Past Event

Bruegel Annual Meetings 2020 – Day 1

The Annual Meetings are Bruegel's flagship event which gathers high-level speakers to discuss the economic topics that affect Europe and the world.

Date: September 1, 2020, 9:00 am Topic: Energy & Climate

world economy after covid-19: preparing for recovery and growth

Summary by Monika Grzegorczyk

MONETARY POLICY AFTER THE PANDEMIC

Summary by Monika Grzegorczyk

The Green deal: Europe’s growth strategy

Summary by Tom Schraepen

LECTURE: THE FUTURE OF GLOBALISATION

Summary by Marta Domínguez-Jiménez

Schedule

Sep 01, 2020

9:00-10:00

WORLD ECONOMY AFTER COVID-19: PREPARING FOR RECOVERY AND GROWTH

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Keynote speech followed by discussion

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister, Singapore and Chairman, Group of Thirty

Break

14:00-15:30

MONETARY POLICY AFTER THE PANDEMIC

Welcome

Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Chair: Erkki Liikanen, Chairman of the Board

Jean-Claude Trichet, Honorary Chairman of Bruegel

Janet Yellen, Distinguished Fellow, Brookings Institution and Former Chairwoman, United States Federal Reserve

Zhou Xiaochuan, Vice chairman, Boao forum and Former Governor, People’s Bank of China

Break

16:00-17:00

THE GREEN DEAL: EUROPE'S GROWTH STRATEGY

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Green Deal

Break

18:00-19:00

LECTURE: THE FUTURE OF GLOBALISATION

Chair: André Sapir, Senior Fellow

Dani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

19:00

End of first day

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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Opinion

Relaunching transatlantic cooperation with a carbon border adjustment mechanism

The best way for the EU and the US to jointly introduce carbon border adjustment would be to form a ‘climate club’.

By: Simone Tagliapietra and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Energy & Climate, Global Economics & Governance Date: June 11, 2021
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Podcast

Podcast

[LIVE] A transatlantic climate alliance

When Joe Biden visits Europe for the first time as US president, he should begin forging a transatlantic green deal.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Energy & Climate, Global Economics & Governance Date: June 11, 2021
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Opinion

Climate change and lifestyle choices

Do we need drastic changes in our lifestyles so that we can meet our climate ambitions by 2050?

By: Maria Demertzis Topic: Energy & Climate Date: June 9, 2021
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External Publication

European Parliament

What Are the Effects of the ECB’s Negative Interest Rate Policy?

This paper explores the potential effects (and side effects) of negative rates in theory and examines the evidence to determine what these effects have been in practice in the euro area.

By: Grégory Claeys Topic: European Parliament, Finance & Financial Regulation, Testimonies Date: June 9, 2021
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Policy Contribution

Blending the physical and virtual: a hybrid model for the future of work

The pandemic has shown that many workers can efficiently work remotely, with benefits for wellbeing and even productivity. The European Union should develop a framework to facilitate hybrid work.

By: Monika Grzegorczyk, Mario Mariniello, Laura Nurski and Tom Schraepen Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: June 9, 2021
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The Recovery and Resilience Fund: Accelerating the digitalisation of the EU?

How can new EU funds financed by EU borrowing supplement national digital and green funding and EU funds available from the standard seven-year EU budget to accelerate digitalisation?

Speakers: Sam Blackie, Zsolt Darvas, Maria Teresa Fabregas Fernandez, J. Scott Marcus and Ben Wreschner Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: June 8, 2021
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Opinion

A transatlantic climate alliance

When Joe Biden visits Europe for the first time as US president, he should begin forging a transatlantic green deal.

By: Ana Palacio and Simone Tagliapietra Topic: Energy & Climate, Global Economics & Governance Date: June 4, 2021
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Opinion

Is Bidenomics more than catch-up?

The Biden administration's promises to 'think big' and rebuild the country seem like a major historical departure from decades of policy orthodoxy.

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: June 3, 2021
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Women, Covid-19 & The EU Recovery Plan

How can we ensure that the recovery plan doesn’t leave women behind when 84% of working women in the EU aged 15-64 are employed by services that were predominantly impacted by Covid-19 restrictions?

Speakers: Mary Collins, Maria Demertzis, Alexandra Geese, Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Dan Mobley, Naomi O'Leary and Emma Rainey Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: June 2, 2021
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Blog Post

Banks in a net-zero Europe

A net-zero emissions target is a powerful incentive for the low-carbon transition, but for bank supervisors, climate-related risks, not climate outcomes, should remain the focus.

By: Alexander Lehmann Topic: Energy & Climate, Finance & Financial Regulation Date: June 1, 2021
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Blog Post

For the climate, Asia-Pacific must phase out fossil-fuel subsidies

An exit from coal in the Asia-Pacific region is a global decarbonisation priority.

By: Alicia García-Herrero and Simone Tagliapietra Topic: Energy & Climate, Global Economics & Governance Date: May 31, 2021
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Opinion

Europe must fix its fiscal rules

The pandemic has shown that the EU’s spending framework reflects an outdated economic orthodoxy.

By: Maria Demertzis Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: May 27, 2021
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