Second EUROFRAME Conference

 

(by invitation only)

 

Growth Prospects for the Euro Area

 

29th of November 2002

Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Berlin

Königin-Luise Str. 5, 14195 Berlin

13.30h-13.40h Welcome Address by Gustav Horn, president of EUROFRAME
13.40h-15.00h EUROFRAME FORECAST FOR THE EURO-ECONOMY
Joint forecast will be presented by Ray Barrell, Senior Research Fellow, NIESR.
Questions on specific countries will be covered by the respective institute.
15.00h-15.30h Coffee Break
15.30h-17.00h Round Table "Reforming the Stability and Growth Pact" 
· Reform of the stability pact - what is political feasible and economically sensible? 
· Evaluation of alternative scenarios: expenditure targets, structural deficit targets, growth related targets 
· Do we need fiscal coordination at all? 
· What are the economic consequences from aging societies for fiscal policy? 
· What is the impact of budget developments in EU countries on growth?

Short statements by:
Catherine Mathieu, Chargée d'études au Département Analyse et Prévision, OFCE - Presentation [pdf, 2.2MB]
Rudolf Zwiener, Wissenschaftlicher Referent, DIW
Paolo Onofri, Director of Prometeia
Joachim Scheide, Head of the Department "Business Cycles", IfW - Statement [pdf, 11 kB]
For further information please contact:
Susanne Mundschenk
Center for
European Integration Studies
smundsch@uni-bonn.de 
or

Ingrid Jaehnisch
Deutsches Insitut für
Wirtschaftsforschung Berlin
Fricke.Thomas@ftd.de

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