High Public Debt: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives

Research Conference

17. Mai 2019

Gastgeber

Goethe University Frankfurt

Zur Veranstaltung

Research Conference on "High Public Debt: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives" on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF)*

*in the context of the Goethe University Visiting Professorship of Financial History, currently held by Prof. Barry Eichengreen, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Programm

9:15
Welcome
9:30
Keynote speech: Long Term Perspectives on the Eurozone Debt Crisis
Kris Mitchener (Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University)
10:45
Coffee Break
11:15
Session 1: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE ON PUBLIC DEBT
Chair: Caroline Fohlin (Emory University)
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The Value of a Quote. Stock Market Listings for Sovereign Bonds, 1870-1913
Rui Esteves (Graduate Institute Geneva)
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High Public Debt and Country Breakup: Insight from History
St├ęphanie Collet (Research Center SAFE, Goethe University)
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Discussion
Eric Golson (University of Surrey) and Julian Schumacher (European Central Bank)
12:45
Lunch Break
14:00
Session 2: CASE STUDIES ON HIGH PUBLIC DEBT
Chair: Emanuel Moench (Deutsche Bundesbank)
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Living with High Debt: Italy 1861-2017
Carlo Bastasin and Gianni Toniolo (Luiss School of European Political Economy)
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Managing the German Debt
Thomas Kleinlein (Friedrich Schiller University Jena and Goethe University Frankfurt)
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Discussion
Emanuel Moench (Deutsche Bundesbank) and Natacha Postel-Vinay (London School of Economics)
15:30
Coffee Break
16:00
Session 3: KEY COMPONENTS OF PUBLIC DEBT
Chair: Luc Laeven (European Central Bank)
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Public Debt and Financial Stability
Claudia Buch (Deutsche Bundesbank)
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Public Debt Through the Ages
Barry Eichengreen (Berkeley, University of California) and Asmaa El Ganainy (International Monetary Fund)
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Discussion
Luc Laeven (European Central Bank) and Caroline Fohlin (Emory University)
17:30
Concluding Remarks


Veranstaltungsort

PA Lobby, Campus Westend, Goethe University

Weitere Informationen

Program (PDF) (PDF, 324 KB)



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