Globalisation and Monetary Policy

Feb 14, 2008
Jean-Claude Trichet Barcelona GSE Lecture

"Globalisation and Monetary Policy"

On Thursday, February 14, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet spoke about “Globalization and Monetary Policy” at the 11th Barcelona Economics Lecture. In his speech he discussed the consequences of globalization forces for price stability, and the implications and challenges for monetary policy.

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Jean-Claude Trichet was a guest speaker at the 11th Barcelona Economics Lecture. He served as President of the European Central Bank from 2003 to 2011. In 2008, Trichet was ranked fifth on Newsweek’s list of the world's most powerful individuals. He was also appointed for a chairman by Bruegel’s members.