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Phasing out COVID-19 emergency support programmes: effects on productivity and financial stability

How can European countries phase out the COVID-19 support measures without having a negative impact on productivity and financial stability?

Date: November 9, 2021, 11:00 am Topic: Macroeconomic policy

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Bruegel · Phasing out COVID-19 emergency support programmes: effects on productivity and financial stability

During the COVID-19 pandemic most countries put in place support programmes for households, businesses, financial institutions, subnational governments and financial markets, to decrease the economic risks caused by the crisis. But as European countries slowly come closer to getting the pandemic under control, how can they phase out the support measures without too much negative impact on productivity and financial stability?

This event was organised in the framework of MICROPROD, a research project that aims to improve our understanding of productivity, its drivers and the way we measure it.

Schedule

Nov 9, 2021

11:00-12:00

Panel discussion

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Eric Bartelsman, Professor, VU University Amsterdam

Peter Grasmann, Head of Unit – EU/Euro area financial system, European Commission, DG FISMA

Laurie Mayers, Associate Managing Director, European Banks, Moody's

Speakers

Eric Bartelsman

Professor, VU University Amsterdam

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Peter Grasmann

Head of Unit – EU/Euro area financial system, European Commission, DG FISMA

Laurie Mayers

Associate Managing Director, European Banks, Moody's

Location & Contact

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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