The Feasibility of European Monetary and Fiscal Policies


Chaired by Robert Solow (M.I.T.)

Organized with the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

19 October 2010, Johns Hopkins University, Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

This conference will explore macroeconomic policy coordination in Europe. How well have EU member
states responded to the economic crises? How well can they work together to advance structural reforms
that can provide the basis for future European growth?

Welcome and Introduction to the Conference

  • Robert Solow, President, Cournot Centre for Economic Studies
  • Daniel Hamilton, Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University – SAIS

European Monetary and Fiscal Policy: Transatlantic Perspectives

The Feasibility of European Economic Policies

Appeal: Towards a Common Fiscal Policy: Relaunching the Euro-zone Economies

9 February 2009 (in Berlin)

Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Gerhard Illing (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), Inge Kaul (Hertie School of Governance), Günther Schmid (W.Z.B.), Robert Solow (M.I.T.)

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A Call for a European Macroeconomic Policy

27 February 2008 (in Munich)

Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Bernard Gazier (University of Paris I), Gerhard Illing (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), Robert Solow (M.I.T.)

Finding a Macroeconomic Policy for Europe

5 December 2007 (in Munich)

Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Edouard Challe (C.N.R.S.), Gerhard Illing (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), Xavier Ragot (C.N.R.S.), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Eloïse Stéclebout (European Central Bank)

Fiscal Harmonization in Europe: Laying the Foundation

22 May 2006

Évelyne Serverin (University of Paris X-Nanterre), Amina Lahrèche-Révil (University of Picardie), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Deutsche Bundesbank), Gebhard Kirchgässner (University of St. Gallen), Philipp Genschel (International University Bremen), Lars Feld (Philipps-University Marburg), Alain Bassière (Saint-Gobain), Patrick Artus (CDC Ixis)

Defining the Foundations for a New European Industrial Policy

1 June 2005

Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Lionel Fontagné (C.E.P.I.I.), Andreï Klepatch (Russian Ministry of Economy), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Deutsche Bundesbank), Mario Monti (Bocconi University)

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Fair-Value Accounting at Stake

24 March 2004

Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Vincent Bignon (University of Paris X), Yuri Biondi (Centre Walras), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Eve Chiapello (H.E.C.), Nicole El Karoui (École Polytechnique), Alain Joly (Air Liquide), Michel Pébereau (BNP-Paribas), Michel Prada (A.M.F.), Xavier Ragot (C.N.R.S.)

Interpreting the European Takeover Bid Directive

27 March 2003

François Bayrou (U.D.F.), Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Nicholas Clegg (European Parliament), Simon Deakin (University of Cambridge), Philippe Herzog (Confrontations), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Deutsche Bundesbank), Frédéric Lordon (C.N.R.S.), Antoine Rebérioux (University of Paris X), Ieke Van Den Burg (European Parliament)

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