Financial globalization and its spillovers

A Jean Monnet Workshop

16-17 February 2017 Cologne and Maastricht

Welcome to the website of the Jean Monnet workshop on “Financial globalization and its spillovers - monetary and exchange rate policy in times of crises”.

The workshop will take place at TH Köln on February 16 and 17, 2017 and will allow to discuss in detail the (1) the involved policy issues, (2) theoretical/empirical issues regarding financial spillovers and (3) econometric issues. The workshop will be attended by a mix of top scholars and practitioners as well “rising stars” in the field. A major objective is to stimulate the dialogue between international scholars and practitioners. Participation is on invitation only.

On February 16, 2017 a special public event “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe” will take place at Maastricht University. The event will feature keynote speeches by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Professor Barry Eichengreen, University of California at Berkeley. The keynotes will be followed by a panel discussion with the keynote speakers and Daniel Gros (Director CEPS), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Center for European Studies Harvard, Center for Financial Studies Frankfurt) and Robert McCauley (Senior Adviser BIS).

Financial support for the workshop and the special event from the following co-sponsers is gratefully acknowledged: