Category Archives: Financial markets and stability

ADEMU explained: Financial stability and the role of macroprudential policies, with Radim Boháček

Radim Boháček explains the importance of macroprudential policies in this short video.  Continue reading

POLICY BRIEF: Financial stability and the role of macroprudential policies


  • To analyse the trade-off between good and bad times created by macroprudential policies
  • To examine issues of international cooperation and coordination with monetary policy
  • To design the optimal macroprudential policy

By Radim Boháček, CERGE-EI, Charles University, Prague.

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Hugo Rodríguez Mendizábal

ADEMU explained: Banking union and the ECB, with Hugo Rodríguez Mendizábal

Hugo Rodríguez Mendizábal describes the functions of the European Central Bank and takes a look at narrow banking in this short video. Continue reading

POLICY BRIEF: Banking Union and the ECB


  • To assess the weaknesses of the current banking union, the European Central Bank design and implementation
  • To evaluate possible conflicts between the banking union, European Central Bank and national authorities
  • To recommend improvements and alternatives

By Hugo Rodriguez, Instituto de Análisis Económico (CSIC), MOVE and Barcelona GSE.

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