"The ECB and Its Watchers XVIII" will take place on April 6, 2017

On April 6, 2017 academics, market participants, and policy makers will discuss the effectiveness of the ECB's bond-buying program as well as the need for macroeconomic adjustment in the euro area during the eighteenth edition of the "The ECB and Its Watchers" conference.

The assessment of the expanded asset purchase programme of the ECB as well as the role of monetary policy, fiscal policy and structural reforms for macroeconomic adjustments in the euro area and the international challenges for monetary policy will be in the center of the discussions.

The complete program is available here. Media participants can register here. Please note that that attendance of "The ECB and Its Watchers" conference is by invitation only.