EUROFRAME Conference June 2008







Ten years of a common currency:
achievements and policy challenges in the euro area


Friday, 6 June 2008, Dublin, Ireland


Royal College of Physicians,
Kildare Street
Dublin 2


Location details here.


The EUROFRAME group of research institutes (CASE, CPB, DIW, ESRI, ETLA, IfW, NIESR, OFCE, PROMETEIA, WIFO) will hold its fifth annual Conference on Economic Policy Issues in the European Union in Dublin on 6 June 2008.


The aim of the conference is to provide an academic forum for debate on economic policy issues relevant in the European context. The Conference will focus this year on assessing the ten years of common currency in the euro area and will address prospects and challenges ahead.



Programme (4.06.08)



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To download papers, please click on the session and then on the paper title. 


8.00 - 8.45 Registration
8.45 - 9.00

Opening Addresses
John Fitz Gerald, EUROFRAME Chairman and ESRI
Frances Ruane, Director ESRI

(Winter Hall)

9.00 - 9.40

Keynote Lecture:
Banks in trouble: Same old story or something new?

(Presentation)    (Speaking notes)

Patrick Honohan, Trinity College Dublin
(Winter Hall)

9.40 - 11.10

Session 1. Monetary Policy
(Winter Hall)

Session 2. Banks
(Dun Library)

Session 3. Price behaviour in a Monetary Union
(Lecture Theatre)

11.10 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 13.00

Session 4. Policy-mix

(Winter Hall)

Session 5. Production

(Lecture Theatre)

13.00 - 14.00


14.00 - 16.00

Session 6. Exchange Rates

(Winter Hall)

Session 7. Country experience: inside and outside EMU

(Dun Library)

Session 8. Wage inflation

(Lecture Theatre)

16.00 - 16.20 Coffee break
16.20 - 18.00


(Winter Hall)



Should you need further information please contact Catherine Mathieu.



Registration Form


Participants are kindly requested to fill in the Registration Form and send it (preferably per e-mail) to Liz Coyle.


The deadline for sending the registration form is postponed to  June 4th 2008.





List of Hotels in Dublin



Participants are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements.

Please click on the graphic to download a list of Hotels in Dublin.

Call for papers


Contributions should address in particular issues related to: the ECB's strategy and governance, real effects of a common currency, diversity issues, developments in the banking and financial systems, banking regulation, monetary and financial stability, exchange rate developments and their determinants, capital flows and financial integration, the role of euro as an international currency, the future enlargement of the euro area.

The Call for Papers has closed on 17 March.

Full papers should be sent by e-mail by 19 May to Catherine Mathieu.


The full Call for Papers is available here to download.



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