Public hearing on New Economic Governance Rules fit for the Future

ECON Committee of the European Parliament

Publishing date
22 September 2023
Jeromin intervention

On 20 September, 2023, Jeromin Zettelmeyer (Director, Bruegel) contributed to a public hearing of the ECON Committee of the European Parliament on the proposed fiscal framework. Other experts that expressed their views at the hearing included Olivier Blanchard (PIIE), Philippa Sigl-Glöckner (Dezernat Zukunft) and Sander Tordoir (Centre for European Reform).

The full opening statement from Mr Zettelmeyer can be read in full here

To watch the interventions in full, skip to 16:38:00 on the recording of the testimony from the ECON Committee below.

About the authors

  • Jeromin Zettelmeyer

    Jeromin Zettelmeyer has been Director of Bruegel since September 2022. Born in Madrid in 1964, Jeromin was previously a Deputy Director of the Strategy and Policy Review Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to that, he was Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow (2019) and Senior Fellow (2016-19) at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Director-General for Economic Policy at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (2014-16); Director of Research and Deputy Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (2008-2014), and an IMF staff member, where he worked in the Research, Western Hemisphere, and European II Departments (1994-2008).

    Jeromin holds a Ph.D. in economics from MIT (1995) and an economics degree from the University of Bonn (1990). He is a Research Fellow in the International Macroeconomics Programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and a member of the CEPR’s Research and Policy Network on European economic architecture, which he helped found. He is also a member of CESIfo. He has published widely on topics including financial crises, sovereign debt, economic growth, transition to market, and Europe’s monetary union. His recent research interests include EMU economic architecture, sovereign debt, debt and climate, and the return of economic nationalism in advanced and emerging market countries.    

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