The ECB and Its Watchers XVI
March 11, 2015
Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Westend Casino Building, Festsaal
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Organization: Prof. Günter Beck
The 2015 edition of this conference formed the second day of this year's IMFS Conference on Monetary and Financial Stability. The first day of the conference consisted of a research meeting titled "Global Banking and Bank Resolution". For more information click here.
8:30 – 8:55
Registration and Coffee
8:55 – 9:00
9:00 – 9:30
9:30 – 10:45
Debate: Low-interest-rate Policy and Non-standard Monetary Policy Measures: Effectiveness and Challenges.
a) Will the non-standard monetary policy measures adopted be effective and contribute to a recovery of the real economy?
Otmar Issing (Center for Financial Studies)
Kai Carstensen (University of Kiel)
10:45 – 11:15
11:15 – 12:30
Debate: Monetary Policy within the New European Financial Regulatory Architecture.
a. How has the ECB managed the challenges resulting from its double role as monetary policy maker and financial supervisor?
Hans-Helmut Kotz (SAFE Policy Center; Harvard University)
Elga Bartsch (Morgan Stanley)
12:30 – 2:00
2:00 – 3:30
Debate: International Challenges for Monetary Policy.
a. How large are the international spillover effects (on advanced and emerging market economics) of unconventional monetary policy measures?
Michael Binder (IMFS, Goethe University Frankfurt)
Erik Nielsen (UniCredit Bank AG)
3:30 – 3:40
Please note that attendance to "The ECB and Its Watchers" is by invitation only.