Workshops & Papers

19th Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, 20-22 September 2013 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, organised by the EuroMemo Group

The second day of the EuroMemo Group conference (Saturday, 21 September) was dedicated to key themes of EU policy within within five different workshops (Workshop Programme as pdf-file).



Workshop 1 - Economic and financial policy

Coordinator: Trevor Evans

9:00 - 10:30

10:45- 12:15

12:15 - 1:00

Policy proposals for afternoon plenary



Workshop 2 - Governance and democracy in the EU

Coordinator: John Grahl

9:00 - 10:30

  • Grahl, John / Middlesex University
  • The European semester & institutional reform in the EU

10:45 - 12:15

12:15 - 1:00

Policy proposals for afternoon plenary



Workshop 3 - Tax policy, employment and social inequalities

Coordinators: Jeremy Leaman & Mahmood Messkoub

9.00 - 10.30 Tax policy

10.45 - 12.15 Employment and social inequality

12.15 - 1.00

Policy proposals for afternoon plenary



Workshop 4 - Industrial policy and social-ecological transformation

Coordinator: Frieder Otto Wolf

9:00 - 10:30

10:45 - 12:15

12:15 - 1:00

Policy proposals for afternoon plenary



Workshop 5 - The EU-US free trade agreement and EU external relations/ Eastern Europe

Coordinators: Werner Raza/ Wlodzimierz Dymarski

9:00 - 11:00 The EU-US free trade agreement and EU external relations

  • Bartl, Marija / University of Amsterdam and
  • Fahey, Elaine / University of Amsterdam
    Political-legal issues of the transatlantic partnership

Background reading: Pianta, Mario: Slowing trade: Global activism against trade libera lization

Policy proposals for plenary

11:00 - 1:00 Eastern Europe



Background papers

  • Baldocchi, Umberto / University of Pavia
  • Rule of law and "rule of debt”: the crucial challenge facing EU in the beginning of XXI century

  • Doukas, Yannis / University of Athens
  • WTO negotiations on Agricultural Products: The Political Economy of the EU’s position

  • Esposito, Giovanni / Solvay Brussels School Economics and Management, ULB and Carobolante, Anna / Si può fare, ora!
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: status quo and prospective developments

  • Filipenko, Anton / Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
  • Ukraine at the crossroads: between the EU and Russia

  • Giannone, Carlo / Università del Sannio - Benevento
  • Common Market and the Need for Fiscal Federalism in the EU

  • Godin, Antoine / University of Pavia
  • Production Functions at the Business End: the Case of the European Fiscal Compact

  • Mouhoud, E.M. / University of Paris Dauphine, LEDa-DIAL and GDRI DREEM CNRS
  • Offshorability and reshorability of services and manufacturing jobs : the French case

  • Nielsen, Klaus / Birkbeck, University of London
  • The Eurozone Crisis - Contribution and Reinterpretation of Varieties of Capitalism

  • Pasimeni, Paolo / European Commission - DG Employment and Social Affairs
  • An Optimum Currency Crisis

  • Supinska, Jolanta / Warsaw University, Institute of Social Policy
  • The Portrait of Polish Neoliberals - revised

 

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