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Beyond Austerity: Alternative Policies for Employment and Growth

May 2, 2012

Chamber of Commerce, Italian Government   Rome, Italy

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The Initiative for Policy Dialogue, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and Fondazione Italianieuropei coordinated a conference with the Rome Chamber of Commerce in Italy to discuss the austerity measures that the EU has debated, negotiated, and implemented in order to stabilize Europe's economy. The two-day conference consisted of several notable speakers including Ricardo Lagos, the former President of Chile, Mario Monti, Italy's Prime Minister, and several members of the European Parliament. Please explore this webpage to learn more!

All sessions, apart from the public panel, were closed to the public and required an invitation to attend.

Saturday - May 5, 2012

Time Location Description
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147 Session 1: New Vision for EU Economic
  • Giuliano Amato
    President of the Advisory Board
    Fondazione Italianieuropei
  • Peter Bofinger
    Member
    German Council of Economic Experts
  • Claudio De Vincenti
    Deputy Minister
    Economic Development
    Italian Government
  • Alfred Gusenbauer
    Former Chancellor
    Austrian Government
  • Hannes Swoboda
    President
    Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
    European Parliament

Closed to the public; attendance by invitation only.

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147 Coffee Break

Closed to the public; attendance by invitation only.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147 Session 2: New Progressive Solutions for Long Term Growth - Best Ways for Overcoming the Crisis
  • Jacques Cailloux
    Market Economist
  • Heiner Flassbeck
    Chief Economist, Director of Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
    UNCTAD
  • Stuart Holland
    Professor of Economics
    Economics Department
    University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Matthias Kollatz-Ahnen
    Former Vice-President
    European Investment Bank

Closed to the public; attendance by invitation only.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sala del Tempio di Adriano, Piazza di Pietra Public Panel
  • Giancarlo Cremonesi
    President
    Chamber of Commerce of Rome
    Italian Government
  • Massimo d'Alema
    President
    Foundation for European Progressive Studies
  • Mario Monti
    Prime Minister
    Italian Government
  • Joseph Stiglitz
    Co-President
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)

Open to the public.

Saturday - May 5, 2012

Time Location Description
9:30 am - 11:00 am Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147 Session 3: Generating Resources for Investment
  • Pervenche Beres
    Member of Parliament
    European Parliament
  • Stephany Griffith-Jones
    Financial Markets Program Director
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Paolo Guerrieri
    Professor
    Economics Department
    Sapienza University of Rome
  • Ricardo Lagos
    Former President
    Chilean Government
  • José Antonio Ocampo
    Co-President
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Anni Podimata
    Vice President
    European Parliament

Closed to the public; attendance by invitation only.

11:00 am - 11:15 am Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147 Coffee Break

Closed to the public; attendance by invitation only.

11:15 am - 1:00 pm Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147 Session 4: Financial and Banking Regulation
  • Charles Goodhart
    Program Director, Regulation and Financial Stability, Financial Markets Group Research Center
    London School of Economics
  • Pier Carlo Padoan
    Deputy Secretary and Chief Economist
    OECD
  • Thierry Philiponnat
    Secretary-General
    Finance Watch
  • Philip Turner
    Deputy Head
    Monetary and Economic Department
    Bank of International Settlements

Closed to the public; attendance by invitation only.

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Sala del Consiglio, via de’ Burrò 147 Closing Remarks
  • Stephany Griffith-Jones
    Financial Markets Program Director
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Ernst Stetter
    Secretary General
    Foundation for European Progressive Studies

Closed to the public; attendance by invitation only.

  • Andrea Peruzy
    Speaker
    Secretary-General
    Fondazione Italianieuropei
  • Giuliano Amato
    Task Force Chair
    President of the Advisory Board
    Fondazione Italianieuropei
  • Joseph Stiglitz
    Speaker
    Co-President
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Peter Bofinger
    Commentator
    Member
    German Council of Economic Experts
  • Alfred Gusenbauer
    Commentator
    Former Chancellor
    Austrian Government
  • Hannes Swoboda
    Commentator
    President
    Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
    European Parliament
  • Claudio De Vincenti
    Commentator
    Deputy Minister
    Economic Development
    Italian Government
  • Heiner Flassbeck
    Task Force Chair
    Chief Economist, Director of Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
    UNCTAD
  • Jacques Cailloux
    Commentator
    Market Economist
  • Stuart Holland
    Commentator
    Professor of Economics
    Economics Department
    University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Matthias Kollatz-Ahnen
    Commentator
    Former Vice-President
    European Investment Bank
  • Giancarlo Cremonesi
    Speaker
    President
    Chamber of Commerce of Rome
    Italian Government
  • Massimo d'Alema
    Task Force Chair
    President
    Foundation for European Progressive Studies
  • Mario Monti
    Speaker
    Prime Minister
    Italian Government
  • Anni Podimata
    Task Force Chair
    Vice President
    European Parliament
  • Ricardo Lagos
    Speaker
    Former President
    Chilean Government
  • Pervenche Beres
    Commentator
    Member of Parliament
    European Parliament
  • Paolo Guerrieri
    Commentator
    Professor
    Economics Department
    Sapienza University of Rome
  • Stephany Griffith-Jones
    Commentator
    Financial Markets Program Director
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • José Antonio Ocampo
    Commentator
    Co-President
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Thierry Philiponnat
    Task Force Chair
    Secretary-General
    Finance Watch
  • Charles Goodhart
    Commentator
    Program Director, Regulation and Financial Stability, Financial Markets Group Research Center
    London School of Economics
  • Pier Carlo Padoan
    Commentator
    Deputy Secretary and Chief Economist
    OECD
  • Philip Turner
    Commentator
    Deputy Head
    Monetary and Economic Department
    Bank of International Settlements
  • Ernst Stetter
    Speaker
    Secretary General
    Foundation for European Progressive Studies
  • Mildred Menos
    IPD Staff
    Program Manager
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue
    Columbia University
Growth and Sovereign Debt in the EU: Two Innovative Proposals

43kb doc
Stuart Holland

Croissance et dette souveraine dans l'UE: deux propositions novatrices

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Stuart Holland

French translation of "Growth and Sovereign Debt in the EU: Two Innovative Proposals."

Wachstum und Staatsverschuldung in der EU: zwei innovative Vorschläge

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Stuart Holland

German translation of "Growth and Sovereign Debt in the EU: Two Innovative Proposals."

Generating Resources for Investment

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Stephany Griffith-Jones

Background document for ‘Beyond Austerity: Alternative Policies for Employment and Growth’ conference – May 2-3, 2012

Investment and Confidence can Help Europe out of the Crisis

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Signe Hansen

By Senior Economist Signe Hansen - April 2012 – www.eclm.dk

HEIMDAL: Model Description and Properties

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Signe Hansen

By Senior Economist Signe Hansen - April 2012 – www.eclm.dk

Financing Innovation and Growth - Reforming a Dysfunctional System

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European Policy Brief from the European Commission.

Financial and Banking Regulation

121kb ppt
Charles Goodhart

Prof. Goodhart's powerpoint presentation

Reducing Debt Levels Without Austerity: A Eurobond Swap

187kb pptx
Marcus Miller

Powerpoint presentation by Marcus Miller during Rome Conference

How the Euro Was Saved: A Mid-Winter Miracle Play

321kb docx
Marcus Miller

Background document for Rome Conference

Towards Inclusive Development in Latin America and Chile

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Sponsored by ECLAC, IPD, and FEPS. Summary prepared by Ariane Ortiz Marrufo