8th Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy - The Coronavirus Crisis: Lessons for Finance?

The 8th edition of our Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy will take place virtually as a series of online events between 17 November 2020 and 9 December 2020. The events will discuss the lessons and implications of the ongoing pandemic crisis for finance from different angles. Topics include bank capitalization and resolution, the consequences of European recovery packages and the effectiveness of fiscal stimuli.

Event Agenda


Next Generation EU – Europe’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 12:00-13:30 p.m. CET via Zoom
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Marco Buti (European Commission) 
Marti Subrahmahnyam (Stern School of Business, New York University)
Cornelia Woll (Sciences Po Paris)
Jakob von Weizsäcker (Federal Ministry of Finance) 

Introduction and Moderation: 
Loriana Pelizzon (Leibniz Institute SAFE and Goethe University) 


Covid-19, Bank Capitalization and Resolution
Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 12:15-13:30 p.m. CET via Zoom
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Kerstin af Jochnick (Single Supervisory Mechanism) 
Thomas Huertas (Leibniz Institute SAFE)
Elke König (Single Resolution Board) 
Rolf Strauch (European Stability Mechanism) 

Introduction and Moderation:
Tobias Tröger (Leibniz Institute SAFE and Goethe University) 


The Corona Pandemic and Household Consumption:
How Should an Effective Stimulus Package Look Like?

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 12:15-13:30 p.m. CET via Zoom

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Maarten Dossche (European Central Bank)
Philipp Mohl (European Commission)
Michael Weber (Chicago Booth School of Business) 

Introduction and Moderation: 
Andreas Hackethal (Leibniz Institute SAFE and Goethe University)
Alexander Ludwig (Goethe University) 


Policy Options for the European Recovery
Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 12:00-13:30 p.m. CET via Zoom

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Mark Bowman (Her Majesty Treasury) 
Jörg Kukies (Federal Ministry of Finance) 
Emmanuel Moulin (French Treasury) 

Introduction and Moderation:  
Jan Pieter Krahnen (Leibniz Institute SAFE and Goethe University)


Register for the last web seminar here.