Past Event

European monetary policy: lessons from the past two decades

This event will feature the presentation of “Monetary Policy in Times of Crisis – A Tale of Two Decades of the European Central Bank."

Date: November 4, 2021, 2:00 pm Topic: Macroeconomic policy

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Bruegel · European monetary policy: lessons from the past two decades

Since its foundation in 1998 the European Central Bank has maneuvered through a complex international and domestic economic maze, punctuated by unpredictable structural change and crisis. How has European monetary policy developed in those years and what lessons does its history hold for the future?

This event featured the presentation of “Monetary Policy in Times of Crisis – A Tale of Two Decades of the European Central Bank.” The book is both a chronicle of the evolution of the ECB’s thinking and internal practices over the years and an econometric study of its struggle to anchor inflation in a two-regime world, where inflation tends to be either too high or too low.

Schedule

Nov 4, 2021

14:00-14:20

Presentation of Monetary Policy in Times of Crisis – A Tale of Two Decades of the European Central Bank

Chair: Francesco Papadia, Senior Fellow

Wolfgang Lemke, Head of Division - Capital Markets/Financial Structure, European Central Bank (ECB)

14:20-15:00

Discussion and Q&A

Petra Geraats, Associate Professor, University of Cambridge

Wolfgang Lemke, Head of Division - Capital Markets/Financial Structure, European Central Bank (ECB)

Francesco Papadia, Senior Fellow

Massimo Rostagno, Director General, Directorate General Monetary Policy, ECB

Speakers

Petra Geraats

Associate Professor, University of Cambridge

Wolfgang Lemke

Head of Division - Capital Markets/Financial Structure, European Central Bank (ECB)

Francesco Papadia

Senior Fellow

Massimo Rostagno

Director General, Directorate General Monetary Policy, ECB

Location & Contact

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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