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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"

  • Friday 12 November 2021, 14:00 - 16:30 (CET)
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available

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Programme

  1. 12 Nov 2021, 14:00 - 14:20 (CET)

    Introduction

    Valdis Dombrovskis (European Commission)

    Paolo Gentiloni (European Commission)

  2. 14:20 - 14:50 (CET)

    Keynote speech - Vítor Gaspar (IMF)

  3. 14:50 - 16:20 (CET)

    High-level policy panel followed by QnA

    Moderator: Maarten Verwey (DG ECFIN)

    Panellists:

    • 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. 16:20 - 16:30 (CET)

    Conclusions - Lucio Pench (DG ECFIN)

Practical information

When
Friday 12 November 2021, 14:00 - 16:30 (CET)
Where
Online only

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