European Commission Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs
The volume contains the most valuable papers presented at a workshop on capital flows to converging European economies held in Brussels on 1 October 2010
The aim of the workshop organized by DG ECFIN was to improve our understanding of the determinants, characteristics and prospects for foreign capital flows into converging European economies, in particular the new EU Member States. Given the crucial role of the banking sector in channelling foreign capital inflows into the CEE region the workshop was split into two main sessions. The morning session was dedicated to foreign capital flows in general and to the evolution and determinants of their components. The afternoon session then focused specifically on the important role of banks and thus on the evolution and determinants of cross-border bank flows in the region.
|ISBN 978-92-79-19148-0 (online)|
Occasional Papers are written by the staff of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them. The Papers are intended to increase awareness of the technical work being done by staff and cover a wide spectrum of subjects. Views expressed in unofficial documents do not necessarily reflect the official views of the European Commission.