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07/09/2006 - 08/09/2006 : The 2006 ECFIN research conference - Adjustment under monetary unions: Financial market issues

The aim of the conference, organised by the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, was to examine the role of financial markets in the adjustment process in the euro area.

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Key issues included
  • how the economic adjustment process changes;
  • the role of financial markets in promoting and financing adjustment;
  • whether converging and steady-state economies face different challenges;
  • the challenges for supervisory and structural policies;
  • what types of reforms or changes to institutions could improve the adjustment process in the euro area.

Please note that for non European Commission contributions, copyright rests with the author. For further information about the conference, please contact us via the conference mailbox.

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