Conference: Beyond Financial Regulation, European Industrial Policies in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis


22 - 23/11/2013
00:00:00 - 00:00:00
Barcelona, Spain Nicaragua, 75, 4a planta, 08029 Barcelona
Conference: Beyond Financial Regulation, European Industrial Policies in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

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22nd and 23rd November 2013, Headquarters of the Foundation Rafael Campalans, Barcelona

The International Institute of Social Studies (the Netherlands) together with Fundacio Rafael Campalans and FEPS organise a two-day conference to discuss progressive, evidence based ideas on how sustainable economic recovery can be achieved in the European and Spanish economics.

Friday 22nd November 2013

 11.30 – 12.00                  

Opening – How to get Europe growing again: industrial policies, innovation and finance

Ernst Stetter, Secretary General of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Pere Navarro, First Secretary of the Catalan Socialist Party (PSC), Spain, Rocio Martínez-Sampere, Secretary of the Economic Area of the PSC and Member of the Catalan Parliament   


12:00 – 12:30                  

Towards Financially Sustainable Prosperity, Jan Toporowski, Professor of Economics, SOAS


12:30 – 13:30                  

Session 1 – Economic growth and innovation

What is innovation and how does it come about? What is the nexus between innovation and growth in Europe? What kind of structural policies are needed in Europe to stimulate innovation and technological development of SMEs and of large enterprises in Europe?

16:45 – 17:45                  

Session 2 – Industrial policies and the role of the state

What is meant by industrial policy? What is the relative role of the state and the market in promoting innovation industrial development? What are the characteristics of a European entrepreneurial state


Saturday 23rd November 2013

 09:30 – 09:45,  Key note speech, Stephany Griffith-Jones, Financial Markets Director at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, United States


09:45 – 10:45                  

Session 3 – European and national policies for post-crisis recovery

What institutional changes and policies are needed at European and national level in order to foster innovation and to reindustrialise Europe? What kind of institutional changes and financial sector policies will stabilise banking systems and create a sounder economic environment in which banks could operate? What is the role of multilateral, regional and national development banks in fostering innovation and growth in Europe?


11:30 – 12:30                  

Session 4 – Industrial Financing

How industrial policies and industrial processes have been shaped by financialisation in the lead-up to the crisis?  How can finance be reformed so that it can foster innovation and reindustrialisation in Europe?


13:00 – 14:00             

Conclusion and Closing, Miquel Iceta, President of the Foundation Rafael Campalans

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