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Bruegel Annual Meetings 2020 – Day 3

Third day of Bruegel Annual Meetings.

Date: September 3, 2020, 8:00 am Topic: Energy & Climate

A NEW SURGE IN INEQUALITY IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19

Summary by Klaas Lenaerts

 

KEYNOTE: TOGETHER FOR EUROPE’S RECOVERY AND FOR A BETTER, MORE SOVEREIGN EUROPE

Summary by Lionel Jeanrenaud

ASSESSING EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEMS

Summary by Marta Domínguez-Jiménez

 

ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN AFRICA AFTER COVID-19

Summary by Ben McWilliams

 

CLOSING LECTURE – GOOD ECONOMICS FOR HARDER TIMES

Summary by Julia Anderson

Schedule

Sep 3, 2020

8:00-9:00

THE ROLE OF THE STATE IN THE ECONOMY

Chair: Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

Olivier Guersent, Director General, European Commission, DG COMP

Philipp Steinberg, Director-General of Economic Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

This closed-door session will not be livestreamed

Break

9:30-10:30

A NEW SURGE IN INEQUALITY IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19

Chair:

Santina Bertulessi, Deputy Head, Cabinet of Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights

Philippe Lamberts, Member of the European Parliament

Martin Sandbu, European Economics Commentator, Financial Times

Break

12:30-13:30

KEYNOTE: Together for Europe’s recovery and for a better, more sovereign Europe

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Olaf Scholz, Minister of finance, Germany

13:30-14:30

ASSESSING EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEMS

Chair: Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow

Elena Carletti, Member of the Scientific Council

Benoît Coeuré, Head of Innovation Hub, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Alexandra Dimitrijevic, Managing Director, Global Head of Research, S&P Global Ratings

Martin Merlin, Director - Bank, insurance and financial crime, European Commission, DG FISMA

Pierre Wunsch, Governor, National Bank of Belgium

14:30-15:45

AFRICA AFTER COVID-19: CAN THE ECONOMY RECOVER?

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, First Female President of Liberia & Nobel Peace Laureate

Keynote speech:

Chair: Uri Dadush, Non-Resident Fellow

Koen Doens, Director General, European Commission, DG DEVCO

Hafez Ghanem, Vice president, World Bank

Trudi Makhaya, Advisor to the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO, Vodafone Ghana

16:00-17:00

CLOSING LECTURE - Good economics for hardER times

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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