DG ECFIN at the European Commission is organizing a conference on the theme ‘Secular Stagnation, Low Interest Rates and Low Inflation: Causes and Implications for Policy’ in cooperation with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Journal of
Economic Dynamics and Control.
This conference will shed light on key policy questions: Which factors explain low growth and low rates? Why has inflation remained below the ECB’s target, despite accommodative monetary policy? To what extent do catch-up growth and high savings