April 25, 2014

European Central Bankís Ulrich Bindseil to give
Short Course on Monetary Policy Implementation at the Fields Institute

January 28, 2013, TORONTO -- Monetary policy framework is a critical issue for banks, as it dictates not only the worth of money, but also the amount of money flowing through the economy. Ulrich Bindseil, Deputy Director General, Market Operations, European Central Bank, will explain this and more during a two-day Short Course on Monetary Policy Implementation and Central Bank Financial Crises Management, hosted by the Fields Institute.

The course will focus on:

  • Monetary policy implementation in normal times and times of crisis
  • The nature of financial crisis and the related impairment of the monetary policy transmission mechanism
  • Rationale and overview of Central banks as lender of last resort in financial crises
  • Review and assessment of the Eurosystemís crisis management measures from 2007 to 2012

When: Thursday, February 28, 2012, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2013, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Place: The Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario

Ulrich Bindseil will also participate in related Fields Institute events:

Quantitative Finance Seminar

Date: February 27, 2013

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Place: The Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario

Speakers: Ulrich Bindseil (European Central Bank), Mike Lipkin (Katama Trading and Columbia University)

Panel Discussion on Monetary Policy, Liquidity, and Counterparty Risks

Date: March 1, 2013

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: The Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario

Moderator: Michel Maila (Global Risk Institute)
Participants: Ulrich Bindseil (European Central Bank), Stephanie Kelton (University of Missouri at Kansas City), Angelo Melino (University of Toronto), Rhys Mendes (Bank of Canada)

For further information:

Andrea MacLeod
Communications Officer, The Fields Institute
416-348-9710 ext. 3024

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