The Department Macro, International and Labour Economics has an international reputation for excellent teaching and research. Our department members are specialists in the fields of Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Labour Economics, Education, International Economics, Innovation and Growth, and Economic Policy.
Fields: Macroeconomics, Labour Economics, International Economics, Education Economics
Section head: Clemens Kool
Secretaries: Fleur Roemers, Silvana de Sanctis, Marion Muitjens
Management: Sylvia Beenen
Secretarial office MILE:
Phone: +31 43 38-83821
Fax: +31 43 38-82000
Department of Economics
6200 MD Maastricht
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we have made the decision to postpone the below workshop. We plan to reschedule the event during late summer/fall, but cannot at this point set a new date.
We hope that you will still be able to attend the workshop later this year. We will contact you by email when we have new information,
The CEMP2020 organising team
3rd Maastricht Economics Workshop on Communication, Expectations, and (ECB) Monetary Policy
Public Plenary Lecture: Andy Haldane (Bank of England)
Keynote Lecture: Michael Ehrmann (European Central Bank)
When: April 20 & 21, 2020
Where: Maastricht University – School of Business and Economics, dept. MILE, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
We invite submissions on (but not limited to) the following topics:
The role of communication as an instrument of monetary policy
Effectiveness of central bank communication
The relevance of central bank communication in influencing expectation formation of households, firms, or financial markets.
We encourage submissions, empirical and theoretical, from the fields of economics, political sciences and law, and from both academics and policy makers.
Further Information can be found on the website of the workshop
Extended abstracts or preferably a full paper should be submitted electronically in PDF format by 23 February 2020 via the workshop website above. Notification about the outcome of the selection process can be expected beginning-March 2020.
Registration and Fees
Participation for presenters is free of charge. Lunch, coffee breaks, and the social dinner will be on the expense of the organising institution. Presenters of accepted papers will have to register to confirm their attendance. The registration fee for other attendees is 75 Euros which includes the conference dinner.
Organisers: Clemens Kool, Lenard Lieb, Eli Sapir, Johannes Schuffels
Children from group 8 and their parents are in suspense around this time because the primary schools must announce the school advice before 1 March. Together with the final test, which will be taken later this year, that advice determines which high school you can go to. Research in Limburg now shows that eight-year-olds from Parkstad and North Limburg receive a lower recommendation from school than in the rest of Limburg. For more info please see this link: https://l1.nl/l1mburg-centraal-afkomst-tempert-schooladvies-155412/