Fiscal Matters Launch Event: Fiscal Policy a New Era?
This pandemic is one of the greatest health, social, and economic shocks of our lifetimes. The policy agenda set in the emergency and recovery phase this year will have profound socioeconomic effects, determining the shape of our economy long after the pandemic is over.
Capacity building workshop 1: Introduction to fiscal policy
Frugal or visionary: the Netherlands in the European fiscal debate (in Dutch)
Bezuinigen of investeren in een veerkrachtige, groene en digitale economie? Voor die keuze staat Europa met haar begrotingsbeleid. Waarom stelt Nederland zich eigenlijk op als zuinige boekhouder en maken wij geen heldere keuzes?
Fiscal and monetary cocktails – optimal mix at the lower bound?
For over a decade, conventional monetary policy has remained at the effective lower bound. Yet, after many years of unconventional monetary stimulus alongside fiscal consolidation, hopes that inflation would eventually recover to rates closer to 2% have consistently fallen wide of the mark.
The future of the EU economic governance framework: a cross-party debate
Europe will be revising the rules coordinating national fiscal and economic policies in the next months.
Fiscal Policy - a new economic paradigm?
A year ago, as the catastrophic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic began to wreak havoc across Europe, the European Commission suspended the stability and growth pact (SGP), a set of rules designed to ensure that countries in the EU pursue sound public finances and co-ordinate their fiscal pol
What if there is no fault in default?
This event is in Dutch.
Who will repay the debts incurred during the corona crisis? Are we going back to the austerity? In this online panel discussion, we examine how we can best deal with the European debt mountain.
Tax reform for the Green Deal
Tax policy across the EU is currently mis-aligned with the objectives of the Green Deal.
Tax avoidance, BEFIT and EU own resources (in Italian)
This event will be held in Italian.
The online event will deal with tax avoidance and with the possibility of creating direct revenues for the EU from a possible taxation on multinationals.
Reform of Fiscal Rules – Lessons Learned?
Many EU Member States are still suffering from the austerity policies after the financial and economic crises of 2008/09. In the current COVID-19 crisis, the European Union is choosing a different path.
Capacity building workshop 2: The EU fiscal framework: Myths & Opportunities
This capacity building workshop builds on the previous one held on 27 September. It goes deeper into the EU fiscal framework, looking at where we are now. How did we get here? Why is reforming the EU fiscal framework important for climate action and a just transition?
The Frugal Four and the European Fiscal Rules: Discipline or expansion?
The Netherlands, Austria, Denmark, and Sweden - the so-called frugal four - have been championing fiscal discipline for the last decade.
Capacity Building Workshop 3: How to reform the EU fiscal framework?
If left unreformed, the EU’s fiscal framework will prevent us from reaching environmental and social targets, while at the same time crippling the Covid recovery.
EU fiscal rules and the fight against climate change (in French)
Cet événement en ligne, dont la langue sera le français, vise à souligner l'importance du processus de révision budgétaire de l'UE pour toute personne intéressée par les objectifs du Green Deal.
Fiscal Policy - Inequality, Productivity and the Green Transition nexus
Productivity is an enabler of higher wages and better living standards.
European fiscal rules and the fiscal framework for Germany - what next?
From “schwarze null”, to the “debt brake”, to Europe’s fiscal rules, to the European governance review - what’s next for Germany. Having just finished national elections, what needs to be on the agenda for the new German government?