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Seminars
Monetary Policy
Event Date:

23.10.2017-26.10.2017

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 four-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 for 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 and expected to be familiar with Microsoft Excel.

Event Date:

23.10.2017-24.10.2017

This seminar aims to provide a platform for legal counsels who are involved in legal aspects of central banking. The Seminar is a two-day, interactive event to bring together the leading experts of this field from international institutions, the CBRT and the representatives of central banks. The seminar also provides an invaluable opportunity to strengthen the collaboration among institutions, providing a possible venue for the participants to meet with experts from central banks of various countries.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for lawyers from central banks, government agencies and international financial institutions.

Event Date:

16.10.2017-20.10.2017

Event Coordinator:

Arda Tekirdağ

This workshop provides an examination of policy perspectives on the linkages between monetary and financial stability, including its dynamic interactions, source of pressures, policy strategy and institutional implication. The workshop will equip participants with overview of the role, objectives, and lessons for the design of financial stability analysis and macroprudential policy in light of the recent financial crisis. Participants will also learn further issues in monetary theory, policy frameworks, exchange rate concepts and measurement, enriched with exchange rate policy. The workshop will be augmented with group works and discussions on a policy mix case study.

Target Audience: The workshop is designed for middle to senior officials from central banks and related institutions working on formulating or implementing monetary policy, macroprudential policy and other related areas in macroeconomics and financial stability.

Event Date:

11.10.2017-13.10.2017

Event Coordinator:

Şebnem Oğuz

The objective of this seminar is to discuss current trends in foreign exchange reserve management with a specific focus on risk management. Speakers from multinational financial institutions, academia and the CBRT will present the topic while other central banks share their experiences on a range of issues related to foreign exchange reserves and risk management of reserves. The seminar will be conducted in an interactive fashion, thereby providing a good platform for all participants to share their own experiences with peer reserve managers.

Target Audience: The content of the seminar is tailored for experts and managers who are involved in reserve and risk management. Participants will be expected to take part in the discussions and share their country experiences.

Seminars
Data Compilation and Analysis
Event Date:

04.10.2017-06.10.2017

Event Coordinator:

Şebnem Oğuz

This seminar mainly aims to improve the knowledge of the participants on designing and conducting 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 the production and application of statistics. Participants are also encouraged to make short presentations on survey methods used at their institutions.

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