Covid, inflation, the war in Ukraine: is it time for a new debate on the euro?

Debate on the euro and the issues relating to its adoption in the Czech Republic

Covid, inflation, the war in Ukraine – will these factors change Czechs’ opinion on the euro? Is the Czech Republic ready for the euro? How will the CNB and the ECB manage to combat inflation? What lessons can the euro area learn from past experience? And is the euro right for the Czech economy?

Debate participants:

  • Paul De Grauwe, Professor in European Political Economy at the London School of Economics and world-renowned expert on the euro area
  • Mojmír Hampl, member of the Czech Fiscal Council and former CNB Deputy Governor
  • Marek Mora, CNB Deputy Governor