Address by the President of the LZB in Berlin
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As far as I know, an academic symposium in the guest-house of the Land Central Bank in Berlin is a première. Hitherto the Bank’s guest-house has been known more for eating and drinking than for academic debate and reasoning. Thus it is a very special pleasure for me to extend a cordial welcome to all of you to this innovative role we are attempting to play. I would like to thank you all for being present on this memorable occasion. And I am sure you will join me in thanking particularly the initiator of this conference, Professor Stephen Frowen. He shows by his initiative that innovations are not left to the financial community alone.
- 1.The Second Monetary Conference of the Bundesbank Chair, organised by Professor Emil-Maria Claassen, was held in Berlin, 10–12 May 1990 (see E. M. Claassen (ed.) Exchange Rate Policies in Developing and Post-Socialist Countries (San Francisco, Cal.: ICS Press (International Center for Economic Growth), 1991).Google Scholar
- 3.Professor Claus Köhler’s Opening Lecture, at his request not included in this volume, was published in Deutsche Bundesbank Auszüge aus Presseartikeln, no. 63, 1 September 1988, pp. 1–6; it was reproduced by the Bank for International Settlements, Basle, in BIS Review, no. 176, 7 September 1988, pp. 1–5. — (Ed.)Google Scholar