The ECB and its Watchers II

Organization

Axel A. Weber (Center for Financial Studies)

Program

June 26, 2000

09:00 a.m. <b>Welcome</b><br><br><link http://www.bundesbank.de/aufgaben/aufgaben_vorstand_weber.php>Axel Weber</link> (Director, Center for Financial Studies)
09:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. <b>Panel I: The Academic ECB Watchers</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Axel Siedenberg (Deutsche Bank Research)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br><link http://www.igier.uni-bocconi.it/whos.php?vedi=352&tbn=albero&id_doc=177>Carlo Favero</link> (Bocconi University and CEPR)<br><link http://www.econ.upf.es/~freixas/>Xavier Freixas</link> (Pompeu Fabra and CEPR)<br>Daniel Gros (Center for European Policy Studies)<br>Thomas Mayer (Goldman Sachs)<br>Jürgen von Hagen (Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung)<br><link http://www.iiw.uni-bonn.de/institut.mitarbeiter.neumann.html>Manfred J.M. Neumann</link> (University of Bonn)<br><link http://www.princeton.edu/~svensson/>Lars Svensson</link> (Institute for International Economic Studies)
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. <b>Coffee Break</b>
11:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m. <b>Panel II: Issues in Monetary and Fiscal Policy Coordination</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Axel A. Weber (Director, Center for Financial Studies)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br> Vitor Gaspar (European Central Bank)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>André Sapir (European Commission)<br>Marco Buti (European Commission)<br><link http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/canzonem/canzoneri.htm>Matthew Canzoneri</link> (Georgetown University)<br><link http://www.econ.kuleuven.be/eng/fetew/medewerker/userpage.aspx?PID=55>Paul De Grauwe</link> (University of Leuven)<br>Jacques Mélitz (University of Strathclyde and INSEE)<br>Michael Hüther (DGZ·DekaBank)
01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m. <b>Buffet Lunch</b>
02:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m. <b>Panel III: The ECB and Its Communication Strategy</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Axel A. Weber (Director, Center for Financial Studies)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br><link http://www.ecb.int/ecb/orga/decisions/html/cvissing.en.html> Otmar Issing</link> (European Central Bank)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>Christa Randzio-Plath (European Parliament)<br><link http://www.igier.uni-bocconi.it/whos.php?vedi=403&tbn=albero&id_doc=177>Francesco Giavazzi</link> (Bocconi University, Milan)<br>David Wessel (Wall Street Journal Europe)<br>Claus Tigges (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)<br>Michael Heise (DG-Bank)<br><link http://siepr.stanford.edu/siepr_news/LipskyBio.html>John Lipsky</link> (Chase Manhattan Bank)
04:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m. <b>Coffee Break</b>
04:30 p.m. - 06:15 p.m. <b>Panel IV: The Euro and the International Financial System</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Axel A. Weber (Director, Center for Financial Studies)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br> Ignazio Angeloni (European Central Bank)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br><link http://www.princeton.edu/~pbkenen/>Peter Kenen</link> (Princeton University, International Finance Section)<br><link http://www.econ.berkeley.edu/~eichengr/index.html>Barry Eichengreen</link> (University of California, Berkeley)<br><link http://www.iue.it/Personal/corsetti/>Giancarlo Corsetti</link> (Yale University, New Haven / University of Bologna)<br>Norbert Walter (Deutsche Bank Research)<br>Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn (Banque de France)<br>Martin Hüfner (HypoVereinsbank)
07:15 p.m. <b>Reception followed by Dinner</b>