The Economic governance in the European Union

Draft programme (PDF) Esther Niubó of the Fundació Rafael Campalans and Massimo D’Alema of the […]


Draft programme (PDF)

Esther Niubó of the Fundació Rafael Campalans and Massimo D’Alema of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) would like to invite you to a conference on “The Economic governance in the European Union: Is there a Keynesian alternative to leave the crisis?”

It will take place on the 25th May 2012 at the Foment de les Arts Decoratives (FAD), Plaça dels Àngels, 5-6, Barcelona from 9.00 to 13.30.

There will be an inauguration by Miquel Iceta, president of the Foundation Rafael Campalans (FRC) and Ernst Stetter, secretary general of Foundation of European Progressive Studies (FEPS)

Panel 1: What went wrong? Is the euro crisis a crisis of success? will be chaired by Carles Rivera, economist, professor at the University Pompeu Fabra and executive member of the FRC and it will have the next speakers:

  • Josep Oliver, professor of Economy at the Autonomous University of Barcelona
  • Narcís Serra, president of CIDOB foundation and former minister and vice-president of Spanish government
  • Marcus Miller, professor of Economics at the University of Warwick

Panel 2: The paradigm of austerity: ¿no choice, no alternative? will be chaired by Rocio Martínez-Sampere, secretary of the Economic Area of the PSC and Member of Parliament of Catalonia and it will have the next speakers:

  • Catherine Trautmann, MEP (tbc)
  • Carlos Mulas, director of IDEAS foundation and Professor of Economics at Complutense University
  • Paolo Guerrieri, professor of International Economics at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and Vice-president of the Istituto Affari Internazionali
  • Stuart Holland, Professor of Economics at University of Coimbra

Conclusions and closing by: Enrique Barón, former president of the European Parliament and Ernst Stetter, secretary general of FEPS

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