Call for papers: Fiscal risk and public sector balance sheets, University of Bonn, 6-7 July, 2017

The European fiscal crisis has spurred new research into the measurement and modelling of fiscal risk. This conference aims to bring together current theoretical and empirical research into these areas, with a special interest in the analysis of public sector balance sheets.

Suitable topics include:
  • indicators of fiscal risk
  • macro and financial economics models of fiscal risk and risk indicators
  • assessment of fiscal risk in the context of public sector balance sheets
  • fiscal risk management
  • economic policies addressing fiscal risk.
The conference is part of the ADEMU (A Dynamic Economic and Monetary Union) project within the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. It is organized by Professor Juergen von Hagen, Department of Economics, University of Bonn. A keynote address will be delivered by Vitor Gaspar, IMF.
Proposals for papers and expressions of interest to serve as a discussant should be sent by email to by January 31, 2017.