Past Event

An investment plan for Europe

European Macroeconomics and Governance

Date: Jan 12 - Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

On 12 January 2015 Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission, was at Bruegel to present the European Commission’s new investment plan.

On 26 November 2014 the new European Commission launched a three-year €315 billion investment plan with the aim of reviving economic growth and creating jobs. The Commission’s approach is based on three pillars: structural reforms to put Europe on a new growth path; fiscal responsibility to restore the soundness of public finances and cement financial stability; and investment to kick-start growth and sustain it over time.

Speakers

  • Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission
  • Erik Nielsen, Global Chief Economist and Head of Economics & Fixed Income/ Fixed Currency (FI/FX) Research at Unicredit
  • Isabel Schnabel, Professor of Economics at University of Mainz and member of German Council of Economic Experts
  • Chair: Guntram Wolff, Director of Bruegel

Event Materials

Relevant reading

Practical details

  • Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
  • Time: Monday 12 January 2014, 12:30-14:30. Lunch will be served at 12:30 after which the event will begin at 13:00.
  • Contact: Matilda Sevón, Event Manager – [email protected]
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