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Inequality and Structural Reforms: Lessons from Policy

  • financing policy | Economic and Monetary Union | economic policy | euro
  • Monday 19 June 2017, 14:00 (CEST)
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Live streaming available

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Programme [AC(1] 


Webstreaming[AC(3]  (EC staff only)

Proceedings (to be published after the summer break)

Session I – Inequality and Structural Reforms [AC(4] 


  • The role of labour and product market reforms by Alain De Serres (OECD)
  • A QUEST model based assessment of the functional income distribution of structural reforms by Jan in't Veld (DG ECFIN)
  • How do taxes redistribute income? by Bert Brys (OECD)
  • Evidence from the EUROMOD microsimulation model by Salvador Barrios (JRC – IPTS)


Session II – Redistributive structural reforms: policy evidences from MSs


  • Trade-offs between employment and wages in recessions: evidence from labour market reforms by Pedro Da Silva Martins (Previous Portuguese Secretary of State and currently Professor at Queen Mary University of London)
  • Structural Reforms – an Irish case study 2008-2016 by Pat Casey (Department of Finance of Ireland and Member of EPC)
  • Minimum income scheme reform in Latvia - quo vadis? by Ieva Jaunzeme (Head of the administration at the Ministry of Economics of Latvia)

 [AC(1]You'll find it in attachment

 [AC(2]Coming in the next days



 [AC(4]You'll find it in attachment

Practical information

Monday 19 June 2017, 14:00 (CEST)
Charlemagne Building, room Durieux
Charlemagne Building, room Durieux, Brussels, Belgium