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25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe

Workshop 16 February 2017

26-01-17 |

A Special Event Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty

Aula, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, February 16, 2017, 3-6 pm

On February 16, 2017, the School of Business and Economics of the Maastricht University hosted a Special Event on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty regarding “25 Years after Maastricht: The Future of Money and Finance in Europe”. 

The event’s keynote speeches and panel discussion provided a forum for a dialogue between international scholars and practitioners. Furthermore, the event aimed at informing a broader public audience about the current issues and policy options for the future of the European Monetary Union.

The event started with two keynote speeches by Benoît Cœuré (Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank) and Barry Eichengreen (University of California at Berkeley) followed by a panel discussion on the future of money and finance in Europe with Daniel Gros (Director, Centre for European Policy Studies), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Harvard University, Center for Financial Studies Frankfurt, former Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Bundesbank in charge of Financial Stability, Markets and Statisticsk) and Robert McCauley (Bank for International Settlement).

The event was part of a Jean Monnet Workshop on “Financial globalization and its spillovers - monetary and exchange rate policy in times of crises” in Cologne and Maastricht co-organized with TH Köln, University Duisburg-Essen, and Ruhr-University Bochum. The workshop is co-financed by the EU Jean Monnet Programme, the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE), the Graduate School of Business and Economics (GSBE), and the Universiteitsfonds Limburg (SWOL).

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