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90. Kieler Konjunkturgespräche

World economic outlook: New directions for economic policy?

15. -16. September 2014

Preliminary Agenda

 Monday, September 15

14:00 Welcome speech
Ralph Scheide, Ambassador, Berlin
14:15 A broken watch is right twice a day: Another forecast for a stronger US economy
Adolfo Laurenti, Mesirow Financial, Chicago
15:00The European economy in 2015 – Prospects and policy challenges against a global background
Peter Mooslechner, National Bank of Austria, Vienna
15:45 Coffee break
16:15 European Banking Union and its impacts on growth in the short to medium term
Ray Barrell, Brunel University, London
17:00 Keynote speech
Federal Reserve monetary policy as a carry trade
Marvin Goodfriend, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh
17:45 Panel discussion:
How can macro policies return to normal?
Moderator: Henrik Müller, TU Dortmund University
18:45 “Time to say goodbye”: Joachim Scheide’s last conference
19:30 Buffet at the Austrian Embassy

 Tuesday, September 16

09:00    After the election: Where is India’s economy heading?
Michael von Hauff, TU Kaiserslautern
09:45 The UK economy: Transitioning to a sustained recovery
Simon Kirby, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, London
10:30 Can France escape from the great moderation?
Alain Henriot, La Banque Postale, Paris
11:10 Coffee break
11:40 Roundup: The outlook for the world economy
Klaus-Jürgen Gern, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
12:10 Germany: More speed – less stability
Stefan Kooths, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
12:45 Concluding discussion
13:00 Lunch at the Austrian Embassy