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, Senior 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, Member of the Board

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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Podcast

Podcast

Are robots taking our jobs?

What will be the impact of automation on the economy? Bruegel's own Giuseppe Porcaro discusses with Aaron Benanav, Laura Nurski, and Alexis Moraitis.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: July 20, 2021
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Blog Post

A world divided: global vaccine trade and production

COVID-19 has reinforced traditional vaccine production patterns, but the global vaccine trade has changed considerably.

By: Lionel Guetta-Jeanrenaud, Niclas Poitiers and Reinhilde Veugelers Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: July 20, 2021
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Blog Post

Will European Union recovery spending be enough to fill digital investment gaps?

The recovery facility will boost digital transformation, but questions remain whether it will be sufficient to achieve Europe’s digital ambitions.

By: Zsolt Darvas, J. Scott Marcus and Alkiviadis Tzaras Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, Innovation & Competition Policy Date: July 20, 2021
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External Publication

Building the Road to Greener Pastures

How the G20 can support the recovery with sustainable local infrastructure investment.

By: Mia Hoffmann, Ben McWilliams and Niclas Poitiers Topic: Global Economics & Governance, Testimonies Date: July 15, 2021
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Policy Contribution

A new direction for the European Union’s half-hearted semiconductor strategy

The EU needs a more targeted strategy to increase its presence in this strategic and thriving sector, building on its existing strengths, while accommodating its relatively low domestic needs.

By: Niclas Poitiers and Pauline Weil Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, Innovation & Competition Policy Date: July 15, 2021
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Opinion

Could the RMB dislodge the dollar as a reserve currency?

The dollar remains the world’s largest reserve currency, but it is facing both domestic and external risks.

By: Alicia García-Herrero Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: July 14, 2021
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Past Event

Past Event

Financing for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

How can we better prepare for future pandemics? In this event, co-hosted by the Center for Global Development and Bruegel think tanks, speakers will present "A Global Deal for Our Pandemic Age", a report of the G20 High Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

Speakers: Masood Ahmed, Victor J. Dzau, Amanda Glassman and Lawrence H. Summers Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation, Global Economics & Governance Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Date: July 14, 2021
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Blog Post

Fair vaccine access is a goal Europe cannot afford to miss – July update

European countries must do more to tackle the vaccine uptake gap. Vaccination data should be published at the maximum granularity level so researchers and local decision-makers can monitor progress.

By: Lionel Guetta-Jeanrenaud and Mario Mariniello Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: July 14, 2021
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Upcoming Event

Sep
1
15:00

The future of EU-Africa relations

Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 1 - A discussion of the state of play and outlook of EU-Africa relations.

Speakers: Masood Ahmed, Maria Demertzis, Amadou Hott, Vera Songwe and Jutta Urpilainen Topic: Global Economics & Governance Location: Palais des Academies, Rue Ducale 1
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Upcoming Event

Sep
2
14:30

Brave new digital industrial policy

Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 2 - In this session our speakers will dicuss innovation and digitalisation.

Speakers: Francesca Bria, Kerstin Jorna, Marietje Schaake and Reinhilde Veugelers Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Location: Palais des Académies, Rue Ducale 1, Brussels
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Upcoming Event

Sep
2
15:45

Blending physical and virtual: shaping the new workplace

Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 2 - This panel will cover the changes the COVID-19 pandemic made to our workplaces, and what to expect in the near future.

Speakers: Nicholas Bloom, Michael Froman, Mario Mariniello, Sara Matthieu and Luca Visentini Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Location: Academy Palace
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External Publication

A Global Deal for Our Pandemic Age

Report of the G20 High Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

By: Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Lawrence H. Summers, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Ana Botin, Mohamed El-Erian, Jacob Frenkel, Rebeca Grynspan, Naoko Ishii, Michael Kremer, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Luis Alberto Moreno, Lucrezia Reichlin, John-Arne Røttingen, Vera Songwe, Mark Suzman, Tidjane Thiam, Jean-Claude Trichet, Ngaire Woods, ZHU Min, Masood Ahmed, Guntram B. Wolff, Victor J. Dzau and Jeremy Farrar Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: July 9, 2021
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