The ECB and Its Watchers XXIV

March 20, 2024

Casino Festsaal
Campus Westend
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
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Program
08:30 – 09:30

Registration

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome

Volker Wieland, Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability

09:45 – 10:30

President’s Address

Christine Lagarde, European Central Bank

10:30 – 12:00

Debate 1: Is the Inflation Surge Over and What Are the Lessons for Monetary Policy?

Chair:

Volker Wieland, Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability

Speakers:

Philip Lane, European Central Bank
Richard Clarida, Columbia University
Evi Pappa, Universidad Carlos III Madrid

Lead Questions:

Michael Krause, University of Cologne
Beat Siegenthaler, Rokos Capital

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:30

Debate 2: Monetary Policy Transmission and the Banking System

Chair:

Rainer Haselmann, Goethe University Frankfurt

Speakers:

Pablo Hernández de Cos, Banco de España
Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics
Axel A. Weber, Center for Financial Studies

Lead Questions:

Andreas Billmeier, Brevan Howard
Jens Eisenschmidt, Morgan Stanley
Dirk Schumacher, Natixis
Jari Stehn, Goldman Sachs

14:30 – 14:45

Break

14:45 – 16:15

Debate 3: Geopolitics and Structural Change: Implications for Real Activity, Inflation and Monetary Policy

Chair:

Petra Geraats, University of Cambridge

Speakers:

Isabel Schnabel, European Central Bank
Vítor Gaspar, International Monetary Fund
Clemens Fuest, ifo Institute

Lead Questions:

Sylvain Broyer, S&P Global
Fritzi Köhler-Geib, KfW
Jörg Krämer, Commerzbank
Carola Schroeder, Union Investment

16:15

Concluding Remarks


Please note that attendance of "The ECB and Its Watchers" conference is by invitation only.

General inquiries: Jakob Liermann
Media contact: Natascha Lenz