Social and Environmental Progress: Europe in a Long-Run Perspective

WWWforEurope Conference on

Social and Environmental Progress:

Europe in a Long-Run Perspective

 

Brussels, Belgium, February 24th, 2015

 

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Programme Overview

09:00-09:30 Get together and registration

 

09:30-10:00 Welcoming Remarks

Karl Aiginger (Austrian Institute of Economic Research) undefinedSlides

Peter Dröll (DG RTD, European Commission) undefinedSlides

 

10:00-11:00 Setting the Agenda

The Need for a New "European Model"
Marianne Thyssen (European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility) undefinedSlides

High Road for Competitiveness
Karl Aiginger (Austrian Institute of Economic Research) undefinedSlides

The "European Model" and Global Long-Run Development
Jeffrey D. Sachs (The Earth Institute, Columbia University)

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11:00-12:00 The Short- and Long-Run Policy Agenda in Europe: The Social Dimension

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12:00-12:30 Coffee Break

 

12:30-13:30 Policy Panel: The Future of the "European Model" and the Aftermath of the Crisis

 

13:30-14:30 Lunch Break

 

14:30-15:30 Long-Run Growth and Absolute Decoupling of Resource Use

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15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

 

16:00-17:00 Innovation, Employment and the Environment

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17:00 Closing Remarks

Karl Aiginger (Director of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research)

 

Moderator through the day: Kurt Kratena (Austrian Institute of Economic Research)

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Programme is subject to changes.