Germany – Current Economic Policy Debates
International Monetary Fund - Deutsche Bundesbank
60313 Frankfurt am Main
The joint conference of the International Monetary Fund and the Deutsche Bundesbank will bring together high-ranking economists and policymakers from Germany and abroad to discuss areas in which the economic policy debate has been particularly intense in recent years. These include developments in wages and inflation, the appropriate fiscal policy stance, Germany’s current account surplus and the post-crisis agenda for the euro area and Germany.
09.00 – 09.15
Dr Jens Weidmann,
Session 1: Wages and inflation in Germany
Session 2: Fiscal policy: a medium-term view
Session 3: Germany’s current account surplus: a problem to be fixed?
Concluding panel: A post-crisis agenda for the euro area and Germany: which way forward?