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Vrijdag 6 december 2019
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Altiero Spinelli-gebouw (ASP) in Brussel
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datum 6 november 2019 13:30
plaats Brussel, België
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organisatie European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS)

Full title: Where next for Europe’s economy? The latest IMF European Regional Economic Outlook in a global context

This EPRS-IMF policy roundtable will look at the latest IMF Regional Economic Outlook for Europe, reviewing the current economic context and assessing the appropriate policy mix in an uncertain environment. The Outlook projects growth declining in most European countries and recovering only modestly in 2020.

Downside risks come from a no-deal Brexit, escalating trade tensions, and sizable spillovers from trade and manufacturing weakness to other sectors. There are considerable differences, however, across sectors and between countries. Can the services sector avoid the drag from manufacturing and trade? Can 'emerging' Europe defy the slowdown in 'advanced' Europe? And will robust wage growth finally boost Europe's subdued inflation? These are some of the questions to be addressed in this joint EPRS-IMF event.

Last updated: 24-10-2019

EPRS | European Parliamentary Research Service

International Monetary Fund | IMF

Policy roundtable

Where next for Europe’s economy?

The latest IMF European Regional Economic Outlook in a global context

Wednesday 6 November 2019 | 13:30 - 15:00 hours

Library Reading Room, 5th floor, Altiero Spinelli Building (ASP 05D)

European Parliament, Brussels

PROGRAMME

13.30 Welcome by Anthony Teasdale, Director-General of the European Parliamentary Research Service

13.35 Opening remarks by Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament

13.45 Presentation of the International Monetary Fund’s 2019 Regional Economic Outlook for Europe by Poul Thomsen, Director of the European Department, IMF

14.10 Roundtable discussion with Robert Holzmann, Governor of the Austrian Central Bank, and Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director, Bruegel

14.40 Questions and interventions from the floor

15.00 End of event

Please be advised that photographs, audio and/or video may be taken at this event and may be used on EPRS online platforms, publications and promotional material.

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