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Benoît Cœuré on Euro Area Exit Options

Reuters titles “Letting countries leave euro zone would break ECB policy: Coeure” in their coverage of the event  “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe“, held at Maastricht University on February 16, 2017, which was part of the … Continue reading

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Benoît Cœuré: Keynote Speech on Sustainable Globalisation: Lessons from Europe

In his keynote speech at the special event on “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe“, held at Maastricht University on February 16, 2017, which was  part of the Jean Monnet Workshop “Financial Globalization and … Continue reading

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Livestreaming from “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe”

Here is the link to the livestream of the special event at Maastricht University. The streaming will start on Thursday, 16 February 2017 at 3 p.m and last until about 6 p.m.

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Upcoming Jean Monnet Workshop “Financial Globalization and its Spillovers”

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 … Continue reading

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Rebalancing EU governance could help rebuild support for the EU

The impact of Brexit on the future of the EU lies in the hands of European policymakers. In a best case scenario, Brexit will serve as a forceful push toward reforming European governance. The British vote has highlighted the political … Continue reading

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The Morning After Brexit

I am now going to say something that will astonish you. The first step in the re-creation of the European Family must be a partnership between France and Germany. In this way only can France recover the moral and cultural … Continue reading

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New Research Paper: The Resurgence of Cultural Borders during the Financial Crisis: The Changing Geography of Eurozone Cross-Border Depositing

This paper, jointly written with Stefanie Kleimeier and Sylvia Heuchemer, has just been published by the Journal of Financial Stability 24(2016) and can be dowloaded here (free access until June 23, 2016). The paper investigates the impact of cultural borders … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion “Europe at the Crossroads” at TH Köln January 15, 2016

Impressions (and a German press text) form the panel discussion organized by the Jean-Monnet Chair “Europe in the Global Economy” can be found here:  

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Upcoming Panel Discussion “Europe at the Crossroads”

Panel Discussion Europe at the Crossroads: The Future of the Euro Area and Europe Friday, 15 January 2016, 3-5 p.m. Mevissensaal, TH Köln, Claudiusstrasse 1, 50678 Köln The European Union is going through some of the biggest challenges in its … Continue reading

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Book and Chapter on Environmental Finance and Sustainability out!

Just in time to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change the Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance, edited by Vikash Ramiah and Greg Gregorio has been published to which I have contributes a chapter on “What Holds Back Eco-Innovations? A “Green Growth Diagnostics” … Continue reading

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