Event Reports

"Prospects for economic growth in Germany, Great Britain and Europe?"

Expert conference in Cadenabbia, Italy

This year's finance expert conference in Cadenabbia took place between 24-27 September 2015. The conference covered various aspects of EU economic policy and the prospects for the future.

The meeting took place against the backdrop of the refugee crisis in Europe and deep divisions on how to manage the situation, particularly between Germany and central and Eastern European states.

The first topic on the agenda was impact of potential disintegration in Europe, the gap between Eurozone and non-Eurozone countries and the potential impact of a "Brexit" resulting from the forthcoming in/out UK referendum.

The second subject of discussion was the global debt crisis - , overall debt has gone up since the crash. There is a massive debt over-hang and oversupply of debt.

The third topic addressed the question of how to increase competitiveness within the European Union.

The fourth and final topic was the role of monetary and fiscal policy and how these different - but often conflated - tools can and ought to be used within the context of Eurozone finance.

Expert talk
September 24 - 27, 2015
Villa La Collina
"Prospects for economic growth in Germany, Great Britain and Europe?"