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Asia-Europe Economic Forum 2018 – Closed-door

This year's Asia-Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) will be held in Brussels on 17-18 October

Date: October 17, 2018, 10:00 am Topic: Global Economics & Governance

The Asia Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) was established in 2006 as a high level forum for in-depth research-based exchanges on global issues between Asian and European policy makers and experts. This years AEEF conference will be held in conjunction with the 12th ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government on 17-18 October 2018 in Brussels and it will focus on “Europe and Asia: global partners for global economic challenges”.

The event is organized by this year’s host, Bruegel, together with the Asian Development Bank Institute, Korea University and Peking University on the Asian side; Bertelsmann Stiftung and CEPII on the European side, with the financial support of the Asia-Europe Foundation.

Confirmed speakers include Yung Chul Park (Distinguished Professor at Korea University), Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President of the European Commission), Michael G. Plummer (Director, SAIS Europe- Johns Hopkins University), Sayuri Shirai (Professor at Keio University, Visiting Scholar at ADBI), Rintaro Tamaki (CEO of Japan Center for International Finance).

This event is invitation-only and for Bruegel’s members.

Schedule

Oct 17, 2018

10:00-10.30

Registration and Coffee

10:30-10:45

Opening Remarks

Guntram B. Wolff, Director

10:45-12:30

MONETARY POLICY AND HOUSING

Presentation

Yung Chul Park, Distinguished Professor, Korea University

Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow

Sayuri Shirai, Professor, Keio University and Visiting Scholar, ADBI

Discussion

Chair: He Fan, Professor, Peking University

Thomas Grjebine, Economist, CEPII

Choonsung Park, Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Finance

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:30

FINANCIAL REGULATION AND STABILITY: WHAT ARE THE GLOBAL TRENDS?

Discussion

Chair: Naoyuki Yoshino, Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute

Gao Haihong, Professor and Director for Research Center for International Finance, IWEP-CASS

Kiyoto Ido, Vice Chairman IIES and former Executive Director Bank of Japan

Presentation

Franco Bruni, Vice President, ISPI

MA Jun, Member, Monetary Policy Committee PBOC and Professor, Tsinghua University

15:30-15:45

Coffee and tea break

15:45-17:30

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ASIA-EUROPE CONNECTIVITY

Presentation

William Becker, European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Moonsung Kang, Professor, Korea University

Michael G. Plummer, Director, SAIS Europe - John Hopkins University

Discussion

Chair: Andreas Esche, Director Programe Megatrends, Bertelsmann Stiftung

Sébastien Jean, Director, CEPII

Stefan Mair, Member of the Executive Board, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI)

19:00-20:30

Dinner

Speakers

William Becker

European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Franco Bruni

Vice President, ISPI

Zsolt Darvas

Senior Fellow

Andreas Esche

Director Programe Megatrends, Bertelsmann Stiftung

He Fan

Professor, Peking University

Michael G. Plummer

Director, SAIS Europe - John Hopkins University

Thomas Grjebine

Economist, CEPII

Gao Haihong

Professor and Director for Research Center for International Finance, IWEP-CASS

Kiyoto Ido

Vice Chairman IIES and former Executive Director Bank of Japan

Sébastien Jean

Director, CEPII

MA Jun

Member, Monetary Policy Committee PBOC and Professor, Tsinghua University

Moonsung Kang

Professor, Korea University

Stefan Mair

Member of the Executive Board, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI)

Yung Chul Park

Distinguished Professor, Korea University

Choonsung Park

Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Finance

Sayuri Shirai

Professor, Keio University and Visiting Scholar, ADBI

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Naoyuki Yoshino

Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute

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Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

katja.knezevic@bruegel.org

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