ECB-IMF Conference on Reforming EU Fiscal Governance

13 - 14 December 2012, European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany

The Fiscal Policies Division of the European Central Bank (ECB) and the IMF will organize a joint conference on fiscal governance, to be held at the ECB premises in Frankfurt, Germany, on December 13-14, 2012. The general topic of this conference is "Reforming EU Fiscal Governance." Topics • 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?
Schaechter, Andrea; Berger, Helge; Woo, Jaejoon; Debrun, Xavier; Forni, Lorenzo; Cimadomo, Jacopo; Kamps, Christophe; Nickel, Christiane
European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany
Closed attendance
European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund
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