ECB post findings on how rate moves affect economy

GERMANY - Ordinary Europeans may quickly get used to the new euro notes and coins that begin circulating in a few weeks, but it may be years before the European Central Bank fully understands the functioning of the new economy created by the common currency three years ago.

To shed light on the innards of the world's second-largest economic bloc, the ECB in 1999 formed a committee of the best brains in European central banking. After nine meetings, they will gather in mid-December to discuss t