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The future of the EU fiscal governance framework

DG ECFIN organised on 12 November 2021 a half-day event on "The future of the EU fiscal governance framework"

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  • Online only
  • Live streaming available



  1. 12 Nov 2021,
    02:00 PM - 02:20 PM CET

    Valdis Dombrovskis (European Commission)
    Paolo Gentiloni (European Commission)

  2. 02:20 PM - 02:50 PM CET

    Keynote speech - Vítor Gaspar (IMF)

  3. 02:50 PM - 04:20 PM CET

    High-level policy panel followed by QnA
    Moderator: Maarten Verwey (DG ECFIN)

    • Silvia Ardagna (Barclays)
    • Marketta Henriksson (Ministry of Finance, Finland)
    • Philip Lane (ECB)
    • Jean Pisani-Ferry (EUI, Bruegel and PIIE)

    Questions for panellists:

    • Do you agree that a key function of EU fiscal rules in EMU is to mitigate negative spillover effects from national fiscal policies? In this respect, how can the EU fiscal governance framework ensure sustainable public finances in the medium-term and promote economic growth?
    • How can the fiscal framework incentivise reforms and investment?
    • How to improve the interplay of the EU and national level to increase trust and ownership?
    • How can the fiscal framework remain simple and ensure effective enforcement?
  4. 04:20 PM - 04:30 PM CET

    Conclusions - Lucio Pench (DG ECFIN)

Practical information

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