The Observatory of the ECB (OBCE) and Fundacion Rafael del Pino are organising a discusssion between Matteo Maggiori (winner of the 21th edition of the Bernacer Prize and Philip Lane (winner of the first edition) on "The dynamics of the financial system in the Eurozone", which will take place in Madrid, on June 19, at 13:00, Paseo de la Castellana, 37.
Matteo Maggiori is the Moghadam Family Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His research focuses on international macroeconomics and finance. He is a co-founder and director of the Global Capital Allocation Project. His research topics have included the analysis of exchange rate dynamics, global capital flows, the international financial system, reserve currencies, tax havens, bubbles, expectations and portfolio investment, and very long-run discount rates. His research combines theory and data with the aim of improving international economic policy. He is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research. He received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley.
Philip Lane (Ireland) is Whately Professor of Political Economy at Trinity College Dublin and he was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland in November 2015. He is Chair of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board. He is also Director of the International Macroeconomics and Finance Programme at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He got his Bachelor degree in Economics at Trinity College Dublin and in 1995 he obtained his PhD in Economics at Harvard University. His research interests include financial globalization, macroeconomics of exchange rates and capital flows, macroeconomic policy design and European monetary integration. In 2010, he was co-recipient of the Bhagwati Prize from the Journal of International Economics.
He has published widely cited papers in leading journals like American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of International Economics, etc.