The Generation €uro Students’ Award gives you an opportunity to understand how monetary policy in the euro area works and how it relates to the economy as a whole in an interactive way.
The competition runs in 11 euro area countries in the academic year 2012-2013. Team up with your classmates and a teacher and go through the three rounds of the competition. Details of the schedule, the competition rounds, contacts and prizes are available on the Generation Euro website for European and international schools or Ireland.
The winning team from each participating country as well as the winning team from the international or European schools will be invited to a European award event at the ECB in Frankfurt, where they will receive a prize from the President of the ECB.
Take a look at our videos
Find out more about the monetary policy of the ECB, its tasks as well as other aspects of central banking. The videos are available in 22 languages. more
What is inflation?
The European Central Bank’s main tasks are to keep the value of the euro stable and inflation just under 2%. But what is inflation? How is it measured? And how can the ECB influence it? more
How is inflation measured?
It’s indicated by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices or HICP. Find out more
Check out the Monthly Bulletin
This publication offers a detailed analysis of the state of the euro area economy as well as of risks to price stability. See the latest edition.