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Othmar Karas, MEP (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Eliana Garces-Tolon (DG GROW), Reinhard Bütikofer, MEP, Stephan Raes, (Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Othmar Karas, MEP, Karl Aiginger (WIFO, WWWforEurope coordinator), Eliana Garces-Tolon (DG GROW) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Othmar Karas, MEP, Karl Aiginger (WIFO, director of WWWforEurope), Eliana Garces-Tolon (DG GROW) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Christina Jordan (Economic Advisor with EC President Donald Tusk), Othmar Karas, MEP, Karl Aiginger (WIFO, WWWforEurope coordinator) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Eliana Garces-Tolon (DG GROW), Reinhard Bütikofer, MEP, Stephan Raes, (Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU) (ETUC) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Reinhilde Veugelers (KU Leuven) (click to enlarge) © WIFO

WWWforEurope at the European Parliament


Stephan Raes, Eliana Garces-Tolon, Karl Aiginger, Othmar Karas, Christina Jordan, Reinhilde Veugelers, Reinhard Bütikofer © WIFO


Preceding the WWWforEurope Final Conference, a Parliamentary breakfast under the patronage of the European Parliament, was hosted by Members of the European Parliament Othmar Karas and Reinhard Bütikofer on February 25th, 2016.

Karl Aiginger, project coordinator and director of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research opened the event with a presentation of the WWWforEurope project recommendations, followed by a panel discussion.

The panel discussion brought together Eliana Garces-Tolon, Deputy Chief Economist in the European Commission’s DG GROW, Christina Jordan, Economic Advisor with European Council President Donald Tusk, and Stephan Raes, Head of the Economic Department at the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU as well as Reinhilde Veugelers, WWWforEurope researcher from KU Leuven.

Both the speakers and the audience welcomed the interesting debate and the opportunity to “take a step back” to discuss long-term economic solutions for Europe.

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Participants at the WWWforEurope Parliamentary Breakfast (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Panelists and participants at the WWWforEurope Parliamentary Breakfast (click to enlarge) © WIFO