International conference on  „Economic prospects for the European Union –  Challenges for economic policy until the end of the decade”

23 – 24 September 2016
Research on Money in the Economy (ROME)
and Forschungsseminar Radein e.V.
Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf

Sponsored by
EU Erasmus+ Programme – Jean Monnet “Policy debate with the academic world”
Konrad-Henkel Stiftung Stiftung Geld und Währung



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About the conference

The network “Research on Money in the Economy” (ROME) in collaboration with the Forschungsseminar Radein e.V. is inviting submissions of papers for an academic con­feren­ce on issues related to recent developments in financial market regulation, to the new role of fiscal and monetary policy in Europe and to the impact of European economic policy on international markets.

The conference will be held on September 23–24, 2016 in Düsseldorf / Germany. The conference will cover 10 to 12 papers with discussants and keynote speakers. 

The organizers aim to bring together international researchers, academics, central bankers and politicians interested and involved in the field of international financial architecture, of European monetary and fiscal policy in the aftermath of the financial crises and in the field of international economic policy coordination. The conference will cover a broad range of related topics, both theoretical and empirical.

The organizers are inviting papers on a range of topics, including (other related areas may also be considered):

  •     Financial stability and regulation of financial markets in Europe.
  •     Post crisis drivers of economic growth in the European Union.
  •     The new role for European monetary and fiscal policy.
  •     The impact of economic policy in Europe on the global economy, and
        international economic policy coordination in the current decade.

All papers presented at the main conference will be published – depending on the subject and after the usual referee process – in a regular issue of a high quality international journal such as “Applied Economics Quartely” or “International Journal of Financial Studies”.

Submission of papers

Papers should be submitted until May 31, 2016 to undefinedROME-Conference (keyword: “ROME Conference 2016”). You will receive a submission confir­mation via e-mail within 3 days after your paper submission. 

Decisions on accepted papers will be communicated to authors no later than August 1, 2016. The final versions of the papers should be submitted by October 31, 2016.


Academic presenters’ and discussants’ expenses for travel (economy class round-trip) and accommodation will be covered.

Organising committee

  • undefinedAnsgar Belke (University of Duisburg-Essen and Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels)
  • undefinedAlbrecht F. Michler (University of Duesseldorf and DZ Privatbank S.A.)
  • undefinedFranz Seitz (Weiden Technical University of Applied Sciences)
  • undefinedDirk Wentzel (Hochschule Pforzheim University)  


Heinrich-Heine-University of Duesseldorf
Faculty of Business Administration and Economics,
Universitaetsstr. 1, Build. 24.31. (Oeconomicum)
D-40225 Duesseldorf



“Research on Money in the Economy” (ROME) is a private non-profit-oriented research network of and for economists, who are interested in monetary economics and especially in the interdependences between the financial sector and the real economy. Further information is available on undefinedROME.

Since 1967 the purpose of the Forschungsseminar Radein e.V. ( is to promote research in the field of economic and social orders. The objectives, as stated in the by-laws, are achieved by organising meetings (particularly the Radein Seminars) and by publishing the findings where relevant. The Radein Research Seminar is a non-profit organisation. Its funds can be used only for the above mentioned purposes. It finances its activities through donations and a variety of contributions.

The subjects of the Forschungsseminar Radein are wide-ranging and always topical. As a result it succeeds in integrating different specialist fields and ways of thinking within the sphere of theories of economic order and comparative systems.


Universitätsstrasse 1,
Build. 24.31 Oeconomicum
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf,
Department of Economics and Business Administration
D-40225 Düsseldorf

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: E-Mail sendenProf. Dr. Albrecht F. Michler