Another Europe is possible

EU peripheral economies: From austerity to sustainable growth

Event date: 06 Dec 16

European Parliament, ASP 1G2 6 December 2016, 09.00 - 12.30

EU peripheral economies: From austerity to sustainable growth

Date

06 Dec 16

Time

9:00

Location

Show on map European Parliament Brusses - room ASP 1G2

09.00 - 09.15:  Opening by Gabi Zimmer President of GUE/NGL and Dimitris Papadimoulis, Vice President of the European Parliament and ECON member, GUE/NGL.

 

09.15 - 10.45: Rebuilding austerity-stroke economies and societies: Models for inclusive and sustainable growth                       

                       

                        Chair: Matt Carthy, GUE/NGL, ECON member, Ireland

 

  • Ozlem Onaran, Director of Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre, University of Greenwich, London
  • Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow, Bruegel Institute, Brussels
  • Veronica Nilsson, Deputy General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation, Brussels
  • Giorgos Galanis, Goldsmiths College University of London and New Economics Foundation

 

10.45 - 12.15:  Enhancing fair development and growth in the EU peripheral economies and the role of EFSI.

 

Chair: Matt Carthy, GUE/NGL, ECON member, Ireland

 

  • EFSI: Fabio De Masi, GUE/NGL, ECON member, Germany.
  • Ireland: Prof. Jim Stewart, School of Business, Trinity College Dublin
  • Spain: Ernest Urtasun, The Greens, ECON member, Spain.
  • Portugal: Mariana Mortagua, Economist, MP
  • Greece: Petros Linardos Rulmond, Advisor to the Greek Deputy Minister of Economy and Nicos Poulantzas Institute

 

12.15–12.30:   Conclusions by Gabi Zimmer President of GUE/NGL and Dimitris Papadimoulis, Vice President of the European Parliament and ECON member.

 

For further information and registration please contact: Charalampos.KONTONIS@europarl.europa.eu or Emma.Clancy@europarl.europa.eu

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