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A new Oxford-Union style debate format will bring together two contestants from academia to debate a specific motion. After the opening statements, the event will see the direct participation of the public who will have the chance to pose their questions and vote for their favourite opinion. 


Should there be gender quotas on boards? #4

Should there be gender quotas on boards? #4

Proponent
Sylvie Goulard, Deputy Governor, Banque de France

Opponent
Renée Adams , Professor of Finance, University of Oxford

Moderator
Elena Carletti, Professor of Finance, Bocconi University

Friday 3 December 2021 – 13:00 CET – Online

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Should the Stability and Growth Pact’s 3% deficit rule be abandoned? #3

Should the Stability and Growth Pact’s 3% deficit rule be abandoned? #3

Proponent
Jean Pisani – Ferry, Tommaso Padoa Schioppa Chair at the European University Institute

Opponent
Volker Wieland, Endowed Chair for Monetary Economics at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability

Moderator
Maria Ana Barata, Research Associate af FBF, EUI

Thursday 16 September 2021 – 13:00 CEST – Online

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Should central banks issue digital currencies? #2

Should central banks issue digital currencies? #2

Proponent
Domenico Lombardi, Economist and Public Policy Expert

Opponent
Steve Cecchetti, Rosen Family Chair in International Finance at the Brandeis International Business School

Moderator
Christy Ann Petit, Research Associate at Florence School for Banking and Finance, EUI

Tuesday 22 June 2021 – 13:00 CEST – Online

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A green mandate for the ECB? #1

A green mandate for the ECB? #1

Proponent
Dirk Schoenmaker, Professor of Banking and Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management.

Opponent
Hans-Peter Gruener, Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Mannheim.

Moderator
Christy Ann Petit, Research Associate at Florence School for Banking and Finance, EUI

Wednesday 12 May 2021 – 13:00 CEST – Online

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