Changing of the Guard - Monetary Dialogue, October 2011

15-09-2011

On 31 October 2011, the eight years term of Mr Jean-Claude Trichet as ECB President will end. Mr Mario Draghi will succeed in office. This change of leadership in the ECB comes at a pivotal time for the euro area and the European Union as a whole. In this compilation nine monetary policy experts review the Trichet Presidency, especially evaluate the difference that the President has made through his own person and evaluate the challenges with which the new ECB President, Mr Draghi, has to deal with.

On 31 October 2011, the eight years term of Mr Jean-Claude Trichet as ECB President will end. Mr Mario Draghi will succeed in office. This change of leadership in the ECB comes at a pivotal time for the euro area and the European Union as a whole. In this compilation nine monetary policy experts review the Trichet Presidency, especially evaluate the difference that the President has made through his own person and evaluate the challenges with which the new ECB President, Mr Draghi, has to deal with.

Externe Autor

Guntram B. WOLFF (Bruegel, Brussels - with research assistance by Silvia MERLER), Charles WYPLOSZ (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva), Sylvester C. W. EIJFFINGER (CentER and EBC, Tilburg University and CEPR), Daniel GROS (CEPS), Guillermo DE LA DEHESA (CEPR and OBCE), Anne SIBERT (Birkbeck, University of London and CEPR), Karl WHELAN (University College Dublin), Ansgar BELKE (DIW Berlin and University of Duisburg-Essen) and Stefan COLLIGNON (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa and Centro Europa Ricerche - CER, Rome)