14th Asia Europe Economic Forum (AEEF)
The 14th Asia Europe Economic Forum will be held in Seoul on 20-21 September 2017.
The Asia Europe Economic Forum (AEEF), established in 2006, is a high level forum for in-depth research-based exchanges on global issues between Asian and European policy makers and experts.
We are pleased to announce that the 14th Asia Europe Economic Forum will be held in Seoul on 20-21 September 2017, as a side event of the ASEM Economic Minister’s meetings.
The event is jointly organised by Bruegel, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII), Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Renmin University, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Center for East Asian Studies at Korea University
This is an invitation-only event for Bruegel members and a small number of selected experts.
See the previous editions of AEEF.
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Session 1 - Macroeconomic Policy Coordination
Chair: Masahiro Kawai, Professor, University of Tokyo, and Senior Research Advisor, RIETI
Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow
He Fan, Senior Fellow, Institute of World Economics and Politics Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Xiankun Lu, Partner, IDEAS Centre, Geneva and Executive Dean NBS Switzerland
Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Distinguished Fellow, TDRI
Session 2 - Investment and Global Capital Flows
Chair: Jung Taik Hyun, President, KIEP
Colin Brown, Deputy Head of Unit, Dispute Settlement and Legal aspects of Trade Policy, DG Trade, European Commission
Gongpil Choi, Director, Center for Finance and Technology, KIF
Kiyoto Ido, Vice Chairman IIES and former Executive Director Bank of Japan
Liqing Zhang, Dean, School of Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE)
Session 3 – Climate Change and Energy
Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director
Xavier Bonnet, Head, Department of Economics, Evaluation and Integration of Sustainable Development, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy France
Sungjin Kang, Professor, Department of Economics, Korea University
Ji Zou, President, Energy Foundation China
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Session 4 – International Trade and the New World Order
Chair: Andreas Esche, Director of the Shaping Sustainable Economies Program, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Taeho Bark, Professor, Seoul National University and former Minister for Trade(2012-2013), MOFAT, Korea
Bernard Hoekman, Director of Global Economics, European University Institute (EUI)
Suman Bery, Non Resident Fellow
Masahiro Kawai, Professor, University of Tokyo, and Senior Research Advisor, RIETI
Innwon Park, Professor, Division of International Studies, Korea University
Anita Prakash, Director General, Policy Department, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
Session 5 – Effects of 4th Industrial Revolution on Trade and Investment
Chair: He Fan, Senior Fellow, Institute of World Economics and Politics Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Sébastien Jean, Director, CEPII
Cora Jungbluth, Project Manager, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Kenichi Kawasaki, Professor and Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Xinquan Tu, Executive Dean and Professor, China Institute for WTO Studies, University of International Business and Economics
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