On 18th and 19th May, ADEMU and the Bank of Spain, in conjunction with the European Stability Mechanism and the International Monetary Fund, are hosting a conference to examine the role of a fiscal union in the European Monetary Union (EMU). Continue reading
The European fiscal crisis has spurred new research into the measurement and modelling of fiscal risk. This ADEMU conference, to be held at the University of Bonn on 6 and 7 July, aims to bring together current theoretical and empirical research into these areas, with a special interest in the analysis of public sector balance sheets. Continue reading
Are the Spanish Long-Term Unemployed Unemployable?
April 3, 2017 | EUI, with Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI)
Asymmetric trade liberalizations and current account dynamics
April 20, 2017 | EUI, with Alessandro Barattieri (Collegio Carlo Alberto-ESG UQAM)
A conference hosted by Barcelona GSE saw leading economists from across the world gather to discuss how fiscal policy should be conducted in times of crisis. The conference, which included a lecture from Edward C Prescott, was held as part of ADEMU’s three year Horizon 2020 research project into the stability of the eurozone. The slides and working papers from the event are now available, along with video of Professor Prescott’s lecture and photographs from throughout the day. Continue reading
Western democracies have been affected differently by the global financial crisis. Political and institutional responses have also varied greatly, including those of central banks whose policies have been more or less aggressive and proactive. Continue reading