The ECB and its Watchers III


Axel A. Weber (Center for Financial Studies)


June 18, 2001

08:40 a.m. <b>Registration - Welcome</b><br><br><link>Axel A. Weber</link> (Director, CFS, Frankfurt/Main)
09:00 a.m. <b>Opening Statement</b><br><br><link>Otmar Issing</link> (Board Member, European Central Bank, Frankfurt/Main)
09:15 a.m. <b>Statement</b><br><br><link>Christa Randzio-Plath</link> (President of the Economic and Monetary Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels)
09:30 a.m. <b>Discussion</b>
09:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. <b>Panel I: The Academic ECB Watchers</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Axel A. Weber (CFS, Frankfurt/Main)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br><link>Francesco Giavazzi</link> (Bocconi University, Milano, and CEPR)<br><link>Harald Uhlig</link> (Humboldt University, Berlin, and CEPR)<br>Daniel Gros (Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels)<br><link>Guido Tabellini</link> (Bocconi University, Milano)<br>Jürgen von Hagen (Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung (ZEI), Bonn, and CEPR )<br><link>Manfred J.M. Neumann</link> (University of Bonn)<br><link>Lars E.O. Svensson</link> (Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm, and CEPR)
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. <b>Coffee Break</b>
11:30 a.m. - 01:15 p.m. <b>Panel II: Monetary Transmission and EMU</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> <link>Hermann Remsperger</link> (Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt/Main)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br>Ignazio Angeloni (European Central Bank, Frankfurt/Main)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>Paul De Grauwe (Catholic University of Leuven)<br>Juan J. Dolado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)<br>Sylvester C.W. Eijffinger (CentER, Tilburg University)<br>Carlo Monticelli (Deutsche Bank AG)<br>
01:15 p.m. - 02:15 p.m. <b>Buffet Lunch</b>
02:15 p.m. - 04:00 p.m. <b>Panel III: The Transformation of Financial Markets in Europe</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Thomas Mayer (Goldman Sachs, Frankfurt/Main)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br>Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa (Board Member, European Central Bank)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br><link>Giancarlo Corsetti</link> (Yale University, New Haven and University of Rome III)<br>André Sapir (European Commission)<br>Niels Thygesen (EPRU, Kopenhagen University)<br>Norbert Walter (Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank Research)
04:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m. <b>Coffee Break</b>
04:30 p.m. - 06:15 p.m. <b>Panel IV: Price Stability and Macro Adjustment in EMU</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Jürgen Pfister (Chief Economist, Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt/Main)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br>Vitor Gaspar (Director General Research, European Central Bank)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br><link>Matthew B. Canzoneri<link> (Georgetown University, Washington DC.)<br><link>Francesco Giavazzi</link> (Bocconi University, Milano)<br>Bennet T. McCallum (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)<br><link>Hans-Werner Sinn</link> (University of Munich, CESifo)<br>Axel A. Weber (Director, CFS)
07:30 p.m. <b>Reception followed by Dinner</b>