Ademu conference group photo

The ADEMU project kicks-off with conference at the University of Cambridge

Scientific Coordinator of the ADEMU project, Ramon Marimon, led the kick-off conference, joined by researchers from leading research institutes, as well as leading economists, lawyers and members of the European Commission.

On October 8-9, 2015, the ADEMU project held its first conference at the University of Cambridge in order to mark the start of the project.

The two-day conference consisted of several presentations from each research line of the project and two round tables about the Fiscal Union of EMU area and its situation in the aftermath of the Greek crisis. Joaquin Almunia, the Former Vice President of the European Commission, was invited as keynote speaker.

The four research topics that comprise the ADEMU project were presented at the conference by the project lead. The research topics consist of the follow:

Long-term sustainability of a monetary and fiscal union
Giancarlo Corsetti, University of Cambridge

Stabilization policy in currency unions
Pedro Teles, Universidade Católica Portuguesa & Bank of Portugal

Macroeconomic and financial imbalances and spillovers
Radim Bohacek, CERGE

Policy implementation
David Levine, European University Institute

The ADEMU kick-off conference has helped to establish the foundation for the research project, which aims to identify issues for the future development of EMU and assist policymakers in making EMU dynamic and sustainable. The next 3 years of the project will involve further lectures and workshops to discuss the progression of the research.

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For a more detailed description of the event, please see the kick-off conference program PDF.