During this event, we will discuss the run-up to the Cypriot crisis in March 2013 and the crisis and programme itself. We will take stock where Cyprus stands one year after the beginning of the programme. Is growth set to rebound? Did Cyprus find a "new business model as some argued was necessary? How and under which conditions can capital controls be lifted? What are the chances of a success of the programme?
Ukraine is facing a very tense economic situation. The current account deficit, the fiscal stance, the banking system and a potential trade shock risk turning the simmering downturn into a profound economic crisis. At this lunchtalk, Ricardo Giucci, Head of the German Advisory Group in Ukraine, will present his assessment of the macro-economic stance of the country and discuss solutions how to overcome them. A discussant from the institutions (tbd) will comment on the assessment, before the floor is opened for Q&A.
A year and a half ago the Spanish Government launched an ambitious reform project aimed at exiting the worst economic crisis of recent decades. Part of this project was creating the Commission for Public Administration Reform (CORA) who have undertaken the most meticulous ex-ray examination of the Spanish public sector in recent decades. At this event Jaime P. Renovales, Undersecretary of the Presidency and main coordinator for the public sector reforms, will present the resulting report, together with Íñigo Mendez de Vigo, State Secretary for EU affairs.
The research team of the SIMPATIC project is organising the 2nd Annual Conference, to be held in The Hague on April 2-4, 2013. SIMPATIC is a Collaborative Research Project funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, coordinated by Bruegel, which provides policy makers with a comprehensive and operational tool box allowing for a better assessment of the impact of research and innovation policies in Europe, thus allowing European innovation policy makers to better address the EU2020 challenges.
During the three days of scientific and policy sessions, interim results will be presented to the political and academic communities in all research areas (micro, macro, green and social), as well as a draft report on impact of RTD policy effects conducted by Reinhilde Veugelers (to be published in February 2015). The event will bring together a range of high-ranking participants, including EU officials, active and former senior policymakers, recognised academic experts and private sector specialists. Download the draft programme Download Download practical information Download
We are pleased to announce that the 10th AEEF conference with the title “Asia and Europe in times of global change”,will take place on 15-16 May 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
The event is jointly organised by next year’s host Bertelsmann Stiftung, Bruegel and Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (CEPII) on the European side, and Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), and Korea University (CEAS) on the Asian side. Further details will be announced About AEEF With a growing recognition for the need to diversify and consolidate the linkage between economists and practitioners from Asia and Europe, five institutions from Asia and Europe agreed in 2006 to establish an Asia Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) to serve as a high level forum, giving Asian and European policy experts an occasion for in-depth research-based exchanges on global issues of mutual interest. Participants to those previous editions include former and current high ranking officials, senior parliamentarians, central bank governors, prominent academics, and private sector economists.
We have the pleasure to announce the China-Europe-US Economists Symposium: Reform—Challenges & Opportunities which will be held in Beijing on 17-18 May 2014. This conference is jointly organised by CF40 - China Finance 40 Forum, PIIE - Peterson Institute for International Economics and Bruegel. Draft agenda: I. Prospect, Risks and Challenges for Sino-US Economic Growth II. Secular Stagnation? III. Financial Reform and Its Effect on Real Economy IV. Inflation and Asset Price Dynamics V. 70th Anniversary for Bretton Woods: Review & Outlook