29 April 2024 - 09:00

Granular data have developed strongly in the aftermath of the great financial crisis of 2007-2009, especially in the context of the Data Gaps Initiative endorsed by the G20. Big data contribute to enhance the robustness of economic analysis and research. This seminar will focus on the compilation, handling, sharing and use of big data in a central bank.

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Dates:  April 29-30, 2024

Apply before: April 28, 2024

Language: English

Location: Online
Contact: Julio RAMOS-TALLADA




Contributions will be made by experts from the Banque de France, other central banks and international organisations. The seminar will cover the following topics

•    Big data and machine learning in central banks
•    Information governance
•    Sources of Big Data: micro-data; internet-based indicators
•    Use of Big Data: monetary policy; forecasting; market analysis; company ratings, etc.


This seminar is primarily aimed at public bodies’ staff interested in the compilation, management and use of Big Data in a central bank. The attendees will be invited to participate actively: contributing to a survey, discussing on-line with the speakers, sharing their experience, assessing the seminar.  



•    Only staff from public bodies (central bank, ministry, national statistical office…) may apply to IBFI seminars;
•    We accept only valid official domains (from the type of institutions above) as main e-mail address. We need at least one official e-mail address per participant. 
Applications not fulfilling these two conditions will be automatically rejected.