Workshops & Papers

26th Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, on 08-25 September 2020, organised by the EuroMemo Group

On the 23 and 24 September the EuroMemo Group conference 2020 will be dedicated to key themes of EU policy within six different workshops. You can find the Workshop Programme: here

The workshop schedule will be the following one:

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

09.00 - 13.00 Parallel Workshops

Workshop 1 (Macroeconomic Policies)
Coordinator: Trevor Evans


1. Andrei Guter-Sandu (London School of Economics) & Steffen Murau (Boston University):
The Transformation of Eurozone Fiscal Governance: Mitigating Fiscal Discipline through a Proliferation of Off-Balance-Sheet Fiscal Agencies

2. Amélie Barbier-Gauchard, Meixing Dai, Claire Mainguy, Jamel Saadaoui, Moïse Sidiropoulos, Isabelle Terraz and Jamel Trabelsi (Affiliation: University of Strasbourg, University of Lorraine, BETA, CNRS, 67000, Strasbourg, France):
Towards a more resilient European Union after the COVID-19 crisis

3. Etienne Schneider (University of Vienna, Department of Political Sciences):
German Ordoliberalism in decline? The EU recovery fund, reconfigurations in the German power bloc and entry points for progressive transformative strategies

4. Jacques Mazier (University of Paris Nord- Paris 13):
Alternative monetary policies for a way out of the corona crisis; what room of manoeuvre?

5. Roland Kulke (on behalf of transform Europe):
Coalition of the Willing for Eurobonds

6. Yannis Eustathopoulos (ENA-Institute for Alternative Policies Athens):
The role and duties of public authorities in corporate bailouts: "businessas-usual" or opportunity for fostering socio-ecological transition?

Workshop 2 (Critical Perspectives on the European Green Deal)
Coordinator: Werner Raza


1. Pascal Petit (CEPN Paris 13):
Can the EU green deal be turned in time in a common SDGs plan

2. Ronan O’Brien (Independent Researcher in Brussels):
A critical assessment of Green New Deal proposals as a means of socioecological transformation

3. Joern Janssen (Institut Europeen du Salariat London):
Concepts and dimensions of socio-ecological transformation

4. Gjalt Huppes (ex-CML, Leiden University):
The EU ETS: how to repair a dire policy mistake for the EU and the world. A practical policy proposal

5. Laszlo Trautmann, Daniel Baranyi, Attila Balogh & Andras Sugar (Corvinius University Budapest):
The education of technology to economists

14.00 - 18.00 Parallel Workshops

Workshop 3 (Feminist approaches to a Green New Deal)
Coordinator: Marcella Corsi


1. Marcella Corsi (Sapienza University of Rome):
Towards a feminist Green New Deal

2. Lorena Lombardozzi (Open University):
Social Reproduction and the Universal Basic Income

3. Alessandra Mezzadri (SOAS):
Social reproduction: debating inclusive theories, politics, and policies

Workshop 4 (The social and solidarity economy)
Coordinator: Peter Herrmann


1. Kristina Rasolonoromalaza (University of Franche-Comté):
Tackling Legal Uncertainty of State Aid and Compensations for Public Service Obligations in the Social and Solidarity Economy

2. Davide Antonioli (University of Ferrara), Massimiliano Mazzanti (University of Ferrara) and Salvatore Monni (Roma Tre University):
Italian regional imbalances through the lens of the Basic Income distribution: inequalities and development through the crisis

3. Dr. Burak Erkut (Bahcesehir Cyprus University, Cyprus and Institute for Research into Economic and Fiscal Issues, France) & Dr. Ahmet Savasan (Cyprus Health Tourism Council, Cyprus):
Strengthening the public, not-for-profit and solidarity economy

Thursday, 24 September 2020

09.00 - 13.00 Parallel Workshops

Workshop 5 (Recalibrating production and consumption systems and the role of industrial policy)
Coordinator: Mario Pianta


1. Matteo Lucchese and Mario Pianta (Scuola Normale Superiore, Firenze and Sbilanciamoci!):
Rethinking the European Green Deal: an industrial policy for a just transition in Europe

2. Lucrezia Fanti (Istituto Nazionale per l'Analisi delle Politiche Pubbliche (INAPP)) and Maria Enrica Virgillito (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna):
Unequal societies in usual times, unjust societies in pandemic one

3. Mauro Napoletano (Sciences Po, OFCE):
Lockdown, regional and sectoral dynamics

4. John Szabo (Central European University & Centre for Economic and Regional Studies):
Hydrogen as an impediment to socio-ecological transformation?

5. Linda Clarke (University of Westminster) & Melahat Sahin-Dikmen (Centre for the Study of the Production of the Built Environment (ProBE), University of Westminster):
Constructing a new relation between labour and the environment: What is needed for a post-Covid, green and inclusive construction sector

Workshop 6 (The international dimension of socio-ecological transformation)
Coordinators: Judith Dellheim & Frieder Otto Wolf


1. Johannes Jäger (Universität Wien) and Lukas Schmidt (Fachhochschule des BFI Wien):
The EU’s Green Deal Proposal in a Global Perspective: Conclusions for progressive policies

2. Judith Dellheim & Frieder Otto Wolf:
International and global aspects of socio-ecological transformation, including the threats of geopolitical confrontation and militarization, and the need for new forms of global cooperation

3. Michael Stöckel (political advisor for Klaus Ernst, Member of Bundestag (DIE LINKE)):
Against the virus of free trade — post-COVID-19 EU trade policy Incorporating social and ecological standards into the EU trade regime


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A Green New Deal for Europe - Opportunities and Challenges


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