The ECB and Its Watchers XXII

March 17, 2022

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Am Kaiserplatz
60311 Frankfurt am Main


Conference Program (PDF)

09:15 – 10:15

Registration

10:15 – 10:30

Welcome

Volker Wieland (Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability) (Speech)

10:30 – 11:15

President's Address

Christine Lagarde (President of the European Central Bank) (Speech)

11:15 – 12:45

Debate 1: Monetary Policy: From the Pandemic Crisis to New Challenges

Chair:

Volker Wieland (Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability)

Speakers:

Philip Lane (European Central Bank) (Slides)
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé (Columbia University) (Slides)
Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics) (Slides)

Lead questions:

Jörg Zeuner (Union Investment)
Dirk Schumacher (Natixis)
Michael Krause (University of Cologne)
Gertjan Vlieghe (Element Capital)

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 15:15

Debate 2: Monetary Policy and Climate Change

Chair:

Daniel Gros (Centre for European Policy Studies)

Speakers:

Isabel Schnabel (European Central Bank) (Speech)
Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University) (Slides)
Hans Peter Grüner (University of Mannheim) (Slides)

Lead questions:

Ulrich Kater (Deka)
Jari Stehn
(Goldman Sachs)
Thomas Möllers (University of Augsburg)

15:15 – 15:30

Break

15:30 – 17:00

Debate 3: Monetary and Fiscal Interactions

Chair:

Otmar Issing (Center for Financial Studies)

Speakers:

Ignazio Visco (Banca d'Italia) (Speech)
Philippe Martin (Sciences Po) (Slides)
Harris Dellas (University of Bern) (Slides)

Lead questions:

Elga Bartsch (BlackRock)
Sylvain Broyer (S&P Global)
Katharina Utermöhl (Allianz)

17:00

Concluding Remarks