Institute for European Studies Global Currency Conference

Global Currency Competition & Exchange Rate Arrangements: Present & Future

Global-currency-competition-exchange-rateIt wasn’t exclusively the Greek debt default crisis that caused exchange rate swings and thus currency policy issues to return to the international agenda. There has been increased interest in the area in recent years. It seems like just yesterday that analysts and academic economists alluded to the stronger role of the Euro in the global economy. The US dollar, on the other hand, was projected to lose its dominant role due to the deep financial and economic crisis. Obviously, things are in flux. Our international conference takes a closer analytical look at the undercurrents of the global currency regime.

Speakers will include Benjamin Jerry Cohen (University of California), Francesco Mongelli (ECB & JW Goethe University), Andrew Martin (Harvard University),  Amy Verdun (University of Victoria), Bernd Schnatz (European Central Bank, Frankfurt), Philipp Maier (Bank of Canada), Paul Bowles (University of Northern BC), Jörg Bibow (Skidmore College), and Peter Kenen (Princeton University).
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