Beyond Austerity – Alternative Policies for Employment and Growth


00:00:00 - 00:00:00
Rome, Italy
Beyond Austerity – Alternative Policies for Employment and Growth

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Beyond Austerity:
Alternative Policies for Employment and Growth

Organised by:

Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) and
Fondazione Italianieuropei

May 2-3, 2012:

Chamber of Commerce (Camera di Commercio)
Rome, Italy

Conference Locations:

Private Panels (Sessions 1-4): Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147
Public Panel: Sala del Tempio di Adriano, Piazza di Pietra

Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Lunch Reception
Restaurant, Grand Hotel de la Minerve

Welcoming Remarks
Andrea Peruzy, Secretary-General, Fondazione Italianieuropei
Session 1: New Vision for EU Economic Policy
Chair: Giuliano Amato, President of Advisory Board, Fondazione Italianieuropei
Keynote speaker: Joseph Stiglitz, Co-President, IPD

Peter Bofinger, Member, German Council of Experts
Alfred Gusenbauer, Former Chancellor of Austria
Hannes Swoboda, President, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats at the European Parliament
Claudio De Vincenti, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Italy

Coffee Break 15h45-16h

Session 2: New Progressive Solutions for Long Term Growth- Best Ways for Overcoming the Crisis
Chair: Heiner Flassbeck, Chief of Macroeconomics and Development, UNCTAD

Jacques Cailloux, Chief Economist for Europe, Royal Bank of Scotland
Daniel Cohen*, Professor of Economics, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Matthias Kollatz-Ahnen, Former Vice-President, European Investment Bank
Marcus Miller, Professor of Economics, University of Warwick

18h – 20h
Public Panel

Welcoming Remarks: Giancarlo Cremonesi, President, Chamber of Commerce of Rome
Chair: Massimo D’Alema, President, FEPS and Fondazione Italianieuropei

Mario Monti, Prime Minister, Italy
Joseph Stiglitz, Co-President, IPD

**Dinner will follow the conclusion of this panel**

Thursday 3rd May 2012

Session 3: Generating Resources for Investment

Chair: Anni Podimata, Vice President, European Parliament
Keynote speaker Ricardo Lagos, Former President of Chile

Pervenche Berès, Chairwoman, Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, European Parliament and Board Member of Fondation Jean Jaurès
Paolo Guerrieri, Professor of Economics, Sapienza University of Rome Stephany Griffith-Jones, Director of Financial Markets Research, IPD
Jose Antonio Ocampo, Co-President, IPD

Coffee break 11h-11h15

Session 4: Financial and Banking Regulation

Chair: Thierry Philiponnat, Secretary-General, Finance Watch

Charles Goodhart, Director, Financial Regulation Research Programme, London School of Economics
Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist, OECD
Philip Turner, Head, Monetary and Economics Department, Bank for International Settlements

Closing Remarks
Stephany Griffith-Jones, Director of Financial Markets Research, IPD
Ernst Stetter, Secretary General, FEPS

Lunch Reception
Restaurant, Grand Hotel de la Minerve

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