Klaas Knot gives guest lecture
On 30 January Prof. Klaas Knot, President of the Nederlandsche Bank and professor or Monetary Stability at the UvA, gave a guest lecture to third-year students of Economics. The lecture was part of the Monetary and Fiscal Policy course, coordinated and taught by Massimo Giuliodori.
More than a hundred students attended his lecture on ‘The European debt crisis and the monetary policy response’ at the Oudemanhuispoort.
Knot spoke about the institutional establishment of the EMU, the causes of the debt crisis and the European Central Bank's conventional and unconventional policy responses to the crisis.
Students had the opportunity to ask questions during and after the lecture.