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06/10/2005 - 07/10/2005 : Research conference : Financial stability and the convergence process in Europe

Brussels, 6 - 7 October 2005

The Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) of the Commission of the European Union organised its second annual research conference in October 2005 in Brussels. The goal of the conference was to improve our understanding of the interactions between convergence and financial stability and the contributions of different branches of policy in managing the convergence process within Europe.

This two day conference gathered leading researchers from universities and international organizations, was organized around four sessions and ended with a panel discussion.

Sessions
  • Real and nominal convergence and financial stability
  • Financial stress and linkages
  • Challenges during convergence
  • Financial change and policy conclusions


Programmeenpdf(160 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 270 kb)

Contributions


  • Iain Begg ( London School of Economics)
    Catch-Up, the transition to full participation in EMU and financial stability enpdf(314 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 300 kb)
  • Gianni De Nicoló (presenter) and Alexander Tieman (IMF, Washington D.C.)
    Economic integration and financial stability: A European perspective enpdf(729 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 710 kb)
  • Michael Artis (European University Institute, Florence) and Mathias Hoffmann (presenter) (University of Dortmund)
    The home bias and capital income flows between countries and regions enpdf(310 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 300 kb)
  • Evzen Kocenda (presenter) (Charles University, Prague), Ali M. Kutan (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, U.S.A) and Taner M. Yigit (Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey)
    Pilgrims of the Eurozone: How far, how fast? enpdf(491 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 745 kb)
  • Reiner Martin and Ludger Schuknecht (presenter) (European Central Bank)
    Booms, busts and crises: Experiences with internal and external adjustment enpdf(361 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 350 kb)
  • Roman Kräussl (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam)
    Do changes in sovereign credit ratings contribute to financial contagion in emerging market crisis? enpdf(2 MB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 1355 kb)
  • Andrea Brasili and Giuseppe Vulpes (presenter) (UniCredit Banca d’Impresa, Milan)
    Co-movements in EU banks’ fragility: A dynamic factor model approach enpdf(167 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 160 kb)
  • Andrea Maechler (presenter), Srobona Mitra and Delisle Worrell (IMF, Washington D.C.)
    Exploring Financial Risks and Vulnerabilities in New and Potential EU Member States enpdf(484 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 410 kb)
  • Terhi Jokipii (presenter) and Brian M. Lucey (Trinity College, Dublin)
    Contagion effects of macroeconomic news announcements on CEE banks enpdf(428 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 420 kb)
  • Christoph Walkner (DG ECFIN, European Commission, Brussels)
    Stability challenges raised by EU banking integration enpdf(201 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 200 kb)
  • Claudio Borio (BIS, Basel)
    The search for the elusive twin goals of monetary and financial stability enpdf(633 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 620 kb)
  • Dirk Schoenmaker and Sander Oosterloo (presenter) (Ministry of Finance of the Netherlands, The Hague)
    Financial supervision in an integrating Europe: Measuring cross-border externalities enpdf(149 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 145 kb)
  • Helge Berger (Free University, Berlin) and Carsten Hefeker (presenter) (University Siegen)
    Does financial integration require common policy? The lender-of-last resort, supervision and foreign-owned banks enpdf(132 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  (pdf file 130 kb)

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