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An investment plan for Europe

Highlights of the event on 12 January 2015 were Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission, presented the European Commission's new investment plan.

By: Date: January 13, 2015 Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

Full recording of the event available here: http://www.freezbee.tv/webinars/126/370/4527/index.php

On 26 November 2014 the new European Commission launched a three-year €315 billion investment plan with the aim of reviving economic growth and creating jobs. The Commission’s approach is based on three pillars: structural reforms to put Europe on a new growth path; fiscal responsibility to restore the soundness of public finances and cement financial stability; and investment to kick-start growth and sustain it over time.

Jyrki Katainen discussed this topic at Bruegel Office together with Erik Nielsen, Global Chief Economist and Head of Economics & Fixed Income/ Fixed Currency (FI/FX) Research at Unicredit and Isabel Schnabel, Professor of Economics at University of Mainz and member of German Council of Economic Experts. The event was chaired by Guntram Wolff, Director of Bruegel


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