Monetary policy: the challenges ahead

An ECB colloquium held in honour of Benoît Cœuré

European Central Bank, Main Building, Press Room

Attendance is by invitation only.

Webcast


Programme

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

9:00
Registration and coffee
9:30

Opening remarks by ECB President Christine Lagarde

9:35

Address by former ECB President Mario Draghi

10:00

Panel 1
“The role of bond markets in the conduct of monetary policy”

Chair: Laurence Boone, Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Panellists:
Hélène Rey, Lord Bagri Professor of Economics, London Business School
Jeremy Stein, Moise Y. Safra Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Charles Wyplosz, Emeritus Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

11:00
Coffee break
11:15

Panel 2
“Monetary policy, technology and globalisation”

Chair: Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Professor, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne and Paris School of Economics

Panellists:
Lael Brainard, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Kristin Forbes, Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management and Global Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management
Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements

12:15

Closing remarks by Benoît Cœuré

12:45
Lunch

Guest speaker: Jean Tirole, Honorary Chairman of the Jean-Jacques Laffont – Toulouse School of Economics Foundation and laureate of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

14:00

End of colloquium

Audiovisual notice: This event will be filmed and photographed, and the images and video recordings may be published online

Please note that this programme may be subject to change without notice.

General information

Conference venue

European Central Bank
Main building, Press Room
Sonnemannstrasse 20
60314 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Tel.: +49 69 1344 0

Lunch: Dining area, 3rd floor

Conference language

English

Transfers

Participants are requested to arrange their own transfers from and to the airport, unless indicated otherwise.

Contacts

Counsel to the Executive Board

E-mail: ecb.colloquium.coeure@ecb.europa.eu