The 24th international economic conference, an event organised by the Croatian National Bank for over two decades, opened today in Dubrovnik. Traditionally a place for a dialogue, the Conference gathers the academic community, renowned foreign and domestic scientists and representatives of numerous international financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Central Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Bank for International Settlements, etc. Also participating in the work of the conference are economists from other institutions and representatives from the financial sector.
The key topics of this conference will be the presentations and discussions on the political economy of financial supervision, i.e. the differences between the centralised and decentralised supervision of banking regulation implementation, links between credit cycles and banking crises, policy responses to macroeconomic shocks, macroprudential policy in the Monetary Union, the effects of quantitative easing, the effects of industrialisation on long-term growth and development and the dynamics and determinants of migrations in new member states and in the Croatian example.
CNB Governor Boris Vujčić will moderate the panel discussion on the topic of monetary policy challenges and participating in the discussion will also be Klaas Knot, President of the Dutch central bank, Jan Smets, Governor of the central bank of Belgium, Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, and Bas Bakker of the International Monetary Fund.
For more information on the 24th Dubrovnik Economic Conference, its work programme and a list of participants, see: https://www.hnb.hr/en/about-us/conferences/dubrovnik-conference.