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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
  • Moderator
    Daniel Gros
    Member of the Board and Distinguished Fellow, CEPS

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
  • Moderator
    Christian Breuer
    ZBW Editor-in-Chief, Intereconomics