Is the euro sustainable - and what if not?

Is the euro sustainable – and what if not?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

 

10:15 – 10:45

Registration

10:45 – 11:00

Welcome and opening

 

Kai A. Konrad, MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance

Jörg Rocholl, ESMT Berlin

11:00 – 12:15

Keynote: Stabilizing the euro: Where do we stand?

Christoph Schmidt, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

 

Keynote: Political risk: A view from public opinion research

Bruce Stokes, Pew Research Center

12:15 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30             

Keynote: How to cope with target imbalances

Hans-Werner Sinn, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the LMU Munich

14:30 – 16:00             

Panel: What can we learn from history?

Luca Einaudi, Centre for History and Economics, University of Cambridge

Albrecht Ritschl, London School of Economics

Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Moderator: Philip Plickert, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

Panel: Thinking about the unthinkable

Clemens Fuest, ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich

Costas Lapavitsas, SOAS University of London

Xavier Ragot, OfCE - French Economic Observatory

Moderator: Ursula Weidenfeld, Economic Journalist

18:00 – 18:15

Closing

Kai A. Konrad, MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance

Jörg Rocholl, ESMT Berlin

18:15 – 19:15

Drinks reception