Workshops & Papers

21st Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, 24-26 September 2015, organised by the EuroMemo Group and jointly hosted with the Department of Society and Globalisation and the Global Dynamics initiative at Roskilde University in Denmark

The second day of the EuroMemo Group conference (Friday, 25 September) was dedicated to key themes of EU policy within five different workshops (Workshop Programme as pdf-file).

Workshop 1 - Macroeconomic policies

Coordinator: Achim Truger

  • Jespersen, Jesper / Roskilde University
  • The death of Fiscal policy?

  • Truger, Achim / Berlin School of Economics and Law
  • New ‘growth champions’ and new ‘sick men’ in Europe: A macroeconomic perspective

  • Vassiliadis, Vassilis
  • How to survive in jungle without tools-the Greek problem

Workshop 2 - A critical assessment of the project of European Monetary Union

Coordinator: Trevor Evans

Workshop 3 - Labour markets, demographic change and migration

Coordinators: Marcella Corsi and Mahmoud Messkoub

Workshop 4 - Youth unemployment, precarity and poverty

Coordinator: John Grahl

Workshop 5 - EU external relations and the new trade agenda

Coordinators: Ronan O’Brien and Catherine Sifakis

  • Siles-Brügge, Gabriel / University of Manchester, De Ville, Ferdi / Ghent University
  • The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and ‘normative’ trade conflict: a Polanyian moment in trade?

  • O'Brien, Ronan / Independent researcher, Brussels
  • How international trade deals affect domestic regulation: The TTIP regulatory activities in their wider context and likely consequences

  • Bartl, Marija / University of Amsterdam
  • Socialising into the TTIP: The Consequences for the EU Regulatory Culture

Background paper

  • Filipenko, Anton / Taras Shevchenko national university of Kyiv
  • Ukrainian alternative: The solidarity, national economy

  • Perraton, Jonathan / Sheffield University
  • What Happened to The Return of Keynesianism? Real and Imagined Constraints on Reflation

  • Czeskleba-Dupont, Rolf / CNAS
  • Subprime carbon credits should not be part of a green economy


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