.11.2016-11.11.2016

Supervisor(s): Mahmut Günay, Fethi Öğünç and M. Utku Özmen, CBRT
Event Coordinator:

Arda Tekirdağ

This seminar is an introduction to the use of some practical tools for short-term forecasting at central banks with a special focus on inflation and GDP forecasting. The seminar will present a summary of relevant theory and provide hands-on practical sessions using real data. For computer-based applications a brief introduction to programming will also be provided during the seminar.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for experts from central banks and related policy institutions who are responsible for short-term forecasting. Participants are expected to be familiar with basic econometrics. Participants are encouraged to share their country experiences during the seminar.

Seminars
Data Compilation and Analysis
Event Date:

31.10.2016-02.11.2016

Supervisor(s): Timur Hülagü and Dilek Talı, CBRT
Event Coordinator:

Şebnem Oğuz

This seminar mainly aims to improve the knowledge of the participants on designing and conducting central bank surveys, particularly those carried out by the CBRT. The seminar will initiate a dialogue that will lead to a more effective use of survey statistics, improve quality, and encourage innovation. The seminar will include a whole survey statistics production process, from the literature search to data processing into statistical information and address various methodological and compilation issues. It will contribute to the knowledge of participants on how to produce relevant, objective and accurate statistics to keep users well informed and assist good policy and decision-making.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for statistical practitioners who work in central banks, ministries of finance or national statistical offices —including statisticians, data analysts and researchers— who engage in production and application of statistics. Participants are also encouraged to make short presentations on survey methods used at their institutions.

Seminars
Financial Stability
Event Date:

10.10.2016-12.10.2016

Supervisor(s): Yüksel Görmez and Halil İbrahim Aydın, CBRT
Event Coordinator:

Ufuk Şenol

As a result of the recent developments in the global financial markets, policy makers focused on the developments in the financial markets, which enabled them to understand the monetary transmission mechanism better. This three-day seminar introduces the participants to the basics of financial market analysis from the perspective of central bankers. The program overviews the financial instruments that are deemed essential to monitor the financial market developments and covers the tools of extracting information from these instruments for monetary policy purposes.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed as an introduction to financial market analysis for practitioners from central banks and related policy institutions who are interested in financial markets. Participants are encouraged to share their country experiences. Participants are expected to be familiar with Microsoft Excel.

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