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Past Event

Energy market developments in the Centre and East of Europe

This event covered energy market developments in the Centre and East of Europe. It took place as part of our ongoing “Energy and Climate Exchange series 2012: member states energy market developments.” This series aims to facilitate exchange on the separate developments in different member state electricity markets. Three panelists from academia, regulatory authorities and […]

Date: Jan 15 - Energy & ClimateInnovation & Competition Policy Tags & Topics

This event covered energy market developments in the Centre and East of Europe. It took place as part of our ongoing “Energy and Climate Exchange series 2012: member states energy market developments.” This series aims to facilitate exchange on the separate developments in different member state electricity markets.

Three panelists from academia, regulatory authorities and industry gave presentations and afterwards engaged in a debate with the public.

Speakers

  • Małgorzata Mika-Bryska, Deputy Director of Energy Department, Ministry of Economy, Poland
  • Michal Křepelka, Chief Energy Market Analyst, Czech Electric Conglomerate (CEZ), Czech Republic
  • Peter Kaderjak, Director of the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary
  • Chair – Georg Zachmann, Research Fellow at Bruegel

Event materials

  • Event summary here
  • Malgorzata Mika-Bryska, presentation, CEE Energy market development here
  • Michal Krepelka, presentation, Energy market development in the CEE here
  • Peter Kaderjak, presentation, Towards understanding the energy policy preferences of the EU11 here

Practical details

  • Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Bruxelles
  • Time: 15 January 2013, 12:45 (lunch) for 13:00 (event starts) to 14:30
  • Contact: matilda.sevon[at]bruegel.org
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Euro-Mediterranean energy talks

The energy landscape of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean is inefficient and unsustainable. Yet there is much potential for cooperation. How could the EU work with this region to improve energy systems?

Speakers: Ali Aissaoui, Houda Allal, Ahmed Badr, Moncef Ben Abdallah, Jorge Borrego, Claudia Brandus, Uri Dadush, Karim El Aynaoui, Angelo Ferrante, Francesco Giunti, Ali Hached, Manfred Hafner, Ezzedine Khalfallah, Stefano Manservisi, Mehmet Öğütçü, Francis Perrin, Riccardo Puliti, Sabina Ratti, Edoardo Reviglio, André Sapir, Simone Tagliapietra, Hans van Steen, Guntram B. Wolff and Georg Zachmann Topic: Energy & Climate Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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The lifting of international sanctions will have a big impact on the economic relationship between Iran and the rest of the world. With this event Bruegel intends to explore this new scenario, to understand what role Europe might play. The event will first present an overview on the current state of affairs and future prospects […]

Speakers: Benjamin Godel, Zahra Jazayeri, Mohsen Pakparvar, Simone Tagliapietra, HE Peiman Seadat, Farhad Sharif, Guntram B. Wolff and Reza Modir Topic: Energy & Climate, Global Economics & Governance Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Past Event

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Speakers: Gert-Jan Koopman, Pantelis Koutroumpis, Nicola Pesaresi, Theo Roelandt, Otto Toivanen, Reinhilde Veugelers and Georg Zachmann Topic: Energy & Climate, Innovation & Competition Policy Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Date: May 30, 2016
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Internet taxation: challenges and policy recommendations

As the economy moves online, it becomes more difficult for national tax authorities to collect revenue. How great is the impact, and what should corporate taxation look like in the digital age?

Speakers: Francis Bloch, Dmitri Jegorov, Helena Kiurusalmi, J. Scott Marcus and Georgios Petropoulos Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Upcoming Event

Jun
16
10:00

The European energy transition: a vision between decarbonisation and digitalisation

This closed-door brainstorming workshop will discuss how the energy system of the future will be shaped by the interaction between decarbonisation and digitalisation.

Topic: Energy & Climate Location: Brussels
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Blog Post

Scott Marcus
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European e-commerce needs better visibility into cross-border delivery prices

Consumers, retail shippers, and European and national regulatory authorities could benefit from enhanced visibility into the price of shipping goods across borders in Europe.

By: J. Scott Marcus and Georgios Petropoulos Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: May 25, 2016
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Policy Contribution

E-commerce in Europe: parcel delivery prices in a digital single market

E-commerce in Europe: parcel delivery prices in a digital single market

The expansion of e-commerce, a substantial growth opportunity for Europe, is hampered by high cross-border parcel delivery prices. This paper analyses the economics of cross-border parcel delivery and it draws a comparison with the telecommunications sector.

By: J. Scott Marcus and Georgios Petropoulos Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: May 25, 2016
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Upcoming Event

Jun
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Speakers: Raphaël de Coninck, Giulio Federico, Amelia Fletcher, Bruce Lyons and J. Scott Marcus Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Past Event

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Speakers: Andrus Ansip, Jean-Paul Forceville, Annegret Groebel, J. Scott Marcus and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Date: May 3, 2016
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