EEAG Report

EEAG Report on the European Economy 2013

1 Mar 2013

Organised by: EEAG, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, R├╝schlikon

Welcome

The annual report of the European Economic Advisory Group (EEAG) will be presented in Switzerland at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue on 1 March 2013, starting at 15.30. The presentation will be moderated by Beat Kappeler, NZZ am Sonntag. Please refer to the agenda for the detailed programme.

Participation is free of charge upon confirmed registration.

The EEAG was founded in 2001. Supported by Ifo's research staff, it provides an annual report on the European economy including a growth forecast as well as other topical European themes.

The Group consists of six internationally known economists from Europe and USA, chaired by Jan-Egbert Sturm (KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich). It includes Giuseppe Bertola (Università di Torino, EDHEC Business School), John Driffill (Birkbeck College), Harold James (Princeton University), Hans-Werner Sinn (Ifo Institute for Economic Research and University of Munich) and Ákos Valentinyi (Cardiff Business School).

Agenda

15.30

Registration & welcome coffee

16.00

Welcome
Stephan Schreckenberg, Head Risk Research Relations, Centre for Global Dialogue

16.05

Introduction
Beat Kappeler, NZZ am Sonntag

16.15

Tackling the 3 crisis of Europe: balance of payment, sovereign debt and banking crisis
Jan-Egbert Sturm, ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Giuseppe Bertola, Università di Torino, EDHEC Business School

16.45

Moderated discussion and open Q&A
Moderator: Beat Kappeler, NZZ am Sonntag

17.30

Apero

Speakers

Giuseppe Bertola

Giuseppe Bertola

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988


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Beat Kappeler

Beat Kappeler

Commentator at Neue Z├╝rcher Zeitung am Sonntag


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Jan-Egbert Sturm

Jan-Egbert Sturm

KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich


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