ZEW Economic Forum 2011 – Global Economic Upheaval: Consequences for Economic Policy After Crises

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This year's ZEW Economic Forum in Mannheim was all about the global financial and economic crisis and its consequences. Topics for discussion included a reform of the national and international financial architecture, the crisis of monetary policy and capital markets, a stable euro area and its requirements, as well as the global trading and monetary disequilibrium.

As in previous years, the second part of the ZEW Economic Forum 2011 established a connection between science and practice. ZEW researchers presented their latest research findings. Dr. Bernhard Heitzer, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, concluded the event with a lecture on the global economic challenges against the background of the financial and economic crisis and its consequences.