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Rolf Strauch at AFME/OMFIF Annual European Financial Integration Conference

Frankfurt am Main, Germany


ESM Chief Economist Rolf Strauch will participate in a panel discussion "Macroeconomic Outlook – Europe’s path to growth" at the 2nd Annual European Financial Integration Conference organised by AFME and OMFIF. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Assessment of policy responses to the pandemic
  • The role of financial markets in balancing the interaction between fiscal and monetary polices
  • Growth and Stability Pact: re-establishing the rules
  • Progress in national recovery & financial support programmes: have we avoided the predicted bankruptcy wave? What are the financing needs of SMEs & corporates?
  • Emerging risks and opportunities

Mr Strauch will be joined in the panel by:

Agnès Benassy-Quere, Chief Economist, French Treasury

Marco Buti, Chief of Staff of Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, European Commission

Riccardo Barbieri, Chief Economist, Director of Economic and Financial Research, Treasury Department, Economy and Finance Ministry