Past Event

The euro at ten: the next global currency?

Joaquín Almunia, European Commission for Economic and Monetary Affairs Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Christian Noyer, Banque de France and European Central Bank A joint conference sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Bruegel. Summary IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn […]

Date: Oct 10 - Topic:

Joaquín Almunia, European Commission for Economic and Monetary Affairs

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Christian Noyer, Banque de France and European Central Bank

A joint conference sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Bruegel.

Summary

IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn gave his first major public speech surrounding the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings at the conference "The Euro at 10: The Next Global Currency?" The all-day conference, cohosted by the Peterson Institute and Brussels-based think tank Bruegel, explored questions centered on how the current global financial crisis will affect the relative positions of the euro and the dollar as global currencies.