International Conference

10 Years Of The Euro

Adjustment In Capital And Labour Markets

7-8 May, 2009


Text Box: NIPE - Economic Policies Research Unit 
University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Developments in capital markets, namely, current account imbalances and financial integration, and labour markets rigidities have been among the most noticed difficulties some countries have been facing after adopting the Euro.


To discuss these issues, and the lessons that emerge from the analysis of the first 10 years of the Economic and Monetary Union, the Economic Policies Research Unit of the University of Minho is organizing a two-day conference bringing together academics and other experts.


The final program of the conference is now available.


Invited Speakers

           Christopher Meissner

           Frank Smets

           Harry Flam

           John Driffill

           Jorge Braga de Macedo

Closing Session

           Portuguese Minister of Finance, Fernando Teixeira dos Santos


We look forward to seeing you in Braga.


The Scientific Committee

           Ana Rute Cardoso, IAE, Barcelona

           Francisco Veiga, Universidade do Minho and NIPE, Braga

           Konstantinos Tatsiramos, IZA, Bonn

           Mário Centeno, Banco de Portugal

           Michael Ehrmann, European Central Bank

           Ricardo Reis, Columbia University, New York


The Organizing Committee

           Fernando Alexandre, Universidade do Minho and NIPE

           João Cerejeira, Universidade do Minho and NIPE

           Miguel Portela, Universidade do Minho and NIP


The Conference is financially sponsored by the “Fundo de Apoio à Comunidade Científica (FACC)” - FCT, the Banco Português de Investimento - BPI and by the Câmara Municipal de Braga.

















Universidade do Minho

Escola de Economia e Gestão

Keynote Speaker:

Frank Smets (European Central Bank)