A European Central Bank colloquium in honour of José Manuel González-Páramo, Member of the Executive Board

Monetary policy in unconventional times

Frankfurt am Main, 16 May 2012

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

2.30 p.m. Registration / coffee
3 p.m. Welcome address
Mario Draghi
President, European Central Bank more
3.15 p.m. Session 1
Chair: Athanasios Orphanides
Former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus
Non-standard measures and monetary policy: what have we learned from recent experience?

Introductory presentation
Markus K. Brunnermeier
Professor of Economics, Princeton University paper
3.45 p.m. Panel discussion
Speakers:
Xavier Freixas, Professor of Economics, Pompeu Fabra University presentation
Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Executive Board and Governor, Sveriges Riksbank presentation  paper
Erkki Liikanen, Governor, Suomen Pankki - Finlands Bank and Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank
Guillermo Ortiz, President, Banorte Group
4.45 p.m. Coffee break
5.15 p.m. Session II
Chair: Peter Praet
Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
Private and public debt, deficits and monetary policy: exploring the interaction

Introductory presentation
Matthew B. Canzoneri
Professor of Economics, Georgetown University paper
5.45 p.m. Panel discussion
Speakers:
Joaquín Almunia, Vice-President and Commissioner for Competition, European Commission
José Manuel Campa Fernández, Professor of Finance and Economics at IESE Business School
Thomas J. Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank paper
José Darío Uribe Escobar, Governor, Central Bank of Colombia paper
6.45 p.m. Closing remarks
José Manuel González-Páramo
Member of the Executive Board and the Governing Council of the European Central Bank more
7.30 p.m. Reception and dinner
Armchair debate: Financial fragility and the role of the central bank
Moderator:
Ralph Atkins, Bureau Chief for the Financial Times in Frankfurt am Main
Participants:
Rodrigo de Rato, Former Chairman, Bankia Group
Axel A. Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS AG
Conference date Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Conference venue Frankfurt am Main
Colloquium language English
Programme The colloquium programme is subject to change without prior notice.
Dinner venue Frankfurt am Main
Dress Code Business attire
Transfers Participants are asked to arrange their own transfers to and from the airport, unless informed otherwise.
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