Category Archives: Event reviews

ADEMU final conference – a detailed review

Ademu’s final conference took place at the European University Institute in Florence on the 9th   and 10th May 2018. During the conference, the results of the three-year Horizon 2020 project were debated and analysed by Ademu coordinators and esteemed economists, academics and legal experts. Gergő Motyovszki and Jan Teresiński have provided a detailed review of the proceedings.

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ADEMU final conference, with State of the Union 2018 – a short report with papers and presentations

In May 2018, ADEMU held a final conference to discuss the findings of the three-year Horizon 2020 research project into the future of the euro and stabilising the eurozone. With some sessions held in conjunction with State of the Union 2018, the event was staged across three locations in Florence and attended by global economists, politicians, academics and researchers.

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Fiscal Policy in the EMU: The Way Ahead | conference review

Representatives from national banks across Europe, along with participants from the European Fiscal Board, the German Economic Council, the European Central Bank and researchers and academics from global institutions took part in this two-day Ademu conference examining fiscal policy in the EMU. Continue reading

Sovereign debt in the 21st century: presentations from ADEMU’s workshop at the Toulouse School of Economics, April 2018

Even 10 years after the start of the global financial crisis, and seven years after the beginning of the European sovereign debt crisis, large stocks of government debt remain a significant concern in advanced as well as developing countries. Continue reading

ADEMU at the European Parliament: review and presentation

On 27 March, ADEMU attended the European Parliament in Brussels to present its preliminary research findings at an internal seminar at the Directorate‑General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG-ECFIN), followed by a public session in the premises of the European Parliament. DG-ECFIN is responsible for EU policies promoting economic growth, higher employment, stable public finances and financial stability, all of which have been the focus of ADEMU research.

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Banking Dynamics and Capital Regulation: José Víctor Ríos Rull at CERGE-EI

On 7 March, José Víctor Ríos Rull, Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, gave an ADEMU public lecture at CERGE-EI. Here, ADEMU postgraduate researchers Ivo Bakota and Vladimír Novák provide proceedings from the lecture. Continue reading

The ECB and the euro crisis

On Monday 26 March, the EUI hosted an ADEMU-Pierre Werner Chair Lecture by Professor Athanasios Orphanides, a Professor of the Practice of Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.  Continue reading

Risk Sharing and Macroeconomic Inter-dependencies 23-24 March 2018, CERGE-EI, Prague

CERGE-EI hosted this two-day workshop, which examined topics including income insurance in fiscal federations, fiscal monetary policy and international risk sharing and discuss Ademu’s research in this area. See the full programme 

Reconciling risk sharing with market discipline: A constructive approach to euro area reform | EUI, 13 March 2018

A Roundtable on the French and German Economists’ Proposal for the EMU

The aim of the roundtable was to discuss the proposal for euro-area reform authored by 14 authoritative French and German economists, recently published as a CEPR Policy Insight paper.

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The European Monetary Fund (EC) vs. the European Stability Fund (ADEMU), et al: economic and legal aspects of ADEMU proposals

The aim of this workshop was to have a discussion between economists and legal scholars on the final proposals and assessments of ADEMU. It addressed issues such as the European Stability Fund, the debate about a European unemployment insurance scheme, and a more general assessment of The European Union Presidents’ road map in 2018.