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Opportunities, challenges and ideas for growth and jobs in the EU corporate sector

The Juncker Commission has prioritized the strengthening of Europe’s competitiveness and stimulating investment, economic growth, and job creation. The EU corporate sector will not only play a critical part in achieving these objectives but also will be a beneficiary of policies put forward as the Commission carries out its work programme over the next five […]

Date: Mar 4 - Topic: Macroeconomic policy

The Juncker Commission has prioritized the strengthening of Europe’s competitiveness and stimulating investment, economic growth, and job creation. The EU corporate sector will not only play a critical part in achieving these objectives but also will be a beneficiary of policies put forward as the Commission carries out its work programme over the next five years.

Over the recent period, the EU corporate sector has faced a variety of new challenges, ranging from globalisation, technological change, and the overall macroeconomic environment (among many others). However, Europe has a bedrock of long-term embedded advantages (the size and wealth of its markets, the quality of its products and institutions, and its heritage, culture and education systems) which can both help the EU corporate sector successfully navigate these issues as well as open the door to potential opportunities for innovation, growth, and jobs.

This discussion brings together a distinguished group of speakers to discuss how the EU corporate sector can reach its full competitive potential – and how both the public and private sectors can address obstacles to growth and confidence in the region and beyond.

Registration for this event is restricted to Bruegel members and invitees.

Speakers

  • Richard Tufft, Region Head for EMEA Equity Research, Goldman Sachs
  • László Andor, Mercator Senior Fellow at Hertie School of Governance
  • Paulina Dejmek-Hack, Member of Cabinet of President Juncker
  • Chair: Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

Practical Details

  • Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
  • Time: Wednesday 4 March 2015, 12:30-14:00
  • Contact: Matilda Sevón, Events Manager – [email protected]
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