Past Event

Bruegel Annual Meetings 2020 – Day 2

Second day of Bruegel Annual Meetings.

Date: September 2, 2020, 8:00 am Topic: Energy & Climate

EQUITY, CORPORATE DEBT, AND EUROPE’S CAPITAL MARKETS

Summary by Julia Anderson

GREENING THE RECOVERY

Summary by Ben McWilliams

 

BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE FUTURE FOR WORKERS IN EUROPE

Summary by Mia Hoffmann

 

EU DIGITAL STRATEGY AT A TIME OF GEOPOLITICAL STRESS

Summary by Julia Anderson

 

THE INTERCONNECTEDNESS BETWEEN ECONOMICS AND GEOPOLITICS

Summary by Lionel Jeanrenaud

 

DEBT RESTRUCTURING: DEALING WITH THE DEBT OVERHANG IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

Summary by Monika Grzegorczyk

 

REOPENING: EXPERIENCES ACROSS EUROPE OF THE LOCKDOWN AND THE OPENING

Reopening Europe

Schedule

Sep 2, 2020

8:00-9:00

ROADMAP TO RECOVERY

Chair: Grégory Claeys, Senior Fellow

Marco Buti, Head of Cabinet, Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni

Karolina Ekholm, Member of the board

Reza Moghadam, Chief Economic Advisor, Morgan Stanley

This closed-door session will not be livestreamed

09:00-10:00

EQUITY, CORPORATE DEBT, AND EUROPE’S CAPITAL MARKETS

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Robert Holzmann, Governor, National Bank of Austria

Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Rolf Strauch, Chief Economist and Management Board Member, ESM

Sophie Vermeille, Founder, Droit & Croissance

Break

12:00-13:00

GREENING THE RECOVERY

Chair: Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow

Barbara Frei, Executive Vice President Europe Operations, Schneider Electric

Steven Fries, Chief Economist, Shell

Samantha Smith, Director, Just Transition Centre, International Trade Union Confederation

Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Break

13:30-14:30

BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE FUTURE FOR WORKERS IN EUROPE

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Tito Boeri, President of the Italian National Social Security Institute, INPS

Susan Lund, Partner at McKinsey & Company, Leader, McKinsey Global Institute

Shamina Singh, Founder & President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and Executive Vice President, Sustainability at Mastercard

14:30-15:30

EU DIGITAL STRATEGY AT A TIME OF GEOPOLITICAL STRESS

Chair: J. Scott Marcus, Senior Fellow

Francesca Bria, Chairman, CDP Venture Capital SGR- Italian Innovation Fund

Georgios Petropoulos, Research Fellow

Gerard de Graaf, Director of Digital Single Market, European Commission, DG CONNECT

Alberto di Felice, Director for Infrastructure, Privacy and Security, Digital Europe

15:30-17:00

THE INTERCONNECTEDNESS BETWEEN ECONOMICS AND GEOPOLITICS

Chair: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Senior Fellow

Piotr Arak, Director, Polish Economic Institute

Dominique Moïsi, Visiting Research Professor, King’s College London and Special Advisor, Institut Montaigne

Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO, New America

Alexander Stubb, Director, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute

Nathalie Tocci, Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali

17:00-18:00

DEBT RESTRUCTURING? DEALING WITH THE DEBT OVERHANG IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

Chair: Alicia García-Herrero, Senior Fellow

Anna Gelpern, Professor of Law and Agnes N. Williams Research Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Managing Director, Global Head of the Official Institutions Group (OIG), Blackrock

Atif Mian, John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor in Public Policy and Finance; Professor of Economics and Public Affairs; Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, Princeton University

18:30-19:30

REOPENING: EXPERIENCES ACROSS EUROPE OF THE LOCKDOWN AND THE OPENING

Chair: Jennifer Rankin, Brussels correspondent, The Guardian

Giuseppe Porcaro, Head of Outreach and Governance

Jessica Woodworth, Film director, screenwriter and producer

19:30

End of day 2

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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The spine of the letter represents the fall in activity at the start of the pandemic. Then there is a split, which leads to the two ‘arms’ that capture the different directions taken by economic activity in different sectors.

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Study assessing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the European Union's Internal Market and consumer protection prepared for the European Parliament.

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How US climate policy is likely to evolve, and which international impacts can be expected?

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