EMU Forum 2016 – Completing Economic and Monetary Union

24  November 2016    4:30 pm

The EMU Forum 2016 brings together academics, experts and policy makers to debate about the political economy of the euro area.

Venue

Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB), Otto-Wagner-Platz 3, 1090 Vienna, Austria
We kindly ask you to register on Event-Management@oenb.at by November 15, 2016 at the latest.

Description

Date: November 24, 2016 – November 25, 2016

The EMU Forum 2016 brings together academics, experts and policy makers to debate about the political economy of the euro area. The resilience of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) hinges on its capability to reduce and distribute risks among its member countries. The rationale behind deepening EMU is to enable long-term convergence based on ex ante coordination and swift crisis management by strong institutions. Drawing on the Five Presidents’ Report on “Completing Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union,” the forum will explore ways to bolster the single currency by promoting economic, financial, fiscal and political union.

The list of renowned speakers at the EMU Forum 2016, which will be hosted by OeNB Governor Ewald Nowotny includes Peter Praet, Member of the ECB’s Executive Board, Klaus Regling, Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism.

This event, organized by the OeNB together with the Euro50 Group and the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw), builds on last year’s workshop “Toward a Genuine Economic and Monetary Union”.

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