The ECB and its Watchers IV

Organization

Axel A. Weber (University of Cologne, and CFS)
Carlo Favero (IGIER at Bocconi University, Milan)

Program

June 10, 2002

09:15 a.m. - 09:45 a.m. <b>Registration and Coffee</b>
09:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. <b>Opening Statement</b><br><br>Francesco Giavazzi (Bocconi University and IGIER)
10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m. <b>The Academic ECB Watchers</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i><link http://www.bundesbank.de/aufgaben/aufgaben_vorstand_weber.php> Axel A. Weber</link> (Cologne University and CFS, Frankfurt/Main)
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. <b>CEPR Report: "Monitoring the ECB", 2002</b><br><br>David Begg (Birkbeck College, London)<br>Fabio Canova (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and London Business School)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. <b>CEPS Report 2002</b><br><br>Daniel Gros (Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels)<br>Carlo Monticelli (Deutsche Bank Research, London)
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. <b>Observatorio del Banco Central Europeo (OBCE)</b><br><br>Juan J. Dolado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. <i>Discussant:</i> Marco Mazzucchelli (San Paolo IMI, Milan)<br><br><i>Discussant:</i> Steven Cecchetti (Ohio State University)
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. <b>Comments</b><br><br><LINK www.ecb.int/ecb/orga/decisions/html/cvissing.en.html> Otmar Issing</link> (Board Member, European Central Bank, Frankfurt/Main)
12:30 p.m. - 01:00 p.m. <b>General Discussion</b>
01:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m. <b>Buffet Lunch<b>
02:30 p.m. - 03:45 p.m. <b>Panel I: EU Enlargement</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Vitor Gaspar (European Central Bank, Frankfurt/Main)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>Christian Thimann (European Central Bank, Frankfurt/Main)<br>Carlo Bastasin (La Stampa)<br>Riccardo Barbieri Hermitte (Morgan Stanley)<br><link http://faculty.insead.edu/mihov/>Ilian Mihov</link> (INSEAD, Fontainebleu)<br><link http://www.ceu.hu/econ/economic/halpern.htm>László Halpern</link> (CEPR, Institute of Economics, Budapest)
03:45 p.m. - 04:15 p.m. <b>Coffee Break</b>
04:15 p.m. - 06:00 p.m. <b>Panel II: International Economic Linkages and Policy Coordination</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Ignazio Angeloni (European Central Bank, Frankfurt/Main)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>Guido Tabellini ( Bocconi University and President of IGIER)<br>Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University)<br><link http://siepr.stanford.edu/siepr_news/LipskyBio.html>John Lipsky</link> (JP Morgan)<br>Daniel Gros (Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels)