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Date: November 13, 2019, 12:30 pm Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

VIDEO AND AUDIO RECORDINGS

Schedule

Nov 13, 2019

12:30-13:00

Check-In and lunch

13:00-13:15

Keynote

Arup Banerji, EU Director, World Bank

13:15-13:30

Presentation

Rogier van den Brink, Lead Economist, EU RER presentation by World Bank

13:30-13:40

Presentation

J. Scott Marcus, Senior Fellow

13:40-14:15

Comments and Panel discussion

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Céline Kauffmann, Deputy Head of the Regulatory Policy Division, OECD

J. Scott Marcus, Senior Fellow

Rogier van den Brink, Lead Economist, EU RER presentation by World Bank

14:15

Q&A

14:30

End

Speakers

Arup Banerji

EU Director, World Bank

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

J. Scott Marcus

Senior Fellow

Céline Kauffmann

Deputy Head of the Regulatory Policy Division, OECD

Rogier van den Brink

Lead Economist, EU RER presentation by World Bank

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

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