On 16-17 February a top-level Jean Monnet workshop on “Financial globalization and its spillovers -monetary and exchange rate policy in times of crises” will take place at TH Köln, organized by Harald Sander, Ansgar Belke, Joscha Beckmann and Stefanie Kleimeier. The workshop is co-financed by the European Unions’ Jean Monnet Program and will feature mix of top scholars and practitioners as well “rising stars” in the field. A major objective is to stimulate the dialogue between international scholars and practitioners. The Journal of Banking and Finance will publish a special issue on the workshop.
As part of this workshop a special public event “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe” will take place at Maastricht University in the afternoon of February 16. The event will feature keynote speeches by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Professor Barry Eichengreen, University of California at Berkeley. More details can be obtained from the workshop website. Participation is on invitation only.