Unconventional Monetary Policy and Financial Market Fragmentation in the Euro Area, Monetary Dialogue, November 2014

14-11-2014

In this compilation of notes, key monetary policy experts analyse financial markets fragmentation in the euro area, comment on the role and constraints of the ECB in addressing problems in specific market segments/sectors/countries at challenging times for (conventional) monetary policy, assess whether the measures so far taken have achieved the envisaged objectives and consider whether additional unconventional monetary measures shall be envisaged as the economic recovery is losing momentum. The notes have been requested by the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament as an input for the November 2014 session of the Monetary Dialogue between the Members of the ECON Committee and the President of the ECB.

In this compilation of notes, key monetary policy experts analyse financial markets fragmentation in the euro area, comment on the role and constraints of the ECB in addressing problems in specific market segments/sectors/countries at challenging times for (conventional) monetary policy, assess whether the measures so far taken have achieved the envisaged objectives and consider whether additional unconventional monetary measures shall be envisaged as the economic recovery is losing momentum. The notes have been requested by the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament as an input for the November 2014 session of the Monetary Dialogue between the Members of the ECON Committee and the President of the ECB.

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Daniel GROS, Cinzia ALCIDI, Alessandro GIOVANNINI and Diego VALIANTE (Centre for European Policy Studies) ; Stefan COLLIGNON and Carlo MILANI (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna and London School of Economics, Centro Europa Ricerche)