Interview with Alexandre Lamfalussy: his role in the ‘Delors Committee’ and the attitude of the central bankers to EMU (Brussels, 18 March 2010)

In this interview, Alexandre Lamfalussy, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) from 1985 to 1993 and President of the European Monetary Institute (EMI) from 1994 to 1997, explains the role that he played as a member of the ‘Delors Committee’, which was tasked in 1988 with studying and proposing concrete stages for the progressive realisation of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). He particularly focuses on the attitude of the various members of the ‘Delors Committee’ with regard to the chances of success for EMU, and describes the circumstances surrounding his appointment as President of the European Monetary Institute (EMI).

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Source: Interview d'Alexandre Lamfalussy / ALEXANDRE LAMFALUSSY, Frédéric Clavert.- Bruxelles: CVCE [Prod.], 18.03.2010. CVCE, Sanem. - VIDEO (00:15:13, Couleur, Son original).

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