10-11 June: European Public Finances through the Financial Crisis


The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Institut des politiques publiques (IPP) will jointly organize a workshop on June 10-11, 2014 in Mannheim at ZEW:

“European Public Finances through the Financial Crisis”

SEEK-WorkshopMDO2014-ippThe objective of the workshop is to provide an overview of how fiscal responses to the crisis varied across Europe. The event aims to bring together country experts who will be presenting the macro and fiscal background in their country, provide an overview of fiscal response to the crisis, and analyze if the crisis has been an opportunity for reforms that improve the system of taxation and spending.

The programme in pdf format is available here.


Adress: ZEW, L 7,1 D-68161 Mannheim – Germany

Contacts: Dr. Mathias Dolls (ZEW), Prof. Dr. Andreas Peichl (ZEW)


June 10

12:00-13:00 Registration and Lunch

13:00-13:15 Welcoming Remarks (Clemens Fuest, Andreas Peichl)

Country presentations

13:15-14:15 Cross-country evidence based on EUROMOD (Holly Sutherland)

14:15-14:30 Coffee break

14:30-15:30 Portugal (António Afonso)

15:30-16:30 Spain (Milagros Paniagua)

16:30-16:45 Coffee break

16:45-17:45 France (Antoine Bozio)

17:45-18:45 Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality (IMF, tbc)

June 11

Country presentations

08:45-09:45 Slovenia (Boris Majcen and Mitja Čok)

09:45-10:00 Coffee break

10:00-11:00 UK (Carl Emmerson)

11:00-12:00 Ireland (Claire Kean)

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Italy (Francesco Figari and Carlo Fiorio)

14:00-15:00 Greece (Panos Tsakloglou, tbc)

15:00-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-16:15 Germany (Maximilian Blömer, Mathias Dolls, Clemens Fuest, Andreas Peichl, Holger Stichnoth)

16:15-17:00 Closing discussion and Farewell

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