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Event Review: Redesigning EU Fiscal Rules After COVID-19

30 November 2021, 02:00 pm - 04:45 pm

All sessions are available to watch on youtube

Studies and conclusions of the conference speakers are published in Intereconomics No. 1 of 2022.


Keynote speech: Economic recovery in the age of COVID-19

Carlos Cuerpo, Secretary General of Spanish Treasury

Session I: The Economics of Fiscal Rules and Debt Sustainability

Klaus Regling, Managing Director, European Stability Mechanism, Luxembourg

Roel Beetsma, Professor of Macroeconomics and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam

Philippa Sigl-Glöckner, Director, Dezernat Zukunft, Munich

Daniel Gros, Member of the Board and Distinguished Fellow, CEPS (moderator)

Session II: What type of fiscal rules does the EU need post COVID-19?

Catherine Mathieu, Economist, L’Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques (OFCE), Paris

Sebastian Barnes, Deputy, Network of EU Independent Fiscal Institutions, Dublin

Cinzia Alcidi, Director, Centre for European Studies (CEPS), Brussels

Christian Breuer, ZBW Editor-in-Chief, Intereconomics (moderator)