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Lisbon Council Lecture on Economic Growth in the European Union


Date: 16 October 2013
Location: Brussels, Belgium, 11:00 - 12:00

16 October, 2013 - Résidence Palace, 155 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels

 

Leszek Balcerowicz – author of Polish structural reforms which delivered the longest, most sustained period of economic growth in modern European history – visits Brussels to deliver The 2013 Ludwig Erhard Lecture and launch Economic Growth in the European Union, a new policy brief based on comprehensive comparative analyses of European growth patterns. The study is part of the Growth and Competitiveness Initiative, a multi-year research project, which will be chaired by Prof. Balcerowicz and spearheaded by the Lisbon Council. 

The study examines the current state of the European economy and makes concrete proposals – for better monetary policy, fiscal strategy, structural reform and budget consolidation. How can we get Europe moving again? What are the policies that worked for successful countries? What are the pitfalls and mistakes embedded in current policy? And how can we move from a broad consensus that growth is necessary to a set of policies that can actually deliver?

Registration

If you plan to attend The 2013 Ludwig Erhard Lecture and launch of Economic Growth in the European Union, please send an e-mail at your earliest convenience with the subject heading “Economic Growth” to the following address: rsvp@lisboncouncil.net. Seats will be distributed on a first-come, first served basis. Only registered participants will have access to the venue.

Lecture time

11:00-12:00 (registration and coffee reception from 10:30 onwards).


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