Category Archives: Activities

The Public Debt Crisis of the United States: an ADEMU lecture, with Professor Enrique G Mendoza


February 17, 2017

On 8 March, Professor Enrique G Mendoza, presidential professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver his lecture ‘The Public Debt Crisis of the United States’ at the European University Institute (EUI). Continue reading

Call for papers: Macroeconomic and Financial Imbalances and Spillovers


February 7, 2017

An ADEMU workshop at the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum 2017
Workshop: 8-9 June
Deadline for submissions: 28 February

How do fiscal and financial shocks propagate from one country to another? What are the implications of this for the conduct of fiscal policy in EU countries? Continue reading

December 2016


January 1, 2017

Seminar: Local and Aggregate Fiscal Policy Multipliers
December 13 | Toulouse, France

Conference: Fiscal Federalism within the EMU
December 12, 2016 | EUI, Florence

Lecture: Representation and Redistribution in Federations: Lessons for the European Union
December 12, 2016 | EUI Florence, with Jonathan Rodden (Stanford University)

Fiscal federalism within the EMU: event summary, with slides and papers


December 14, 2016

On 12 December 2016, the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence hosted an ADEMU mini-conference on the topic of Fiscal Federalism for the EMU.` Continue reading

The Challenges of Economic Policy – an ADEMU workshop


December 12, 2016

Leading global economists gathered at the European University Institute in Florence on the 18 and 19 November to discuss the challenges of economic policy. Continue reading

November 2016


December 1, 2016

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October 2016


November 21, 2016

Workshop: Job Creation, Job Destruction and Productivity Growth
October 14-15, 2016 | EUI Florence | View program

Lecture: Sustainable Economic and Monetary Union in Europe in Turbulent Times
October 10, 2016 | EUI Florence, with René Smits (University of Amsterdam, member of the ADEMU Advisory Committee)

Workshop: The European Banking Union and its instruments
October 11, 2016 | EUI Florence

Job Creation, Job Destruction and Productivity Growth


October 26, 2016

On 14th-15th October 2016, ADEMU held a workshop at the European University Institute. The goal of the workshop was to discuss ongoing research on potential changes in job creation, job destruction and productivity growth rates during the Great Recession and its aftermath. In addition, it looked at how product and labour market institutions affect the development of trends and business cycle fluctuations of those variables and, in doing so, analysed how they may have impinged on workers’ transitions flows between employment, unemployment and non-participation.

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Sustainable Economic and Monetary Union in Europe in turbulent times


On Monday 10th October 2016, the ADEMU Project held a lecture on “Sustainable Economic and Monetary Union in Europe in turbulent times”, given by Prof. René Smits from the University of Amsterdam.

Starting from a legal-institutional perspective, the lecture sketched out the major challenges for researchers and policymakers alike. It also looked at the areas of economic governance, monetary union and banking union with a view to the sustainability of Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union.

Below is the full presentation from the event and the speakers notes can be viewed here:

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Debt Sustainability and Lending Institutions: Presentations


October 20, 2016

On the 2nd and 3rd September 2016, the ADEMU Project held a conference jointly with The Cambridge-INET Institute and the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) at the University of Cambridge. The conference titled “Debt Sustainability and Lending Institutions” brought together leading scholars to discuss theoretical and empirical issues in sovereign debt sustainability.

The conference consisted of six sessions and one panel, during which the issues related to sovereign debt sustainability were discussed from different perspectives by leading scholars, with the aim of identifying priorities for both future research and policy-making in this field.

SESSION 1 – OFFICIAL LENDING

  • Debt Sustainability and the Terms of Official Support”, by Giancarlo Corsetti, Aitor Erce and Timothy Uy

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