ECB-IMF Conference on Reforming EU Fiscal Governance

International Institutions Events on 13th Dec 2012

Location: Frankfurt am Main

The Fiscal Policies Division of the ECB and the International Monetary Fund will organize a joint conference on fiscal governance, to be held at the ECB premises, on 13-14 December 2012.

The general topic of this conference is "Reforming EU Fiscal Governance".


  • The new EU fiscal framework: implications of the Fiscal Compact
  • Does fiscal governance matter for private sector behaviour?
  • Can a monetary union exist without a fiscal union?
  • Fiscal rules, fiscal consolidations and economic growth: what are the links
  • Complexity vs. simplicity in fiscal rules: evolving views of the flexibility-credibility trade-off
  • Fiscal rules at the central and sub-national government level: how to overcome coordination issues?
  • Good fiscal governance: what lessons can be drawn from non-EU countries?