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
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
Novel approaches in the macroeconomic analysis of stabilisation policy will be discussed at an ADEMU conference in London on 19-20 May. Hosted by University College London, the conference is organized in collaboration with the Centre for Macroeconomics, the European Research Council, and the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
On Thursday 20 April, the European University Institute will host the ADEMU seminar Asymmetric Trade Liberalizations and Current Account Dynamics, with Alessandro Barattieri (Collegio Carlo Alberto-ESG UQAM). Continue reading
An ADEMU workshop aimed at presenting and discussing the ongoing research on stabilization policies in the aftermath of the financial crisis will be held in Galatina next 28-29 August. Papers and extended abstract should be submitted by 30 April 2017.
An ADEMU summer school hosted by the Toulouse School of Economics on 19 and 20 June will bring together PhD and post-doctoral researchers with ADEMU’s leading academics and co-ordinators to discuss new research into the long-term sustainability of the EMU. Continue reading
Both the financial and the euro crises, and their subsequent recessions, have raised many questions as to how fiscal policy should be conducted in times of crisis: in particular, when public and/or private over-borrowing call for restraint. Continue reading